March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Counterfeit Bills Turning Up in Lee County Again

Counterfeit bill passing seems to come in waves, the most recent having blown through Lee County this past week. Last week, several incidents of counterfeit bills were reported by all three law enforcement agencies in Lee County. More...

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Dr. Brad Schnautz draws a ticket from the tub held by Curtis Patschke as door prizes were awarded to many who attended the LISD State of the District Town Hall Meeting last Thursday. Dr. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 22, 2016   A caller reported that a woman had slashed his tires out on PR 5000. Deputy Nurse and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the call; no damage was done to the vehicle.  Capt. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 22, 2016   Officer Nunez located an open door in the 300 Blk of Wheatly Street. He entered the building to check for any criminal activity but found none. Officer Nunez resecured the door and cleared the scene. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

The internet is ruining the churches, or, is it expanding spiritual opportunities? Everyone knows that attendance at traditional congregations is in serious decline. More...

THEY SAID IT

“Whoops!”

“Whoops!” Shelley said, as the Jello tumbled into her lap.  “Whoops!” she said later, as a spoon fell to the floor.  “Whoops!” she exclaimed again, when her wheelchair slipped on a slick spot.  &ldqu More...

Lexington UMC to Host World Day of Prayer

All Lexington area residents and friends are invited to participate in the 2016 World Day of Prayer service Friday, March 4th at 10:30am in the sanctuary of the Lexington United Methodist Church, 508 North Rockdale Street.  More...

Sports

Eagles @ Columbus Tourney

Game 1- Lexington defeated Schulenburg 12-1 in their opening game of the tourney. Lexington started with two outs in the first inning. Walker Hess singled to get the rally started. Trevor Patschke followed with another single. More...

Lady Eagles 2nd @ Bremond

After winning all their pool games on Thursday, the Lady Eagles advanced to the championship game Saturday afternoon. Lexington lost in the championship game 6-5 to district foe Franklin.  More...

Eagles Receive Honors

The entire Lexington starting line up received District 20-3A recognition in voting by district coaches last week. Grant Peimann was selected most valuable offensive player. Jay Cooper and Gavin Thomas were selected to the first team. More...

Sheriff Rodney Meyer Elected in a Landslide

Sheriff Rodney Meyer, who changed parties this year, moving over to the Republican side, won the Primary in a landslide last Tuesday, outpacing his opponent Nathan Lapham. More...

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Opens Thursday

The 2016 Lee County Jr. Livestock Show opens this Thursday, March 3. It has been moved to an earlier date as Easter falls on the normal weekend of the show. It will conclude on Saturday, March 5 with the sale, which will start at 1:30.  More...

LEDC Elects Officers

The Lexington Economic Development Corporation installed new officers for the year recently. Curtis Patschke was elected to serve as President. Brenda Retzlaff was elected as Vice President. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

A lot has been said, and written, lately about the “horrible” Republican debates. The last one deteriorated into a shouting match. But, before you believe all the pundits, may I direct your attention to the other side. More...

Reward Increased to $8K for Most Wanted Sex Offender From San Antonio

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is telling the public that the reward for Robert Chrismon, 53, has increased to $8,000 for information leading to his arrest if the tip comes in during the month of February. More...

Oil Tax Would Crush Eagle Ford Companies

Obama Continues Assault on Oil and Gas

President Obama continues to push additional legislation that will push more Eagle Ford operators out of business. The latest move is a controversial oil tax embedded in his $4.1 trillion budget request he sent to Congress last week. More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.....

RECIPES

In today’s world of fast food, prepared entrees, gourmet take out and such no one understands about recipes. To get a new recipe and share it was such great fun.  More...

Chef's Corner

Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

1 (2.25 oz.) package sliced almonds, toasted2(6.25oz)boxesfast-cookinglonggrainandwildricemix¼ cup butter4 celery ribs, chopped fine1 cup onions, chopped5 cups deli chicken, chopped2 (10.75 oz) cans cream of mushroom soup1 (8 oz) water chestnuts, dra More...

Grandma’s Brag!

DON’T WORRY!  Grandma’s Brag could have new additions coming soo, if you send yours in!!!   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

As some of you may know, March is National Reading Month, but the students and staff at Lexington Elementary have been working hard to put a major focus on reading throughout the entire school year. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  Thanks so much for publishing Sample Ballots for the election next [this] week. More...

Photos

The Lexington National Honor Society inducted 12 new members at the induction ceremony on Monday, February 22. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Melba Faye (Jackson) Morris

Melba Faye (Jackson) Morris, 91, of Elgin, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Melba was a loving wife and mother whose family was her greatest joy in life. More...

Billy Graham Landrum

Graveside funeral services for Billy G. Landrum will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2 P.M.in the Taylor City Cemetery with military honors. Rev. Mel Swoyer of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Thorndale will officiate at the graveside.  More...

Jesse Grabow Hitchcock

Jesse “Grabow” Hitchcock, 88, of Caldwell Passed away Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Copperas Hollow Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Caldwell. More...


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