November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Pep Rally for Eagles

The Lexington Eagles are playoff bound! Come out and get spirited at a community pep rally Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6:00 pm on the square in Lexington. More...

Weekend Happenings

The calendar tells us, and the schedule confirms, that the Holiday Season of 2018 has arrived. This weekend will serve three events that were designed specifically for the holidays.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 5, 2018 A motorist advised of a one vehicle accident on Hwy 290 near CR 202. Deputy West responded to the accident, along with EMS and Fire. A crash report was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 5, 2018 Off icer Reyna was dispatched to the 500 blk of Third St in reference to a Welfare Concern. Officer made contact with subject of concern, who was not in need of any assistance. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Tanglewood Welcomes New Pastor

The Tanglewood Baptist Church would like to officially welcome their new pastor, Brother Casey Goetz and wife JoAnn Goetz. They have lived in the Lexington area for over twenty years. More...

Big words, Little person

She was only five years old when she came out of the baptismal water. The smile on her face was like the sun and the moon and the stars carrying her and me far above the physical place that we were that Sunday night. More...

A Limit to God’s Patience

The Bible indicates that there is a limit to how much God will put up with from us. More...

Sports

Eagles Play Palmer in McGregor

The Lexington Eagles start the UIL playoffs this year in a totally new neighborhood. The Eagles are in Region 2 for the first time ever. The Eagles’ opponents in the first round of the playoffs are the Palmer Bulldogs. More...

Lexington Lady Eagle Basketball

The Lexington girls’ basketball season kicked off this past week as the Lady Eagles came away with wins over Hearne and Smithville. Lexington hosted Hearne Tuesday November 6th and were victorious 62-50. More...

Where They Play

Lady Eagle Basketball 11-15 11-17 Cameron Tourney 11-19 @ Taylor 3:00& 4:30 11-14 MS @ Rockdale 5:00  Eagles Basketball 11-20 @ Granger 5:00   More...

Three Vehicle Accident Claims a Life

Giddings teacher/coach suffers serious injuries, but doing well

A three vehicle accident that happened Sunday afternoon just before 5:30 on Hwy. 290 just west of Giddings in front of Leisure Lanes Bowling Alley took the life of a 34 year old man from Austin identified as Eduardo Ulloa. More...

Grant Sought for Mental Health

LISD announced this week that it is working with Dime Box ISD, Giddings ISD, CAPCOG, and Tejas Medical Care to write two different grants that, if awarded, would supply one mental health professional to be a part of each of the districts, with their More...

Deputy Goes Home

Deputy C.J. Lehmann, with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, got to go home Saturday after being shot in the face while trying to serve a warrant in La Grange on November 1. More...

LMS Seats Six on Region Band

On November, 10, Region Band auditions were held in Smithville. Well over 400 students from our area auditioned for the honor to be in one of two bands that will perform in Bastrop on the evening of December 1st. More...

General Stories

Bad Day for Structures

Saturday, November 10, appears to have been a bad day for certain structures in the south end of Lee County. More...

Blue Santa Gets Underway

This year’ s Blue Santa, orchestrated by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, starts this week as area people are invited to submit names of needy children in the county. Names will be gathered, beginning November 17 through December 7. More...

Veterans Day

The Lexington High School student body presented another exceptional Veterans Day ceremony, honoring all those who have served, and continue to do so, in our armed services. More...

Community News

In The Garden

The Birds and the Bees

Today we’re going to talk about the birds and the bees. Not THOSE birds and bees, the birds and bees that pollinate our gardens and crops. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Nov. 10, 1858 – (Austin) Southern Intelligencer: With the Washington County railroad expected to reach Brenham by January 1860, an 82.6 mile route has been surveyed for a proposed link to Austin.  More...

Chef's Corner

Hot and Spicy Turkey Legs

Eat turkey legs at home without a long wait in line. There are some monster turkey legs out there, so look for the 1 ½ lb. drumsticks. Then grab the seasonings and go for it!   More...

School

From the Superintendent

It’s the season of gratitude, and I would like to begin this week with an expression of my appreciation for such a welcoming, kind, and supportive community. More...

Photo

Former LHS Graduate, Zachary Clyde Lay, received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a secondary Education minor from Sam Houston State University on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Bernard G. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Earline Ruth Rodgers McAndrew

Earline Ruth Rodgers McAndrew passed away November 5, 2018 at the age of 90. She was born to Buel and Erma Rodgers in the town of Lexington Texas on September 27, 1928. More...

Betty Jean McDonald

Funeral services for Betty McDonald, 77, of Lincoln, Texas, were held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Vivian Morrison Wilburn

Vivian Morrison Wilburn, age 82 of Rockdale, gained her wings Tuesday afternoon, November 6, 2018 in the Renaissance Villa in Rockdale, surrounded by her loved ones. More...


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