October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Blue VFD Annual Fundraiser

We are in the middle of Fundraiser season, with another going on this weekend. This Saturday is the Blue VFD fundraiser. Brisket and sausage will be served starting at 5:00p.m. with drive through service starting at 4:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 1, 2018  Giddings PD requested assistance with traffic control for an accident on Hwy 290 at CR 226. Sgt Ray and Deputy McAnally assisted EMS and Fire with the accident.  A caller reported two horses out on CR 226 at CR 230. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 1, 2018  Officer San Miguel assisted a motorist in the 600 blk of N Rockdale who got stuck in the mud and was blocking traffic.  Officer San Miguel assisted Lee County Deputy’s with a vehicle in the ditch approximately a mile More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

The Journey of Life

Only in Christ do we find true self worth or is my identity what I do?  If you’re a banker, and you go to work today and your bank has just merged with another and they don’t need you anymore, your identity has just been taken away f More...

Faith, Family Business and the Fortune 500

When I was 11 years old, I sat on my uncle’s front porch one lovely summer Sunday evening, absently gazing at our church across the street. More...

St. Margret’s Catholic Church of Giddings

St. Margret’s Catholic Church is hosting a Catholic/ Christian Concert with Catholic Musician Connor Flanagan. Connor is on his Skyscraper Tour and will be performing on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the St. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Inez Smith

Graveside services for Inez Smith, 90, of Cypress, Texas, formerly of Paige, Texas were held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at Friendship Cemetery in Hills, Texas with Rev. Jack Gilmore officiating.  More...

Rachel Lee Cook

Visitation for Rachel Cook, 35, of Giddings, Texas is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. More...

Ramona Basquez

Funeral services for Ramona Basquez, 73, of Giddings, Texas, are pending at this time. Ramona passed away the morning of Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Spring Creek Healthcare Center in Fort Collins, Colorado.   More...

City Council to Consider Employment of Chief Walton

In this week’s Lexington City Council meeting, members are expected to go into Executive Session to discuss the continued employment of Police Chief Ted Walton, who is currently on paid administrative leave. More...

Lexington Man Sentenced to Nine Years

Several others sentenced in District Court

Jason Ray Schulze, a 45 year old Lexington man, was sentenced to two consecutive terms of nine years each in the 21st District Court of Lee County last week, on September 25, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. More...

National Fire Prevention Week

The Lexington VFD treated LISD students and Mother’s Day Out kiddos to rides atop their fire trucks this week, in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

General Stories

Bluebonnet members report increase in attempted phone-payment scams

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members have reported a recent increase in attempted phone scams by people claiming to be Bluebonnet contractors. More...

Dollar General to Host Grand Opening on Saturday

Dollar General continues to make shopping easier and more convenient for customers in Lexington with the grand opening of its newly-relocated store at 8910 N Hwy 77 on Saturday, October 13 beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Armadillos

A few people have asked where I get my ideas for the articles each week. I tell them that mostly it’s from personal experience. This week is no different.  More...

Photos

The Lexington Police Department hosted National Night Out last Tuesday night at the Lexington City Park. There were about 100 people who turned out to enjoy the evening of community fellowship. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported - Free Access

Oct. 7, 1858- San Antonio Texan: The Bastrop Advertiser commented on the killing of a man that occurred at Long Point, Washington county. More...

School

From the Superintendent

October has been designated as Principal’s Month by Texas Governor, Greg Abbott and our local LISD Board of Trustees. In supporting that resolution, I would like to extend my gratitude and respect for the five principals in our district. More...

Photo

Pictured above are three of four LES students who started a special project to help lift the spirits of a local student before he passed away. More...

Sports

Lexington Spills Shiner 35-21

The Lexington Eagles spotted the Shiner Comanches a quick 14 points in the first 3:18 of the game. The Eagles then staged a three-quarter comeback to take the evenly matched game 35-21.  More...

Lexington Hosts Florence for Homecoming

Lexington will host Florence for the 2018 Homecoming game. The Buffaloes are 2-4 on the season. Florence defeated Dominic Savio in the season opener 40-7 and Chilton last week 58-14. More...

Lady Eagles Win 6th in a Row

The Lady Eagles won their sixth match in a row with a three set win over Rockdale. Lexington won 25-21, 25-21, 25-22. The second win over Rockdale gives the tie-breaker to the Lady Eagles. More...


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