September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Dowdy to Receive History Award

The Fall General Membership Meeting of the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Society will be held on Sunday,September 23, 2018 at 2:00 P. M. The meeting will be held at the Heritage Center.  More...

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Beau Pitts, one of Lexington’s favored sons, is seen with members of the Eagle Varsity football team last Thursday night. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 10, 2018  A complainant filed a criminal trespass warning against her daughter. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 10, 2018 Off icer San Miguel was dispatched to the 900 blk of N Rockdale for an alarm activation. Resident accidently put in wrong code. Officer San Miguel was flagged down by a stranded motorist who needed a battery jump. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Now that we are getting rain again, I had some thoughts on clouds. You know, those fluffy white puffs up in the sky? More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Sept 18, 1878— Independence Kansan reported that the notorious Bill Longley, confessed murderer of 32 men, will be hung at Giddings, Lee County Texas in a few days. More...

Chef's Corner

Okra Gumbo

Texas makes up a big part of the South, and we therefore claim gumbo as part of our heritage.  4 Tbsp bacon drippings or oil ½ cup chopped onion 1 lb. More...

School

State Board of Education May Want to Change What Your Kids are Learning

Last week, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush released remarks for the record at the State Board of Education hearing on the proposed Texas social studies curriculum. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Rock in 4

The Lady Eagle volleyball team defeated Rockdale in four games Friday afternoon before a huge crowd in the APK Center. Lexington took the first two sets 25-23, 25-22 before losing the third game 21-25. More...

Eagles Fall to Rockdale 29-27

The Lexington Eagles and the Rockdale Tigers played a very competitive football game Thursday night in Taylor. Rockdale prevailed, but not without a lot of effort. Lexington scored the first two TDs. More...

Standings

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Homicide Investigation Continues

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a homicide that happened at Tex Villa Apartments in Giddings on Thursday, September 6, at about 6:30 p.m. More...

City Council Raises Rates

Approves ZochNet for phones and internet

Last Wednesday, September 12, the Lexington City Council voted to raise the base electric and water rates to $15 and $28.50 inside the city limits, respectifully. They also approved going with ZochNet for their telephone and internet services. More...

Texas Wendish Heritage Society Presents 30th Wendish Fest

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society will host the 30th Annual Wendish Fest on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Complex and the St. Paul Lutheran Church picnic grounds at Serbin, Texas.  More...

General Stories

LISD Board Member Steps Down

Dave Roussel submitted his resignation to the LISD Board of Trustees on August 31 as he and his wife moved outside of the area. Roussel is the second Board member to step down in recent months. Riza Cooper resigned her position in June. More...

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City of Lexington Municipal Clerk Candace Walch is seen administering the Oath of Office to David Mason, who replaces Melinda Muhl on the City Council More...

Weiser Opens New Law Firm

Michelle Weiser is opening Weiser Law Firm, PLLC on October 1st at 176 S. Montgomery in Giddings. Michelle has been practicing law for over 20 years and has been working in the Lee County and surrounding counties for the past 14 years.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Lord of Hosts

He had gone undiagnosed for over a year and a half. The stress of my husband’s illness while caring for five children had been unrelenting. One evening I was able to sneak away to a women’s Bible study. More...

The Journey of Life

I have always been an admirer of Abraham Lincoln. Not just his presidency, but for many things, including his remarkable wit. More...

Would You Condemn God?

Unbeknownst to Job, in a great effort to discredit God, Satan robbed Job of his family, his friends, his wealth, and his health. Job discusses his predicament with the handful of friends who did not leave him. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elgin John Rohde

A private memorial service for Elgin Rohde, 96 of Lexington, Texas will be held at a later date. Burial of ashes will follow in the Florida Chapel Cemetery in Round Top, Texas. More...

Jeanette Rhodes

Graveside services for Jeanette Rhodes were held on Monday, September 17, 2018 in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood, Texas with Pastor Lance Walch of Forest Grove Christian Church officiating. More...

Louise Marie Rother

Funeral services for Louise Rother, 92, of Paige, Texas, were held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Ryan Grube officiating.  Louise Marie Rother was born on July 30, 1926 in Paige, Texas, the seco More...


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