June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

LISD Adopts New Tax Rate

Voters will make the final decision

Lexington ISD Board of Trustees voted Monday night, June 11, to adopt a proposed tax rate of $1.17 for the M&O (maintenance and operation) side and .13 cents for the I&S (debt service) side of the Budget for the 2018-2019 school year. Dr. More...

Electronics and Jewelry Stolen

Officer Dustin Kieschnick, with the Giddings Police Department, was dispatched to 645 N. Orange Street on Sunday, June 10, at about 4:30 p.m. to investigate a burglary. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 4, 2018  More...

Lexington Police Report

June 4, 2018  Officer Young assisted with traffic control for a downed power line in the 8600 block of HWY 77.  More...

Community News

In The Garden

Stop the Onslaught: Part 2

Last week I wrote about the pests infecting your yard. For the benefit of those concerned citizens, no rabbits were harmed in the writing of that, nor this story.  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

June 13, 1878 – Austin Statesman: Bill Longley, in jail at Galveston, wrote another letter to Sheriff Mast of Nacogdoches. More...

Chef's Corner

Chicken-and-Spinach Enchilladas

Chicken-and-Spinach Enchilladas1 (10oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed1 (16 oz.) jar medium salsa with cilantro, divided2 (10 oz.) cans enchilada sauce1 (8 oz.) pkg. More...

School

From the Superintendent

We had a great town hall meeting last week. Thank you to everyone who came or watched the live stream. Again, I want to reiterate that we are doing everything we can to keep you informed and updated on the finances and budget situation at LISD.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alfred Anton Buscha

Funeral services for Alfred Buscha, 93, of Serbin, Texas were held on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. John Schmidt officiating.  More...

Marcus Earl Black

Marcus Earl Black, 77, of Giddings, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, in Austin. Funeral service was held Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Spirit of Life Apostolic Church in Garrison with Rev. Mike Calloway officiating, assisted by Fr. More...

Lee County’s Relay for Life Serves Old and Young

Last Friday night’s Relay for Life, held at Eagle Stadium in Lexington, helped to raise funds that will benefit both young and old affected by cancer. More...

The Fate of Recycling in Lee County

The Commissioners of Lee County held their Regular Meeting on Monday, June 11 where discussion focused on two major issues. The first of these had to do with the increasing effort and expense that the County’s Recycle program is requiring. More...

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Students from Lexington First Baptist Church, Ben Elledg, Harper Griffin, Addie Griffin, and Ryann Retzlaff, along with guide, Pam Morse, read stories based on the scriptures from the Bible. More...

General Stories

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayet te County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in La Grange, Texas. The show starts at 7:00 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is $5.00 More...

GFWC 59th Presidential Term Gets an A+

On June 30, 2018, General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) Texas President Patti Poe will serve the last day of her two-year term in office as 59th President of Texas Federated Women’s Clubs, a member of the international organization G More...

USDA Reopens Application Period for Producers Recovering from Cattle Loss, Other Disasters

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farmraised fish and other losses due to natural disasters. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

On a retreat recently, I was challenged to state my life’s mission in one sentence. I found this exercise surprisingly difficult. How can I sum up who God made me to be in one sentence, even a compound/complex one?  More...

Photos

Showing enthusiasm, these kiddos attending Lexington’s First Baptist Church’s VBS last week sing several of the songs of the day. More...

Free Will Food Pantry Lunch

The second monthly Free Will/Food Pantry lunch was held June 7th at the Lexington United Methodist Church. The group served 44 people and $41 was donated. More...

Sports

Baseball Umpiring

Why does the batter have to adjust to the umpire’s strike zone? The baseball rule book states the strike zone is from the middle of the knees to the arm pits thrown over the home base. More...

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Lexington’s Tyler Justice makes the tag during the Sunbelt Classic. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

We had a chance to see our grans in South Carolina, hence the light sports coverage for the week.  The Clifton Cubs, the team that ousted Lexington from the baseball playoffs, lost the state championship game 5-4 to Beckville. More...


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