February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fuel Stolen from County Maintainer

Stephen Knobloch, Lee County Commissioner Precinct 4, called the Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, February 16, to report that someone had stolen diesel from one of the county’s maintainers. More...

Six Running for City Council

LISD will re-seat all incumbents

Six people signed up to run for Lexington City Council in the upcoming May election. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 13, 2017   A motorist reported a cow out on CR 211. Deputy Nurse responded but advised dispatch that he did not locate any cattle out.  More...

Lexington Police Report

February 13, 2017   Officer Walton and ACO Landrum took a call of loose cows near McDade and First Streets. The owners of the cows were located and measures were taken to put them up.  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...

Chef's Corner

CrispyApple and Pine Nut Fritters

Filled with fruit and nuts, you can eat this deep fried dish as a dessert or breakfast treat.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Athena, Trevor, Stephen IV, and Breanna Children of Chrystal and Deantoni Littleton and Stephen and Tiffany Husher. Grandchildren of Tammy Ivey. More...

School

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A few members of the LHS Robotics team are pictured above, with their sponsor, Ms. Emily Smith and Superintendent Dr. Brad Schnautz. More...

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Last week, LHS celebrated Senior Night, introducing those students active in basketball. At the left, Emma Beard, team statistician, is seen with her parents, Denise and Billy Beard. More...

Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

Texas families can lock in the cost of undergraduate tuition at Texas public colleges and universities by enrolling their children in the tax-advantaged Texas Tuition Promise Fund® prior to the close of the current enrollment period, which ends Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Doris Graeter Hannes

Funeral services for Doris Graeter Hannes, 84, of Houston, formerly of Giddings, were held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Crossbridge Christian Church in Houston.  Doris was born in her Grandmother Wilson’s small wooden frame house in G More...

Jane “Janie” Prihoda Myers

Funeral services for Janie Myers, 52 of Giddings,were held on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating.  More...

Emily Anne Hacker

Emily Anne Hacker, 34 of Rockdale, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 in Rockdale. She was born May 26, 1982 in Houston to Teresa Lynne Hacker. She graduated in 2000 from Lakenheath High School in England. More...

Moore Gets 25 Years Times Four

James Lee Moore, a repeat offender in Lee County, was the only person sentenced last week, on February 16, 2017, in the 21st Judicial District Court with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. More...

Domestic Violence Sends one to Hospital

On Wednesday, February 15, shortly before 4 p.m., Sgt Ray, Cpl Rudolph and Deputy Ledenbach responded to FM 3403 where a female had jumped out of a moving 1991 Ford four-door sedan. More...

Poster Contest Winners Announced

The annual poster contest for the 2017 Lee County Junior Livestock Show has concluded and the winners have been announced. More...

General Stories

GO MAD Today!

Mission team hosting fundraiser this Sunday

Members of the Lexington community have an opportunity to help a local mission team at a luncheon benefitting the mission trip this coming Sunday, February 26th. More...

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Parts of Milam County and Williamson County were reported as having at least two tornados touch down during Monday’s early morning storms. More...

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The Calf Scramble was held on February 19, 2017 at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. Gerald Cooper of Lexington, Texas, received a $1,000 check for catching a calf during the scramble. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

I Marvel at the Time I Wasted

“Goodness, when I look back, there’s a whole mess of stuff back there. I marvel at all the time I wasted,” Sally said, shaking her head.  More...

The Rosy Side

Excellence Honors God

I got my start in ministry by being a sound technician for contemporary worship bands. More...

Sports

Lexington in the Playoffs

Eagles Defeat Hearne in Must-Win Game

The Lexington Eagles defeated Hearne 63-51 in a must-win game for both teams last week. Lexington advances to the 3A playoff tourney and Hearne starts running track because of the outcome.  More...

Lady Eagles Take Consolation in Tourney

Season looks sweet for the hometown girls

For many reasons, Spring is the best time of the year. One of those reasons is the start of the Softball season. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

The Lady Eagle softball team has a bright future. Many want the future to be this year, but it may be slow in coming. The Lady Eagles have some holes to fill. Once they get that done, they will be very formidable.  More...


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