May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Easy Day for Commissioners

Foundation work on Fletcher House to cost less

Lee County Commissioners enjoyed a short meeting on Monday May 22, 2017. They awarded the County depository bid to First National Bank in Giddings. First National was the only bidder and had acceptable rates and fees.  More...

Man Pulls Gun on Mail Carrier

On Tuesday, May 16, a man living on CR A in Blue pulled a gun on a mail carrier when she tried to deliver a package. More...

Wesley Keng Nominated to Roll of Fame

Wesley Keng was nominated to the District 5870 Roll of Fame by the Rotary Club of Giddings. Selection to the District’s Roll of frame is the highest award that may be bestowed by the District on an individual Rotarian. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 15, 2017   A motorist reported two donkeys out on CR 118 near the bridge. Deputy Nelson located the animals and ran them into a CR 118 pasture.  Deputy Ledenbach was advised that a cow was out on CR 116 approx. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 15, 2017  Officer Walton was called to the 800 block of Dickson on a possible criminal mischief where a complainant’s vehicle tires had been flattened by someone during the night.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30–11 a.m.   More...

School

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The LHS Teacher of the Month for May is: Dana Goerner. She is recognized by the Lexington Chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

GHS Graduation Candidates

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Dime Box Graduation Candidates

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Obituaries - Free Access

Cody James Mitschke

“Don’t cry for me when I’m gone. Keep the faith and be strong. ‘Cause through it all I’ve been blessed. I faced my fears and I’ve passed the test. More...

Ruby Louise Edelmon Smith

Ruby Louise Edelmon Smith of Lexington, Texas passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. More...

Mary Eloise Watson Brademan

Mary Eloise Watson Brademan was born on November 30, 1919 in Hicks, Texas (North Lee County) to Homer Odes and Myrtie (Rose) Watson, the youngest of seven children. More...

Breaking News - 5/25/2017 5:49 PM

Army of Friends and Good Police Work Recover Stolen Truck

An army of friends and excellent police investigative work resulted in a stolen truck being recovered within hours of its disappearance. More...

Screaming Woman Calls 911

Claims to be bleeding

On May 15, at about 6:10 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a screaming female claiming to have been assaulted. Suddenly, the call disconnected. A second 911 call was received and a female could be heard screaming. More...

American Legion to Host 21 Gun Salute

The Lexington American Legion will host their annual Memorial Day Ceremony and 21 Gun Salute on Sunday, May 28 at 3 p.m. on the Square in downtown. More...

Graduations This Week

Lee County high schools will host their graduation ceremonies this week. GHS’s graduation will take place Friday, May 26, 2017 at 8:00pm at Buffalo Stadium. Lexington’s Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. More...

General Stories

Ten Sentenced in District Court

Ten people have been sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding on May 9 for the sentencing of Khalil Deshawn Riggins- Williams and the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding over the s More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Avocado Salsa

Avocados are a specialty at our house. There are many various ways to prepare them. This one is good for an appetizer.   More...

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Daniel Eller and Regina Owens are seen above. This picture captured them while they were enjoying Homecoming festivities recently. More...

Giddings Public Library News

Registration for the Summer Reading Program 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 our new books and CDs:  More...

Church

It Never Shuts Up!

THEY SAID IT

Steve had worked on power lines all his life. He’d been all over the country, tending to one emergency after another. Hail, sleet, snow, or heat couldn’t keep Steve from climbing those poles and doing what needed to be done.  More...

The Rosy Side

After my freshman year in college, I went on a 500-mile pilgrimage across the north of Spain. It’s called the Camino de Santiago and has been going on for over 1,100 years. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts…….

Can you believe that Academy softball is playing for a trip to state. This is the same team our Lady Eagles had beaten except for one fateful inning. Just how good was District 20 in softball? More...

Lexington Athletic Banquet

The Lexington Athletic Association hosted the annual banquet recognizing the accomplishments of the Eagle athletics for the 2016- 17 school year. The chicken fried steak meal was catered by Hildebrandts. More...

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Tanner Meuth rounding second base and headed to third. More...


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