February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s Best of the Best Votes Pouring In

Hundreds of votes have poured in for this year’s Lee County Best of the Best contest with only two weeks left to submit your votes. More...

County Considers Buying Trucks for Commissioners in lieu of Mileage

At the Regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, February 9, 2015, the Court discussed the possibility of purchasing trucks for each of the Commissioners as contrasted with continuing to pay mileage for them to each use More...

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Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was called to a grass fire at about 4:30 Friday afternoon, February 6, behind Arrowhead Mini Storage on FM 696 West. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 2, 2015   Cpl Ray and Deputy Mastronardi were dispatched out to Westwood Villa Apartments to check on a loud music complaint. They located the source and the residents agreed to turn the music down.   More...

Lexington Police Report

February 2, 2015   Chief Yarbrough was contacted by two subjects requesting a civil standby while they retrieved items from a former employee. Chief Yarbrough drove to the 400 Blk of Ave-F and the subjects had retrieved there property   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 11, 2015  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

The first valentine was an apple.  You can look it up.It ‘s in the Fischer Bible.  Eve gave it to Adam. She thought it was a great gift. She was wrong. You never give a Valentine to someone that will bring them harm.  More...

L. E. S. PEACEKEEPERS TO DEMONSTRATE PROGRAM

Mrs. Kathy Boettcher, Lexington Elemenatary School counselor, will bring members of the Peacekeepers team to participate in demonstrating how this program works, at the Lexington United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall Tuesday, Feb. 17th at 2pm. More...

Sports

Academy Guns Down Lady Eagles

Academy gunned down the Lady Eagles last week, beating them 50 to 15. Garlyn Radford sank two high arcing free throws with 1:51 left in the first quarter for Lexington’s first two points of the game against Academy. More...

Lady Eagles Softball

The Lady Eagles softball team will travel to Shiner Thursday to scrimmage the Lady Commanches, starting at 5:00 pm. Coach Robertson’s crew looks to be a good team again this season. More...

Academy Marches Past Lexington Eagles

The Lexington Eagles played good basketball for most of the first period against the Academy Bumblebees; however, the Bees finally stung Lexington 63-35.  Lexington came out, ran its offense to the letter, and got good shots at the basket. More...

Cyrier Elected State Representative for District 17

After a heated battle between two Republicans, the seat for House District 17 was finally decided Tuesday night. John Cyrier won the run-off election by 329 votes, getting 4,149 votes to Brent Golemon’s 3,820 votes. More...

Allen Family Loses 2nd Home to Fire

The Kevin Allen family, who lives at 3164 E FM 696, about six miles east of Lexington, lost their home to fire Tuesday, February 17, shortly after noon. More...

Lexington EMS Faces Emergency

Lexington’s Emergency Medical Service is facing an emergency of their own. More...

County Takes Steps to Encourage Economic Growth

Lee County Commissioners approved adopting a Tax Abatement Policy for the unincorporated areas of Lee County last Monday. Having this policy already in place can be an inducement for businesses looking to locate to the Lee County area.  More...

Four Sentenced in District Court

Three men from Giddings and one from Rosanky were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County Tuesday, February 3, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presiding.  John L. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If you were one of the millions of students who were lifted by the attention and direction of a teacher, this column is for you....“It ain’t gonna happen anymore!”  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Baked Beans with Ham

Canned beans are the ultimate nutritional package. They’re an excellent source of protein, fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. Canned beans are also super-quick and convenient. More...

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First Tuesday Birthdays were held at Herk’s on Feb. 3. More...

Lexington City Council Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale.  Agenda:  1. Call meeting to order;  2. Welcome guest;  3. More...

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Dewanna Bownds, with Cuttin Up Salon in Lexington, held a special reception for Angela Parks Stinnett on Monday evening, February 2. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature

Dr. Chuck Holt, Ed.D, Interim Superintendent of Lexington ISD will be writing a series of five articles concerning the Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature. This is the first in that series.   More...

February Career & Technical Education Month

Students and faculty at Lexington High School, Lexington ISD will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barbara Josephine Dunsworth

Funeral services for Barbara Dunsworth, are 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Pastor Tim Clayton officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Giddings Memorial Park.  More...


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