Rockdale Open Tennis Tournament

The Lexington Youth Tennis Netters did very well in the Rockdale Open Tennis Tournament, which was played last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Playing in the Boys 12U Division were Colby Bexley and Coby Robertson. This division had a total of four players and was a Round Robin format. Colby earned 1st Place and Coby earned 2nd. The Boys 14U Division […]

Giddings Lions plan 5K/10K in Recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day

To help raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s and to recognize World Alzheimer’s Day (September 21st), the Giddings New Horizons Lions Club (GNHLC) will be hosting a charity 5K & 10K Walk/Run to benefit Alzheimer’s Research. The Brain Power Five & Dime is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 8:00 A.M. Race day registration and check-in starts at 7:00 […]


(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“What’s With the Hair?” Sally had just celebrated her birthday. She was now officially one-hundred-and-two. As I walked into the nursing home, I could hear them singing Happy Birthday from the dining room. I peeked around the corner and spied her table, piled with gifts and adorned with a single-candle cupcake. Then I saw something that really got my attention. […]


Just a Thought…….

We small town folks are an interesting bunch. On the one hand, we like things the way they are and will go out of our way to keep them the same as always. On the other hand, we love to tell stories about the local characters who are a definite deviation from the norm. Usually these tales are recountings of […]

Impromptu Car Show?

Was it an impromptu car show, or just a group of car enthusiasts who decided to take a road trip to town? Well, it was a little of both! Last Saturday, members of the Meatheads came to Lexington, making a substantial “showing” in the heart of town. Their arrival had many people asking “Hey, why didn’t we know about the […]

Congratulations to the Brazos Valley Juniors 14 Mizuno Volleyball Team!


Michelle Lynn Iselt


Funeral services for Michelle Iselt, 39 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Michelle passed away unexpectedly the morning of Sunday, July 29, 2012 in Austin. Michelle Lynn Iselt was born on February 13, 1973 in Houston, Texas to Delbert & Donna (Reno) Iselt. She was baptized on April 22, 1973 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Houston and confirmed […]

Are you Ready for some Football!!!!?

New UIL Rules Impact Practices

Ready or not, fall (late summer) practice begins on August the 6th for football and volleyball. Coach Jason Holcomb is excited about the potential of this year’s edition of the Eagles. The Eagle coaches will start issuing equipment at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2nd. Preseason workouts begin on Monday August 6th at 4:p.m. We will try to get a […]