August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Lift Burn Ban

Order of General Election Set

Lee County Commissioners lifted the Burn Ban at their regular meeting held Monday, August 22. Since the Fire Index is sitting at only 55, the Court acted to lift the Ban that was placed earlier this month when the Fire Index neared the 600 mark. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 15, 2016 Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to CR 306 in Lexington to speak to a complainant who wanted to report that her juvenile granddaughter ran away a few minutes earlier. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 15, 2016 More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 -11 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I have been re-reading one of my favorite books, “Naked Before God - The Return of a Broken Disciple.” It is the story of the daily struggles of an armchair Theologian who suffers from both Cystic Fribrosis and Diabetes. More...

Edgewood Christian Church

If you are seeking a church home and haven’t found one yet, you are invited to attend worship services at Edgewood Christian Church, 9278 N. Hwy 77 in Lexington. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship services at 10:45 a.m. More...

THEY SAID IT

“More Prepared than You Think”

“I used to worry about everything. I probably wasted enough time and energy for another two lifetimes,” Andy said with a sigh. “I’ve had my share of tragedy and loss. Somehow, I mysteriously made it through. More...

Obituaries

Clarence Alfred Fischer

Funeral services for Clarence Fischer, 65, of Fedor, Texas, were held on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. More...

Crystal Maureen Dixon Archer

Crystal Maureen Dixon Archer, 38 of Lexington, Texas was called home to be with The Lord on Monday, August 15, 2016. She was born on January 3, 1978 in Austin, Texas to Robert and the late Bonnie Dixon of McDade, Texas. More...

Donald Brown

Masonic graveside services for Donald C. Brown, age 87 of Lexington are scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 25, 2016 in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery at Tanglewood. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. More...

Three High Water Rescues

Early Sunday proved to be quite challenging for our local first responders as torrential rains caused rapid flooding of many low water crossings in the Lee County area. More...

Is It Ready Yet?

“Is the new high school going to be ready for the start of school?” Dr. Brad Schnautz, Superintendent of Lexington ISD has been asked that question a lot lately. More...

Photo

Tootsie Tomanetz received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Giddings Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Banquet last week. More...

General Stories

2nd Annual Bands for Lands

Neighbors, Kitchen & Yard, Bastrop, a popular music venue with an outdoor stage on the Colorado River in Bastrop, will be hopping on Saturday, October 22nd. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Quick! What do Obama and Trump have in common? Yes, “they are both politicians” is a good guess, but, the best answer is “they have both deeply disappointed the American people”. More...

‘Plan While You Can’ Campaign

Aims to reduce crashes, save lives during holiday weekend

As celebrations are finalized to mark the last days of summer, the Texas Department of Transportation urges drivers to make a plan leading up to the Labor Day holiday - a plan for a safe and sober ride home. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 22, 1896 – Galveston Daily News: Lee County populist met at the courthouse in Giddings on Aug 20 and nominated F.M. Mundine of Lee County for floater 73rd district. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

SundayAfternoon Entertainment

After church (and all high school girls went to church somewhere—there were plenty of churches to attend) on Sunday afternoon girls would meet in town. More...

Giddings Public Library News

Hey kids — Things are happening at our library!!! Enter “The Once Upon A Time Reading Contest”. Write your own original story about your favorite fairytale character, and submit it by Sept. 15th. More...

School

Local Scout Helps LES Bloom!

Logan Bowen, a Junior at Lexington High School, completed his Eagle Scout Project this summer at the Lexington Elementary School. He is with troop 182 from Elgin. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles in Schulenburg Tourney

Lexington went to the Schulenburg Volleyball tourney this past weekend. Their record at the tourney was not impressive but the Lady Eagles are still trying to find that right mix to get the best each player has to offer. More...

Eagles Final Tune Up Passed over Hempstead

Lexington passed the Hempstead Bobcats test with literal flying colors. Walker Hess passed for five touchdowns, Lexington had a 75-yard fumble recovery run, and a rushing touchdown, as they flew by Hempstead. More...

Eagles Open in Mart

The 2016 football season opens for Lexington at 7:30 in Mart. The always dangerous Panthers are coming off an 8-3 rebuilding year. Mart returns seven offensive and five defensive starters. Mart is picked to win their 2A district by Texas Football. More...

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