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February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Update on Lee County Road Improvements

During Commissioners’ Court Monday, three members of the Texas Highway Department (TxDoT) gave the Lee County Commissioners an update for contracts to be let in April for improvements on state roads in the Lee County area. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Once again, the death penalty has come under fire. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Dolly Partin Cornish Hens with Lemon Butter

If you have never tried cooking Cornish Hens, you should make the effort. I promise it won’t be the last time you’ll make this dish. I call this recipe “Dolly Partin Cornish Hens with Lemon Butter”. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 25, 2015Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Hallelujah Hayride

Elgin CHRISTmas Tree Farm will be presenting the 2nd annual Hallelujah Hayride. The Hayride will travel through the farm to get a glimpse of Jesus birth, life, death and resurrection. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

You Ain’t Nothin’ but a Hound Dog I arrived at the Memory Care Unit to see Rose, Cora, and Sally. It had been a fairly normal day - until the receptionist buzzed me in. More...

Just a Thought.......

As I approach the Biblical deadline of “three-score and ten”, all the while praying for God’s mercy to get me to “four-score”, I find myself reflecting . . . a lot. More...

Obituaries

Willard Albert Behrens

Willard Albert Behrens was born on September 16, 1920 in Paige, Texas to Emil Carl Behrens and Amalia (Dunk) Behrens. He was a longtime farmer and rancher in Paige. More...

Robert “Bob” Burton

Robert “Bob” Weldon Burton was born on January 12, 1935 in Galveston, Texas to Clarence & Lillian (Bentick) Burton. He was a retired sheet metal worker with Broome Welding in Galveston. More...

Stanley "Stan" C. DeGerolami

Stanley Carl DeGerolami was born on January 9, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas to Quinto & Helen (Barger) DeGerolami. More...

Lone Finalist Named for LISD Superintendent

Dr. Mark Strain, President of the Lexington Independent School Board, announced Monday evening that a lone finalist for the District Superintendent has been named. More...

Reed Granted Stay of Execution

The Texas court of criminal appeals has issued a stay of execution for Rodney Reed 10 days before he was scheduled to be put to death for the 1996 murder of Giddings resident, Stacey Stites, which he insists he did not commit. More...

District Court Sentences Three

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on February 10, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 16, 2015 The Sheriff ’s Office received a complaint of a vehicle driving around and playing music loud . Deputy Mastronardi located the vehicle and they agreed to turn down the music. Deputy Rudolph met with a complainant on CR 117. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 17, 2015 Officer West was dispatched to the 300 Blk of First St in reference to a missing child. Upon arrival, he observed a child exiting a vehicle parked on the property. More...

Community News

Lexington City Council

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Main, Lexington, Texas. More...

BOOKS FOR BEARS & BUDDIES

The results of the February 2015 “BOOKS FOR BEARS & BUDDIES” event are in… More...

Seventeen Indictments Handed Down

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down 17 indictments on February 13 for a range of charges. Akela Janay Adams, 20 of Houston, was indicted for theft ($500-$1,500) – engaging in organized criminal activity. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature Part 3

Dr. Chuck Holt, Ed.D, Interim Superintendent of Lexington ISD will be writing a series of five articles concerning the Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature. This is the third in that series. More...

Sports

Lexington Dings Rogers

Tie for 4th spot in basketball playoffs

Nathan Vo did what all coaches tell shooters to do, “follow your shot”. Vo did just that in Tuesday night’s final basketball game of the 2015 season. More...

Sports Thoughts

Everyone seemed to have a great time at the Donkey Basketball game. I am glad no one got kicked or hurt when they hit the floor. It is amazing to see just how well trained the donkeys were. More...

Lady Eagles Take 2nd in Softball Tourney

The Lady Eagles competed very well this weekend in the Lexington Tournament, taking 2nd place. Bailey Reynolds was selected to the all-tourney team. Giddings’ Jatzlau was picked as the MVP of the tourney. More...

 













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