January 10, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Swearing In at the Courthouse

On Wednesday, January 2, 2019, Lee County elected officials were sworn in. More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

December 31, 2018  Deputy Flores and Deputy Mastronardi were dispatched to FM 2440 to meet with a complainant. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 31, 2018 Corporal Landrum was asked to do a civil standby for a father and daughter while they removed the daughter’s belongings from the mother ’s residence. Mother allowed the removal of property. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 1 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Did I Not Save You?

How many gods do you serve? Perhaps you think that is a question that you need not bother with, but I can assure you that is a false assumption. Every human struggles with idols. Some are just more apparent than others. More...

I Love Them

Much of my ministry was spent in small towns. I love them. This is my best example of why. When our son was young, he often went exploring with his best friend, Micah. More...

GriefShare

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Giddings is sponsoring a 14-week grief recovery program called GriefShare for anyone grieving the death of a love one. The series will be held in the Immanuel School library next to the church, 300 N. More...

Sports

Eagles Top Cameron in OT 64-56

Kyle Spencer scored nine points in overtime propelling the Lexington Eagles to their second district win against one loss. Spencer sank five of six free throws in the extra period in addition to two-point baskets.  More...

Lady Eagles Maul Cameron 56-17

The Lexington Lady Eagles improved their district record to 3-2 with a 56-17 mauling of the Cameron Lady Yoe Friday night. The teams returned to district play after the mandatory Christmas break. More...

When they Play

MS Girls Basketball 01-10-2019 @ McGregor 5:00 HS Girls Basketball 01-11-2019 McGregor here HS Girls Basketball 01-15-2019 vs.Academy here 5:00  MS Boys Basketball 01-10-2019 vs. More...

Pre-Trial Matters on Three Murder Suspects Heard in District Court

Three suspects of murder were in District Court Tuesday for pre-trial matters. Two of those named on the Criminal Docket have been charged with the August 2, 2017 murder of Cedro Blue of Ledbetter: Gabriel Jerel Patters and Deontrail Marquilus Smith. More...

Truck Smashes into Giddings Auto Credit

On Friday, January 4, a 2008 Ford F150 smashed into a business on E. Austin Street in Giddings, ending up with the cab of the truck inside the building owned by Bob Tillery.  More...

School Board Appreciation Month

January is School Board Recognition Month, and Lexington ISD will honor the locally elected advocates for our school children.  More...

General Stories

Brazos Valley CEU Conference Scheduled for January 25

The 2019 Brazos Valley CEU Conference will be conducted on Friday, January 25, at the Burleson County Fairgrounds in Caldwell. More...

Working past 65? Here’s what to know about Medicare

If you plan to work past 65 and keep the health insurance you’ve had from your job, you’re likely to wonder what, if anything, you need to do about enrolling in Medicare. More...

Community News

In The Garden

The Winter Garden

Just because the temperatures are in the 40’s and 50’s doesn’t mean there is nothing to do in your garden. Now is the best time to prepare the garden for spring planting and to care for what winter plants are in the ground.  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Jan. 9, 1879 – Weekly Democratic Statesman wrote about a man that has been going around Texas for three years claiming to be bleeding from his mouth and demonstrating such to audiences. More...

Chef's Corner

Southwestern Potato and Pepper Jack Cheese Soup

Get your bowl ready – this soup is so quick to fix, you’ll have a full tummy and be comforted to the core in no time!   More...

School

From the Superintendent

Happy New Year!! I hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season and are now ready for 2019! As we move into the New Year, I have reflected on the success of the past year and on the resolutions for the New Year. More...

Photo

Board members serving Lexington ISD are (left to right, back) Terrance McDlendon, President Scott Sanders, Dr. Mark Strain, VP Michael Hess, (front) Secretary Stacey Stamport, Shannon Patschke, and Elizabeth Boettcher.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lorena Leigh Kolacek

Memorial services for Lorena Kolacek, 68, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the First Christian Church in Lexington with Rev. David Fischer and Rev. Ryan Brower officiating. More...

Dorothy Anne Kashata

Funeral services for Dorothy Kashata, 74, of Tyler, Texas are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Robert T. Westbrook

Robert T. Westbrook, age 88, of Lexington, Texas, passed away January 3, 2019.  More...


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