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General Stories

The Hazards of Fishing

It must’ve rained last night because there are squirrels and ducks and birds (oh, my!) in my backyard, foraging for the worms and insects the rain always draws from the ground. More...

Home Country

When it’s cold, build a fire in the fireplace, or the woodburning heater, or maybe just light a candle and look in the flames, look deep in the flames for the answers. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Beefy Jalapeno Cornbread

Mexico is a land rich in heritage. It has long contributed lively cuisine to American tables. Besides being spicy, Mexican food is known for being hearty, therefore, is an excellent choice for feeding a hungry bunch. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. - 6 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2013 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Didn’t Know How to Correct It Donald was a bachelor. He had worked in disaster relief and travelled all over the world. His tiny apartment was full of pictures and memorabilia from over 20 different countries. Now he was battling cancer. More...

Just a Thought.......

I know, no one wants to read anymore about the shooting in Connecticut. Everything that can be said has been said. From now on, it is just a re-hash. That said, I want to remind you of what you have not read. More...

Sports

Lexington Eagles Romp over Rogers 67-47

Lexington cruised to a 20-point win over Rogers Thursday night, as the Eagles evened their district record at 1-1. Lexington had four starters in double figures in the win. London Jacob led the scoring parade with19 points. More...

Eagles Round Up the Florence Buffaloes 50-39

After playing an energetic game Thursday, the Eagles played a rather lethargic game Saturday afternoon when they defeated Florence 50-39. More...

Lexington Ladies Run By Rogers 63-57

The Lexington Lady Eagles captured their first district win Thursday night with an exciting 63-57 overtime win over Rogers. Mackenzie Brown and Madison Bexley led Lexington in the scoring, with 22 and 18 points, respectively. More...

Local Tragedies Lead Top 2012 Stories

The 20 Most Viewed Stories of 2012

Although we think the majority of our stories are positive and about the good things of living in a small rural community, the hits on our website prove that the stories that draw most attention are those of tragedy. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Ten

Ten people, eight from Giddings, were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury on Thursday, January 3, 2013. More...

Man Sentenced to Jail for DWI

An Elgin man, Terry Lance Webber, 53, was sentenced to one year’s confinement in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center last week in the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County on January 3, 2013, with the Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbet presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 31, 2012 Deputy Ray was dispatched to FM 2440 after a motorist reported cows out on the roadway. The cows were located and were cleared off the road. A complainant requested to speak to a deputy regarding a reoccurring incident. More...

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

December 31, 2012 Officer Nurse and Officer Sandoval were dispatched to a disturbance in the 1200 blk of Hale St. After a thorough investigation, it was determined no physical assault had taken place. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Lexington City Council Regular Meeting The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: More...

Photo

Walker Fain, son of JD Fain of Giddings, shota 6-point buck on NewYear’s Eve 2012. Congratulations, Walker, on your first deer! More...

Outdoor News

January 7, 2013 All good things must come to an end and I’m no different. After 26 ½ years of being a Texas Game Warden, I’ve decided to retire and spend time with family and friends. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s More...

Graves Earns Honors at A & M

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the fall semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

With flu season underway, I want to urge our parents to remind your children to cover their mouth when they cough or sneeze, to wash their hands frequently using soap and water or alcohol based sanitizers, and if you have not taken your child in for More...

Obituaries

Sherry Lee Bolander

June 17, 1943 - December 29, 2012

Sherry Lee Dodd Bolander was born on June 17, 1943 in Oklahoma. She was united in marriage to Glen Bolander on June 16, 1979 and was a waitress and a homemaker. More...

Monroe August Markert

August 20, 1926 - December 31, 2012

Monroe August Markert was born on August 20, 1926 in Lincoln, Texas to Gerhard Otto & Estella (Fritsche) Markert. He was baptized on August 22, 1926 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln by Rev. R. More...

Helen (Garey) Wood Reynolds

December 16, 1931 - December 31, 2012

Helen was born in Brady, TX, December 16, 1931 to Andrew Jackson and Frances Samuel Garey. Her early childhood was spent in San Benito, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. More...

 













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