August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Caldwell Scrimmage Paves Way for Hempstead

Last Friday night’s scrimmage against the Caldwell Hornets provided good and practical experience that is expected to help pave the way for an Eagle win over Hempstead Thursday night.  LISD Athletic Director and Head Coach Kirk Muhl was ha More...

Movies on the Square

Lee County Constable Precinct 3, Farah Ramsey, organized a community outdoor event last Friday night, featuring Movies on the Square, where Boss Baby was projected onto a screen on the Gazebo steps. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 14, 2017 A complainant came into the Sheriff’s Office to advise that he saw a male subject riding his bike down FM 448 and felt he needed to be checked out. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 14, 2017  Officer Walton and Officer Davis were called to a minor crash between a Pepsi delivery truck and an SUV next to Herks and Hildebrandts. Apparently, when the Pepsi truck had pulled away, it did not see the SUV passing by. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

One of my favorite old pastor jokes involves a pastor trying to counsel an older member of his congregation. Pastor Fred visits Ethel in her home. She has been a member of the congregation for more than 70 years. More...

School

New School Year Can Mean Increase in Child Abuse & Neglect Reports

The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for most children, but it can also lead to more reports of abuse and neglect as faculty, staff and other parents notice signs of maltreatment children may have endured during their time away.&n More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Verline Ruth Schulze

Funeral services for Verline Schulze, 86, of Giddings, were held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. More...

Irene Ruth Moerbe

Funeral services for Irene Moerbe, 96, of Giddings, Texas were held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner and Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating.  More...

Herbert Louie Jenke

Funeral services for Herbert Jenke, 88, of Paige, Texas, were held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Lee Eschberger officiating. Burial followed in Ridgeway Cemetery in Paige. More...

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Turn Around Don't Drown AND ROAD CLOSURERS - Free Access

Lee County Judge and Sheriff Issue Helpful Info More...

Getting Ready for the First Day of School

Dr. Frances McArthur, LISD Interim Superintendent, is helping teachers, staff and students get ready for a new school year. She said, “Lexington ISD staff have been preparing for students’ first day of school next Monday, August 28. More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

BBQ lovers will enjoy a Sunday lunch at Lost Pines BBQ in Giddings. See page B1 of today’s paper for all the details!   More...

Aryan Brotherhood Members Sentenced for Carjacking

Victim forced out of his vehicle in Lee County

In Austin last week, a federal judge sentenced Aryan Brotherhood members Roy Ates, Jr., and Chad Ryan Smith, to 180 months and 160 months in federal prison, respectively, for their roles in a 2016 Burleson County carjacking that resulted in serious b More...

General Stories

Local students achieve academic honors

The students listed on the President’s Honor Roll at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville are undergraduates who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average in all work attempted while enrolled in not less than 12 semester hours.  More...

Photo

Raven Wright (right) and Katie Guynes (left) catching some white water on the Pigeon Forge River in Tennessee while on a Great Smokey Mountain vacation. More...

Dear Editor

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Community News

Chef's Corner

Easy Eggplant Casserole

It is so good to have two seasons to grow special vegetables. This summer vegetable makes a variety of delicious recipes. If you are looking for ways to dress up eggplant, try this one.  1 small eggplant ½ lb. More...

In The Garden

In the last article I wrote about how Jethro Tull, the agriculturist, not the band, wrote about compost and the relationship it has to the health of plants. His ideas were revolutionary for the day and went widely ignored for years. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book. Our annual Word Wrangler Festival will be held on September 7th & 8th. More...

Sports

Eagles’ Caldwell Scrimmage

The Lexington Eagles and Caldwell Hornets scrimmaged Friday night. Eagle coach, Kirk Muhl was pleased with the effort given in the scrimmage. More...

Lady Eagles @ Schulenburg VB

The Lady Eagles had some ups and downs at the Schulenburg volleyball tourney this past weekend. More...

Sports Thoughts……

Everyone gets to have a vacation. Ours just happened to occur on the weekend of the first scrimmage. Here is hoping the Eagles avoid injury in the contest as they move toward their goal of a state championship.  More...


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