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Texas Registration and Inspection Stickers Become One

Lee County is gearing up for a new Texas Two Step. Beginning March 1, 2015, the state will no longer issue vehicle inspection stickers and will move to a “Two Steps, One Sticker” program. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 26, 2015  A motorist reported some horses were out on CR 133 approx. 4 miles off Hwy 290. Deputy Grover located them and put them up at 1001 PR 1332.  Cpl Ray met with a complainant in Dime Box. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 20, 2015  Officer West was dispatched to the Round Top Bank in reference to an alarm call. Upon arrival, Officer West checked all exterior doors and windows and found the bank secure. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feburary 4, 2015  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, Feburary 5, 2015   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I know, I know, Dollar General has a great card section and Cefco has some delicious snacks, but they are not sufficient to demonstrate true thought and preparation when it comes to Valentine’s Day.  More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I Love Valentine’s Day   “I love Valentine’s Day, but I don’t know if I can handle this one,” Sarah said through her tears.  Sarah’s husband Randy was sitting next to her, holding her hand. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lillian Stuermer Dyer

A memorial mass for Lillian Stuermer Dyer, 97 of Ledbetter, Texas is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating.  More...

Ona Bredthauer Falke

Ona Bredthauer Falke, age 101, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 26, 2015. She was born November 3, 1913 to Henry & Minnie (Black) Bredthauer in Burton Texas. She was the second of four children. More...

Kenneth Erwin Zoch

Kenneth Erwin Zoch was born on August 13, 1936 in Greens Creek, Texas to Edwin Wilhelm Herbert Zoch and Louise Adele (Mitschke) Zoch. He was baptized on August 23, 1936 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. G.W. More...

Signup Begins for Three Positions Opening on City Council and School Board

Important Decisions Loom for Council and Trustees

Signup to run for Lexington City Council and Lexington ISD Board of Trustees began last week, and will continue through February 27. More...

School Bus Catches Fire

Last Friday, January 30, at about 7 a.m., a group of students en-route to school in Bastrop County, along with their bus driver, were shakened after their bus caught fire.  According to the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office, Deputy Grover was d More...

Ten Sentenced in District Court

Ten people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District court of Lee County on Tuesday, Janaury 27, 2015, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Lexington Student Advances to Football National Playoffs

Heaven Von Rosenberg from Lexington went to the Pro Bowl in Arizona a week ago, where her flag football team placed 6th in the nation.  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Once upon a time, most people in this country got their health insurance through their employers. Or, they paid for it themselves.  There also was a program for those who were less fortunate. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Shrimp Tortilla Soup

This tasty soup is already fairly low in fat, but there’s a way to trim it more – just bake the tortillas instead of frying them in oil!   More...

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Community News

A Couple Of Questions For You To Ponder

I have a couple of questions for you to ponder : Do you ask for the senior discounts when you go to a restaurant or store? and Are you old enough to be receiving this discount?  More...

Texas A&M University

COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 28, 2015 - Diplomas were awarded to approximately 3,800 Texas A&M University graduates during fall commencement ceremonies.  More...

Giddings Library News

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

The Goldfinch—by Donna Tartt— Taken in by a wealthy family friend after surviving an accident that killed his mother, thirteenyear old Theo Decker tries to adjust to life on Park Avenue.  More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s   Third Grade: Sarah Adams, Lauren Boettcher, Holt Brockenbush, Cameron Christian, Heather Clopton, Allison Crow, Coylton Malkey, Jaylen Middleton, Ian Patschke, Justice Ragland, Araceli Robinson, Mari Sanders, Mason Schimank, Abig More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Hammer Hearne 59-30

Lexington captured its first girls district win Tuesday night in a big way. Lexington defeated Hearne 59-30 to avenge an earlier 21-20 defeat by Hearne. More...

Sports Thoughts

Well the Patriots are the Super Bowl champions for the fourth time in 14 seasons. Tom Terrific was named the MVP of the game for completing the most passes in one Super Bowl game. More...

Eagles Drop Hearne 57-48

Lexington overcame a slow start, to startle the Hearne Eagles 57-48. Lexington fell behind early, as the game appeared to be all about Hearne. Lexington fell behind 16-8 after one period, with the usual outcome looking eminent. More...


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