June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New Traffic Signal Confusing to Some

A new blinking yellow turn signal on the light at Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 77 in Giddings confused an elderly driver last Sunday afternoon. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 11, 2018 A caller reported a reckless driver on CR 404. The caller advised that a female subject in a SUV drove into someone’s yard and appeared to be confused and disoriented. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 12, 2018 Chief Walton was given a wallet left at the Cefco by a customer. The wallet was returned to the owner. Officer Young received a call of an alarm at the Lexington Food Mart. All was found to be secure. June 13, 2018 More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Embassy of God

Earlier this year, I visited Embassy Row in our nation’s capital. This is the area in which one finds many of the District’s foreign embassies. More...

The Rosy Side

As I mentioned last week, I am the wanderer, and it’s time for me to wander again. We found out in April that the United Methodist Church is moving me to Grace UMC in Palestine, Texas. I’m excited for the opportunity. More...

Sports

Photos

Pictured above are the 6U Tball team members, having placed 2nd. They were coached by Blane Rodgers. ALL PHOTOS BY BELINDA ROBERTSON. More...

Lexington Softball Future

These young ladies (pictured above) played in the Rockdale Softball League that is affiliated with the Texas Teenage Organization. The TTA has been in Texas for fifty years, headquartered in Brownwood. More...

Sports Thoughts…

Texas Football, the bible of high school football in Texas, has Ja’Kobe Cooper as its 3A coverboy for the 3A section of the magazine. Texas Football is supposed to be on the shelves next week. More...

Cooper Resigns as Trustee

Riza Cooper, who serves on the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees, submitted her resignation from the Board Monday night, June 11, which became effective on Tuesday, June 12.  Riza is the Middle School Principal in Elgin, but lives in Lee County an More...

Senior Expo Scheduled

The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 4th Annual Senior Expo next Tuesday, June 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event focuses on Senior Living in our region. More...

Part Time Hires to Work Recycle Centers

In a workshop held Tuesday morning, Lee County Commissioners discussed how to find a solution to the misuse of the County Recycling Centers. More...

General Stories

Three Nights At The Museum VBS

Forest Grove Christian Church will be hosting a three night VBS on June 25th, 26th, and 27th from 5:30 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. Supper will be provided for kids along with Bible stories, skits, music, crafts, and games! More...

USDA Resumes Continuous CRP Enrollment

As part of a 33- year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U.S. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Drought Tolerant Plants for the Texas Summer

As we go into the hot dry days of summer, the rain faucet has pretty much been shut off. Your next question is, “Oh no! What about my plants?”  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

June 17, 1868 – Flake’s Daily Galveston Bulletin listed Heinrich J. Hester as the postmaster at Lexington; Wm R. Vance at Blue Branch, both in Burleson county. More...

Chef's Corner

Buttermilk Oven Fried Chicken

Dipping chicken in egg whites allows the Panko coating to adhere to the meat and also creates a crispy crust. Try it. It works. More...

School

From the Superintendent

Greetings from LISD! I hope each of you are enjoying this great summer sunshine! I tend to enjoy it mostly from the window in the nice cool air-conditioning, but I have had some outside fun this summer. More...

Brewer Graduates from Baylor

Baylor University, the oldest continuously operating university in Texas, conferred degrees on a record number of nearly 3,000 graduates during three spring commencement exercises May 11-12 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. More...

Honor Students Named at Baylor

More than 4,000 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2018 spring semester. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Garry Wayne Jenke

Funeral services for Garry Jenke, 60, of Manheim, Texas were held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. More...

Robert Lee Placke

Funeral services for Robert Placke, 88, of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. More...

Steven Lee Mills

Steven Lee Mills of Lexington Texas, husband, father, poppy, son, brother, and friend, passed away at his home on the evening of Tuesday June 12, at the age of 51 surrounded by his family and loved ones. More...


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