February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Arrests and Thefts and Fakes

Last week Giddings Police Department was kept busy with felony arrests, theft of computers and someone passing counterfeit bills.  On Wednesday, February 17, Ramon Flores was arrested on a felony warrant for theft of service. More...

Town Hall Meeting

The Lexington ISD Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Brad Schnautz, will host a Town Hall Meeting Thursday, February 25, at 6 p.m. at the Lexington Elementary Cafetorium. More...

Felon Finally Found

On Monday, Allen Bledsoe, of Giddings, was arrested by Giddings Police with assistance from the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office. Bledsoe was charged with Sexual Assault and Felony Evading Arrest.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 15, 2016   A motorist reported cows out on FM 180 approx ½ mile from the state park. Deputy Holloway was dispatched.  Sgt Liles met with a complainant on Hwy 77 North regarding property that was taken off a well site. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 15, 2016   Officer Mattingly was dispatched to the 500 Blk of 3rd St in reference to a suspicious person. He met with the complainant and checked the area, but was unable to locate the subject.  February 16, 2016   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday February 24, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11:00   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I Sigh a Lot”

“I sigh a lot these days,” Pauline said. “I can’t seem to get out of this funk.”  “Tell me about it. What’s been going through your mind lately?” I asked.  More...

Just a Thought.......

There were lots of responses to the Super Bowl ads this year. But, the most disturbing one of all has to be this tweet. More...

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER 2016

On March 4th, Lexington area residents will be participating in the 2016 celebration of World Day of Prayer, a worldwide ecumenical movement whose motto is “Informed prayer, prayerful action”. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Norman Otto Berger

Funeral services for Norman Berger, 76, of Giddings, were held on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Donald “Donnie” Edward Lee

Funeral services for Donald “Donnie” Lee, 64, of Lexington, Texas were held on Monday, February 22, 2016 at the Lexington Cemetery with Pastor Chris Bruce of the First Baptist Church in Lexington officiating.  More...

Richard “Dick” Thomas Boswell

Funeral services for Richard “Dick” Boswell, 91, of Giddings, were held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. More...

Widower of Drowning Victim Sues State in District Court

Geoffrey Lucker, the husband of Sally Lucker, along with other family members, sued the Texas Department of Transportation after Sally lost her life when she drove into a high water crossing on FM 1624 in March of 2012.  More...

Last Minute Sign Ups Fill up Local Ballot

Several people waited until the last minute to turn in their packets, signifying their wish to run in the City of Lexington upcoming election slated for May 7. More...

Primary Election Slated for Tuesday

Early Voting ends Friday

Early voting will end this Friday as the Primary Election will be held next Tuesday, March 1. More...

Malkey Indicted Again

Edward Lynn Malkey, 51 of Lexington and a candidate for Constable, Precinct 3, was indicted again last week by the Lee County Grand Jury. In January, he was indicted for abandoning, endangering a child, criminal negligence. More...

Photo

These five lovely ladies were very instrumental, along with many others, in helping to organize and pull off another huge benefit in Lexington last weekend. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If we are to tell the truth, then it is probably time to take down all of the traditional pictures of Justice. You know, the famous blindfolded lady holding the scales of justice in a careful balance. More...

Commissioners Court

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners on Monday, February 22, the Commissioners acted to recognize a receipt of $32,010 From FEMA as Grant Funds related to the flooding last year. More...

Burglary Solved

As part of an ongoing review of unsolved cases, Lee County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Carey Ray solved a burglary dating back to 2013.  On November 7, 2013, Lee County deputies received a report of a burglary at Bobby Lehmann Trucking on Hi More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

THE HAYS BROTHERS’ SYRUP MILL

Just down the lane that goes to the Upper Bottom, and across the first cattleguard to the right is the site of the syrup mill. It was on the Hays place and was operated by brothers, Andy and Dick.  More...

Giddings Public Library News

The library has many new books and CDs More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Children of Heather Richardson Diaz & Husband Stephen from Katy, Tx. Grandchildren of Phil & Gloria Richardson of Lexington. More...

Sports

Lexington Softball Tournament

The first day and a half was consumed by pool play. After the Lexington- Thorndale game on Friday, the teams were assigned to slots in an eight-team bracket play.  More...

Eagles Fall to Eagles in Finale 49-40

Lexington scored a whopping 11 points in the first half of the final district game in Rogers last Tuesday. Lexington scored five in the first quarter and six in the second, while Rogers was posting 21 points. More...

Chase Allert Named All-Brazos Valley

Lexington’s outstanding junior linebacker, Chase Allert was named All-Brazos Valley by the Bryan/College Station Eagle. Allert has been a three-year starter for the Eagles. More...


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