June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Reports of Child Locked in Hot Vehicles

Last week, the Lexington Police Department responded to two calls regarding a child locked in a vehicle. One was reported to both the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and LPD on Wednesday, June 7.  More...

Senior Expo Event

The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 3rd annual Senior Expo. The event focuses on Senior Living in our region. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 12, 2017   A resident on CR 118 called and reported that she could see lights shining through her house window. Deputy Holloway checked her property and did not locate anything. He will patrol the area during the night.  More...

Lexington Police Report

June 12, 2017  Officer Nolen was called to the 600 block of Yegua for smoke reported. Upon arrival it was found to be a subject burning limbs and brush. All was fine.  June 13, 2017  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calender

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

We Dance to the Music We’re Listening To

Matilda lived in a hundred and fifty year-old house on thirty acres. Though falling apart here and there, she desperately loved the old place. More...

The Rosy Side

I’ve been reflecting a lot recently on my own call to ministry. The Lexington UMC sign had a few days at the beginning of this month; where, it read, “Congratulations, Pastor Trey.” It didn’t give a lot of detail. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Willard Wesley Burgdorf

Funeral services for Willard Burgdorf, 84, of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings with Rev. Tim Edwards officiating. More...

Local Lions Club Honored

The Lexington Lions Club was visited by their District Governor last Thursday during their regular meeting. The brass was there to honor the local organization for continuing to reach 100% of their service goals. More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

Seven people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County recently, three on June 6, 2017 with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding, and four on June 13, 2017, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Giant Haul Causes ‘Traffic Jam’

Monday morning, Lexington was subject to yet another huge load being moved down Loop 123 to FM 1624. Each time this happens, and it is happening more frequently these days, travel through town is slowed to a snail’s pace, and often stopped. More...

General Stories

Not Politically Correct

The news reported the other day that a yearbook advisor was suspended for Photoshopping shirts of students to remove the Trump name from them. More...

Dear Editor

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Community News

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New officers for the Lexington Lions Club, beginning July 2017, are pictured above. More...

Giddings Public Library News

The library has a shipment of many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by the library and check out some of the new titles. More...

Chef's Corner

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Bread crumbs and Parmesan give these sliced potatoes a crispy crust. These crunchy, cheesy potatoes make a great side dish for beef or pork.   More...

Sports

Clifford and King All-Stars

Nathanael Clifford and Jacob King, Lexington baseball players, were selected to participate in the Texas High School Baseball Coaches A to 4A All Star game. Clifford started in the outfield and King played later at third base. More...

Photo

These youngsters completed the Lexington basketball shooting camp last week. The camp was run by Lady Eagle Coach Brittani Kimball and her father, Bruce Kimball. More...

Photo

Not only football players work out in the summer. As you can see in this picture, the Lady Eagles are working out too, getting into top physical shape for the upcoming season. More...


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