February 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two People Sentenced in District Court

Two people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on February 6, 2014, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

Airplane Crash Across from Jump School

A light weight airplane, with only the pilot on board, crashed Sunday afternoon in a pasture across from the Austin Skydiving Center located on FM 696 East, a few miles outside of Lexington.  Cindy Gibson, owner of the jump school, said, “ More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 3, 2014  A resident on Drewry Lane in Lexington called and spoke to Deputy Ray about his neighbor’s dogs attacking her dog on her property. Deputy Ray spoke to both parties involved.   More...

Lexington Police Report

February 3, 2014  Cpl. Nurse was dispatched to a cemetery on FM 619 to assist Lee County Deputies with a suicidal subject. Cpl. Nurse along with Lee County Deputies searched the cemetery on foot, but did not locate anyone.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 12, 2014   More...

Church

The Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor Turkey Dinner

The Turkey Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor is a big draw every year. This year, early estimates show they sold over 1,000 plates! More...

Just a Thought.......

For your Valentine’s Day, I am sharing one of my favorite poems. And, yes, it is dedicated to my wife, Jo.  Love . . . by Roy Croft   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...

Sports

Lady Eagles Fall Short

Lexington fell short in the final game of 2014 season, losing to Rosebud-Lott 38-33. The Lady Eagles had a tough time getting their shots to fall, even though they were good shots. More...

Cats Claw Eagles

Lexington remained winless in District 22AA with a 76-52 loss to Rosebud-Lott. RL came out firing on all cylinders, scoring 28 points in the first quarter. They ran past, jumped over, and passed by the Eagles on their way to the basket. More...

Eagle JV Nipped in OT

Rosebud-Lott needed overtime to defeat the Lexington Eagle JV Tuesday night. The teams were tied at 27 after four quarters of play, forcing the overtime. More...

New Oilfield Company May be Moving to the County

Bringing potential for 23 high paying jobs

John Simmang, President of the Giddings Economic Development Corporation, told the Commissioners during Commissioners’ Court Monday morning that negotiations were moving along nicely toward having a new oilfield equipment company locate in Lee More...

No Vote on New Fire Truck for Giddings VFD

During their regular meeting on Monday, February 10, 2014, the Lee County Commissioners heard a request from the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department, to help fund the purchase of a new ladder truck. More...

City Council to Look at Resolutions for Savannah Park Apts.

In their regular meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, the Lexington City Council will look at approving two resolutions in support of a substantial remodeling to the interior of the 24-unit Savannah Park Apts. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Blueberry Johnny Cakes with Maple Syrup

The past few weeks of cold weather has inspired me to plan on hot and warm breakfasts. I had almost forgotten how much our children enjoyed these cakes when our son asked for the recipe to cook for his sons.   More...

One Nation Under Fire

Next Monday, February 15, is Presidents Day, although not officially.  It was originally established to honor George Washington. More...

Outzkirts

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Community News

Lee County Republicans February Meeting

Lee County Republicans had their first meeting of the year on February 4, 2014, at Circle W Restaurant of Giddings. More...

Milam Community Theater Auditions Scheduled

Milam Community Theater will hold auditions for the Agatha Christie murder mystery “The Patient” 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, and 7:30-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17.  “The Patient” follows a woman who is paralyzed after a fall. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULARMEETING   The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.  Agenda:   More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

Ms. Lansford is a LISD graduate who went on to attend TAMU for her bachelor’s degree and then earned her master’s degree from the University of North Texas in Denton. More...

Advisor to visit Blinn Bryan campus

Will share experiences as member of two White House administrations

A former advisor to two U.S. presidents will describe his experiences as part of Blinn College’s celebration of Black History Month. Frederick D. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Frances LaVerne Albrecht

September 3, 1947 - February 3, 2014

Frances LaVerne (Kilian) Albrecht was born on September 3, 1947 in Brenham, Texas toAlfred & Louise (Schulz) Kilian. She was baptized on September 21, 1947 and confirmed on March 26, 1961 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. More...

Darlene Theresa Ehler

February23,1945-February5,2014

Mrs. Ehler passed away the evening of Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin.  More...

Elaine Peters

November 24, 1930 - February 9, 2014

Funeral services for Elaine Peters, 83, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating. More...


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