December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Special Election this Saturday

A Special Election, called by Governor Rick Perry, to fill the seat of former State Senator Glenn Hegar, who was elected Texas Comptroller in the General Election, will be held this Saturday, Dec. 6. More...

Coming Events

Annual Tree Lighting and Santa Pictures at the More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 24, 2014 A motorist reported a car in the ditch on FM 448. Deputy Rudolph located the vehicle in the city limits. Giddings Police Dept was notified. ADT Security reported a residential alarm on CR B in Lexington. Deputy Rudolph responded. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 23, 2014 More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History

FINE FOLKS OF YESTERYEAR

Back fifty years ago everyone knew everyone in town and around. We didn’t go far from Lexington; we met in town at the bank, grocery store, hardware store and church. Times change necessarily, but some memories linger. More...

Giddings Library News

The library has a shipment of many new books and CDs of all kinds. Come by the library and check out some of the new titles. More...

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The 4th Annual Heroes Dinner - A Night of Thanks & Giving Back, was hosted by the Forest Grove Christian Church youth recently, in appreciation of local fire, police, and EMS service men and wome More...

Sports

Eagles Fall to Granger 43-32

Lexington and Granger had a competitive basketball game last Tuesday in Lexington. Granger prevailed 43-32, but the Eagles are beginning to show some consistency and teamwork in their play. More...

Sports Thoughts

What a horrible Thanksgiving Day for State of Texas football fans. First we get to watch the Cowboys look like they were playing someone out of their league. The Longhorns and Aggies did not look good in losing either. More...

Staff Bench Runs Deep

Lady Eagles hold ‘em to a tie

On Monday, November 24th during 4th period, the Lexington High School Student Council held a fund raiser in the AP Kleinschmidt gymnasium where the Lexington Lady Eagle Varsity Volleyball team was matched up against representative faculty from the hi More...

LISD Hires Firm to Search for a New Superintendent

At a Special Called Meeting of the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees Monday night, Trustees unanimously voted to hire Arrow Educational Services, Inc. to assist the District in the search for a new superintendent. More...

Christmas Celebration in Lexington to Include Live Nativity

This year’s annual Christmas celebration in Lexington promises to be bigger and have more activities than in many years past. Beginning at 5 p.m. More...

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Air Force Maj. Chad Newkirk, son of Frank and Nancy Newkirk of Lexington, is seen above. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Squash and Sausage Shepherd’s Pie

This is a good cold weather family favorite of ours. More...

Texas Sets Annual Job Growth Record

Unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent in October

The Texas economy added 35,200 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in October. Over the year, Texas added 421,900 total nonfarm jobs, setting a record for jobs added in Texas for the third consecutive month. More...

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Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 3, 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.......

Credit for the thought behind this column is given to Christella Morris, who writes for Huffington Post.  If we are honest, most of us already have too much stuff in our houses. Want proof? More...

Photos

At the UMW Bazaar, Samantha Retzlaff and Linda Kidd discuss the Dog Advent calendar made by Jan Woodward. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

HOLIDAYGRIEF1OFA4PartSeries   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jack Buttermore

Graveside services for Jack Buttermore are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 6, 2014 in the Hugh Wilson Cemetery in Tanglewood.  More...

Royce Atwell Brademan

Captain, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Royce Atwell Brademan, a retired Navy Captain and longtime resident of Alexandria, Virginia, passed away peacefully at the age of 94 in Alexandria on May 18, 2014. He will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on December 9, 2014. More...

Diane Lydia Harley

Diana Lydia Harley, age 67, was called home Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Giddings, Texas. More...


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