March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Capital Murder Trial Begins

A capital murder trial began this week in Burleson County. The defendant was just 16 when he was accused of shooting a 47-year old man, causing his death. More...

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The igloo is complete! The “Chill Out with a Good Book” reading challenge went on at the Giddings Public Library all winter. More...

After 31 Years, She Deserves It!

After 31 years, Pam Cox is retiring from the City of Lexington, and she deserves some special attention! A Come and Go Reception will be held at City Hall all day, Friday, March 3. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

February 20, 2017   Deputy Holloway and Deputy Flores were dispatched to CR 308 after a caller reported that her vehicle struck a tree that fell across the roadway. The driver was not injured. The Blue Fire Dept. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 20, 2017   Officer Walton was contacted in reference to power lines being torn down by an over sized load. Officer Walton located the subject over sized on North Rockdale Street. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Give Me Strength!

Lizbeth prowled the halls of the nursing home on her walker. Up and down, back and forth. She’d stop here and there, quietly peer into rooms, and then continue on. More...

The Rosy Side

When I was younger, I didn’t sleep very much. I still probably don’t sleep enough, but from my late teens through my mid-twenties, I slept, on average, less than five hours a night. More...

They’re Going to Prison

Barry Lynn, John Gibbs, and Pastor Trey with Lexington United Methodist Church, are going to prison – for ministry. They will be going to the Luther Unit near Navasota, April 20th to 23rd as part of Kairos. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Honored

Four Lady Eagle basketball players were honored with selection to All-District teams. Garnering first team selection was Madison Stefek. Stefek was a four-year starter for the Lady Eagles. More...

Eagle JV @ Cameron

The Eagle JV played in Cameron last weekend. The Eagle JV defeated Rogers 9-1 in the first round. Tyler Justice pitched a one-hitter at the Black Eagle JV. In addition to the effort on the mound, Justice had four hits, three of them were doubles. More...

Lady Eagles @ Caldwell Tourney

Lexington went 2-4 in six games at the Caldwell Softball Tourney this past weekend. The Lady Eagles opened with a 3-0 loss to Bay City, who eventually won the tourney. More...

Best of the Best Announced!

Herk’s won in three categories of this year’s Lee County Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards - Best Hamburger, Best Liquor Store and Best Convenience Store. More...

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Opens Thursday

The 2017 Lee County Jr. Livestock Show opens this Thursday, March 2. Once again, like last year, it has been moved to an earlier date than usual. More...

Help Catch the Bad Guys!

Bluebonnet Area Crime Stoppers needs your help on two separate cases. More...

Cattle Shootings in Lexington Leads to Investigation

The Texas Rangers are investigating three separate incidents where a cow or cows have been reported shot, the most recent happening on February 20. Each incident happened on CR 318 in Lexington. More...

General Stories

Commissioners Review More Repairs to Annex

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee Commissioners, the Court heard a Report from Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. about what will be required to repair the foundation and fix other problems with the Lee County Annex Building. More...

Here They Come!

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Ballot Order

The names of the people running for Lexington City Council will appear on the May 6, 2017 ballot as follows:  1. Garland Moffett 2. Bobby W. Wesner 3. Chris Wornell 4. Tim Brown 5. Cindy Herklotz 6. 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...

Grandma’s Brag!

My Three Valentines Cheyenne, Odin, and Colten Sanford The lucky parents are; Larken and Amber Brown Sanford, Georgetown, Tx. More...

Che'fs Corner

Hot Crab and Cheese Dip

1 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened 3 Tbsp. milk 1 Tbsp. finely chopped onion ¼ tsp. prepared horseradish Dash of garlic powder 1 4 oz. can lump crabmeat, rinsed and drained 3 Tbsp. More...

School

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The Lexington Middle School robotics team finished the season with their highest-scoring round Saturday in Leander. Kristian Benson, Garrett Gerdes, James Voiles, Genevieve Eberz, Lane Bowen. More...

Impact Eagle Award Winners

Impact Eagle Award Winners are nominated by fellow Lexington ISD Employees. Nominees are approved by the Superintendent’s Advisory Council.  More...

Way to Go!!!

LexTechX Robotix had a rough day at State this past Sunday, BUT their impressive performance throughout the season has qualified them for the Create US Open National Tournament which will be held in More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nolan Lay

Funeral services for Quinnies “Pete” Lay, 87, of Lincoln were held on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau with Rev. Garrett Smith officiating.  More...

Udale Spencer Allen

Funeral services for Udale Allen, 86, of Giddings were held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Giddings with Pastor Steve Knott & Pastor Kelly Wolverton officiating.  More...

L.D. “Rusty” Wilhite

L.D. “Rusty” Wilhite, 85 of Rockdale, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 in Cameron. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Pastor David Atwood officiated.  More...


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