September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Armed Robbers Demand Money in Dime Box

On Monday, September 12, at about 8:40 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office responded to a panic alarm at the Dime Box Grocery located at 8122 FM 141. Sgt Liles and Deputy Flores responded. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 12, 2016 Deputy Holloway was dispatched to Hwy 21 East for cattle out. He located the cows approx ½ mile east of FM 3403 and ran them into a pasture. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 12, 2016 Officer Mattingly received a 911 hang up from a cell phone at 108 Hale Street. Upon arrival, investigations showed it to be kids playing on phone. September 13, 2016 More...

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Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30-11 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“We Won’t Know”

Visits with Jean were predictably unpredictable. You never knew what was going to come out of her mouth. Jean had dementia, but was pleasantly confused. What she said usually had some basis in reality, with a few delightful twists. More...

Just a Thought.......

In a recent column I noted the movement of many folks, especially the young, away from church and formal religion. One of my friends cautioned me against despair, reminding me that God is still in control. More...

Sports

Eagles Blast Jarrell 76-7

Lexington scored early and often in defeating Jarrell 76-7 Friday night in Jarrell. Lexington scored on its first offensive play, to set the tone. Their next possession took three plays, after a Jaden Tucker fumble recovery, to score. More...

Lady Eagles Cool Cameron

Lexington won its 21st consecutive district volleyball match over three seasons, defeating Cameron in four sets, 25-13, 25-19, 22- 25, and 25-14. More...

Lady Eagles Squeak by Academy

Just when it seemed Lexington’s 20 match winning streak was going to end, the Lady Eagles rallied from the precipice to take set four against Academy, 26-24. With momentum gained, the Ladies carried them through a set five victory 15-10. More...

Nine People Sentenced in Lee County District Court

Nine people were sentenced in the District Court of Lee County on Wednesday, August 30, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Texas Monthly Likes Herk’s

When Texas Monthly published their “50 Best Burgers in Texas” issue in August, they missed the mark, according to several of their readers! They failed to name Herk’s Store and Grill as one of the best. More...

Grand Opening at New LHS Campus

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Brad Schnautz, sent out an invitation to the entire Lexington Independent School District to their Grand Opening of the new Lexington High School campus. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Hillary Clinton’s Foundation is under attack for her “pay for play” tactics and for taking donations from foreign leaders that might compromise her Presidency. More...

Photo

Pictured above are a few of the people who attended last Wednesday’s City Council meeting. They are (front) Mylee, Hailey and Blane Rodgers, with Laura and Jody Tillery in the back. More...

Get Arrested for What?

There are a few laws you can still end up on the wrong side of the law if committed.

For instance; did you know it is still illegal to put grafitti on a cow? And it is still a “Hanging Offense” to steal cattle. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

September 20, 1856 – State Gazette (Austin, Texas): James Shaw, Lexington, Burleson county, was listed among the members of the house of the state legislature. More...

Chef's Corner

Elegant Crab Imperial

One of my favorite casseroles in the sea food recipes is with crabmeat. Begin this recipe by combining a mixture of egg, mayonnaise, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce; then gently stir in crabmeat and bread cubes. Prefect for serving company! More...

Grandma’s Brag!

WHAT? NOTHING TO BRAG ABOUT?? Brag Away! More...

School

Photo

2016 LHS graduate, Dalton Lambert, is seen reading to first graders at Lexington Elementary School. More...

Obituaries

Hilda McVoy

Funeral services for Hilda McVoy were held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 in the First Christian Church in Rockdale. More...

Billy “Bill” Kay Hurst

Billy Kay Hurst was born on June 9, 1944 in Mexia, Texas, the son of Ernest Valentine Hurst and Bessie Violet (Huddleston) Hurst. After graduating from Giddings High School in 1962, Bill joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Galveston. More...

Hugh Russell

Hugh Russell, age 85 of Cameron, formerly of Harriett, Texas passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 in the Cameron Nursing Home in Cameron. More...

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