August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Student Population Remains Same

The LISD student population remained virtually unchanged on the first day of school this week, when compared with last year’s enrollment. The elementary school saw a slight increase, while the middle school saw a decrease. More...

American Legion Talent Show

The Lexington American Legion hosted a Talent Show and meal fundraiser last Sunday. About 100 people enjoyed the food and entertainment. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 17, 2015 A caller reported a white truck driving by his house on Walnut St. in Lincoln. He walked out to his truck to make sure nothing was missing and noticed some medication was gone. Deputy Nurse took the report for theft. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 17, 2015 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 26, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

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Dozens of area children enjoyed a day of Vacation Bible School at Holy Family Catholic Church. The theme of this year’s event was “Hometown Nazareth”. More...

Just a Thought.......

I am going to do something I have not done before, refer you to an article on the Internet, and, at the same time, try to summarize it for those of you who do not have such access. But, really, you should read the original. More...

I Want to See Something Pretty

“Is there anything else I can do for you today?” I asked. “No, Chaplain, unless you’ve got a magic wand,” Starla answered with a smile. Starla was 21. More...

Obituaries

Israel Trevino Ramirez

Israel Trevino Ramirez was born on December 9, 1949 in Pharr, Texas, the son of Noe D. Ramirez and Irene (Trevino) Ramirez. He was united in marriage to Laura Marie Lansing on July 25, 1975 in Morrison, Illinois. More...

Edgar Louis Wiederhold

Edgar Louis Wiederhold was born near Deanville, Texas on March 24, 1917. He was the third of twelve children born to Robert and Alma (Klagmann) Wiederhold. More...

In Memory of Neil Ahrendt

12-2-56 to 9-1-2011

Remembering you is easy. We do it every day. But missing you is a heartache that never goes away. We hold you lightly within our heart and there you will remain. You see, life has gone on without you, but will never be the same. More...

First Day of School Proves Dangerous for One Student

A Giddings High School student was injured in an automobile accident Monday morning as she was traveling on Highway 77, going to the first day of classes. The accident happened south of Highway 21, and north of the FM 1624 intersection on Hwy. 77. More...

Commissioners Keep Burn Ban

On Monday morning, Lee County Commissioners voted to keep the Burn Ban in effect. Despite the recent showers in the area, the decision was made due to the current Fire Index being 624, with 550 considered as a severe fire threat. More...

Two Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Man

On Friday, August 21, shortly after 10 a.m., a two vehicle accident caused the death of an Austin man. James Dylan Fish, of Austin, was traveling eastbound in the outside lane of Hwy. 21 just west of Manheim. More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, August 18, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

General Stories

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Lexington ISD teachers returned to their campii a week before students arrived for their first day last Monday. More...

Story Time at the Library

Hey kids and parents…it is Story Time again! Giddings Public Library is once again hosting Story Time each Wednesday from 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM for children ages 3- 6, beginning September 2. More...

One Nation Under Fire

I am not a preacher, but I do believe that there is a special place in Hell reserved for those who steal the precious gift of Hope from others. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Spicy Beer Batter Shrimp Skewers

My wife and I really enjoy fresh shrimp. There is a lady who stops periodically by the place where I work and sells fresh shrimp from the coast. I usually buy several dozen from her. Try this recipe. I think you will like it. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.......

DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN—?

It is time for new projects—interests—friends—when every conversation starts with— do you remember when? When I moved to Lexington 58 years ago I was lost most of the time in conversations that began with those words. More...

Grandma's Brag

Brayden Patrick Leediker

Proud Parents: Brad & Angela Leediker Proud Grandparents: Cindy Hughes, Stephen Jones, and David & Sandra Waiser More...

Sports

Lady Eagles win Bronze Bracket

In the Schulenburg Volleyball Tourney, Lexington was there on Thursday, but did not play like it. Friday and Saturday they woke up and played good Lexington volleyball, capturing the championship of the Bronze Bracket in the tourney. More...

Lexington, Thrall, Jarrell Scrimmage Each Other

Lexington, Thrall and Jarrell met last week at Eagle Field for the final tune up before the 2015 season starts in earnest this week. More...

Caldwell Tops Lexington in 5

Lexington and Caldwell battled to a standstill in four games Tuesday night in Lexington. Lexington took the first game 25-23; Caldwell games two 22-25 and three 17-25; and Lexington got the fourth game 25-19. More...

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