November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Large Windows Shattered at Giddings Businesses

In what may be two totally unrelated incidents, the Giddings Police Department is investigating two instances where the front windows of two businesses on East Austin Street were shattered.  More...

District Court Hands Down Sentencings

Paige man sentenced to 30 years

On October 24, the Honorable Carson Campbell presided over the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County that saw Brandon Paul Viator, 46 of McDade, sentenced to 30 years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for deadly conduct, di More...

Photo

Several members of the LHS Eagle football team showed up in painted birthday suits (almost) to support the Lady Eagles’ Bi-District win last week. PHOTO BY NANCY ZGABAY. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 29, 2018 A caller advised that they received a “help needed” alert from a resident on CR 415. They were unable to make contact with the subject. Deputy Ledenbach responded, along with EMS and Fire. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 29, 2018  Corporal Landrum was dispatched to the 8000 blk of HWY 77 for a company vehicle being stolen. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Wedding Announcement

Kristen Boettcher of Lexington and Case Jones of Gatesville announce their impending nuptials at Rustic Acres Venue in Belton Texas on November 10, 2018.  Kristen, a 2014 graduate of Lexington High School is the daughter of Stephanie Rhodes, and More...

Seven Days of Disgrace

Previously, I wrote about Aaron and Miriam speaking out against their brother and commander-in-chief, Moses. God took offense at their criticism of His servant. Miriam was stricken with leprosy. Why was Aaron not stricken with leprosy also? More...

Take a Trip this Veterans Day

Take a little trip to Valley Forge in January. Hold a musket ball in your fingers and imagine it piercing your flesh and breaking a bone or two. There won’t be a doctor or trainer to assist you until after the battle, so just wait your turn. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Eunice Wilda Tyler

Graveside services for Eunice Tyler, 93, of Friendswood, Texas, were held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Adina Cemetery in Adina, Texas with Rev. Freddy Murphy officiating.  More...

Fred L. Rhodes Sr.

Fred L. Rhodes, Sr., age 92 of Tanglewood, passed away Monday afternoon, October 29, 2018 in the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple. More...

Herman “Ham” Franklin Kovar

Funeral services for H.F. “Ham” Kovar, 86, of Ledbetter, Texas, were held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating.  More...

Lee County Voters Pull the Red Handle

In case you didn’t already know it, Lee County is a Republican stronghold. At least that’s what Tuesday’s election results showed, with most of the voters choosing the Republican candidate in every race.  More...

Goblin’s Night Shadowed by Storms

Halloween night saw heavy thunder storms pass through Lee County, putting a damper on many activities planned for the evening. More...

Homeless Man Arrested

A homeless man, who is a suspect in at least one home burglary where a gun was stolen, was taken into custody on Monday afternoon, October 29. More...

General Stories

Bluebonnet Offices Closed for Veterans Day

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Monday, Nov 12, in observance of Veterans Day. Bluebonnet’s control room is staffed 24 hours a day, every day. More...

Community News

In The Garden

To the moon, Alice!

The Lunacy of it all.  What are you, a lunatic? Heard that term before? More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Week of November 9  More...

Chef's Corner

Bacon Hash Brown Quiche

Having guests for the weekend? Try this tasty breakfast or lunch dish.   More...

Sports

Lexington Hammers Hamilton 45-7

The Hamilton Bulldogs played Lexington even for one quarter. The roof fell on Hamilton after that as the Eagles zoomed out to a 45-7 win. The win ends the regular season for Lexington. More...

Lady Eagles Spike Westwood

The Lexington Lady Eagles took the best Palestine Westwood could offer in winning the bi-district volleyball match in three sets. Lexington won the first set 25-20. The Lady Eagles won the second set 25-19. More...

West Tops Lady Eagles in 3

For the Lady Eagle volleyball team, their Waterloo is spelled WEST. For the third year in a row, the Trojanettes have eliminated Lexington from the UIL state playoffs. This time it was in three sets 20-25, 10-25, 18- 25. More...


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