March 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Investigation: Tampering with Records

In late February, an investigation was conducted after information was given to the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office stating that supervisors had modified Deputy Daniel Willis’ field training records, following the fatal shooting of Yvette More...

County Accepts Bid on Tax Property

The Lee County Commissioners voted last Monday, in Commissioners’ Court, to accept a bid on some property that is scheduled for sale in the near future due to delinquent taxes. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 3, 2014  A caller reported a vehicle traveling west in the east bound lane; Deputy Grover attempted to catch up to him. Before the Deputy could catch the vehicle, a wreck was reported. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 3, 2014 Cpt. Wooldridge responded to a citizen’s call of a reckless driver on 696 East heading west bound. Wooldridge responded to the area where he attempted to locate the vehicle, but was unsuccessful. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 12, 2014   More...

On The Week OF

Week of March 13, 1874: In the state legislature: Mr. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING  The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

Originally from Northeast Texas, Coach Michael Williams graduated from Texas A & M University – Commerce. Outside of his parents, the people who had the greatest influence on him were his teachers and coaches. More...

Lexington Kindergarten Rodeo

Lexington Elementary School Kindergarten students enjoyed their very own “rodeo” last Friday morning, getting ready for the Lee County Jr.  Livestock Show, coming up later this month. Below are serveral pictures from the event. More...

Students Encouraged To Create Litter Prevention Artwork

Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Don’t mess with Texas program are inviting students across the state to get creative about litter prevention. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Peggy Louise Buchorn

January 22, 1935 - March 3, 2014

Peggy Louise Hamilton Buchorn was born on January 22, 1935 in Brookeland, Texas to Carter & Avis (Matthews) Hamilton. More...

Laverne Verlene Gersch

November 29, 1936 - March 5, 2014

Laverne Verlene (Zoch) Gersch was born on November 29, 1936 in Fayette County, Texas to Carl and Ella (Krause) Zoch Jr. She was baptized on December 6, 1936 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda, Texas by Rev. More...

Annie Marie (Lay) Lloyd

May 31, 1932 – January 25, 2014

Annie Marie (Lay) Lloyd was born May 31, 1932 in Lexington, Texas to John and Iris (Norman) Lay. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister Johnnie Sherrill. Annie is survived by her husband, R. H.  More...

Lexington Hosts Third Antique Show and Sale

Shoppers from all over Texas will converge on Lexington this weekend for the Lexington Spring Antique Show and sale, opening Friday at the Lexington Park Building on Hwy. 77. This show is the kickoff for the big festivals in Round Top and Warrenton. More...

Police Make Pot Bust

Last Thursday, March 6, Officer Stark, with the Lexington Police Department, stopped a vehicle in the 9000 block of Hwy 77 for failure to maintain a single marked lane. More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, March 6, 2014, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.  More...

Home Destroyed by Fire

A home in northwest Lee County was destroyed last Tuesday, despite the efforts of three different fire departments.  The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to assist both Elgin VFD and Blue VFD Tuesday, March 4, shortly after 11: More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

The great temptation in life is to choose power over freedom. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Stuffed French Bread Pizza

My favorite pizza recipe! Very easy to make.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

The Cutest Great-Grandbaby in the World! More...

Community News

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Sitting together before the luncheon that was served following the World Day of Prayer event held at First Christian Church in Lexington last Friday morning are Nancy Perry, Dose Underwood, Jimanne K More...

Giddings Library

The Giddings Public Library offers the following books about some of our famous personalities, those still living and others deceased.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

The bitter sweet reality of Lent is that it begins with self-denial.  So, right off the bat, it seems unpleasant and noxious, especially in our country where we are constantly encouraged to ‘have it all”, and always, if we are still More...

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Members of First Christian Church in Lexington hosted World Day of Prayer last Friday. Pictured above are Marilyn Pool, Pat Buetow, Texey Goad, Rev. David Fischer, and Lorena Rackley. More...

Milam County Cowboy Church Annual Pro-Am Team Roping

On Sunday March 23rd the Milam County Cowboy Church will be having their annual Pro-Am Team Roping at the Rockdale Fairgrounds Arena. Church will begin at 9:00 AM in the stands at the arena. David Key will be the guest speaker. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Stung by the Bees

The Lady Eagles got stung 4-3 by the Academy Lady Bees Friday night in Lexington. It was an evenly matched game, but the Lady Bees got the hits when needed.  More...

Lady Eagles Open District Play with Win

Lexington defeated Jarrell 15-0 in four innings, Tuesday afternoon, a brisk day. The Lady Eagles were much like the weather. They were cold at first, but when they got acclimated, they took off. More...

Eagles 2nd @ La Grange Golf

Grant Peimann finished fourth, and Kyle Brewer fifth, as the Lexington Eagle golf team placed second, two strokes behind Bellville, in the LaGrange Invitational Golf Tourney, held Thursday. Noble Little shot a 90 and W.E. More...


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