October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Four

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted four people on October 9, 2013.  Eseciel Flores, 22 of Giddings, was indicted for criminal mischief to a place of worship in connection with the vandalism of St. More...

Halloween in Lexington

Thursday, October 31 On the Square • Hale Street • Terrace Street and All Around Town   More...

Photo

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Senior football players and Senior Cheerleaders released balloons during the opening ceremonies. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 14, 2013  B&M Ambulance requested a deputy assist with a call on FM 141; Deputy Jirasek responded.  Deputy Ayres assisted a citizen at Absolute Fitness in Giddings. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 15, 2013   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, October 24, 2013 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

It’s a Different World   “How am I? Old and aggravated! Ain’t it great?” Gracie said.  Gracie said lots of other things too. Here are a few:  ‘We didn’t have much. Life was hard. We stuck together. More...

Just a Thought.......

In a recent interview with the new Pope, Francis, the writer noted that there were few items in the Pontiff’s office. One of them was a statue of St. Joseph, sleeping.  I was struck by that image. More...

Church Briefs

First Baptist Church -  Lexington - Mother’s Day Out  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

David Perez

David Villarreal Perez was born on June 1, 1952 in Bryan, Texas to Reynaldo & Lydia (Villarreal) Perez. He joined the U.S. More...

James “J.D.” Darrell Bradshaw

October 19, 1938 - October 18, 2013

J.D. passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013 at his home in Knobbs Springs.  James Darrell Bradshaw was born on October 19, 1938 in Blue, Texas to J.J. & Ada (Brown) Bradshaw. He married Jo Ann Rodgers on December 15, 1958. More...

Estelle Dean

July 27, 1921 - October 13, 2013

Estelle Dean was born on July 27, 1921 in Bald Prairie, Texas to Ezelle & Ida Mae (Wylie) Sorrells. Estelle was united in marriage to Monroe Dean in Belton, TX in 1948. Their marriage was blessed with two children, James and Rebecca. More...

Retired District Judge Flenniken Responds

Retired Lee County District Judge Terry Flenniken responded to allegations in the lawsuit filed against him recently. More...

Stolen Gun Confession in Lee County Jail

On September 30, 2013, Lee County Sheriff ’s Office dispatched deputies to Highway 77 south of Giddings to meet with a complainant, Daniel Gray, who reported that someone entered his residence while he was away and stole a 45 caliber handgun, a More...

Jail Time for Two Ledbetter Residents

Two people from Ledbetter were sentenced to spend time in jail last week for crimes they committed. David Lee Toney, 48, was sentenced to three years in jail, after the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell revoked his probation. More...

Flu Shot Clinic by St. Mark’s Medical Center

Wednesday, October 30 8 a.m. - Noon at the Woodson Community Building in Lexington   More...

General Stories

Obey the Law: Don’t Pass Stopped School Buses

As part of National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Cumin-Rubbed Sweet Potatoes with Sage

“Good and healthy” is the food we tend to go for these days. Sweet potatoes are one of my go-to favorites, as a side or dessert. This recipe is quite different, but it is delicious.   More...

One Nation Under Fire

As you might expect, a multi-state columnist has access to a lot of information.  One item that caught my attention recently was in the Lexington Leader in Lexington, Texas. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I am so proud of our Lee County Commissioners for unanimously approving the resolution urging our state government to provide appropriate funding for the treatment of veterans returning to Texas from Iraq and Afghanistan with traum More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

City Council Special Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a special meeting on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Engagement Announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Randy and Hope Stifflemire and Mr. Stephen Hattemer are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lauren Markae Hattemer to Mr. Lonnie Mason Ballard, son of Mr. John Ballard and Mr. and Mrs. Johnie and Vanda Robinson. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Governor Perry has designated October of this year as “Prinicipal’s Month” in Texas Public schools.  More...

Sports

Lexington Zips Past Randolph

Lexington used a couple of TD runs by Nic Dillon and some stellar “backs to the wall” defense to defeat the Universal City Randolph RoHawks 21-14 Friday night. More...

Lady Eagles Sink Salado

Lexington honored their seniors, prior to taking on the Salado Lady Eagles. The Lexington Lady Eagles honored their parents, by defeating the Salado Lady Eagles in four games. More...

Eagle JV Tops Randolph

The Lexington Junior Varsity won the toss to receive the kickoff against the younger Randolph RoHawks. After moving the ball 80 yards, the Eagle quarterback made a short run to score. He also scored the 2-point conversion, and the score was 8-0. More...


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