October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Buildings of Local Business Burn

Four Volunteer Fire Departments were called out to fight a 3-building fire last Tuesday night, October 6, at the Kaemark Salon Furnishings location on CR 208, in the west part of Giddings.  More...

Accident Takes Two Lives

Two people died in a two car accident last Thursday evening at 4:36 p.m. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 5, 2015  A caller reported that a male subject is at her father’s residence on CR 118 and there is an active criminal trespass warning against him. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 4, 2015  Officer Flores conducted a civil standby in the 500 Blk of Hale St. where a parent was returning a child to the residence.   More...

Community News

Fishing the Yegua

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

Lexington Baseball

Here in the 1950’s, Hardball(Baseball)—not Softball —was organized by probably the greatest baseball fan Lexington ever had—Dean Quinney. More...

Chef's Corner

Red Beans and Rice

A side dish that always goes with most Cajun cuisine dishes is rice. Actually, it is best with gumbo or creoles.   More...

School

Partners in Education News

As we enter the month of October, we realize we’ve almost completed the first nine weeks of school. How can this be?! The weeks have flown by and seemed so busy. The rest of October appears to be just as busy.  More...

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Lexington Elementary School children wave to their teachers and fellow students as they begin a short journey around town on top of a LVFD truck. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Joseph Albert Spacek

Joseph Albert Spacek (known as Joe A to friends and family) was born in his family home in Dime Box, TX on December 13, 1935, the only child of Joseph Stephan Spacek Jr. and Ella Elizabeth (Schuhmann) Spacek. More...

David Wayne Wilson

David Wayne Wilson was born in Bryan, TX on March 27, 1952 to Cecil and Merle Wilson. He married the love of his life, Brenda Carol Huse, in Smithville, TX on July 7, 1973.  David grew up in Lexington, TX and was very proud to be an Eagle. More...

R.C. Becker

Funeral services for R.C. Becker, 90 of Giddings, are pending at this time.  Mr. Becker passed away the morning of Monday, October 12, 2015 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange.   More...

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Lexington Volunteer Fire Department gave rides to some Lexington Elementary School children last Wednesday, in honor of Fire Safety Week. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Woman Escapes Man Threatening to Kill Her

On Monday, October 5, a woman vacationing from Arkansas, identified as Tasha Evans, went into the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to report that a male subject, identified as Wesley Brown, 26 from Dime Box, held her against her will and threatened More...

Burglary at Herk’s

Last Friday morning, Herk’s Store and Grill was burglarized at about 2 a.m. According to the Lexington Police Department, Officer Mattingly was contacted by Lee County Dispatch for an alarm call at Herk’s on N Highway 77 in Lexington. More...

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Lexington High School will present this year’s Homecoming Queen and King Friday night at halftime. Pictured above are this year’s candidates. More...

General Stories

Annual Youth Ag Awareness Day

The Lee County office of Texas A&M Extension Service, in conjunction with Leadership Advisory Board of Lee County, presented its Annual Youth Ag Awareness Day to area fourth grade students last Thursday, October 8. More...

Giddings Man Indicted on 5 Counts Seven Others also Indicted

A Giddings man was indicted on five charges earlier this month, by the Lee County Grand Jury. More...

Thank You

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Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

We humans are an odd bunch. More...

THEY SAID IT

“Why Not?”

“Times were tough back then. I got used to beans and cornbread – sometimes just beans, and sometimes just cornbread. So when I got married and had a house of my own, I thought I was rich!” Millie said, smiling.  More...

Sports

Eagles Clip Leon Cougars 13-12

Lexington extended its district record to 2-0 with a 13-12 win over Leon Friday night. The game was a tough, spirited contest that featured some hard hitting and several unsportsmanlike penalties on Leon. More...

Lady Eagles Go 8-0

Lexington and secondplace Academy hooked up in a great volleyball match Tuesday night, October 6, in Academy. Going into the game, the Lady Eagles had won 21 straight games, as they remained undefeated in District 20-AAA play. More...

Eagle JV Stops Leon

The Eagle JV continues to improve game by game. They defeated Leon 26-16 Thursday night. The young birds have won both games against district opponents. The Eagle JV also topped Shiner and Academy, easily. More...


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