May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Window Smashed on Van at School

A window was broken out of a white minivan parked outside of the Lexington Middle School last Tuesday, May 9, sometime around 8:34 p.m., while students and parents were enjoying a band concert.  More...

Giddings Teenager Succumbs to Injuries

Funeral services for Cody Mitschke, 16 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Cody passed away, while surrounded by his family, the afternoon of Monday, May 15, 2017 at UMC Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.  More...

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At the end of a brief City Council meeting last Monday evening, Candace Walch, Municipal Clerk, administered the Oath of Office to the three incoming Lexington City Council members, Garland Moffett, More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 8, 2017   A motorist reported that a vehicle traveling eastbound on Hwy 290 veered across traffic and was in the ditch. Deputy Holloway was dispatched but advised he drove to the county line and did not see any vehicles in the ditch.  More...

Lexington Police Report

May 8, 2017   Officer Mattingly and Officer Walton responded to a call for a criminal trespass warning in the 1100 block of Main Street. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

I Just Have a Good Boss

Sonya was a fixture in the lobby of her nursing home. You could find her in her wheelchair just inside the front doors and to the left of the flat screen TV. Half the time she was asleep. More...

The Rosy Side

For most of us, we know well the divine commandment to “honor your father and mother.” Usually, this gets used to convince recalcitrant children to behave – reminding them that God required them to listen to their parents.  More...

Workday Set at Hugh Wilson Cemetery

The Hugh Wilson Cemetery Association has set Saturday, May 20, 2017 as their annual Workday. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the Tanglewood Community Center (aka Tanglewood VFD) located on CR 415 West. More...

Sports

Who Got Awards

When you read this, the MVP awards in the UIL sports will have been awarded. We should be glad for all the recipients, period. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

The district representative in the softball playoffs is doing well. Academy beat the defending state champion in a best 2 of 3. The Bees are playing well. Pollock Central is standing in the Bees’ way of a trip to the state tourney.  More...

Photos

Overall MVP was awarded to Ryan Garrison, on the left, Courtney Strain, and Nathanael Clifford. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN More...

Lexington High School MPVs Announced

Lexington High School’s Athletic Banquet was held last Monday night. Pictured above are the LHS student athletes receiving Most Valuable Player awards. More...

LHS Top Grads

Lexington High School will host its official Awards Ceremony next Tuesday, May 23, when the top ten students in each class will be recognized. Already announced are the top two graduating students for Lexington High School. More...

Possum Holler Thievery

Last Sunday, Diane Elise Rhodes posted on Facebook that thieves had entered her family’s property on CR 411 and stole a game camera and a 90 gallon black rubber horse trough. More...

What’s Happening

End of School Year Blood Drive Thursday, May 18, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in the High School Library. Please call Traci Ricketson to make a reservation: 512-750-9683.  Lee County Fair at the Fairgrounds in Giddings May 18-21   More...

General Stories

Giddings PD Called to GHS for End of Year Incident

On Wednesday, May 10th, Giddings High School Officials asked for assistance from the Giddings Police Department on an issue that had been brewing for some time.  More...

Traffic stop yields man wanted on 17 warrants

Officer Kieschnick of the Giddings PD conducted a traffic stop at the 400 block of South Leon St., around 10:30 on Sunday, May 14th. James Eans, 62 of Giddings, was arrested for 17 outstanding local warrants.   More...

Giddings Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Allan Mitschke, 19 of Giddings, was arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child. On Tuesday, May 9, Detective Spencer of the Giddings Police Department opened an investigation on the allegation that Mitschke had assaulted a 15 year old. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Summer Reading Program registration is May 30th to June 12th. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”. The first program is on June 14th. Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs: More...

Chef's Corner

Fried Rice

I’m not sure how many of you cook in a wok at times. I use mine quite often and I usually use mine when I make fried rice, but you certainly can do the same meal in a large skillet. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Kinsley Smothermon Daughter of Mark and Sarah Smothermon in Phoenix, AZ; Granddaughter of Diane and Rick Smothermon of Houston, TX; and Great Granddaughter of Rita and Rainey Owen of Lexington, TX. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

As we conclude the 2016- 17 school year next week, I want to take this time to give thanks to our community. More...

LHS Graduation Candidates

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Photo

Last Saturday was Prom Night in Lexington. Pictured above are some of the most beautiful people in the world! More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Russell Don Galipp Sr.

Funeral services for Russell Galipp Sr., 61 of Ledbetter, Texas were held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.  More...

Cody James Mitschke

Funeral services for Cody Mitschke, 16, of Giddings, Texas are pending at this time.  Cody passed away, while surrounded by his family, the afternoon of Monday, May 15, 2017 at UMC Brackenridge Hospital in Austin.   More...


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