October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington ISD to Seek Innovation Designation

At the October 17, 2016 regular board meeting, the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees approved a resolution for LISD to initiate the process for the district to become a “District of Innovation.” The District of Innovation concept was passed More...

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It was a Soupy Tuesday in parts of Lee County this week. Visibility in Lexington, Lincoln and Fedor was less than 100 feet until around 9 a.m. More...

Lexington VFD Quenches Small Fire

Members of the Lexington VFD were called out Friday afternoon at 3:00 to a small brush fire on CR 406. On scene were two brush trucks to douse the fire that was started when a burn pile got out of hand. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

October 17, 2016 A motorist reported a herd of cows out on FM 696 East in Lexington. Deputy Holloway and Deputy Flores located the cattle and the owner was already on scene removing them from the road. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 17, 2016   More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Elania Dodds, Daughter of Tyson Dodds and Tara Hansen, Granddaughter of Laura and Dan Harris. More...

Chef's Corner

Muffaletta- Style Po-Boy

Don’t let the fun end once the football game is over. Invite some friends over for a casual supper of Muffaletta- Style Po-Boys. Begin by serving tomato juice cocktail (with or without spirits) with cheese and crackers.   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

At the October 17th regular board meeting, the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees approved a resolution for LISD to initiate the process for the district to become a “District of Innovation.”  More...

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These young students at Lexington Elementary School, along with their teachers Kayla Koester and Michele Brown, want to thank the Lexington, Blue and Tanglewood VFD’s for volunteering their tim More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Sylvia Heuchert

Sylvia Elizabeth Heuchert, age 87, of Portage, MI, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at her home. More...

J.D. Beaty

Funeral services for J.D. Beaty, 99 of Giddings, were on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Pastor Steve Knott of the First Baptist Church in Giddings officiating.  More...

David Michael Boriack

Funeral services for David Michael Boriack, 56, of Katy, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016, at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, Texas, with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. More...

Applications for Mail in Ballots Due October 28th

Texas voters who intend to vote by mail for the General Election must submit an application to Carla Arldt, Lee County Elections Administrator, by this Friday, October 28th. More...

Boil Water Advisory

The City of Lexington issued a Boil Water Warning to a small area east of town last Thursday afternoon. More...

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Launches New Website

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office launched a new website on October 17, 2016 where residents can find the latest information regarding the operations of the Sheriff’s Office, as well as locate area sex offenders. More...

No Record Set First Day of Early Voting

Despite the fact that many news agencies reported a record number turnout on the first day of early voting in Texas, such was not the case in Lee County. More...

Halloween on the Square

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce will host Halloween on the Square Monday, October 31, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

As we all know by now, there is “the News” and then there is “the Spin”, the way that information is re-shaped to influence opinion. More...

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Louis Knipstein of Lexington enjoys his afternoons sitting under a tree, eating pecans he picked up in his yard and visiting with family and friends. More...

Bluebonnet Looking to Fill Vacant Seat on the Board

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on its 11-member Board of Directors. Applications for the District 3 seat, which represents Bastrop County, will be accepted through 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

If All Else Fails, Breathe!

“If all else fails, breathe!” Stephanie said. Stephanie was telling me about her life. She had her share of difficulty and trauma growing up. Anxiety and panic attacks plagued her in early adulthood. More...

Just a Thought.......

One of my favorite stories is about a group of Bible College students who were playing basketball in the gym one afternoon. Waiting for them to finish up so that he could clean the floor was an old janitor. He sat quietly reading a book.  More...

Confirmation Ceremony

Holy Family Catholic Church in Lexington held a Confirmation Ceremony on Sunday October 23, 2016. More...

Sports

Lexington High School Homecoming Ceremony

This year’s Homecoming Queen, Shannon Chilton, is seen with her mother. ALL PHOTOS BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

Happy Homecoming for Lexington

The Lexington Eagles treated the 2016 homecoming crowd to a 67-14 win over the Rogers Eagles. This win is the third win in district play, with no defeats. More...

Lady Eagles Rock Rogers in 5

The Lexington Lady Eagles fought their way back from a 0-2 set count, to defeat Rogers in five great sets. The scores for the five games were: 14-25, 17-25, 26-24, 25- 23, 15-13.  More...


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