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December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced in the Lee County District Court. One was sentenced on Thursday, December 4, the others were sentenced on December 11. More...

Fourteen Indictments Handed Down

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down fourteen indictments against ten people last Friday, December 12, 2014. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

By The Patriot

We have just passed the anniversary of Pearl Harbor. It is a time when we remember the brave men and women who died in the bombings that preceded our entry into World War II. For most of us that is not a memory, but a history lesson. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Scallions

This is a different twist on sweet potatoes. These spuds never tasted so good! All the fixins are stuffed inside and makes a delicious side. More...

A little bit of Lexington History

THE SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE

Somewhere Jack Harrison got the idea to have a local entertainment for the citizens of Lexington with a Singing Christmas Tree extravaganza as a holiday treat. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Years ago, while attending Lexington High School, I was fortunate to have had an English literature teacher, Miss Marie Hilligeist, that I adored. More...

Making Christmas Cookies

Several young people enjoyed a Saturday at Fourth Street Bakery in Lexington last week. Baker/Owner Kimberly Joosten gave a cookie decorating lesson to the eager artists. Here are a few pictures of the creativity in action! More...

Giddings Library News

The library has new DVDs for viewing.

Lawrence of Arabia— Starring Peter O’Toole— Tale of heroic true-life odyssey of T.E. Lawrence, famed World War I British officer. Lawrence unites warring Arab factions into guerilla fronts and victories over ruling Turks. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Our school board members value our community’s input. I have been working closely with Dr. More...

Obituaries

Perpetua Grace Lopez

Perpetua was born asleep on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin. She was preceded in death by her great grandfather, Jose Lopez; her aunt, Mary- Catherine Baggstrom and an uncle, John Paul Baggstrom. More...

Alice Marie Lynch

Alice Marie Lynch, 81, of Richmond, TX passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving night, November 27, 2014 – a fitting end to a life that blessed so many people. More...

Leona Velma Sandoz

Leona Velma (Gersch) Sandoz was born on May 12, 1922 in Northrup, Texas to Theodore and Olga (Steglich) Gersch. She was baptized on May 21, 1933 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas by Rev. G.W. More...

Spiderman- Wantabe Arrested in Giddings

A 24 year old man, who was seen crawling up the side of a building, not unlike Spiderman, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office last Friday, December 12, 2014. More...

Special Election to Fill Seat Held by Kleinschmidt

Gov. Rick Perry set Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, as the special election date to fill Lexington’s Tim Kleinschmidt’s District 17 House seat. Candidates must file applications with the Secretary of State no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. More...

Local Woman Buys Round Top Register

The Round Top Register is under new ownership. Lorie Woodward Cantu and Katie Dickie Stavinoha purchased the magazine. The first, completely redesigned issue will be released on March 2. More...

Bakers in the Making

Pictured above are three young, aspiring bakers who honed their new found skills last Saturday at the Fourth Street Bakery in Lexington. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 8, 2014 A caller reported that her uncle was beating up her sister. She advised he was upset because his doctor took him off his pain medication. Sgt Carvin responded to the disturbance call on Hwy 77 North in Giddings. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 8, 2014 Cpt. Wooldridge met with a complainant who wanted to report an assault by contact in which her daughter was being touched at school by a juvenile subject. Cpt. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 17, 2014Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

In this Christmas season, when we are so aware of the difference that light can make in the darkness, I thought it good to share with you a lesson I learned from the Quakers. More...

Photo

Pastor Jonathan Meyer was installed as the new minister at St. James and Trinity Lutheran Churches last Sunday. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Capture Caldwell

The Lexington Lady Eagles defeated Caldwell 30-20 Friday evening in Lexington. The Lady Eagles used a suffocating defense to hold the Lady Hornets to just 20 points. More...

Sports Thoughts

The regular NFL officials are taking a beating about their inconsistent calls in certain situations. The officiating by the regular officials is changing the outcomes of some games. More...

More on the Lady Eagles Versus Caldwell

Lady Eagle JV Action The Lexington Lady Eagle Junior Varsity team tipped off Friday night against the Caldwell Hornets. The young Lady Eagles showed a lot of grit and determination, which, in the end, paid off. More...

 













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