October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween on the Square

Halloween will be big in Lexington, once again, as people, young and old, converge on the Square in downtown Lexington to trick or treat, visit local businesses, and enjoy a large community celebration of the costumecrazy holiday.  Hale Street w More...

Lee County Historical Commission Presents Award

The Lee County Historical Commission, represented by Bill Peters at the right, presented The Carolyn Marble Friend of Lee County History Award to the Dime Box Heritage Society and Museum, represented More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 30, 2013 Deputy Ayres was dispatched to Hwy 21 near the Burleson County Line after several motorists reported cows out on the road. A complainant reported that someone took his gun, and he wanted to make a report. Sgt. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 29, 2013   Officer Sandoval was dispatched to CEFCO for two possible intoxicated subjects on the premises. Upon arrival, contact was made with the two males. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

It was my son who suggested I read a recent interview with the new Pope.  When I clicked on the proper web page, I was surprised.  The first question he was asked was, “Who are you?”  Francis’ answer was quick and cle More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Can You Pray for Me?   “Hey Gary! Come over here and pray for me,” Carol shouted.  Carol was delightfully simple and straightforward. She said exactly what she meant, and meant what she said. More...

Scenes from Holy Family Catholic Church’s Fall Festival

Byron Wren, second from the right, and the D’Vine Testament sang for the folks who dined in the Parish Hall during Sunday’s 4th Annual Fall Festival at Holy Family Catholic Church. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The Horns and Coach Mack dodged a bullet Thursday night when the replay official did not see the same action on the instant replay the announcers, the Iowa State coach, and millions of viewers thought they saw. More...

Lexington Flips Florence in 3

The Lexington Lady Eagles bounced back from their first district loss with a three game win over Florence on Friday. The Lady Eagles won the games 25-18, 25- 15, 25-20. More...

Lady Eagles Fall in 5

Lexington suffered its first defeat in 22AA volleyball play Tuesday night, losing to Cameron in 5 games at the Yoe High gym. All five games, save the third, were high drama. More...

Lost Pines to Meet with Forestar Water Marketing Group

Hays County Signs $1 Million Year Contract with Forestar

Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District will once again meet with Forestar Real Estate Group and their attorneys this Friday, in Austin to discuss, among other things, their plan for securing water from the Simsboro Aquifer, under Lee and Bastro More...

Coming Up:

Healthy Streams workshop set Oct. 16 in Giddings

A Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop is set for Oct. 16 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Lee County, 310 S. Grimes St. in Giddings.  More...

Early Voting Scheduled

Early voting for the upcoming Special Election is scheduled for October 21 through November 1 at the Lee County Clerk’s Office located at 151 E. Hempstead in Giddings. More...

California Man and Four Others Sentenced

A California man, along with four others, all from Texas, were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  More...

General Stories

42nd Annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

The 42nd Annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic and Trade Show will be held on Friday, October 25, at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility in Brenham. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

White Chicken Chili

While visiting family in Missouri, our niece did us the honor of cooking for us one evening. When I heard what she was cooking, I was a little skeptical about it, but, boy, was I fooled. More...

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Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, October 9th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Their agenda follows. More...

Photo

Gerline’s Quilting Angels, from Giddings, have donated a queen-sized (86x96) quilt to the Blue Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Giddings Library

TheGiddingsPublicLibraryoffersawidevarietyofnon-fictionbooks.Fallisintheair,so stopbythelibraryandcheckoutagoodbook.   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

October sixth through the twelfth is National Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which killed more than 250 people. More...

39th annual Marching Band Festival

More than 2,000 Texas high school musicians will perform in the 39th annual Buccaneer Marching Band Festival held at Cub Stadium Saturday.  More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James "Jimmy" D. Bird

April 25, 1927 - October 5, 2013

Funeral services for James Bird, 86, of Giddings are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Mamie Winter Haydon

October 12, 1922 - October 5, 2013

Funeral services for Mamie Haydon, 90, of Austin were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2013 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Martin “Marty” Brett Haynie

July 25, 1967 - September 13, 2013

Marty Brett Haynie 46, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2013 at his home in Giddings, TX surrounded by his loving dedicated family, after fighting a courageous battle with ALS, (Lou Gehrigs Disease). More...


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