September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Business as Usual at Commissioners Court

The Commissioner’s Court met this last Monday in a session that brought no new surprises on the business of the county. More...

City Wide Garage Sale This Weekend

The Lexington City Wide Garage Sale will happen this Saturday with sales all around town. This twice-annual event provides a means for bargain shoppers to converge on Lexington for the fun challenge of finding a treasure at a super price. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

September 19, 2016 Deputy Mastronardi assisted Giddings Police Dept. with a complainant on N. Caldwell St. as GPD was involved at a structure fire. Information was gathered. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 19, 2016 Officer Walton was informed of a possible scam targeting the elderly. The complainant stated she received a call that she had won publisher’s clearing house, but in order to claim the money, she would have to send in $800. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 -11 a.m. More...

Church

The Golden Phone

One man’s journey and the revelations he makes about churches.

A man in Topeka, Kansas, decided to write a book about churches around the country. He started by flying to San Francisco and started working east from there. Going to a very large church, he began taking photographs and making notes. More...

Just a Thought.......

Some of you may remember that, for some years now, I have written this column on Halloween to protect our children from over-zealous preachers who want to denounce the day as evil and, therefore, not to be celebrated. More...

Sports

Eagles Wallop Weimar 60-26

Just like the week before, Lexington scored early and often as they bruised Weimar’s ego in defeating the Wildcats 60-26. Lexington scored on nine of their 10 offensive possessions. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Franklin

The Lady Eagles know they can play with Franklin, as they had Franklin, one of the District 20 leaders, on the ropes in the second set of their Saturday match. Lexington was up 24-21, but they just could not close out the set. More...

MS Football

The 7th Grade football team remained undefeated, as they rolled over Weimar 34-20. The 8th Grade team got their first win of the year with a 26-18 win over Weimar. More...

Moffett Wants Record Set Straight

City Council Member Garland Moffett wants the record set straight. More...

Meet and Greet

Lee County welcomes a new Agricultural and Natural Resource Agent next week. In honor of Trevor Dickschat beginning his work in Lee County, a “Meet & Greet” will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 4 pm - 6 pm at the Extension office. More...

Grievances filed against Council Members

Attorneys representing Chief Yarbrough and Captain Wooldridge filed a Formal Grievance against Lexington City Council members on behalf of the former City Police Officers. More...

Photo

LISD Superintendent of Schools Brad Schnautz, alongside Riza Cooper, LISD Trustee, and Dr. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

According to Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump is the most powerful man in the world. How so? In response to terrorist bombings in New Jersey and New York, accompanied by a terrorist stabbing incident in St. More...

How to Secure Your Child’s Future

Every parent wants the best for their child’s future, and one of the best ways to make sure your child will have a bright future is to be sure that you are correctly using the right car seat for your child and that the seat is correctly install More...

The Texas Tenors to kick off Blinn’s Performing Arts Series

Blinn College will open its 2016-17 Performing Arts Series with a musical performance by The Texas Tenors, an award-winning trio that has performed more than 1,000 concerts in over 20 countries. The Texas Tenors will perform at the Dr. W.W. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

September 23, 1856 – Galveston News: In a description of Burleson county, one feature mentioned was in the northern part of the county were two belts of post-oaks and black-jacks, interspersed with hickory and separated by a continuou More...

Chef's Corner

Grand Pepperoni Rolls

Football season is right around the corner. These Pepperoni Rolls will be a hit for friends and family to start off the season of football fun - a delicious appetizer! More...

Grandma’s Brag!

WHAT? NOTHING TO BRAG ABOUT?? Brag Away! More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last Friday, September 23rd, I had the honor and privilege of co-presenting at the TASA/TASB Conference alongside Riza Cooper, LISD Trustee, and Dr. Steve Waddell of Engage2Learn. More...

Obituaries

Mary “Cookie” Stephina Markert

Funeral services for Mary “Cookie” Markert, 87, of Lincoln, Texas, were held on Friday, September 23, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. More...

Pat Murdock

1939 to 2016

Patricia Gayle (Pat) Dismukes Murdock, a longtime spokesperson for Texas State University and a tireless community volunteer, died of cancer on Sept. 22. More...

Billie Jo Batterton

Funeral services for Billie Jo Batterton, 83, of Giddings were held Monday, September 26, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial followed in Giddings Memorial Park. More...

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