May 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County Receives $450K Grant

Lee County received notice last week that they are the recipients of a $450,000 emergency grant to be used for the preservation of the Lee County Courthouse. The Lee County Commissioners voted to apply for the matching funds grant last month.  More...

Sentenced

Three people were sentenced in District Court recently. On April 24, Elizabeth Michelle Martin, 24 of Houston, was given five years probation for aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 28, 2014  A caller reported that a cow was out on FM 2240 approximately 2 miles out of Giddings. Deputy Ray was able to get it removed from the roadway.   More...

Lexington Police Report

April 30, 2014  Cpt. Wooldridge was contacted by Lexington ISD to respond to a possible assault, which occurred at the Lexington High School. All involved persons were contacted during the investigation. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Mtg. – Woodson Bldg. More...

Church

What You Should Know Before Putting Your Loved One in a Rest Home

First Christian Church of Lexington is happy to announce a special one hour workshop on What You Should Know Before Putting Your More...

Photo

Several local churches were represented at the Ministerial Alliance’s Homecoming Sing Thursday night. Kids and adults alike participated and listened to locals sing and praise God. More...

Just a Thought.......

Sunday, if you have not already been made aware of it by those thousands of ads, is Mother’s Day. More...

Sports

Eagle Baseball Stats for 2014

Eagle baseball stats for the 2014 season are pretty good, despite losing players to injury and other various problems. The Eagles batted .291 for the season, which is pretty good, considering .250 is considered good.  More...

Sanders’ Academic Exploits

Maegan Sanders placed second in the Business Professionals of America accounting contest in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday. BPA is the descendant of VOE from years past. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Sports Banquet is Monday night. The coaches have some difficult decisions to make about the MVP’s of the various sports. I think I know who they should be, but that is not my job. My calling is to report the ones selected by the coaches. More...

LISD Facilities Committee to Recommend $7 Million Bond

Twelve members of the LISD Facilities Committee met last Tuesday to decide what recommendation they would take to the Board of Trustees in the upcoming May School Board meeting, regarding structural problems with the current High School facility, whi More...

Vote In City Elections Saturday

The ballot for this year’s City Elections has eight candidates to fill three positions – the Mayor’s spot and two city council spots.  This year, four, including incumbent Mayor Robert Lee Willrich, Sr. More...

ESPN Selects Strain for Academic Honor

Corey Strain, a senior at Lexington High School, has been recognized as an outstanding student-athlete in Central Texas, and will receive a scholarship from ESPN’s David Smoak’s Academic All-Stars scholarship program. More...

Teen Honored by the Historical Commission

Chris Hasskarl of Lexington was presented with the ‘Carolyn Calvin Marble Friend of Lee County History Award recently. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If you are at all like me, you often find government rulings totally baffling. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Sons of Daniel and Hilary Kieschnick of Lexington.  Grandsons of Frank and Cheryl King and Peggy Kieschnick.  Great-Grandsons of Virginia Biehle.   More...

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Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  My concern is our changing local and state governmental policies. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Homecoming was about as big as I’ve ever seen it, this year! Congratulations and Thanks to the Chamber of Commerce and all the other workers for a job very well done! And thanks to all of you for coming out!   More...

GIDDINGS LIBRARY NEWS CORNER

Listed below are the special collections that we have:   Genealogy section has a collection of books on families, county histories, immigration, etc. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Congratulations to Corey Strain, who was selected to Smoaky’s Elite 20- member Academic All Stars Team. More...

Sandifer Among Grads at CBC

Coastal Bend College (CBC) congratulates the summer 2013, fall 2013, and spring 2014 graduates. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Douglas “Doug” Max Buchorn

July 10, 1930 - April 27, 2014

Douglas Max Buchorn was born on July 10, 1930 in Dime Box, Texas to Max Fred Buchorn and Marie Henrietta (Karcher) Buchorn. More...

Magdalena “Lena” Selma Fischer

Sept. 23, 1935 - April 29, 2014

Magdalena Selma (Miertschin) Fischer was born on September 23, 1935 in Warda, Texas to Martin & Selma (Bigon) Miertschin.  More...

Doyce Wayne Seifert

June 10, 1942 - April 28, 2014

Doyce was born on June 10, 1942 in Houston, Texas to Fe Allen & Bessie (Burns) Seifert. He married Doris Zindler on September 11, 1965 at Bethel United Church of Christ in Houston, Texas. More...


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