October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stolen Signs Could be a Ticket to Jail Time

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, Deputy Mastronardi with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office met with Precinct 1 Commissioner Maurice Pitts, Jr. regarding stolen road signs. More...

City Council Meeting Expected to be Quieter

The Lexington City Council will meet on Wednesday, October 12 at 6 p.m. at the Woodson Building. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 3, 2016 A motorist reported a horse out at the intersection of FM 180 @ FM 1697. Deputy West searched the area and advised the road was clear. Cpl Rudolph and Deputy West searched for a green Ford F150 swerving on Hwy 21 in Dime Box. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 3, 2016   Officer Walton responded to a call of a problem with a juvenile.  Officer Walton responded to a call of a problem with a student at Lexington High School.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

As a Pastor, I often go through the rolls and reflect on the lives of the people I serve. When I was doing so recently, I was startled to realize that almost everyone to whom I preached was caring for someone. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

This week, October 10th- 14th, is National School Lunch Week! Created in 1962 by President John F. More...

Photos

Since this is National School Lunch Week, we don’t mind putting the picture of the Lexington Elementary School Food Service staff in the paper again! They are seen at the left. More...

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Lexington Elementary School custodians are pictured above. They are Rose Beasley, Shannon House, and Francisca Martinez. PHOTO PROVIDED BY LYNETTE BROWN. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Roseann Heck Dorsett

Memorial services for Roseann Heck Dorsett, 91, of Giddings and formerly of Houston, will be held at a later date at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Herbert Keistman officiating. More...

Barbara Ann Becker

Barbara Ann Becker, 84 of Rockdale, passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 in Cameron. Funeral services were held on Monday, October 10, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with Rev. David Pussman officiating.  More...

Waldeen “Bootsie” Moerbe

Funeral services for Waldeen “Bootsie” Moerbe, 90, of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Clown Sighting Frightens Area Motorist

Last Tuesday, October 4, at about 7 p.m., a motorist driving on Hwy 21 was terribly frightened after she was chased by someone in a clown costume.  More...

Congressman Michael McCaul Backs the Blue

Congressman Michael McCaul, Chairman of the United States Homeland Security Committee, stopped by the Giddings Police Department last Tuesday on a “BacktheBlue” tour. More...

Chocolate Lovers this Saturday

“A Day for Chocolate Lovers” will be held this Saturday, Oct. 15 on the Square in Lexington, at the Senior Citizen Center, beginning at 8:30 a.m. More...

Auto vs. Pedestrian Fatality

On Monday night, at 7:58 p.m., a Giddings woman was killed while she walked near the 800 block of West Independence. According to Giddings Police, 49 year old Syble Fischer died at the scene. More...

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Members of the Lexington Varsity Volleyball team hosted Pink Out Night last Friday night during their home game. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Hillary Clinton made a speech recently at an African- American church in Charlotte. More...

Halloween at the Depot

The Giddings Chamber of Commerce will host Halloween at the Depot on Saturday, October 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

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Congressman Bill Flores’s representative (far right) presented a United States flag to the LISD Board of Trustees at the recent Grand Opening of the new High School campus. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

Week of October 13

October 11, 1856 – State Gazette (Austin, Texas): Thos. H. Brenan, land agent at Caldwell, advertised in an attempt to locate a lost head-right certificate of Francisco Longardo for 1/3 league of land. The certificate was issued in 1838. More...

Chef's Corner

Sausage Strata

Want a quick and very tasty breakfast for weekend guests? Try this one.  6 Slices white or wheat bread, crust removed 1 lb. hot Owen’s sausage 1 tsp. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

WHAT? NOTHING TO BRAGABOUT??  Brag Away!   More...

Sports

Eagles Blast Blanco 70-21

A game that was predicted as the district championship game by preseason prognosticators was turned into a rout by the Lexington Eagles. Lexington had the football for 9 offensive series, and they scored on every possession. More...

Lady Eagles Nip Academy

Lexington’s Lady Eagles found their backs to the wall, facing possible elimination from the playoffs, in their game against Academy last week. More...

Photos

Nic Dillon keeps his eyes on the defender as he works his way around for a run. More...


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