October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

North Lee County to Decide on Two County Positions and School Bond

Next Tuesday, Lee County will not only be voting for National and State level positions in the General Election, they will also decide on several critical local positions and issues. More...

Four Sentenced in District Court

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on October 23, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  Nathanael Lyle Beauchamp, 25 of Bastrop, was sentenced to three years confinement in the Texas More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 20, 2014  A motorist reported a light blue Chevrolet truck swerving on Hwy 21 West. The truck was traveling eastbound. Deputy Ledenbach attempted to locate the vehicle. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 19, 2014   Cpl. Nurse, while on patrol, observed an open door and light on inside a business in the 8600 Blk of Hwy 77 N. Cpl. Nurse entered the building and found nothing suspicious. He then turned off the light and secured the door. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Was going to write my usual Halloween column reminding good Christians everywhere that the day was originally “All Hallows Eve” and therefore is not to be feared or condemned.  But, in my extensive driving around the state, I kept se More...

School

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Lexington Middle School has made the decision to takes on recycling in a serious way! Pictured at the right are some high school students passing out recycling tubs to the Middle School More...

Superintendent’s Corner

October 23-31st is Red Ribbon week in Lexington Schools. More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s and B’s   6TH GRADE: Savannah Adams, Brynn Burlin, Heaven Campos, Mariah Collins-Washington, Jazmine Cranston, Jeremiah Dillon, Kelsi Farris, Ethan Iselt, Jeremiah Jackson, Samantha Lopez, Nataley Martinez, Ashley McDaniel, A More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Louis Edwin Gruetzner

Jan. 24, 1935 - Oct. 20, 2014

Louis Edwin Gruetzner was born on January 24, 1935 in Loebau, Texas to Henry John Gruetzner and Ella Alinda (Iselt) Gruetzner. He was baptized on February 10, 1935 by Rev. More...

Arthur Clarence Jatzlau

Dec. 20, 1923 - Oct. 21, 2014

Arthur Clarence Jatzlau was born on December 20, 1923 in Fedor, Texas to Ben Carl Jatzlau and Meta Elizabeth (Dube) Jatzlau. He was baptized on December 30, 1923 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor by Rev. W. More...

Charles Tyson Lane

May 7, 1944 - Oct. 24, 2014

Charles (Chuck) Tyson Lane, 70, of Garland, Texas joined his Lord and Savior on Friday, October 24, 2014. He was born in Texarkana, Arkansas on May 7, 1944 to Andrew Tyson and Ruth (Keasler) Lane. More...

Breaking News - 11/4/2014 11:00 PM

Voters Approve $7 Million School Bond

Knobloch Takes Commissioner’s Race and Milburn Wins JP

Lexington voters endorsed a $7 million School Bond for the construction, acquisition and equipment of school buildings in the District, including a new high school. 994 people voted for the proposition and 725 voted against it. More...

County to Receive $750,000 Settlement

After more than three years in litigation, the Lee County Commissioners’ Court approved a proposed Compromise Settlement for $750,000 from the original architect and contractors involved in the restoration of the Courthouse, which began in 2000 More...

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Lexington ISD Band performed in a UIL Marching Band competition in Giddings recently, bringing home a Division 2. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

By now, we all understand that the Ebola crisis was terribly mismanaged by a multitude of individuals and agencies.  We also know that this inappropriate handling of a public health crisis was accompanied by the usual covering of backsides.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Potato Chip Cookies

My wife is a potato chip “freak”. She finally found a cookie recipe using potato chips. For the most potato chip flavor in these cookies, be sure not to crush the chips too finely. More...

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Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  Lee, Milam, Burleson and Bastrop counties depend on the Central Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer. Our four counties must pull together to protect and conserve our groundwater, property values and economy. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I have lived in this community for a very long time and I’m still learning about it’s history. On Oct.19 , I was invited to take part in honoring a citizen that was from the Moab settlement near Lexington. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 29, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.  Thursday, October 30, 2014   More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Rap Rockdale in 3

Lexington went to Rockdale expecting an easy win. Rockdale did not get the memo, as they pushed the Lady Eagles hard before Lexington pulled out each game 25-19, 25-21, 25-18. More...

Sports Thoughts

With a little luck, the Eagles will play Trinity in the last home game for a spot in the state playoffs. With four teams going to the playoffs, no one is out until the very end of the season.  Salado and Smithville have yet to win a game. More...

Lady Eagles Clinch 2nd Place

Lexington clinched second place in the District 20AAA volleyball race with a three-game win over the Hearne Lady Eagles Friday afternoon. Lexington won the games 25-11, 25-6, 25-10.  More...


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