February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Burn Ban Remains

During the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners Court held on Monday, February 12, 2018, the Court voted to continue with the existing County Wide Burn Ban even though the fire index is only at 265. More...

Former City Council Member Passes

Former Lexington City Council member and local rancher, Tim Brown, passed away suddenly Monday late afternoon from an apparent heart attack. He served on the Lexington City Council for 14 years, several of which as the Mayor Pro Tem.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

FEBRUARY 5TH 2018 A motorist reported cattle out on CR 114 at the Silver Spur Ranch. Deputy Jessup located the cows and ran them off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

2-5-18 Officer Nolen observed a subject in the 500 block of Belton working on a bike. Officer Nolen made contact with the subject to assure he was allowed to be on the property (Circle B). More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

The Rosy Side

Any good sports story involves how a group of individuals become a team. Maybe, they forge bonds through months of hard practice and travel. Maybe, they have elaborate hazing rituals to bring newcomers into the fold. More...

Preparing for Mission Trip

Crossroads Bible Church in Rockdale is sponsoring another mission trip to Guatemala this summer to provide food, clothing, and medical support to people living in very primitive communities.  More...

School

Honor’s Students Recognize Teachers

On Saturday, February 3, 2018 Lexington High School hosted an Honor’s Night Out Event at Celebrations by Bistro 108 in La Grange, Texas.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Madeline “Lynn” Amanda Reuther

Funeral services for Madeline “Lynn” Reuther, 85, of Houston, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Houston with Rev. Russell “Red” Etzel officiating. More...

Lauretta Ann (DeCorte) Barnikow

Laureta (Lori) Ann (DeCorte) Barnikow, 73, residing in Austin, TX went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:02 pm. More...

Giddings Man Sentenced for Cattle Rustling

A 42 year old Giddings man was sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County recently for a charge of Theft of Livestock, less than $150,000. He was given ten years probation by the court and ordered to pay $22,500 in restitution.  More...

Mobile Home Fire Extinguished

On Tuesday, February 6, shortly after 5 p.m., Terry Brown of Lexington called 911 to report a mobile home on fire located on PR 4052, which is off CR 405, east of Highway 77 just south of Lexington. More...

Wrong Way Driver Stopped

On Monday, February 5, at 11:45 p.m. Giddings Police Officer D. Lingham responded to a 911 call for a vehicle traveling westbound on Hwy 290 on the wrong side of the highway at a high rate of speed. More...

Early Voting Starts Tuesday

Early Voting for the upcoming Primary Election starts Tuesday and continues through March 2. Several positions are being challenged, including the County Judge’s position, with incumbent Judge Paul Fischer facing Giddings businessman, Michael Morgan. More...

Local Producer and Contributor to Speak at Fair

Lexington resident Cindy Gibson, who is a contributing writer for the Lexington Leader, will be a featured speaker this weekend, February 17-18, in Belton at the Mother Earth News Third Annual Texas More...

General Stories

Article

Madison Bexley of Lexington was recently named one of three new Directors on the board for the Colorado Valley Chapter of the Independent Cattleman’s Association of Texas, based in La Grange, and representing Lee, Colorado, and Fayette Counties More...

When Identity Theft Strikes

Identity theft is a 15 billion dollar business affecting more than 15 million people a year. ID theft is illegal, but with that much money at stake, thieves can stand to make a lot of money. More...

A Ranger’s Job is Never Done

Kenny Murchison is a member of an elite group of Texas Rangers. He is called a Special Ranger with the Texas Southwestern Cattle Raisers. He started out in Travis County and worked many years as a detective before joining the Cattleman Rangers. More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

February 12, 1878- Galveston Daily News: The (Bill) Longley Case. The clerk of the Court of Appeals is in daily receipt of letters asking why the Longley case has been reversed and remanded. More...

Chef's Corner

Cream of Jalapeno Soup

Cooking for special company? This is my most asked for recipe.   More...

Photo

Pictured above are members of the Lexington community who gather each First Tuesday of the month at Herk’s Store and Grill to celebrate the birthdays of those among us. More...

Sports

Bees Fly by Eagles 72-49

Lexington hosted Academy in Lexington Friday night. The Bees were rude guests as they hit the Eagles with a 72-49 defeat. Academy will be the second seed from District 20-3A in the state playoffs. More...

Jarrell Escapes with Win

The Lexington Eagels closed their 2018 basketball season with a spirited effort against the #1 team in District 20- 3A. The Eagles fell 60-49 despite their effort.  More...

Photo

Sam Perry at the mound is ready to make a smooth pitch. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN More...


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