February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Early Voting for Primary Election Underway

Local elections also slated by City and School District

Early voting for the upcoming March 1 Primary started Tuesday and will continue until Friday, February 26. During Early Voting, registered voters can go to the Lee County Elections Office Mondays and Tuesdays, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Cold Case Solved

Justice is sometimes slow, but several cold cases were recently solved by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and the Giddings Police Department. In 2013, Sgt. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

Monday 8th 2016   A motorist reported a calf out on CR 217. Deputy West responded.  A cow was reported out on Hwy 77. Deputy West searched the area, but the cow was back in the fence.  Cpl. Rudolph removed a cow from Hwy 77.  More...

Lexington Police Report

February 8, 2016 Chief Yarbrough was called to the 900 Blk of 3rd St in reference to a disturbance. A juvenile was placed under arrest and the case was forwarded to the Lee County Juvenile Probation Office. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday February 17, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time-Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11 a.m.   More...

One Nation Under Fire

Black lives matter. Absolutely; and White Privilege is to blame for all their problems. Absolutely not. Why do I make such an outrageous comment? Because a larger world-view gives the lie to this new, rapidly expanding liberal narrative.  More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Make It Count!”

“Say it now. Don’t wait. None of us can afford that. We don’t know what’s coming next,” Carl said, staring up at me from the hospital bed in his living room. More...

Just a Thought.......

As we move through this Lenten Season, I want to call your attention to the reality that was present in Jesus’ life and continues to haunt us today.  I am speaking about the tension between love and power. More...

Photo

Taking a quick photo break as they prepared for the onslaught of hungry people, these ladies were very busy last Sunday morning, getting ready for the Annual Turkey Dinner at Fedor’s Holy Trini More...

Obituaries - Free Access

DEATH NOTICE

Allen Handrick, 62 passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at his home in Giddings following a battle with cancer.   More...

William Thomas “Billy Tom” McDaniel

Services for William Thomas “Billy Tom” McDaniel, 81 of the Forest Grove Community, were held February 11, 2016 in the Forest Grove Christian Church with burial in the Forest Grove Cemetery.  More...

Clarence Dale Buck

Funeral services for Clarence Buck, 83, of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial followed in Giddings Memorial Park.  More...

Giddings Police Stop the “Flow of Gas”

And shed “light” on the theft of LED light bars

Sgt. Ray and Officer Greer, with the Giddings Police Department, used good investigative skills to stop the “flow of gas” by arresting two suspects who confessed to stealing gas on numerous occasions.  More...

Traffic Stop Arrests

Two people from Bastrop County were arrested last Thursday, February 11, after Officer Mattingly with the Lexington Police Department stopped them for a defective headlamp at about 2 a.m.  More...

Tanglewood Tackles Two Fires

On Monday, February 15, at about 3:30 p.m., the Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department and the Lexington VFD were dispatched to a quickly moving fire off CR 412. More...

Photo

First Place Winner in the Kindergarten to First Grade of this year’s Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Poster Contest is Cayleigh Gonzales. More...

General Stories

Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches

Texas families seeking to lock in the cost of undergraduate tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities are urged to enroll their children in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® prior to the close of the current enrollment period, More...

Bluebonnet to host town hall meetings

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will host five town hall meetings in February and March where co-op members can ask questions and learn about Bluebonnet and its plans for the future.  More...

Poster Contest Winners Announced

The annual Poster Contest for the Lee County Junior Livestock Show has concluded and the winners have been announced. More...

Community News

Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff

I’m a mushroom freak! Ha, cremini, portabellas, porcini, even white-button mushrooms can be added to most dishes or casseroles. I added deli chicken to this recipe.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

FROM BOILED COFFEE TO KUERIG

Coffee preparation has come a long way. I can tell you that for a fact—I am old enough to remember that green coffee beans were sold at the grocery store. The housewife roasted (parched) the beans in the oven with great care. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Aspen Nicole Priem  Daughter of Nic and Caile Priem. Granddaughter of Dan Carver and Debbie Ruetenik of Lexington and Dean & Sharon Priem of Caldwell   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

As we approach the March 1st primary elections, it is important to note that the early voting period is already underway. Regardless of your party affiliation, we all have an opinion or a voice that we feel matters.  More...

Sports

Lions Nip Eagles 55-52

For three quarters, the Lexington Eagles were kicking rear and not taking names in Friday’s battle with Franklin for first place in District 20-3A. But…. the game lasts four quarters. More...

Eagles Escape from Cameron Yoe 59-56

The Lexington Eagles escaped from Cameron with a 59-56 win after a fierce battle. The Yoe were battling for their basketball lives, and Lexington was fighting to stay in second place in District 20-3A. More...

Eagle Baseball Season Starts

The Eagles have scrimmaged Schulenburg and Smithville. More...


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