June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Giddings Picked 2nd

The 2015 Giddings Buffaloes are expected to finish second to rival LaGrange in the 11-4A football race, according to the 2015 edition of Texas Football.  Buff linebacker Elijah Lewis is the preseason district defensive MVP.  More...

Lee Co Soil & Water Conservation District Poster Winners

Lee Co Soil & Water Conservation District #359 Poster Contest Winners are pictured above. These students were members of Mrs. Cheryl Salinas’ science class. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 15, 2015  A motorist reported cattle out on Hwy 77 near CR 135. Deputy Holloway and Deputy Mastronardi ran them into a pasture at 1070 CR 135.   More...

Lexington Police Report

June 15, 2015  Cpt. Wooldridge was advised by Chief Yarbrough to speak with a subject in reference to a harassment call. Cpt. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 24, 2015  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, June 25, 2015   More...

Church

Blue & Lexington United Methodist Women Collect Items For Child Protection Services

The Blue & Lexington United Methodist Women wish to thank all of those who donated items for the Lee County Child Protection Services. More...

Just a Thought.......

Sometimes a line jumps to the forefront and grabs your attention.  These are the words that would not let me go.  “Anger is the emotion currently trading at the best exchange rate for attention, the internet’s most widely used c More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

I saw a large number of athletes working out one morning last week. That is a good sign that the Eagles are going to be improved this coming season. Good leadership is the first key to winning.  More...

Who’s Who

1964-2014 Part 4

Hope you’ve enjoyed the last three weeks, trying to match up pictures taken of former Eagle football players from 1964 with their 2014 pictures. More...

Community League Baseball

After another week of rainouts on June 14, Bernardo and Ellinger withdrew from the postseason tournament, so we restructured to have a single elimination tournament, starting this past weekend. More...

LISD Board to Consider Local Option of Homestead Exemption

According to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. More...

Eagles Picked 5th

The bible of high school football in Texas has picked the 2015 edition of Lexington football to finish fifth in the seven team District 12-3A DII. More...

Home Burns in Dime Box

Last Sunday, June 21, at about 1:30 p.m., the Dime Box Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to 4951 FM 141 for a house fire. When members of the department arrived at the scene, the home was completely engulfed in flames.  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

I know, you have heard it before, “Everybody loves to get something for nothing.” Or, in plainer language, “Free stuff is the best.”  The problem is that these phrases are not true.  They are trumped by the adage, &l More...

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Texas Rising Star Adopts Standards that Enhance Care for Texas Children

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is changing its Texas Rising Star (TRS) child care provider certification program to enhance quality childcare services to children and families.  More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History....

IRONING

Believe it or not—one whole day in a woman’s life was devoted to ironing before wash and wear. And before electricity and electric irons, clothes were still ironed. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Potato Frittata

Looking for a different breakfast dish? Try this one. It’s a light and vegetable tasty meal.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Sophia Keating  Daughter of Crystalyn and Steven Keating Granddaughter of Pat and the late Neil Ahrendt and Kenneth and Janice Keating Great-Granddaughter of Clarence and Ann Chernosky and Robert and Janie Ahrendt   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The Lexington Independent School District Board of Trustees and Dr. More...

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Chelsey Iselt, former LHS student, recently made the Spring 2015 Dean’s List at Baylor University. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Maxine Huddleston Ebers

Maxine Huddleston Ebers was born on May 18, 1914 in Hamilton, Texas to Claude Huddleston and Ruby Virginia (Autrey) Huddleston. She graduated from Hamilton High School and was united in marriage to Marvin Eugene Ebers on August 8, 1937. More...

Luella Johnson

Funeral services for Luella Johnson, 94 of Giddings, are pending at this time.  Luella passed away the evening of Friday, June 19, 2015 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings.   More...

Daniel “Dan” Monroe Elkins

Funeral services for Dan Elkins, 93 formerly of Paige, Texas, are pending at this time.  Mr. Elkins passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Cambridge Square Assisted Living in Rosenberg, Texas.   More...


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