April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Assault with Deadly Weapon

Near the end of Easter Sunday, at 9:02 p.m., the Giddings Police Department dispatched officers to the 200 block of Cactus Street for a welfare concern. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 30, 2015   More...

Lexington Police Report

March 29, 2015   Officer Walton located an open door in the 8700 Blk of Hwy 77. He entered the building to check for anything suspicious, but found nothing. Officer Walton secured the door and cleared the scene.  March 31, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I have recently watched an old Robin Williams movie,  “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn”.  More...

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Members of most of the congregations in and around Lexington took part in last Sunday’s Easter Sunrise Service, held on the Square and hosted by the Lexington Ministerial Alliance. More...

Church Briefs

Martin Luther Lutheran Church Luther   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Elmer Ross Haydon

Elmer Ross Haydon was born on September 30, 1917 in Teck, Texas to John and Evelyn Elizabeth (Brown) Haydon. He attended grade school in Teck and graduated from Whitestone High School in the Leander/ Liberty Hill area in 1936. More...

Gladys “Coach Chancellor” Lorene Lester

Gladys Lorene Lester, age 77, of Odessa, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.  She was born in Butler, Texas on July 29, 1937 to the late Minnie and Newel Branton. More...

Dorothy Jean Moore

Dorothy Jean (Frosch) Moore was born on October 1, 1935 in Lexington, Texas to Clarence Monroe Frosch & Lena Katherine (Marburger) Frosch. She graduated from Lexington High School in 1954 and attended nursing school in Austin. More...

Construction Manager Sought for New High School Project

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High Speed Chase Exceeds 115 mph

Ends in arrest of Austin man

On Friday, April 3, the Giddings Police Department was dispatched to the 500 block of E. Austin Street at 6:47 a.m. after Officer George Pitts attempted to stop a blue 2006 Dodge Magnum for speeding. More...

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Lexington’s Garden Club members converged on the Square last Tuesday morning to take part in their annual beautification project, just in time for the upcoming Homecoming Festival. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

“Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether this nation, or any nation, so conceived and so dedicated can long endure.”  Abraham Lincoln spoke those words over 100 years ago, but they are coming back into relevance as o More...

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Seniors Kasey Smith and Bailey Reynolds, who play for the Lady Eagles, are seen at the Easter Egg “Hunt” held by their coach on Monday, March 30, after practice. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN More...

Senior Citizens Raffle Quilts

Two handmade quilts will be raffled off by the Lexington Association of Senior Citizens at 7 pm Saturday during Homecoming. More...

Community News

Elgin

Response Training   Elgin Police Department Assistant Chief Phillip Taylor invites everyone to a free Criminal Justice System Response Training in Elgin on Thursday, April 30, at the Elgin ISD Administration building from 8:30 a.m. More...

La Grange

Pecan Field Day   More...

New Sweden

May Fest  The New Sweden Lutheran Church Heritage Committee has set Saturday, May 2, as the date to celebrate its second annual May Fest.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Nipped Late by Troy

Lexington looked as though they were going to avenge an earlier loss to the Troy Trojanettes, when the roof caved in on the Lady Eagles. Lexington had built a 5-0 lead going into the sixth inning when all heck broke loose. More...

Sports Thoughts

Well, it is down to Duke and Wisconsin for the NCAA basketball championship for the men. Kentucky failed to make it, losing for the first time all season, after winning 38 in a row.  Texas fired Rick Barnes to no one’s surprise. More...

Technical Difficulties

Due to “technical difficulties” information on the Lady Eagles’ softball game against Rockdale was not available as of press time this week. Look in next week’s paper for the complete story on that game.   More...


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