November 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Plane Makes Emergency Landing

On Friday, November 20, at about 4:55 p.m., an airplane carrying skydivers at the Giddings Airport, made an emergency landing after the engine began smoking.  More...

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On Thursday, November 19, members of the Lexington Garden Club met to fill Thanksgiving baskets to deliver to various elderly and ill people in the area. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 16, 2015  The Sheriff ’s Office received an ADT alarm at a residence in Lincoln. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 16, 2015   Officer Flores met with an investigator from the Child Protective Service, who wanted to inform the Lexington Police Department of a possible sexual assault of a child that had occurred in the city. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

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The Lexington United Methodist Church held their annual Pre-Thanksgiving Luncheon and Bazaar last Saturday. More...

Just a Thought.......

What you read below is not new to me and I apologize to the author (who’s name I cannot remember) for the infringement on their idea. More...

“Holidays Can Be Painful”

THEY SAID IT

“I don’t know how I’m going to get through this. First, dad. Then mom. Now this,” Paula said, burying her face in her hands.  More...

Sports

Eagles Open Basketball With a Win

The Lexington Eagles’ 2015-16 basketball season opened with a huge 89-43 win over the Thrall Tigers. Grant Peimann led the Eagle scoring barrage with 27 points. More...

Lady Eagles Open BB Season

Lose to Flatonia

Lexington fell to Flatonia 34-23 in the season opening game played Tuesday at the APK Center. The Lady Eagles showed flashes of excellent basketball, but the flashes were not the dominant sight. More...

Sports Thoughts………

Franklin is still in the playoffs, representing District 12. Crockett gets to play Corrigan- Camden, a team from its own District 11. Franklin will play Newton in Henderson Friday night. More...

Suspected Rabid Cat Prompts Concern for People & Pets

Rabies has been suspected after a resident in Lexington found two kittens that showed abnormal behaviors. More...

Lexington Youth Football Bring Home the Trophies

Four of the Lexington Youth Football teams brought trophies home from their annual playoff events, with the Varsity team winning it all, taking First Place in the 2015 Tri-County Super Bowl event for their division. More...

Ten Indicted by Lee County Grand Jury

Ten people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury on Friday, November 20, 2015, including several from Lexington, Dime Box and Giddings.  David Dale Moore, 21 of Lexington, was indicted for burglary of a building.  More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, November 17, the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Sean Hetzer, 17 of Giddings was sentenced to seven years confinement in the Texas Department of Crim More...

Coming Events

Christmas Tree Lighting on the Square  Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Lexington Log Cabins  Tanglewood VFD Tamale Dinner & Auction  Sat., Dec. 12 - 4-8 pm   More...

General Stories

Dime Box Lions Meet Centennial Service Challenge

The Dime Box Lions Club was recently recognized as having met the Centennial Service Challenge as set out by Lions Club International. More...

DPS Urges Texans to Drive Responsibly, Sober During Thanksgiving Holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to always celebrate responsibly and to make safe driving habits a priority during the heavily travelled Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  More...

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Stone Clopton and Kolton Allen won 1st place in chili and beans, and 2nd place in the Margarita competition went to No Shoes No Shirt Cookers, earlier this month, in the Second Annual American Legion More...

Community News

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

Cursive Writing

I am now the star (it will be temporary) in the homework room where I volunteer on Wednesday afternoon. The students I work with discovered that I can write in cursive. More...

Cranberry Cider Sangria

A good holiday beverage that is refreshing at Thanksgiving or any holidays will be pleasing to all ages. Start this punch a few days ahead so the fruit has time to mingle and sweeten the brew. More...

The Wurstfest is the Best(fest)

When my wife Christy and I decided to relocate to Texas from another state (please don’t hold that against us - we are more Texan than anything else), one thing we wanted to do was, to take the term from a popular show, assimilate.  More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The Thanksgiving holiday is one of my favorite holidays. More...

Lexington High School Blood Drive Scheduled

The Lexington High School Interact Club will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive next Monday, November 30 from 9 a.m. More...

Silver Cord of Service

A new initiative for LHS Graduation

The faculty and staff of Lexington High School are pleased to announce a new initiative for LHS students, to recognize their service to the school and to the community. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ramon Lozano Sanchez

Graveside Services for Ramon Lozano Sanchez, 76 of Giddings, were held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at the Giddings City Cemetery.  Ramon passed away the morning of Monday, November 16, 2015 at the Methodist Texsan Hospital in San Antonio.&nbs More...

Mildred Virginia Wegenes Janda

Funeral Services for Mildred Virginia Wegener Janda, 79 of Giddings, were held on Monday, November 23, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings, with Father James Olnhausen officiating. More...

Bobby “Bob” Reed

Bobby “Bob” Reed, age 75 of Lexington passed away Wednesday morning, November 18, 2015 at his home in Lexington. Visitation for Mr. Reed were held on Friday, November 20, 2015 in the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Lexington. More...


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