February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Second Suspect Arrested in Armed Robbery Case

Giddings Police arrested a second suspect in an armed robbery case that happened at the Knights Inn, located at 389 W. Austin, on Sunday, February 16, at 9:26 p.m. More...

Local Elections Heat Up

In the Lexington City elections, several more people have picked up packets, and some have filed. In the Mayor’s race, Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. and Opal Jane Lewis have signed up to run. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 17, 2014  A motorist called to report several cows out on CR 107 near Hwy 21. Deputy Ledenbach located the cattle and ran them off the road. The owner was located. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 17, 2014  Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the area of CR 112 and FM 696 to assist DPS with a motorcycle accident. It was determined the rider lost control and ran off the road and struck a wooden fence. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 26, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, February 27, 2014   More...

Church

World Day of Prayer

The Lexington area will celebrate World Day of Prayer Friday, March 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Lexington on Highway 77.  More...

Just a Thought.......

Wonder if I can interest any of you in even one of the following: prayer, penance, repentance, almsgiving or self-denial.  Prayer sounds good. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I’m Afraid of Doing Something Wrong   “Can you come? Mom really needs you,” Crystal said frantically.  Crystal’s mom Geneva was close to passing. More...

Sports

Photos

Shane Worley gains some lift by reaching high before landing in his long jump event. More...

Eagles Nipped by Navasota

Lexington led the game against Navasota into the bottom of the sixth, but the Rattlers were ahead when it counted the most - at the end of the game.  Lexington used a six-run sixth inning to take a 7-3 lead into the bottom of the sixth. More...

Lagrange Relays Scores

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Milburn Wins JP Race in Republican Primary

York Beats Gonzales

Don Milburn won the Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 race in last Tuesday’s Republican Primary. He garnered 62% of the votes, with a total of 224 to Richard “Rick” Reat’s 137 votes. More...

Lexington ISD Considers Options

Lexington ISD Board of Trustees is considering their options concerning the repair of the foundation at the High School. More...

B&M Ambulance Requests Additional $50K from County

Also asks for additional $50K from City of Giddings

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court heard a request from B&M Ambulance Service for an increase in the County’s yearly contribution to them from $129,000 to $179,000. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

It is a curious thing. They have taken down the picture in my first grade room. Puzzling, because it was a picture of George Washington and they kept the one of Lincoln.  They still have the other Presidents, too. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

BBQ Shrimp

Nowadays, just about any kind of meat can be barbecued, but here is one you don’t find around here. This one is a “seaside classic.”   More...

Outzkirts

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Community News

Dear Editor

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From the Mayor’s Desk

There are two important events occurring in our community over the next few days. The first is World Day of Prayer, which happens Friday at First Christian Church here in Lexington. The other will be held Monday, on the Square. More...

On The Week OF

Week of Feb. 27, 1874: A petition, from a citizen’s group in Burleson county, was presented to the State Legislature, protesting the “mutilation of their territory to form a new county.  More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

A Caldwell resident and Austin native, Mrs. Goff attended Texas A & M and earned a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. She began teaching at LMS in 2011, but feels that she was destined to become a teacher. More...

Lady Eagles Pound Lady Dogs

Lexington evened their season record at 3-3 Monday night, February 17, with a 19-2 pounding of the Thorndale Lady Dogs. Lexington put across five runs in the first inning, and eight more in the second, using hitting and poor Dog fielding.  More...

Eagles @ Cuero Tourney

Lexington did little for their season record at the Cuero tourney, but they got plenty of lessons against larger classification teams. 4A Victoria East topped the Eagles 10-0 in the first game of the tourney. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruth Pauline Johnson

October 28, 1923 - February 19, 2014

Ruth Pauline (Wedgeworth) Johnson was born on October 28, 1923 in Brownsboro, Texas to William Robert & Leattie Pearl (Hollinsworth) Wedgeworth. More...


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