February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Polling Places Announced for Early Voting

Ballots to include proposals and referendums

Carla Arldt, Elections Administrator and Early Voting Clerk for Lee County, announced the polling places for early voting for the upcoming March 4 Primary Election. More...

Wet, Icy Weather Cause Road Hazards

One Fatal Accident in Lexington

Wet, icy conditions last Tuesday, January 28, contributed to several accidents throughout the County. Lexington had three, including a fatality on FM 1624.  More...

Lexington Chamber Holds Elections

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce announced the results of their Board Elections for 2014 recently. Lucy Torn was elected President; Georgia Allen, Vice President; Texey Lou Goad, Treasurer; and Janice Schneider, Secretary. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 27, 2014  A citizen reported a large bull out on CR 117 near CR 430 in Dime Box. Deputy Liles was dispatched and removed the bull from the roadway.   More...

Lexington Police Report

January 27, 2014   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

What Do You Think?   Lewis is easy to be with. He’s warm, friendly, and smiles a lot. You can tell he enjoys people.  Lewis was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2007. More...

Choosing2Believe Ladies Retreat

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church would like to invite the ladies of the community to join the Choosing2Believe presentation led by Debbie McBride, Choosing2Believe Ministries.  More...

Just a Thought.......

Next week is Valentine’s Day, so I am stepping away from my writing series to speak to that special occasion.  I am doing so early because I want to encourage you to do more than just send a gift or card this year. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Fix Florence

The Lady Eagles started fast and then held on to defeat the Florence Lady Buffs 35-28. Christen Schneider led the early blast as she contributed 16 points to Lexington’s final total. Lexington zipped out to an 11-4 lead in the first period. More...

Eagles Fall to Florence 59-29

Lexington continued their winless season in the District 22AA basketball race with a 30- point loss to Florence last Tuesday night.  The Eagle effort was led by Grant Peimann, who had 11 points in the game.  The Buffs picked up their second More...

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Lexington EDC Changes Focus to Infrastructure Projects

The Lexington EDC, along with the City Council, is planning to schedule a workshop with the City’s grant writer, Vicki Spiess, with Kerbow and Associates, in order to look into getting grants that would allow the EDC to help the City with vario More...

Man Shot in Back with Shotgun

The Lee County Sheriff ’s Department responded to a call regarding a man being shot on PR 5000 near Nails Creek Friday night, January 31, at about 11:30 p.m. Sgt Allen, Capt. More...

Community Prayer Vigil For Lexington High School

Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 5:45 p.m., a Prayer Vigil will be held at Eagle Stadium. More...

Nine Sentenced in District Court

Nine people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County in January, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding.  Maurillio Rivera, Jr., 29 of Giddings, was sentenced for enticing a child. More...

General Stories

On The Week OF

Week of Feb 6, 1864: Officers and men of 3d Cavalry Battalion of State Troops, including Capt. W. A. Douglass, Burleson county had threaten to execute G.W. More...

DPS Reminds Texans: Election Identification Certificates Available at Driver License Offices

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming primary election, that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper identific More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Cranberry Double-Nut Pie

Christmas Holidays aren’t the only time to enjoy extra special desserts! This is one of my favorites.   More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City continues to make improvements on our sewer system, with the current focus happening on Caldwell Street. More...

The 5th Annual Lexington Lone Star Varmint Tournament

The 5th Annual Lexington Lone Star Varmint Tournament was a great success again! With 134 teams hunting and the perfect weather conditions, it made for a very competitive hunt. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts 15

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted fifteen people for 17 counts on January 16. More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

Debbie Winkler is not new to teaching, but she is new to Lexington. She retired from Giddings in 2011 after more than a decade with the district. A graduate of Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, she went to school to be a teacher. More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s and B’s More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s   Third Grade: Kendal Brown, Jaimee Dodd, Kynleigh Evans, Garrett Gerdes, Bridgett Grady, Kinsey Hobbs, Judge Hutton, Grant Lansford, Lane Magnuson, Olivia McLendon, Jacob Milburn, Kenzie Muhl, Francisco Nava, and Peyton Zoch.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Delbert Bruce Boettcher

April 3, 1956 - February 2, 2014

Delbert Bruce Boettcher was born on April 3, 1956 in Giddings, Texas to Franklin Boettcher Sr. and Lillie Mae (Kaiser) Boettcher. He was baptized on April 29, 1956 by Pastor Paul Stengel Jr. and was confirmed on May 17, 1970 by Pastor T.W. More...

Delbert Leonard Iselt

June 14, 1946 - January 27, 2014

Delbert Leonard Iselt was born on June 14, 1946 in Brenham, Texas to Leonard & Erma (Schneider) Iselt. He was baptized on June 30, 1946 and confirmed on June 25, 1961 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, Texas. More...

Albert Schautschick

April 1, 1930 - January 30, 2014

Albert Eldor Schautschick, of Serbin, Texas, passed away at home on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the age of 83.  More...


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