June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Giddings Police Investigate Hit and Run

Giddings Police Department reported investigating a hit and run last Monday, May 22. Officer Jonathan Richardson was dispatched at 5:24 p.m. to 289 N. More...

Vacation Bible School Season Arrives

With the close of the school year, Vacation Bible School Season has arrived. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 22, 2017 A caller advised of a one vehicle accident with no injuries on HWY 21 at the Bastrop County line. Deputy Mastronardi responded and advised the vehicle left the scene. A report was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 22, 2017  Officer Walton received a call of limbs in the roadway just North of town on HWY 77. He was unable to locate large limbs in the road.  May 23, 2017  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 31, 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

“My Knight!”

Patsy was a resilient lady. She grew up in a volatile, alcoholic household. Her father was violent and couldn’t hold down a job. Her mom spent days in her room, weeping and depressed. Her siblings were out-of-control.  More...

The Rosy Side

My son, Thomas, recently turned two. More...

Photo

Holy Family Catholic Church’s winner of our annual altar society quilt raffle was Mary & Jim Best. The quilt panel and quilting was donated by Dorothy Falke of MeMe’s Quilt Shop. More...

Sports

Meghann Wrinkle at Tarleton State Univ.

LHS former graduate, Meghann Wrinkle had a banner year for the Tarleton Texanns. She started off the year slowly, but gradually played her way into the starting line-up. After working her way onto the field, she batted .366 for the season. More...

Eagles Baseball Players Honored in District 20

The Lexington Eagles had several baseball players honored with post season accolades by District 20 coaches’ voting. Three first team, two second team, and three honorable mention All- District honors were given.  More...

Sports Thoughts……........

The Academy Lady Bees remain in the state softball tourney. The first tourney game was at 6:00 pm Wednesday. The Lady Eagles played the Lady Bees very close the second game of district play. More...

Bird’s Eye View

Saturday night, Lexington High School graduates took to Eagle Stadium to participate in their Graduation Ceremony. More...

Stormy Week Causes Damage

A week of stormy weather caused damage throughout the County. Last Tuesday, May 23, the National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for all of Lee County, beginning at 5:19 p.m. More...

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Almost 100 people attended the Annual Salute to Veterans at last Sunday’s 21 Gun Salute hosted by the Lexington American Legion. More...

General Stories

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Former Texas Governor and current US Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, showed up at Snow’s last Saturday morning, to the thrill of Snow’s owner Kerry Bexley and the Queen of Pits, Tootsie More...

85th Texas Legislative Session Ends

Memorial Day marks the end of the 85th Regular Session, but lawmakers could find themselves in Austin during the summer to deal with some unfinished business. More...

DPS Urges Texans to Stay Vigilant, Report Suspicious Activity

State iWatch program accepts tips via website, mobile app

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is calling on Texans to remain vigilant regarding potential crime and terrorist activity in their communities, and to report suspicious behaviors to local authorities or the department’s iWATCH websit More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Fettuccine with Salmon

Don’t know what we would do without pasta! They’re good in soups, casseroles, main dishes, salads, etc. etc. And there are so many variations of preparation!   More...

Giddings Public Library News

Registration for our 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.   More...

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Lexington’s Kelley Brown took a selfie with friends Susan Stepanski and Dempsey Stover while they attended the Burleson County Beef and Forage Conference last weekend. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last Saturday evening, we completed the final chapter for the Lexington High School Class of 2017 as we witnessed all 54 students “walk the stage” at our commencement ceremony.  More...

LISD Graduation

Amanda Zgabay and her mom Nancy. PHOTOS BY PHIL CONCAN More...

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As dignitaries, students and parents lined the track before graduation last Saturday night, someone said it looked more like the line at Snow’s BBQ earlier that morning than anyone would have e More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edsell “Ed” Elliott

Funeral services for Edsell “Ed” Elliott, 87, of Giddings, were held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. More...


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