February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

LPD Cracks Down on Junk Cars

The Lexington Police Department is cracking down on vehicles in violation of the Junk Vehicle Ordinance. More...

One Vehicle Fatal Accident

On Wednesday, February 14, at about 4 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a possible one vehicle accident off of Hwy 21 near FM 2440 in Giddings. More...

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Finishing their lunch at the Backpack Buddies event last Monday are Elania Dodds, Holdon Bayer and Caitlyn Bayer. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 12, 2018  A caller advised that her husband was acting crazy and weapons were in the house. Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Nurse responded to the call on FM 696. The subject was released to a family member.  More...

Lexington Police Report

February 12, 2018 Officer San Miguel and Officer Walton responded to the 500 block of Giddings for a verbal disturbance. Upon arrival it was discovered that a subject on scene was having medical issues that caused outbursts. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

I’ll begin by setting the scene. It’s 40 minutes before the start of a wedding to be attended by a few hundred people. I’m in the main exhibit area of the Natural Science Museum in Houston, where the wedding is to take place. More...

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While enjoying your meal at Holy Family Catholic Church’s annual fried chicken dinner, please stop by to see the 2018 offering from their Wednesday Piece-Maker’s Sewing Group. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles 2nd in Tourney

The Lady Eagles won three games on Thursday to earn the #1 seed in bracket play that started on Friday and culminated on Saturday.  Lexington’s first game was a walk-a-thon against Burton. More...

Eagles Scrimmage Report

The Eagles scrimmaged Giddings on Thursday, Waco University High on Friday, and Anderson- Shiro on Monday. More...

Hearne Wins Battle of Eagles

The Hearne Eagles dealt the Lexington Eagles a 96- 66 defeat in Hearne Tuesday night. Lexington came out matching Hearne 3 for 3 early in the first quarter. More...

Flu Outbreak May be Subsiding

News reports on Tuesday indicated that this year’s flu outbreak may be waning, although experts still warn that the season is expected to last into May. More...

Tootsie One of 20 Finalists for James Beard Award

Lexington’s famous pitmaster for Snow’s BBQ, Tootsie Tomanetz, has been named one of 20 regional chefs who are semifinalists for a James Beard Award. More...

Burn Ban Lifted

Lee County Commissioners’ Court announced Tuesday morning that the Burn Ban has been lifted. Lexington VFD Chief Don Milburn said, “Even though the Burn Ban has been lifted, we ask that any outdoor burning be done with great caution. More...

Drunk Rear Ends Police Unit

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at approximately 12:50 p.m., a Giddings police officer was working traffic control at the intersection of Hwy 290 and Leon St.when his vehicle was rear ended.  The vehicle that ran into his unit was being driven More...

General Stories

January Sentencings

Five people were sentenced in late January in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County. More...

Huddle House Poised For Growth into Texas

Huddle House announced last week that it’s spreading its “Any Meal, Any Time” mantra into Texas, revealing plans to open a new location in Giddings. More...

LES PTO Receives Donation from Local Lions

The Lexington Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization received a check from the Lexington Lions Club to order an all abilities swing for the playground. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

February 22, 1868 -Galveston Daily News: Nicholas Hester was announced as the paper’s agent at Lexington, Burleson county. More...

Chef's Corner

Slow Cooker Brisket Chili

Set it and forget it. Slow cooking is the way to go for busy people.   More...

Gamma Omega Chapter Meets

The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held their February meeting in Phillipsburg, Texas with 45 members in attendance.  More...

School

From the Superintendent

Last week the board had a chance to recognize some of our hardworking teachers in the district. February is CTE (Career and Technical Education) month across the state, and we recognized the teachers that make that program so special at LHS. More...

ACT Bootcamp for LHS Students

Mrs. Bayer has organized an ACT Bootcamp on Saturday, February 24th from 9:00-1:00. Students who have signed up to take the ACT at school on Tuesday, February 27th are encouraged to attend.  More...

Outstanding Business Students Travel to Corpus Christi

Top students from Lexington High School will be attending the Business Professionals of America 2018 State Leadership Conference, in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 28 – March 3, 2018. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Betty Jo Pampell

Betty Jo Pampell was born September 18, 1938 in Lexington, Texas to Joe Matejcek and Antonia Plasek Matejcek. On July 20, 1957 she married Emil Gerhard Pampell in New Dime Box, Texas. More...

Mary Lee Smith

Funeral services for Mary Smith, 91, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. More...

Tim Brown

Tim Brown, 59, of Lexington, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at his home in Lexington. Graveside services were held on, Friday, February 16, 2018 at Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood. Tim was born March 4, 1958 in Austin, Texas to Donald C. More...


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