March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Giddings Man Sentenced for Crime Spree

Seven others sentenced also

The 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County had a full docket last Thursday, March 20, 2014, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Funding for Law Enforcement Education Approved

The Lee County Commissioners met in their regular meeting on Monday this week and accepted funds from the Comptroller of Public Accounts to help underwrite the costs of continuing education of County law enforcement personnel. More...

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City workers, Cameron Wagner and Tim Walch, were seen replacing old wooden picnic tables with new metal ones at the park last week. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 17, 2014  Deputy Grover assisted with a one vehicle rollover on Hwy 21 @ FM 141. CPL Weiser took the crash report.  A caller reported a cow out on Hwy 77 approx ½ mile north of CR 114. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 17, 2014  Officer Stacks was patrolling in the 100 block of Rockdale Street when he observed a vehicle door open, and no one present. The vehicle owner was contacted and advised of the open door. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

Just a Thought.......

If we are honest, we would not treat our friends the way we often treat God . . . speaking to them only when we need a favor. In fact, folks who treat us that way, we do not see as friends, but as (dare I say it) users. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Students have Dr. Seuss Day

Second graders at Lexington Elementary School enjoyed a day of reading in their pajamas earlier this month! Helping to celebrate the birthday of the renown author, Dr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

James Caraway Bazor III

November 26, 1956 - March 22, 2014

Funeral services for James Bazor III, 57, of Giddings are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim, Texas with Rev. Herb Keistman officiating. More...

Oliver Jack Jordan

March 4, 1936 - March 23, 2014

Funeral services for Oliver Jack Jordan, 78, of Giddings are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Forest Park East Funeral Home in Webester, Texas.  More...

Farrell Floyd Behrens

August 4, 1951 - March 18, 2014

Farrell Floyd Behrens was born on August 4, 1951 in Houston, Texas to Conrad & Irene (Wachsmann) Behrens. He was confirmed at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings and graduated from Giddings High School.  More...

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Mrs. Rose, second grade teacher at Lexington Elementary, is seen reading Dr. More...

Giddings Officer Captures Fleeing Suspect

Giddings Police Officer, James Johnson, had to pursue a subject last Wednesday, after attempting to make a traffic stop. More...

Grand Jury No Bills LHS Student in Injury Case

The Lee County Grand Jury returned a No Bill of indictment regarding the January 16, 2014 fight at Lexington High School. A No Bill means that Kevin Page will not be prosecuted for the January 16 incident. More...

Five Indicted by Grand Jury

Five people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last Friday. Arthur Lee Allen, 36 of Giddings, was indicted for two counts of burglary of a building, enhanced. Garold Farr, 51 of Lexington, was indicted for burglary of a building. More...

The Lee County Jr. Livestock Show

begins this  Thursday at the Lee County Sheriff’s Posse  Arena in  Giddings. Support the  More...

General Stories

On The Week OF

Week of March 27, 1874: A report from Galveston, dated March 24, said that Seth Shepherd would be named the winner of the senatorial contest in the Washington and Burleson district (includes most of what is now Lee County), over Matt Gaines, who woul More...

One Nation Under Fire

If we did not already know it, recent events such as Russia’s invasion of Crimea should have told us clearly: we live in a new world.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Sauce

We eat a lot of fish in our household; not only is it good for us, but there are so many ways to prepare them. Of course, shrimp is at the top of the list. I can’t think of anyone that doesn’t enjoy them no matter how they are fixed. More...

Community News

Annual City-Wide Garage Sale

Lexington’s Annual City-Wide Garage Sale is scheduled for April 5. For a $5.00 Fee - The Chamber will add any sale to a Locator List which will enable, especially out-oftown, shoppers to find all sale locations. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

As the school year continues through its second half, we are once again at the peak of the Jr. Livestock Show season. The City of Lexington wishes each participant the best of luck and we hope to see many of you in Giddings at the Lee County Jr,. More...

Appreciation to the Masons

Recently, the Lexington Masonic Lodge, after learning of the use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury, donated $500 to the International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Drop Florence 10-2

Lexington won their second district game with a 10-2 trouncing of the Florence Lady Buffaloes. Madison Bexley and Meghann Wrinkle led the charge with home runs. More...

Lady Eagles Fall 4-3, Again

For the third time in four district losses, Lexington fell by the score of 4-3, this time to the Cameron Lady Yoe. More...

Eagles Fell Florence

Lexington notched their first district win with a 6-4 defeat of the Florence Buffaloes Tuesday night. Lexington used a couple of sacrifice flies and Florence errors to garner the win. W.E. Meuth pitched a good game, after a shaky first inning. More...


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