June 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor Milligan Presides Over First Meeting

Newly elected Lexington Mayor, Alan Milligan presided over his first City Council meeting recently, a meeting in which he was tasked with breaking tie votes on city issues, more so than many have seen in recent times. More...

Eight Sentenced in District Court

Eight people were sentenced in District Court over the past two weeks, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding on May 17, and the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbet presiding on May 24.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

May 23, 2016 A motorist reported cows out on FM 2440 approx 1 mile out of the city limits. Deputy Jessup located the cattle and ran them into a pasture. More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Creamy Spring Pasta Bake

Pasta:½ cup (4oz) salted butter½ cup (2 oz) flour2 tsp dry mustard1 tsp salt½ tsp black pepper¼ tsp cayenne pepper2 cups half & half2 cups whole milk1 (16 oz) block Swiss cheese, shredded2/3 cup parmesan cheese, shredded1 (16 oz) pkg. More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Old Schoolhouses (as we used to call them)

There are still some of the old schools left standing—although they have all been relocated. I am going to name a few of them that I know about. Many others will remember their own schools like I do the Tanglewood school.  More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Brayden Drosche  Grandparents: Garry & Cathy Brown & Ed & Shirley Drosche Parents: Lindsay Brown & Brandon Drosche   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

One of the events that I have enjoyed the most over the years is the high school graduation ceremony. The happiness and excitement that exudes in the air is unique and special. More...

Graduation Ceremonies Planned

Lexington and Giddings High Schools either have let out for the summer or will be letting out in the days to come. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

3RD Grade A Honor Roll Arentz, John,Biehle, MasonCarter, ZackCotton, KaylinCotton, Kinley Crow, ConnerDeShazo, JacquelynnKubicek, SydneyLansford, JackMilburn, Preslie Patterson, AlexxaPeschke, KathrynScheel, LenaSimcik, James More...

High Water Rescues Keep First Responders Busy

One man lost his life in swift water; one home destroyed by lightning

Last Thursday, as torrential rains slammed almost every inch of Lee County, first responders throughout the County were involved in some way or another with high water rescues. More...

Probation for Accidental Homicide

Dustin Diamond, 27 of Giddings, was sentenced in District Court last week for criminal negligent homicide. The sentencing stemmed from an incident that occurred on Sunday, October 18, 2015. More...

Lee County Judge Issues Declaration of Disaster

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer issued a Declaration of Disaster last Friday, May 27, following two days of widespread or severe damage, injury and loss of life and property caused by torrential rainfall. More...

Giddings High School Top Graduates

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General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

I do not have to tell you that this is a strange election. However, one thing has not changed. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  This [Memorial Day] insert in the paper is amazing and breaks my heart at the same time. Thank you for putting it in the newspaper and giving this touching and emotional subject such beautiful life. Amazing job. More...

Ahoy Me Readers!!

40 Acre Wood, Lexington’s used book shoppe, announces the start of its 2016 Summer Reading Club, a program designed to encourage reading during the summer months. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“I’ll Find Out”

“Where have you been? I’ve been waiting for you!” Ben exclaimed. “You’re late, and you’ve got the train tickets!”  More...

Just a Thought.......

I must begin by educating you in the background meaning of a word that is all too popular: Secular. Here is the origin of what our culture has become.  More...

Photos

Members of the Lexington American Legion performed the 21 Gun Salute on the Lexington Square during the Memorial Day Ceremony last Sunday. PHOTO BY KATIE HALL More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts………

Today, this column will be more of a commentary that “just thoughts.” The Baylor fiasco is an affront to Baptists all over the state and nation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Arden “Art” John Schaafsma

Funeral services for Arden “Art” Schaafsma, 75, of Giddings, are pending at this time. More...

James D. “Chucka” Doss

Services for James D. “Chucka” Doss, 75 of Rockdale were held Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Truelson of Peace Lutheran Church officiating. More...


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