November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Voters Matched State-wide Results

Lee County’s registered voters went the way of the rest of the state in last week’s Constitutional Amendment Election by passing all seven propositions on the ballot. That is exactly what the rest of the state voters decided.  More...

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Sgt. Tim Terpstra with the Lexington Police Department recovered a 2002 Honda Accord, reported stolen from Houston. He stopped the vehicle at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, November 11, for no license plates. More...

Mold in the Courthouse!!

As if the Lee County Courthouse hasn’t suffered enough with cracks and shifting foundation, last month, mold was suspected and confirmed in the Judge’s office, the Grand Jury room, the se More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

November 6, 2017  More...

Lexington Police Report

November 7, 2017  Officer Walton worked a blue form crash at Seventh and N. Rockdale.  Officer Walton took a report of a forgery in the 300 block of Holcombe.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

The British poet, John Donne, is one of those guys that you end up having to read in high school or college English. More...

Sports

Lexington Corrals Buffaloes

The Lexington Eagles corralled the Florence Buffaloes 62-10 Friday night, to complete the 2017 regular season undefeated. The Eagles won with a stingy defense and Ja’Kobe Cooper’s six touchdowns.  More...

Eagles Face Brazos in 1st Round of Playoffs

The Eagles face off against Brazos in Brenham Friday night.

For the second year in a row, the Lexington Eagles will face Brazos Consolidated in the first round of the playoffs. Last year the Eagles ended the Cougars’ season with a 32-20 win. More...

Lady Eagles Win Opener

The Lady Eagles opened the 2017-18 basketball season with a dominating 49- 11 win over the Milano Lady Eagles. Freshman Shelby Ray led Lexington in scoring with 18 points. Sophomore Grace Patschke was in double figures also, with 10 points.  More...

Burglary Ring Preys on the Elderly

Lexington Police Chief Ted Walton issued a statement last week, warning local elderly people of a burglary ring that is preying upon them. More...

36 in Lexington to Lose Their Jobs

Thirty-six people from Lexington will lose their jobs when Luminant closes on January 11, 2018. More...

Bluebonnet Linemen Help Provide Power to Remote Area In Bolivia

Two Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative linemen are bringing power to residents of the remote Pando region in northern Bolivia, an area with no electricity. More...

Sixteen Sentenced in District Court

Sixteen people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County during the month of October, the Honorable Carson Campbell and Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.  More...

General Stories

Photo

LPD Chief Ted Walton is seen with some of the items recovered from a burglary ring that has been preying on elderly people in Lee and Milam County. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  It was my privilege to attend the Veterans’ day Program at the School on Friday. More...

LEAF Fundraiser this Saturday

The Lexington Education Achievement Foundation (LEAF) begins their fundraising season with a kickoff event at Mom & Dad’s Icehouse in downtown Lexington on Saturday, November 18th, beginning at 8 p.m. More...

Community News

In The Garden

Mistletoe, the parasite that everyone loves.

Mistletoe has many different faces; first it is a parasite that once it attaches to a tree will grow, feasting off the nutrients of the host tree. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

November 10, 1857 –  More...

Chef's Corner

Herbed Wild Rice Dressing

Try this Wild Rice Dressing with apples and walnuts and enjoy the flavors and crunch!   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

MARGASON, Mary Lynn (Renegar)

On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, Lynn Margason went to be with her precious LORD.  More...

Gerald “Jerry” Lee Blue

Memorial services for Gerald “Jerry” Lee Blue, 75, of Elgin are pending at this time.  More...

Alton Oswald Patschke

Alton Oswald Patschke, 94 of Giddings, Texas passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Bastrop Lost Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. More...


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