February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

They’re Going to Prison

Well, they’re going for God

Barry Lynn, John Gibbs, and Pastor Trey with Lexington United Methodist Church, are going to prison – for ministry. They will be going to the Luther Unit near Navasota, April 20th to 23rd as part of Kairos. More...

Flu Cases on the Rise

The Texas Department of State Health Services reported last Friday that the influenza activity has been increasing in Texas over the past few weeks. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 30, 2017 The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from a man who reported that his son had a wreck on FM 1697 approx 2 miles west of FM 180. The vehicle was disabled and blocking the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

Feb 1, 2017   Officer Walton responded to a calf out in the 2500 block of east FM 696. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 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 Wish They Would Let Me Go!

Maybelle was the matriarch of her family. When her husband died several decades previously, she didn’t miss a beat. “I didn’t have time to grieve,” she said. “I had children to feed.”  More...

The Rosy Side

Hello, and welcome to the Rosy Side. I’m Trey Comstock, the pastor of Blue and Lexington United Methodist Churches. More...

Bike Blessing Scheduled

Heaven’s Highway Riders (Rockdale’s local Christian Motorcyclists Association Chapter) will host a Bike Blessing on Saturday, Feb. 11th, from 11am to 1pm @ Crossroads Biker Church located at 193 North FM 487 in Rockdale, TX., 76567. More...

Sports

Dillon Signs with Davidson

Nic Dillon, Lexington’s leading career rusher and holder of many other school rushing records, signed a letter of intent with Davidson University on Signing Day. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

The Lady Eagles looked pretty good in their win over Rockdale Friday night. They made the easy baskets, played some serious defense, and blocked out on rebounds. They are getting there, but, alas, it is the end of the season.  More...

Eagles Rocked by Rockdale

The Rockdale Tigers rolled into Lexington and handed the Eagles a 46-41 defeat in the second round of District 20-3A play. The third place Eagles may have moved back into a tie with Cameron for the last playoff spot with the unexpected loss.  More...

Hildebrandt’s Named Business of the Month

Hildebrandt’s Meat Market has been selected as the first business of the month by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. More...

There’s Still Time to Sign Up to Run

There is still some time to sign up to run for Lexington City Council and for the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees. The deadline to sign up is February 17 for the Saturday, May 6, 2017 election. More...

Charges Upgraded to Capital Murder

The Rockdale Police Department announced that an autopsy and their investigation confirmed that the remains of a body found recently were those of Emily Hacker. More...

Caught on Camera

A woman, who was thought to have been present in District Court with a defendant, was caught on camera at about 10:55 last Thursday morning. She was coming out of the Courthouse elevator, tugging at her pants like she was pulling them up. More...

Photo

Two huge industrial fans passed through the heart of Lexington last Thursday, led by a caravan of Wide Load pilot vehicles and one lift truck that raised electric and telephone lines to help the mass More...

General Stories

Cattlemen Support Congressman Zinke

United States Cattlemen’s Association President Kenny Graner penned a letter of support for Congressman Ryan Zinke to be appointed to the position of Secretary of Interior.  More...

Photo

Luminant and its employees were proud to recently welcome Texas Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian and his staff to Three Oaks Mine for a first-hand look at operations, safety best practices and a 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.  Wyatt Arldt with the library’s Junior Review Crew wrote this review on The Books of the Beginning: The Fire Chronicle by John Ste More...

Chef's Corner

Buttermilk Pie

My mother-in-law was one of the best cooks in her time. Her pies couldn’t be beat! This one is my favorite of all her pies.  1 recipe single crust pie pastry or 1 rolled refrigerated unbaked pie crust (1/2 of a 15 oz. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Ryder James Pletcher Proud parents are Gregory and Gina Pletcher of Magnolia, Tx. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

February is Career & Technical Education (CTE) Recognition Month! More...

Texas A & M Grads and Deans Honor Roll

Receiving their diploma from Texas A&M University during fall commencement ceremonies included Joan M. French with her Master of Education degree; Ashley E. Graves with her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies; Benjamin B. More...

Photo

Thursday, February 2, 2017, the Criminal Justice classes at Lexington High School were visited by Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden Adam Broll. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charles Adolph Ramsel

Charles Adolph Ramsel, 98 of Tyler, Texas and formerly of Giddings, Texas, was born October 15,1918 in Gause, Texas to Albert and Louise (Hannes) Ramsel. Charles was married to Modena Burleson on June 20, 1942 in St. More...

Louis Edmond Dussetschleger

Funeral services for Louis Dussetschleger, 87 of Lexington, were held on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Billy Alexander officiating.  More...

Robert “Bob” Vis

Robert “Bob” Vis, 82 and a former resident of Lexington, passed away on January 16, 2017 in Rockport, Texas. He was born on September 30, 1934. More...


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