June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hit and Run at Buccees

A Buccee’s employee’s vehicle was hit while it was parked at work on Friday, June 2 with the culprit leaving the scene. More...

Commissioners Shocked with Bid for Site Drainage

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court met in regular session on Monday, June 12 to conduct routine business, but, once they opened the single bid received for Site Drainage Improvement at the Lee County Annex Building, they were shocked as it was More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 5, 2017 A motorist reported two calves out on FM 141, giving the name of the owner. Deputy Mastronardi was dispatched to the scene. Dispatch was able to make contact with the owner, who put the calves in his pasture. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 5, 2017  Officer Walton conducted a vehicle unlock for a citizen at the Savannah Apartments.  Officer Walton took a complaint of possible disturbance between two subjects after one broke up with the other’s sister and was harassi More...

Public Service Announcement:

It’s getting hotter. Please double check your vehicle prior to locking the door to assure no small children are left inside. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 14, 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

That Nurse’s Wings

Dolly was a hoot. She was wiry and energetic, with a personality to match. Her shock-white hair was nearly always sticking straight up, like she’d just stuck a wet finger in an electric socket. Her laugh was highly contagious. More...

The Rosy Side

How we spend our money is one way that we express what we value. This is one way of reading Matthew 6:21 about your heart being where your treasure is. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alfred “Butch” Alton Iselt

Funeral services for Alfred “Butch” Iselt, 84, of Loebau, Texas, were held on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Old Dime Box, Texas with Rev. David Loeffler officiating. More...

Suzanne Helen Feay

Suzanne Helen (Lehman) Feay, 70, of Lexington, Texas, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2017.  More...

Vincent Alvin Van Zandt

A memorial service for Vincent Van Zandt, 64, of Giddings, will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Sundown Community Center in Sundown, Texas. More...

Breaking News - 6/20/2017 9:30 AM

Superintendent Resigns - Free Access

Dr. Brad Schnautz, Superintendent of Schools at Lexington ISD, announced Tuesday morning that he is resigning his position and moving to the Dallas Metroplex. More...

Construction Equipment Fire Causes Scare

Firefighters from the Blue Volunteer Fire Department gained some insight to a fire last Friday after the images produced by the Leader’s Drone Pilot showed how high the fire had traveled up the More...

Lee County Juneteenth

The Lee County Juneteenth Celebration will start on Friday, June 16, at 7 p.m. with an evening of Gospel music, poetry and other talented people performing, as they commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. More...

General Stories

Transportation Workshop to Gather Public Input on Lee County Needs

What aspects of the state transportation system most need to be improved in Lee County? More...

Free Web Film Highlights Tragic Goliad Massacre

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) premiered a fiveminute web film about the story of the Goliad Massacre. The film is available for free viewing at thc.texas.gov/goliadmassacre. More...

Commemorate Juneteenth

On June 19, 1865, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, Union Gen. Gordon Granger made the announcement in Galveston that slavery had ended in Texas. More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

CATALYST by James Luceno – War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. More...

Chef's Corner

Asparagus, Bacon and Shallot Tart

Planning a brunch for company? This is one of my wife’s favorite recipes. It will fill two pie shells.   More...

Photo

A few young men from Lexington had their picture taken with a Marine General after the 21 Gun Salute held on the Square on May 28th. More...

Sports

2017 High School State Baseball Tourney

The 2017 state baseball tourney had some highlights and low lights. Six state champions were crowned for the first time. More...

Sports Thoughts…….

The state baseball tourney experience for me this year was very abbreviated. Farm chores relegated me to two games and TV for the 6A final.  More...


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