September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, September 1, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.  More...

Hwy 290 Shut Down Due to Bomb Scare

Last Thursday, September 3, at about 3:35 p.m., a few miles of Hwy. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 31, 2015 A motorist reported cattle out on FM 2440 approx 1 ½ miles outside the city of Giddings. Deputy Mastronardi located the cattle and removed them from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 31, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

A Taste of the Past, A Vision of the Future

On Sunday, September 13th, the Lexington United Methodist Church will celebrate the official kickoff of a capital stewardship campaign for a new Family Life Center. The new center has been in planning for almost three years. More...

Just a Thought.......

One of the most painful stories that we can read is one that reports an evil person throwing acid on an unsuspecting victim. Just seeing the words hurts because we all have had a minor accident with bleach or another harsh chemical. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carol Jean Hohle

Carol Jean (Luecke) Hohle was born on September 14, 1932 in Waldeck, Texas to Johnnie F. Luecke and Hermine E. “Minnie” (Walther) Luecke. She was baptized on October 2, 1932 at Waldeck Lutheran Church by Rev. More...

Mildred (Millie) Doris Rogers Johnson

Mildred (Millie) Doris Rogers Johnson, 78, of Lexington passed away on Friday, September 4, 2015 after a battle with cancer. Millie was born June 23, 1937 to Cecil Festus Rogers and Sallie Alma Malone Rogers. More...

Herman Lee Gooding Jr.

Memorial services for Herman Gooding Jr., 65 of Northrup, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Paul Hartfield conducting the service.  More...

Citizens Declare, “We Got Your Back”

Giddings Police Chief Walpole posted on their Facebook page on September 3, “We have had several calls this week from citizens in Giddings. I have personally talked to many of you around town.”  More...

Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Blue

On Thursday, September 3, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Rockdale Police Department, reporting that their agency had information leading them to believe that a stolen white 2007 Chevrolet Impala, along with a wanted Fe More...

Lexington Martial Arts Student Places at Championship Event

Jake Milburn, seen in the center above, along with his instructor Master Cindy Key (left) and fellow-student Rachel Selke, competed in the 19th Annual Martial Arts World Championship and Hall of Fame More...

General Stories

Tanglewood Baptist Church Welcomes New Pastor

Tanglewood Baptist Church welcomes new Pastor, Bro. Terry Kennedy & his wife, Rachel. Bro. Kennedy comes from Manor, TX and looks forward to coming to Lexington. More...

One Nation Under Fire

It is clear by now that our government leaders believe us to be totally stupid. I say this because they keep putting forth fake numbers as real statistics and expecting us to believe them.  More...

New Regional Needs Assessment for the Local Area

The Prevention Resource Center for Region 7, a program of the Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse, released its 2014 Regional Needs Assessment on August 31, 2015. More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.......

LUXURIES—Post WW II

Growing up in the Hill Country I had every kind of jelly, jam, or preserve possible. But nothing was as exotic as the Thanksgiving and Christmas treat of Cranberry Sauce (same kind as is still on the shelf today). More...

Chef's Corner

Pecan Crusted Chicken and Tortollini with Herbed Butter Sauce

Our grandchildren have a favorite recipe they request when they come for a visit. It is one of ours too!   More...

Grandma's Brag

Elissa and Nicholas (6 years old) first day of First Grade. Parents Scott and Lisa Huettel. Grandparents Robert and Shelley Huettel of Lexington.   More...

School

Back to School

It’s back to school for America’s children and their teachers who can look forward to a new wave of controversies as parents and politicians once again vie for the right to set classroom priorities, according to education advocate David B More...

Sports

Cameron Bops Lexington 67-12

It seems Lexington gets snake bit when they play Cameron. Last year, the Yoe got off to a quick start on the scoreboard and never looked back in a 47-13 win. This year, Lexington took the opening kick off, returning it to the 34-yard line.  More...

Lady Eagles Ditch Navasota in 3

Lexington served up three straight winning games against Navasota Tuesday night, September 1, in the APK Recreation Center. All three games started out evenly. Lexington then took charge at various points during the games.  More...

Eagles to Host Academy

Lexington opens the 2015 home season with a bout with the Little River - Academy Bumblebees. The Bees were picked to finish fifth in District 10-3A-I. In week 1 LRA defeated a ranked Marlin team 35-8. More...


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