January 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Defective Tail Light Leads to Two Arrests

On Sunday, January 26, 2014, Officer Brandon Stark, with the Lexington Police Department, initiated a traffic stop in the 8900 block of Highway 77 for a defective brake light on a vehicle. More...

Lee County to Get Two More State Troopers

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer issued a statement last week that said the Texas Department of Public Safety will be adding two more troopers to the area that covers Lee County.   More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

A motorist called and reported that a white Chevrolet Cobalt ran off the road on Hwy 21, approximately ¼ mile west of Hwy 77. Deputy Ledenbach arrived on scene, and advised there was not any property damage or vehicle damage. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 20, 2014  Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 300 Blk of Rockdale St. in reference to a report of juveniles throwing bottles. Upon arrival to the area Cpt. Wooldridge checked the area but was unable to locate anyone.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 29  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, January 30  Lexington Log Cabins – Open 9 a.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

First, a poem........   More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

God Has Me   Last week I began sharing Darby’s story. She was barely twenty and had months to live. In the midst of all the “Why me?” and “Why now?” questions, we talked about the importance of choosing life.  More...

Sports

Rogers Flies by Lexington

The Rogers Eagles flew past the Lexington Eagles Friday night 58- 25. The young Lexington team found the pressure and teamwork by Rogers too much to handle. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Rogers

Lexington finished Eagle week without a win, suffering defeats by Salado and Rogers. Friday’s loss to Rogers (58-29) followed their best game of the year against Salado, which was on Tuesday. More...

Rogers Barely Nips Lady Eagle JV

The Lady Eagle JV played one of its best games Friday, and got the crowd behind them in their near-win. More...

LHS Principal Reassigned

Lexington High School Principal, Rebecca French, who was present at a fight at LHS on January 16, that left one student critically injured, has been reassigned to the Lexington Independent School District Central Office.   More...

Injured Student Makes Great Progress

Tyler Kassad, a senior at Lexington High School, who was severely injured in a fight that happened on the LHS campus earlier this month, has made huge strides this week with his healing. Last week, he was in a medicinally-induced coma. More...

Forestar Application Denied

The Board of Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District upheld their decision to deny Forestar Real Estate’s attempt to be allowed to pump up to 45,000 acre feet of water from the aquifer below Lee and Bastrop County. More...

Enhanced Emergency Notification System

The Regional Notification System (RNS) used by Lee County has recently been upgraded to provide enhanced notification capabilities to both cellular and land-line telephones. More...

General Stories

Five Things You’ll Pay More For in 2014

With just one month into the new year, experts in consumer trends are telling us that we can depend on increased costs to purchase five specific things this year: groceries, cars, housing, travel, and the ever-rising cost of a postage stamp.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Butternut Squash and Potato Mash

Some people like squash; some people like potatoes. Mash the two together and you have a delicious side dish! If you’ve never tried butternut squash, you are missing a delightful flavored squash – the best of them all.   More...

One Nation Under Fire

It’s easy to be removed from the harsh realities of our world.  Yes, we have news and internet, but they will not take you to some places. Hollywood will.  More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Groundhog Day is just around the corner and if recent weather events continue, he may see his shadow on Feb. 2, and we may have Winter a bit longer! But then, with days like last Sunday, Spring might come early! Only in Texas! Be safe. More...

On The Week OF

Week of Jan 30, 1874: In the Fourteenth Legislature in the Senate a bill by Erath in favor of Willett Holmes was referred (to committee) (January 25, 1874 - Waco Daily Examiner) [Holmes has been a member of the Congress of Texas for several terms bef More...

Sizzurp: What you need to know about cough syrup high

Candy-flavored cough syrup, mixed with soda, is a dangerous drug

Parents, if you haven’t yet heard of sizzurp, it may be time to start listening up. Children are experimenting with medicine they commonly find in their homes in order to get high. More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

Hello, my name is Mel Salazar. I teach history at LHS and I’m also the girls’ volleyball coach. I knew after my first year at college that I wanted to be a teacher like both of my parents.  More...

LHS Debate Team Fare Well at District Contest

Last Tuesday, Lexington ISD competed in the UIL CX District Debate Contest at Salado HS. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Death Notice

Delbert Iselt of Lexington was found deceased in his home on Giddings Street in Lexington Monday morning. He had been suffering from cancer and was undergoing treatment. Services were pending as of press time. More...


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