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First Presbyterian Church in Giddings hosted their Annual Thanksgiving Day dinner. Several people from the area helped to serve the meal, which was prepared by Fred Jones and his Downtown Cafe. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 21, 2016 Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched to CR 118 in reference to Shetland ponies out on the roadway. The deputy removed the ponies from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 21, 2016   Officer Walton was asked to translate, due to a language barrier, at the City Hall. Thanks to the assistance of local citizen, Brenda Fernandez, who acted as translator, the City was able to assist a gentleman.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

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

Church

THEY SAID IT

Where’s the Grinch When You Need Him?

“Where’s the Grinch when you need him?” Sally said with a wry smile. “How are we supposed to celebrate with all this going on? If I close my eyes, what are the chances the holidays will just go away?”  More...

Just a Thought.......

Did you see this headline? Bloomington, Indiana is changing the name of Good Friday to Spring Holiday.

Why? Because they want to be “culturally sensitive”. Some people are offended by the original name of this holiday and they want to avoid that.  More...

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Pictured at the far left is Pastor Robert Stevens of Faith Temple Church in Lexington, and at the near left is Beverly Wood of Lexington’s First Baptist Church, during the recent Community Sing More...

Sports

Eagles Pen Brahmas in 3rd Round Contest

Bexley toed winning field goal after Eagles fight hard to win the battle

Colby Bexley toed a 25- yard field goal as time expired to give the Lexington Eagles a 38-35 win over East Bernard last Friday night. The victory puts Lexington into the Region IV finals against the Boling Bulldogs.  More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Colby Bexley is seen taking down a Stockdale Brahma Bull during the Eagles’ Area competition. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Scenes from the Eagles’ Win over East Bernard

Nathaneal Clifford comes down with one of his receptions while an EB Brahma swings around from his left. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. More...

Fatality Wreck Shuts Highway Down for Hours

A fatal wreck occurred shortly after 5:00 Monday morning on Highway 290 in Paige, a few miles west of Giddings near milepost marker 632, east of FM 2104.  More...

Eagles Go Boling

Region IV Finals

The Lexington Eagles won their 3rd round of playoffs last Friday night, sending them to the Regional competition. More...

Busy Week Ahead

This week will be very busy for Lexington and the surrounding area, as the Eagles prepare to play in the Regional finals and the Christmas Season begins.  Community Pep Rally   More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Every child has made the same complaint: “It’s not my fault.” This cry is immediately followed by finger-pointing toward whoever they have chosen as the real culprit. More...

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Helen King was seen working in her cottage garden over the Thanksgiving week, readying her yard for the winter season. More...

Holiday Season Sparks Increased Substance Use

While many are enjoying time with their families, this is also a time of risk. Over 11,000 young people consume alcohol for the first time on an average December day1. 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.  Our annual Christmas Open House will be held on December 2nd from 10 AM to 3 PM. More...

Chef's Corner

Hot Chili Nuts

This recipe is a good appetizer to have when company is coming. It is simple and satisfying.  1 lb. shelled raw peanuts ¼ cup peanut oil 1 Tbsp. chili powder ¾ tsp. paprika 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Send us your Brag Picture!! Grandma’s Brag Column is FREE! More...

School

LISD's Week in Review

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Some of the children who attend My Friend’s House Day School went to several Lexington businesses Wednesday, November 23, to show their support for Small Business Saturday, which took place las More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Jason Hurst

Charles Jason Hurst, age 53, passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, November 17, 2016, after a six-month battle with small cell lung cancer.  The younger of two sons, Charles was born on October 20, 1963 in Lexington, where he celebrate More...

Carolyn Sims Richardson

Memorial services for Carolyn Richardson, 73, of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating.  More...

Carl A. Hartfiel

Carl A. Hartfiel went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2016 at the age of 89. More...


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