January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Judge Rules for Local Landowners in Groundwater Dispute

A state district judge, serving in Lee and Bastrop counties, has ruled in favor of four local landowners in a dispute over permits that allow massive amounts of groundwater to be pumped from Lee and Bastrop counties. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 1, 2018 Deputy Nurse and Deputy West were dispatched to CR 217 for a possible car accident. The caller advised of a loud sound like an accident near her house. The deputies were unable to locate any accident. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 1, 2018  Officer Janzig issued a criminal trespass warning in the 300 block of Ave. C.  Officer Walton stopped a vehicle for speeding that yielded a residual amount of marijuana and some drug paraphernalia. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 10, 2018Lexington 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

The Rosy Side

Although, at the time of this writing, my Christmas Tree is still up at my house, I know that the Christmas season has come to an end. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Shock Cameron

Lexington went to Cameron Friday night and came home with some confidence and a little swagger as they topped the LadyYoe 40-35 in a rugged basketball game. The win puts the Lady Eagles at 3-2 in district play. More...

Lady Eagles Nip Rogers 45-43

Lexington led Rogers the first three quarters, until Rogers made a comeback in the fourth quarter to take the lead with less than a minute left in the game. Lexington took a couple of ill-advised shots, but was able to get the ball back each time. More...

Eagles Ripped by Rogers 53-37

Lexington stayed close to Rogers until the second half of Tuesday’s game. Rogers had a 21-15 lead at halftime. From there, Rogers pulled away with a 9-point advantage in the third period. More...

First Meeting of New Year for Commissioners

The first Regular Meeting of 2018 of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court took place Monday, January 8, 2018. More...

Guns Stolen in Home Burglary

Two fire arms were stolen in a home burglary that took place sometime over the Christmas and New Year holidays. More...

Several Positions Contested in County Primary Election

There are several positions contested in this year’s March 6 Primary Election. More...

General Stories

Bluebonnet Offices Closed for MLK Day

And for company-wide meeting

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Bluebonnet’s offices will also be closed Thursday, Jan. 18, for a company-wide meeting. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  I totally agree with Ms. Stover’s comments in her Letter to the Editor published in last week’s paper.  More...

DPS Welcomes 97 New Highway Patrol Troopers

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw was joined by members of the Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) as the department commissioned 97 men and women as the state’s newest Highway Patrol Troopers. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

January 8, 1878 - Brenham Daily Banner quoting the “Giddings Lone Star. - Pork is dull with sales at four cents....No drunks or fights during the holidays. Mr. More...

Photo

The “ice cold” weather is behind us for now, but last week, once again, the fountain at First National Bank’s drive through branch took on a mighty chilly look! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Our Learning Library program is on Jan. 11th at 4:30 PM and the Teen Scene Game Night is on Jan. 18th at 4 PM. More...

School

From the Superintendent

Happy New Year! As we get back to work at LISD, I am excited to celebrate School Board Appreciation Month with the district. The members of the school board give so much time and commitment to the district and the students at LISD. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clarence Oliver Helgren

Clarence Oliver Helgren , 92 of Elgin, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, December 30, 2017.  He was born to Paul and Agda Helgren on Sept. More...

Dorothy Ann Sloan DeGomes

Dorothy Ann Sloan DeGomes, 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018. Springtime Memorial Services are pending at this time for Lexington and San Diego, California.  More...

Albert “Chris” August Christiansen

Funeral services for Albert “Chris” Christiansen, 80, of Conroe, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Ryan Grube officiating. More...


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