December 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand Jury Indicts Six

The Lee County Grand Jury met on November 18 and indicted six people. Stephanie Dawn Pearcy, 36 of Smithville, was indicted for giving a false statement to obtain property or credit in the provision of certain services. More...

Eleven Sentenced in District Court

Eleven people were sentenced in Judicial Court of Lee County on December 6, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

December 5, 2016   Cpl Rudolph and Deputy West were dispatched to a residential alarm in Lexington. The subscriber advised that there was a suspicious person in her yard. The house and property were checked and no one was located. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 5, 2016   Officer Walton conducted a funeral escort.  Officer Walton took a call involving a juvenile.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 14, 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

THEY SAID IT

“I Don’t Want to Ruin Christmas”

“I want to hang on until after Christmas. I don’t want to ruin the holidays,” Adam said. Adam was battling pancreatic cancer. He knew the disease was unpredictable, and that a sudden, sharp decline was likely. More...

Just a Thought.......

These words are part of the Christmas story.  Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, was in a furious rage, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or und More...

New Pastor at Tanglewood

Tanglewood Baptist Church welcomes a new Pastor, Bro. Michael Herms and wife Dawn. Bro. Herms says he looks forward to working with the leadership of the church and the community.  Bro. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gary Edward Irwin

Memorial services for Gary Edward Irwin were held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.  Gary Edward Irwin was born on April 27, 1952 in Austin, Texas, the son of Jack Dale Irwin and Evelyn (Johnson) Irwi More...

Marguerite “Maggie” Susan Olsen

Memorial services for Marguerite “Maggie” Olsen, 84, of Giddings, were held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating.  More...

Marvin Charles Fischer

Funeral services for Marvin Fischer, 83, of Giddings, were held on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

BVFD Pumper Rolls on FM 696

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, the rescue pumper for Blue VFD was en route to downtown Lexington for maintenance when the driver lost control and it rolled off the shoulder of FM 696 W near the Gary Torn property. More...

Commissioners Consider Prohibiting Fishing from Bridges

During Monday’s Lee County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners considered putting a prohibition on fishing from county bridges. More...

Crafty Christmas Builds Steam

Participation in and attendance at Lexington Chamber of Commerce’s Crafty Christmas event is gaining steam. More...

Car Jacking Suspects Captured in Lee County

Three people were apprehended east of Giddings after the vehicle they had been driving was discovered to have been involved in a carjacking and a burglary in the Houston area. More...

General Stories

The City of Lexington & Work in Progress

The City of Lexington is working to bring its water system infrastructure into the 21st century. Recently, the City received a $275,000 grant from the Department of Agriculture for upgrading transmissions lines. More...

57 Years and Going Strong

Ishmael Soto invites artists to his studio to share their talents in a longtime tradition.

This year marks the 57th year Ishmael Soto has held his show at his studio. Artisans from the area take some of their best work to be displayed and sold.  More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Baked Potato and Cheddar Soup

We are potato eaters in our house. I don’t know why we don’t grow them during the year. This recipe is one of our favorite.   More...

Giddings Public Library News

Curl up with a good book on these chilly winter days. We have a new shipment of books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

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

Sports

Eagle JV Champions @ Thorndale

The Eagle JV went undefeated at the Thorndale Tourney last weekend. The JV Eagles defeated Dime Box 53-44, Caldwell JV 42-26, and Thorndale 44-42. The JV Eagles were led in scoring by Jordan Kerr in the first two games of the tourney. More...

Eagles Romp at RTC

Lexington belatedly opened its 2016-17 basketball season with a 63-33 romp over the homestanding RTC Cubs. The Eagles had two players, Gavin Thomas and Keyshun Cooper with 14 points each. More...

Eagles at Thorndale Tourney

Lexington played in the Thorndale Round-Robin Tourney this past weekend. The Eagles came away with a 2-2 record. Lexington defeated Caldwell and Georgetown Gateway and lost to Dime Box and Thorndale.  More...


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