LISD Facilities Committee Hears from Architect

The 17 member Lexington ISD Facilities Committee met Monday night and heard from Gregory Weiss, with SBWV Architects, regarding deficiencies in the high school building, which is of immediate concern, given the serious foundation issues discussed over the past several months. The committee discussed several choices regarding the 40-year-old high school structure, including to do a basic “fix” on the […]


The Lee County Youth Fair Board Scholarships

The Lee County Fair Association, Inc. awards scholarships annually to qualifying high school seniors who are members of the Youth Fair Board. Members of the Youth Fair Board are selected as Juniors and serve for two years, assisting with all aspects of the event. Responsibilities include: assisting with planning and implementation of the fair activities; providing input from the youth, […]

Garden Club Cleans Square

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time – Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting –Woodson Community Bldg. – 6 p.m.Hospice Brazos Valley – Pot luck Dinner –Men and Women Who Have Lost a Spouse –6:00 pm – 8:00 p.m.- 979-277-9525 Thursday, April 10, 2014 Order of Eastern Star Breakfast – LexingtonMasonic […]

On The Week OF

Researched and Compiled by Stanley Miller

Week of April 10, 1854 April 4, 1854 -Texas State Gazette, Austin, Texas: Burleson County notaries public listed were James S. Holliday, James M. Norris and John M. Morin. Week of April 10, 1864 Lt. Col. McGinnis, commanding officer, of the 2d Rgt. Texas Vol. Inf, headquartered at Camp Sidney Johnson, published the names of those men believe to have […]

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. Citizen input.4. Approve the minutes of the following meeting– March 12th, 2014.5. Discuss and possible action to approve payingbills for the month of […]

Sheriff’s Report

March 31, 2014 Deputy Grover was dispatched to Hwy 21 in Lincoln after a motorist reported cows out at the West Yegua Bridge. A caller reported that a white Dodge truck turned onto FM 1624 and was swerving all over the roadway. Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Grover searched for the vehicle. A complainant came to the Sheriff ’s Office and […]

Lexington Police Report

March 31, 2014 Officer Stacks was dispatched to the 3400 block of FM 696 in reference to loose cattle. He located the seven loose cattle and herded them into a pasture off the roadway. Lee County Deputy Grover arrived at the location to secure the livestock. Officer Stacks conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of 5th St for […]

One Nation Under Fire

A friend of mine has an unusual response to the bad news of the day. She says, “Come, Lord Jesus.” When I asked her to explain, she said, “Things are so bad, only the Lord coming back will make a difference.” I do not know any secular equivalent to that kind of power, but I do know the secular prayer […]