April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Several Sentenced in District Court - Free Access

Seven people were sentenced on April 4 in District Court, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Chance Michael Cofield, 23 of Caldwell was sentenced to three years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for aggravated assault causi More...

Photo - Free Access

2017 Lee County Sheriff’s Posse Queen was crowned last week. She is Delaney Turner, seen second from the left, along with Sweetheart Jolie Watson. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report - Free Access

April 3, 2017  Deputy West was dispatched help a motorist unlock her vehicle at the Texaso.  A motorist reported cows out on CR 430 near PR 4308 in Dime Box. Cpl Rudolph located the cows and ran them off the roadway.  More...

Lexington Police Report - Free Access

April 3, 2017  Officer Nolen assisted a citizen with a vehicle unlock in the Cefco Parking Lot.  Officer Nolen spoke with a subject who was feeling depressed. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News - Free Access

Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs:  A KILLING IN AMISH COUNTRY by Gregg Olsen – Adult non-fiction — Recounts the 2009 murder of an Amish wife and mother whose husband, obsessed with modern amenities a More...

Chef's Corner - Free Access

Beef Casserole

Deciding what to make for dinner is half the battle with nightly meals. Now-a-days, more Mamas work but still have the responsibility to cook a decent and tasty meal for the family. Here is one that is quick and easy. More...

Grandma’s Brag! - Free Access

Great Grandma Lillie Mae Boettcher with her Great Grandson Scott Norment. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner - Free Access

The last few weeks have been quite exciting for our Lexington Eagles! As many of you know, our LHS Robotics team traveled last week to Council Bluffs, Iowa for Nationals. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Crush Cameron 11-1 - Free Access

Lexington opened the game with a single from Grace Patschke. A couple of Lady Yoe errors and a two-run single from Madison Stefek gave the Lady Eagles a 3-0 lead before Cameron had a chance to bat. More...

Rogers Romps over Lexington Lady Eagles - Free Access

In a showdown of the top teams in District 20-3A, the Rogers Lady Eagles topped Lexington 7-0 Friday night in Lexington.  Rogers got off to an early lead in the top of the second. More...

Lexington Hammers Hearne 18-0 - Free Access

It took Lexington just two turns at bat to hammer the Hearne Lady Eagles 18-0. Lexington posted 5 runs in the top of the first inning and 13 in the top of the second. More...

City Council to Discuss EDC Grants Wednesday - Free Access

City Council Candidates answer question concerning EDC’s recent approval of grants to local businesses

The Lexington City Council will discuss three grants recently approved by the Lexington Economic Development Corporation (EDC) at their April 12 meeting. They may also take a vote on each grant.  More...

Giddings PD Arrests Early Morning Burglars - Free Access

Foot pursuit results in two being arrested trying to enter through a window

Officer Johnathan Richardson with Giddings Police Dept. responded to a Burglary in Progress at a small engine repair shop located at 200 S. Burleson St. More...

Dominy Ranked in Top 12 in the State - Free Access

Brandon Dominy, a LHS Senior, placed 2nd in Poetry Interpretation in the Region 3 Academic UIL Meet last Saturday. He will advance to the State Meet to be held on May 22nd and 23rd in Austin. More...

General Stories

Lee County Youth Football Organizes - Free Access

A group of enterprising parents and young athletes organized the new Lee County Youth Football league recently and the current year brings about a new board, a new league with new opponents (including Smithville, LaGrange, and Columbus), and new unif More...

Eleven Indicted by Lee County Grand Jury - Free Access

60-year-old man indicted for sexual abuse of a child

Eleven people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury on March 24. Felix Patterson, 17 of Beaumont, was indicted for harassment of a public servant. Micah Alexander Phillips, 17 of Beaumont, was indicted for assault of a public servant. More...

What to Do with Cremated Ashes? - Free Access

Dear Savvy Senior, When my father passed away a few months ago we had him cremated, but are now wondering what to do with his ashes. My sister and I would like to do something celebratory for his life, but aren’t sure what to do. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar - Free Access

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

“Silent Warfare” - Free Access

THEY SAID IT

Carl was a World War II veteran. He fought in the Pacific, including Saipan and Iwo Jima. He didn’t talk about this. He couldn’t. More...

The Rosy Side - Free Access

I was recently reminded of the hymn, “We Are One in the Spirit.” If you don’t know it, that’s okay. The title sums the idea up well. It includes, “We are one in the Spirit. More...

Church Brief - Free Access

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 15, 2017 - 9:00 am - 10:30 am - Ages 0-11 1662 County Rd 305 - McDade, Tx 78650 512-273-2743   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Russell Anthony McConnell - Free Access

Memorial services for Russell McConnell, 58, of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating.  More...

Ruth Marilyn Markert - Free Access

Funeral services for Ruth Markert, 80 of Giddings, were held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim, Texas with Rev. Carl Roth officiating.  More...

Norbert Edwin Wacker - Free Access

Funeral services for Norbert Wacker, 84, of Warda, were held on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda with Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier officiating. More...


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