February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Attempted Armed Robbery at O’Reilly

Last Saturday, at around 8:00 pm, Officer Graham Carter with the Giddings Police Department was dispatched to the O’Reilly Auto Parts store located at 1942 E.Austin St. in Giddings. More...

100 Days of School!

Lexington Elementary School’s Kindergarten students proudly formed the number “100” on the 100th day of school last Thursday!! Way to go, kids! PHOTO BY LOIS MARBURGER. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 1, 2016 A motorist reported that a horse was running around on CR 233 near the low water crossing. Deputy Jessup located the horse and the owner was on scene removing the animal from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 3, 2016 Officer Nunez and Officer Walton were dispatched to a loud barking dog in the 900 Blk of Giddings St. Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate a barking dog. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday February 10, 2016Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time-Giddings Public Library 10:30-11a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Valentine’s Day? Yuck!”

“Valentine’s Day? Yuck!” Audrey exclaimed. “They call it a day of love, but for me it’s a day of disappointment. I’ve lost my love. Now what do I do?” she said through her tears. More...

Just a Thought.......

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday. Most folks never knew it happened unless they ran into one of their Catholic or Lutheran friends who happened to have a “smudge” on their forehead. More...

Photo

The Lexington Lions Club welcomed some new members recently. They are Stephen and Gerrie Meuth (back and front left), Jo Allgood (center front), and Joye Biery. More...

Obituaries

Loree Marie Rost

Funeral services for Loree Rost, 88 of Giddings, were held Friday, February 5, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating. Burial was in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Randy Lloyd Powell

Funeral services for Randy Powell, 57 of Giddings, were held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. More...

Nina Geraldine Strange Mundine

Nina Geraldine (Gerry) Strange Mundine, age 94, of Lexington, Texas, passed away February 2, 2016. She was born June 23, 1921 to Raymon and Patsy Wallace Strange in Bell County, Texas. More...

Traffic Issues Ironed Out for Lexington

About two years ago, State Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt and Lexington resident, Alonzo Wood, decided to address four traffic issues in the Lexington area with TxDOT. Upon replacing Rep. Kleinschmidt in the Texas House, Rep. More...

Three Jailed by District Court

District Court Judge Carson Campbell sent three out of five to jail when he heard their cases last Tuesday, February 2. More...

Commissioners Handle Routine Matters

It’s not too often that the Lee County Commissioners’ Court enjoys a regular meeting that involves mostly routine matters. But last Monday, February 8, that’s exactly what they did. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Here they come again, government bureaucrats, this time, specifically the President, making it impossible for the Middle Class and the Poor to get ahead. More...

Photo

The Lexington Varmint Hunt, started seven years ago by local residents Tommy and Heather Ramsey, along with several of their friends, some of whom are pictured above, has grown to be one of the large More...

Lexington’s Past Reported:

Signs of Global Warming? More...

Community News

Earp - Schimank

Engagement Announcement

It is with great joy that Ed and Annie Earp of Hilltop Lakes, Texas announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel Stewart Earp, to Matthew Curtis Schimank, son of Curtis and Sharon Schimank of Giddings, Texas. More...

Chef's Corner

Blackened Chicken and Avocado Salsa

If you are like some of our children who are conscientious of their “light foods” dishes and quality food intake, try this dish. Lean chicken is a good way to get protein without excessive fat. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

BEAUTY PARLORS

Women went to “Beauty Parlors” when I grew up. Men went to Barber Shops and wouldn’t have been caught dead in a place for women. (Now it is kinda Unisex at these places) I can remember very plainly when I got my first permanent. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

February is Career & Technical Education (CTE) Recognition Month! More...

Sports

Eagles Stop Troy 63-56

The Eagles did not let a Trojan horse keep them from setting up a possible showdown with Franklin Friday night for first place in District 20-4A. The Trojans of Troy opened up their horse and let out Travis Tomlin who scored 28 points. More...

Lady Eagle Softball

Coach Lauren Robertson was pleased with the showing her girls made in their opening scrimmage with Smithville Monday night. The hitting and fielding was good, but as always, there is room for improvement. More...

Eagles Nip Bees 59-57

Second place Lexington defeated third place Academy 59- 57 in a barn burner of a basketball game. The Eagles trailed in the game until three minutes to go in the third quarter. More...

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