January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates Can Now File

Anyone wanting to run for Lexington City Council or for a seat on the LISD Board of Trustees can sign up to do so, beginning Wednesday, January 16. More...

Officers in Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

On Wednesday, January 9, at 5:31 p.m., Giddings Police Officers A.J. Gonzales and Dustin Kieschnick initiated a traffic stop on a late model white Ford pickup truck. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 7, 2019 BDS Wrecker called and requested assistance with traffic control on Hwy 77 North at CR 410 while he pulled a vehicle out of the ditch. Deputy Jessup closed down southbound lanes until the wrecker left the scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 7, 2019  Officer Reyna was notified of suspicious persons going door to door on Yegua St. Officer made contact with the subjects, who were selling products door to door. Subjects did have a permit to sell merchandise.  More...

Community News

In The Garden

Can’t see the forest for the (fruit) trees

January is the best month to be planting those fruit or nut trees you always wanted.  Bareroot trees are best, but if you plant trees that are potted, early March works for those.  Most trees, fruiting or not, need to be planted correctly. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

January 18, 1849 -Houston Weekly Telegraph: “TO EMIGRANTS AND SETTLERS....1476 acres of land in Burleson county, on the waters of the 2d Yegua River, about 30 miles from the town of Caldwell, the head-right of Joseph Maxamillion(sic).” More...

Chef's Corner

Cauliflower and Carrot Casserole

4 large carrots,, scraped and cut into ¼ inch slices 1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets 1 (10 ¾ oz.) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted 1 cup milk salt and pepper to taste 1 cup fresh cracker crumbs 3 Tbsp More...

Sports

Eagles Escape McGregor

Lexington saw McGregor erase a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 63 with less than a minute left in the game last week. Lexington got the winning basket with 4 seconds left, winning their fourth district game with only one loss. More...

Lady Eagles Trip Troy

Lexington traveled to Troy Tuesday night, January 8, for a District 19-3A game with the Lady Trojans. The Lady Eagles came out ahead 60-51. More...

Lexington Lady Eagles Nip McGregor 38-34

Lexington built a 13-point lead heading into the fourth quarter in their game against McGregor. Lexington then held off a furious McGregor rally to escape with a four-point win. More...

Repairs to Courthouse Begin

The Lee County Commissioners met on Monday, January 14, and continued their discussions on the repairs needed to the Courthouse. More...

Rockdale Woman Caught Stealing

May have been using children as lookouts

On Sunday, January 13, 2019 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Officer D. Lingham, along with Sgt. L. Lehmann, with the Giddings Police Department, responded to a theft in progress at Wal- Mart located at 2374 E. Austin Street. More...

Woodward Competes at UIL State Competition

On January 8th and 9th, LHS Sophomore Margaret Woodward competed in the UIL State Congress competition. She advanced to the final round, placing her within the top- 18 Congressional debaters in 3A. More...

General Stories

Blue VFD donates food for the needy

For the last three years, the Blue VFD has sponsored a food drive during the Christmas season, with donations being taken at the fire station. This is an opportunity for the community to help those in need during the holidays.  More...

Photo

A member of the Blue Volunteer Fire Department surveys the scene of a house fire that was fought by three volunteer fire departments last Sunday all afternoon. More...

CASA Calls for Volunteers This MLK Day

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said to an audience in Montgomery, Alabama in 1957.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m.   More...

Church

There is a way that seems right

The cold wind bit through my thin sweater as I stood in the back of the open air mausoleum.  More...

The Image of God

Is human life special? Different from other forms of life? Different from the rest of creation? More...

School

From the Superintendent

Greetings from LISD!  More...

Fall 2018 Honor Lists

Temple College has announced its honor lists for fall 2018. To be named to the President’s Honor List, a student must take at least nine semester credit hours and earn at least a 4.0 grade point average. More...

Fall 2018 Graduates

The following area students received degrees during Fall 2018 commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas: (from Lexington) Adrian Lovings, BS - Bachelor of Science; Madison Pilkinton, BBA - Bachelor of Business Admin More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Lois Reeves

Betty Lois Reeves, age 82 of Killeen, formerly of Rockdale, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her home in Killeen. Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale. More...


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