August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Interim Chief Gone

The Interim Chief of Police is gone. A special called meeting of the Lexington City Council was held last Wednesday evening. More...

New Administrators at LISD

Last Thursday, a Reception was held for four new administrators at LISD. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 30, 2018  A motorist reported cows out on FM 696 East in Lexington. Deputy Jessup located the cattle and was able to get them back into a pasture.  More...

Lexington Police Report

July 30, 2018  Officer Young conducted a traffic stop in which an unlicensed minor was found driving a parent’s vehicle without the knowledge of the parent. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Beware the False Teachers

Church is really important. Christ established the Church on His identity as the promised Messiah, the Son of the Living God, the Redeemer of mankind. More...

Church Brief

Sunday Funday, a time for family fun, will happen at First Shiloh Baptist Church on August 12. The congregation invites everyone to enjoy dinner with them right after the 11 a.m. service. More...

School

From the Superintendent

It’s Time!!! I am so excited that we are ready to start the year. The staff returns this week, and we welcome our students back next Wednesday, August 15th.  We have several events coming during the next two weeks. More...

Back to School Giveaway

First Assembly of God in Giddings will host a Back to School Giveaway Saturday, August 11, at 10 a.m.  They will provide, FREE of charge to attending students, school supplies, haircuts for school children, face painting, crafts, personal prayer More...

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Issues Statement on Committee Report on Violence in Schools and School Security

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement Monday, upon the release of the final report of the Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools and School Security:  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gloria “Sue” Coleman

Funeral services for Gloria “ Sue” Coleman, 71, of Giddings, Texas were held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Irene Elizabeth Kasper

Funeral services for Irene Kasper, 78, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Elton Ervin Kaiser

Funeral services for Elton Kaiser, 80, of Northrup, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. More...

Young Person Injured in ATV Accident

On Wednesday, August 1, at 4:46 p.m., Sgt Ray and Deputy Nelson with the Lexington Sheriff ’s Department, along with Lexington EMS and Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, responded to a call regarding an ATV accident that occurred on CR 320. More...

Superintendent Town Hall Meeting

LISD Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Tonya Knowlton, hosted a Town Hall Meeting Monday night, August 6, to provide updated information on the District and the upcoming Tax Ratification Election scheduled for August 25. More...

FBI Help Nab Lee County Man

On Tuesday, July 31, 2018, Giddings Police Department, US Marshalls, FBI, and Bryan PD apprehended Ronald Guyton (42 years of age) at a residence in Bryan. More...

General Stories

Photo

Sheriff Rodney Meyer is seen with Verdetta Joiner, Chairperson of the Lee County Historical Commission, last Thursday afternoon at the Giddings Library. More...

Black Bridge Festival October 5-6, 2018 in Dime Box

DIME BOX BLACK BRIDGE FESTIVAL & 41st ANNUAL MINIMARATHON (10K, 5K & 2 mile run, 2 mile walk) featuring a BBQ Cook Off, Parade, Craft Booths, classic cars, quilt display, live music, street dance.  Friday, October 5: begins at 6 PM &ndas More...

2018 National Breastfeeding Month Press Advisory

Breastfeeding: A Smart Investment for Children and Nation’s Development

August marks National Breastfeeding Awareness month. More...

Community News

In The Garden

A few thoughts on gardens and stuff

Pumpkinfest is coming up the beginning of October, this is an exciting time for me since I have become interested in pumpkins. They are amazing fruit, and have been used in cooking recipes for many years. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 3, 1868—Austin Republican: a letter from the Committee on State Affairs to the President of the Constitutional Convention, Gov. E. J. More...

Chef's Corner

Insalata Con Peche

Wow! Has this been a hot summer! It’s been almost too hot to even prepare dinner in the kitchen with the AC blowing! Try this light dish for a refreshing salad.   More...

Sports

Eagles Start Practice

Coach Kirk Muhl welcomed a large group of young athletes aspiring to be members of the Lexington Eagle varsity football team. The participation level has increased with the immense success the Eagles have had the last few seasons.  More...

Essmann New Lady Eagle Coach

Lee Essmann is the new Lady Eagle Cross Country and basketball coach. He comes to Lexington for the second time. He was at Lexington starting in 1998. He then went to Dime Box where he took the girls to the Regional finals. More...

Lady Eagles Volleyball

The Lady Eagle volleyball team is already four days into the 2018 preseason. Wednesday and Thursday they went through drills, conditioning and skill based. Friday they kept the road hot traveling to scrimmages. More...


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