July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Five People Indicted by Grand Jury

Five people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last week. Jose L. Luna, 17 from Giddings, was indicted for assault on a public servant. Ronnie Saldana, 30 of Caldwell, was indicted for evading arrest or detention with a vehicle. More...

Good Samaritan Returns Wallet

Lexington resident and son of former Mayor, Robert Willrich, Sr., was going to Giddings on Saturday, July 8th with his wife, Hope to do some shopping. As they entered into town at about 11 a.m. More...

Three People Sentenced

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County recently, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Simon Joe Chueng, 23 of Houston, was sentenced to 90 days in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center for fleeing More...

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The Giddings Public Library awarded this year’s BIKE WINNERS from the Summer Reading Program. Some of the winners are pictured above, along with staff members of the Library and others. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 10, 2017 A motorist reported that a flatbed truck was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane on Hwy 21 Dime Box. Deputy Jessup patrolled the area, but did not locate any vehicle on the wrong side. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 10, 2017  Officer Walton responded to a crash involving an overturned Penske truck just south of the City on HWY 77 @ County Road 405. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

New Bethel Baptist Church VBS

New Bethel Baptist Church of the Leo Community held their Vacation Bible School last week. Their theme was “Celebrate Jesus”. More...

The Rosy Side

As you are reading this, I’m back from the Ministerial Alliance mission trip to the Dominican Republic, but because of the way newspaper deadlines work, as I’m writing this, I haven’t left yet. More...

Sports

A Look into the Eagles’ 2017 Season

Continued from last week

Week four of the 2017 season, the Eagles host Jarrell. Lexington defeated the Cougars 76-7 last season in a game that was not as close as the score indicated. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

With the #1 ranking in 3ADII, the Eagles will be a big target for every opponent. The season will be a test of character for the Green and Gold. More...

Red Bull Gone Wild!

Last Saturday could have been a lot more eventful, had it not been for the incredibly fast work of one young cowboy working at the Lexington Livestock Commission. More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

New Feature!

This week, we traveled down the road to Caldwell and enjoyed a delicious lunch at the Texas Seafood Steak Restaurant Bar and Grill. Go to page B1 for pictures and our thoughts on the experience.   More...

Stove Fire Quenched by Quick Thinking

Last Saturday, at about 3:30 in the afternoon, Judith Nance, who lives at Savannah Park Apartments in Lexington, was making pickles. More...

Meet the New Band Directors

The Lexington High School Band Boosters will host a Meet the New Band Directors event next Thursday, July 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church YAC. More...

General Stories

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McDade Watermelon Festival Horseshoe pitching contest winners, left to right: 2nd place Jeff and Lori Finke from Brenham, 1st place Gene Meyer and Tommy Valetta from Austin, and 3rd place Laurie and More...

Not Politically Correct

Here we go again, another week, another Russian controversy. They are practicing an exercise in futility. The unfortunate things is the media and Democrats keep trying to find something that isn’t there. More...

Texas residents can save money on private student loans

Texas students and parents who need help paying for college now have a new source, Advantage Education Loans from KHESLC. The loans are also available to non-residents attending Texas colleges. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

July 14, 1877- Galveston Daily News: The State Gazette says that in his late speech at Giddings, Gov. More...

Chef's Corner

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

We have two grandsons that like to cook; therefore, when they come for a visit, we let them prepare the main meal for us. This one pleased the whole family this past winter.   More...

In The Garden

Now that the middle of summer is here, it is time to start thinking about winter crops. “But it’s the middle of summer!” you say. Yes, it is and what better time to prepare for fall and winter then now. More...

School

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Chelsey Iselt (LHS class of 2013) graduated from Baylor University in Waco with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree on May 12, 2017. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brenna Jo Behrens

Funeral services for Brenna Behrens, 39, of Austin, Texas and formerly of Giddings, are scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Monroe Benno Bieberstein

Funeral services for Monroe Benno Bieberstein, 97, of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert J. Tiner and Rev. Christopher Nietubicz officiating. More...

Louis Paniagua

Louis Paniagua, 93, of Milano, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Caldwell with Father Bernard Hung as celebrant. Burial followed in St. More...


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