July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Farewell Reception for Dr. Kristi Burkhart

A Farewell Reception will be held on Monday, July 31, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. for Dr. Kristi Burkhart of the CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care Lexington Clinic, located on Hwy 77 just south of town.  More...

Open House Scheduled Veterans Service Officer

On Tuesday through Thursday of next week, August 1 -3, the Lee County Veterans Service Office will host an Open House to welcome Alan D. Smith as the new Veterans Services Officer for Lee County. More...

EDC Names Officers

Monday night, the Lexington Economic Development Corporation selected Deb Nuckols as their new Treasurer and reselected Brenda Retzlaff as Vice President. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

July 17, 2017  Fayette County reported that a motorist advised that two cows were out on Hwy 77 near the county line. Deputy Holloway and Deputy Flores searched the area and advised the roadway was clear.  More...

Lexington Police Report

July 17, 2017  Officer Walton took a report of kids blocking the roadway in the 500 block of Main Street. He made contact with the juveniles and warned them of the dangers of being in the roadway when vehicles are coming.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 26, 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

There is a line in the musical Hamilton, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, that reads “Ev’ry day you fight, like you’re running out of time.” I bring this up because it ran through my head near constantly, while on the Ministerial Allian More...

Photos

The Lexington United Methodist Church finished up their annual Vacation Bible School last week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

B. Ray Holifield

Funeral services for Ray Holifield, 79, of Giddings, Texas, were held on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Doug Tipps officiating. . More...

Traffic Stop Leads to Three Arrests

What started as a traffic stop for speeding in the heart of Lexington last Saturday, ended up being an event where three persons were arrested for various charges.  More...

Man Brandishing Gun Arrested

A 20 year old man from Houston was arrested last Sunday after it was reported that he brandished a gun at a motorist who was trying to get him to stop driving in a reckless manner.  More...

Where to Eat this Sunday

This week, we traveled to Paige to eat at the Roadhouse.  It was well worth our trip and we know you will agree when you make the Roadhouse your choice for lunch this Sunday after church. More...

LPGCD Tables Permit Request from A Ranch

Last Wednesday, Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District tabled a request from A Ranch, also known as A Handsome Dog, LLC, after they applied for an operating permit for District Well No. More...

Photo

Bearrik Stong was so excited recently when he met a real fireman on the Square in Lexington. More...

General Stories

Commissioners Court

In a relatively short Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court, held on Monday, July 24, 2017, the Commissioners dealt with mostly routine matters. More...

Not Politically Correct

My word! Will the Democrats stop blocking the government from improving conditions for the American people? The Democrats just put in a vote of “No Confidence” in President Trump. More...

Six Sentenced in District Court

Six people were sentenced on July 18 in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  Jose L. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Parmesan Bacon Onion Dip

Planning on company or a family visit? There is nothing like a special appetizer to serve. This one is my favorite.   More...

In The Garden

Now that the summer is moving on, you are wondering what to do before next planting season. Assuming you have your fall garden planned out, there isn’t much to do but enjoy the fruits of your labors. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Raqi Alice Whisper Daughter of Matthew Rasco and Asia Dean. Granddaughter of Maggie and Richard Beasley. More...

Sports

New Lady Eagle Coaches at LHS

Sara Lay Patschke and Sheridan Willard have been hired to take the places of the departed Sara Vann and Kaitlyn Morgan.  More...

The Eagles District Season

Lexington’s district campaign starts in Blanco. The Eagles opened district play with a 70-21 whupping of the Panthers last season. The Panthers will be under a new coach for the first time in many moons, after Danny Rogers stepped down. More...

Sports Thoughts……….

Jordan Spieth nearly blew winning the Open Championship before rallying to win by a stroke. He had some help by the second place winner playing just as poorly for most of the final round.  More...


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