April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Skimming Attempt at Bank ATM

Last week, on Friday, April 13, shortly after 11 a.m., Officer James Catchings with the Giddings Police Department was dispatched to Classic Bank on E. More...

Former Lexington Mayor Honored Posthumously

Former Lexington Mayor Louis H. Knipstein, Jr., was posthumously honored by the Capitol City Falcon Club last weekend, as his wife, Deckie, and daughter, Tana Renfroe, accepted an award in Louis’ name. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 9, 2018  A motorist reported a gray stud horse out on CR 334 in Lexington and he did not know to whom it belongs. Deputy Ledenbach advised that the horse went in across the road from 1175 CR 334. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 9, 2018  Officer Reyna and Officer Walton was called in reference to a vehicle left in the parking lot of St. More...

Church

The Rosy Side

When I was a teacher, I got beat up by a 13 year-old girl. More...

School

From the Superintendent

Well, I think SPRING may be really here! So happy to see the sunshine. More...

Photos

LHS Senior Brandon Dominy received a Certificate of Excellence at last week’s LISD Board of Trustees meeting. He is seen with LISD Superintendent Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ronita Rae Maynard

Memorial services for Ronita Maynard, 75, of Lincoln, Texas are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings with Pastor Tim Edwards officiating. More...

Mary Elizabeth Vance Gibson

Mary Beth Gibson passed away on Monday April 9, 2018. A memorial service was held at Lexington United Methodist Church at 10:00 am Friday, April 13, 2018.  Mary Beth was born December 17, 1937 in Marlin, TX. More...

Leonard Edwin Iselt

Funeral services for Leonard Iselt, 93, of Fedor, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  More...

Breaking News - 3:22 PM

Robertson Advances to Regional Semi Finals - Free Access

Coby Robertson won the first match at the Regional Tennis Tournament today, in 3 sets. He then defeated the tourney’s #3 seed in 2 sets and advances to the Regional Semi Finals. Congratulations Coby!!!! More...

Town Hall Meeting as LISD Braces for Budget Shortfall

Considers raising taxes to meet needs

Last week, Dr. Tonya Knowlton, Superintendent of the Lexington Independent School District, spoke to the Lexington Rotary Club. She gave the same presentation at the DEIC meeting held the following day. More...

Lexington City Council Approves EDC Grant

Last Wednesday, the Lexington City Council met in regular session. During that meeting, Kim Dowdy, with Kim Dowdy Insurance, went before them regarding a request she filed with the Lexington EDC. More...

Woman Threatened by Dogs

On Wednesday, April 11, at about 4:24 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a woman who could not get out of her vehicle for fear of two pit bulls that were in her front yard on CR 401. More...

Governor says Drought Threatens Lee County

Last Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a State Disaster Declaration for parts of the state, that included Lee County, in response to drought conditions. More...

General Stories

Change Children’s Lives, Become a CASA Volunteer

There is an epidemic affecting children and families in our community and across the state, and it’s growing: the epidemic of child abuse and neglect. Last year in Texas, over 63,000 children were confirmed to be victims of abuse or neglect. More...

Photo

Mike Organ, President of the Lee/ Bastrop County Farm Bureau, met with Senator Ted Cruz recently, during the Farm Bureau’s Legislative update meeting. More...

Girl Scouts Learn About Life During WWII

Last month, two wonderful ladies attended Lexington’s Girl Scout Cadette meeting to share their experiences of what it was like growing up during World War II. More...

Community News

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.   More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

April 14, 1858 – (Houston) Weekly Telegraph: District Court dates for Burleson county will be May 3 and November 8. More...

Chef's Corner

Delicious Fried Chicken

I have never mastered frying chicken. This one I was finally satisfied with the results. Try it. You will like it, especially if you like it crispy.  2 cups flour 2 tsps. Paprika 2 tsps. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts……

The Rockdale Zoo was open Friday night. There were numerous sounds from Coyotes howling to Elephant honks, it sounded as if we were on a Safari. The Eagles are in the playoffs. It is just a matter of which seed they get. More...

Eagles Rack Rockdale 10-4

As they did for Cameron, the Lexington Eagles spotted Rockdale two runs before turning on the offense. A five-run second inning put Rockdale on the defensive for he rest of the night. Rockdale scored in the bottom of the first inning. More...

Robertson Wins District

Coby Robertson won the District 20-3A championship last week. He defeated a Jarrell entry in the first round 6-1, 6-0. In the second match he defeated a Franklin player 6-0,6-1. The championship game was against Academy’s best player. More...


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