February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Consider Burn Ban

The Lee County Commissioners’ Court, held on Monday, ran long due to a lengthy agenda and extended discussions regarding a Burn Ban and right-of-way requests by a pipeline company. More...

City Audit Finds No Great Fault

The forensic accounting audit recently completed for the City of Lexington revealed very little in terms of major discrepancies. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 6, 2017   Several motorists called to report a cow out on FM 696 near FM 112. Deputy Holloway and a Lexington officer located and ran the cow into a pasture. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 6, 2017   Officer Walton and ACO Landrum responded to the 2000 block of West FM 696 on three loose cows. Cows were penned. Officers cleared scene.  More...

Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

Chef's Corner

Turkey Tortilla Soup

My wife and I have eaten more soups this winter than I can remember. Of course, one of our favorites is Tortilla Soup which is quite involved and has many ingredients in it. But this recipe is a variation of it and I think just as good. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Audrey Dian Medina Daughter of Courtney Nuckols Granddaughter of Debbie and the Late Dixon Nuckols Great-Granddaughter of Ruth and the Late Harold Hutson More...

School

Career and Technical Education Month

Lexington ISD Board of Trustees took a tour of the CTE Facilities during their meeting Monday night, and presented certificates of appreciation to the teachers serving in the CTE fields. More...

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Lexington High School Teacher of the Month for February is Courtney Nuckols. She is recognized by the Lexington Chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kathy Lu Cooke Martin

Kathy Lu Cooke Martin, 57 of Rockdale, died at 4:00 pm, Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at St. David’s Hospital North in Austin.  More...

Fred Woodward Hannes Sr.

Funeral services for Fred Woodward Hannes, 76, of Giddings, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings. More...

Rebecca “Becky” Diane Pampell

Funeral services for Rebecca “Becky” Pampell, 65, formerly of Giddings,were held on Friday, February 10, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating.  More...

Breaking News - 2:19 PM

Basketball Playoff Update - Free Access

Bi District Boys Basketball Lexington vs. McGregor 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 21 in Salado. Warm up Game Friday, February 17, in Lexington, vs. Florence. More...

Rockdale Mourns

The City of Rockdale is in mourning, following the death of their newspaper’s Publisher, Kathy Cooke- Martin.  Kathy, 57, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at St. David’s Hospital North in Austin following a brief illness.  More...

Officer- Involved Shooting

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 6:16 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office received a call regarding a welfare concern at 1872 CR 424 in Dime Box. The caller said a man was lying next to his truck.  More...

LHS Robotics Team State Bound

The LHS Robotics Team has, in their first year of competing, accomplished what most teams never do. They won the esteemed Excellence Award at the Starstruck Robotics Competition in Austin last Sunday. More...

General Stories

The City of Lexington & Work in Progress

The City of Lexington will be working to complete the water project that was funded by the Texas Department of Agriculture this week. The contractors will be draining the ground storage tank to tie in the new line. More...

Garden Club Talks Dirt

The Lexington Garden Club met at the lovely home of Pat Rao to talk dirt on Thursday, February 9th with Trevor Dickshat from the Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension discussing soils and the importance of soil testing. More...

Sales Tax Allocations

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $858.6 million in local sales tax allocations for February, 1 percent less than in February 2016.  More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

I’m Scared

Franklin was a rough-and-tumble sort of guy. He was the quiet, silent type. He’d been an oilfield worker for decades. He was a tough dude in a tough world. Heart disease had confined Franklin to a recliner. He was on continuous oxygen. More...

The Rosy Side

Looking Back, Looking Forward

The holidays have come and gone, and we are into resolution season. Living on college campuses for ten years, this was the only time of year, when I could not easily get access to the gym equipment. By February, everything was back to normal. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Buzzed

The Lady Eagles got buzzed by the Academy Lady Bees Monday night in Academy. The huge defeat ended the Lady Eagles’ 2016- 2017 season. More...

Jarrell Tops Eagles 74-60

Lexington started off the rematch with district leader, Jarrell, on a hot shooting streak. The Eagles posted 19 points in the first quarter. Gavin Thomas dropped 11 of the initial quarter points. More...

Eagles Get More Honors Dillon All-State

The Texas Sports Writers Association released their allstate teams Wednesday. Selected to the 3A first team was Lexington’s record breaking running back, Nic Dillon. More...

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