2023-05-18 E-Edition


The Lee County Fair Pageant was held last Saturday. Pictured above are the 2023-2024 Lee County Fair Queen Winners. They are, (left to right), Petite Miss- Alani Montoya (Giddings), Miss Lee County- Jordan Carvin (Giddings), Tiny Miss- Bella Diaz (Giddings), Junior Miss- Finleigh Robinson (Giddings) and Little Miss- Suzy Borgfield (Lexington). Look for them in the Parade in Giddings this […]

Shots Fired as Suspects Flee from Scene of the Crime

On Friday, May 12, 2023, at approximately 0512 hours, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a property owner who was out of town. The property owner stated his security camera was showing three subjects on his property. Sergeant Holloway responded to the location on County Road 127 near FM 180 and positioned himself to observe the […]

Lexington’s Dud Morris to Speak at Armed Forces Day Celebration

On Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 9:00AM, the Lee County Texas Veterans Association (LCTVA) will host a ceremony Saluting all Lee County Veterans. The Guest Speaker will be Texas State Senator Lois Kolkhorst with a special address from Lee County’s own WWII and Iwo Jima Veteran, Dud Morris. During this patriotic program, there will be a number of military vehicles […]

Dedicated to Those Who Serve….from County Judge Frank Malinak

Police Week Police Week is May 14 through May 20th. As a thirty-seven-year law enforcement veteran, I have worked with some of the best men and women you will find anywhere—people you would be honored to have as your neighbor or call your friend. We have some of the most dedicated public servants right here in Lee County. Officers sworn […]

Top Priority is Student and Staff Safety

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is investigating a non-criminal complaint from a school official regarding the School Resource Officer (SRO) placed at LISD last fall. A deputy with the LCSO had been serving in that capacity until recently when the LCSO received the complaint. Sheriff Casey Goetz said, “To prevent any appearance of a conflict of interest, we have […]

Sidewalk Improvements to Link School Campuses

Last Wednesday, the City of Lexington hosted a Community Forum where they had Tim Sanders with BEFCO, Inc, the City’s engineering firm, along with Jessica Daidone, the Grant Manager with Langford Community Management Services, give an overview of a grant that, if awarded, would fund 75% of the construction of new sidewalks, with 25% paid by the City. The initial […]

It’s Noteworthy

The Lexington Area Ministerial Alliance invites everyone to Vacation Bible School offered at several local churches this summer. First Baptist Church June 5-9th 9am til noon “Twist and Turns” Holy Trinity, Fedor and St. James Lutheran Churches at St. James Lutheran June 26-30th 9am til 11:30am “Follow the Lamb” Lexington United Methodist Church July 10-12th 6pm to 8:30pm “Food Truck […]

In The Garden

The benefits of some of your chemicals in the house, in the garden.

There are many chemicals in the kitchen and bathroom that can also be used in your garden. Some can be used as insecticides, some can be used as plant foods, and some can be used as herbicides. Surprisingly, some of these can be used in a couple different ways. Baking soda has many benefits as an insecticide when mixed properly. […]

Spring And Dewberry Cobblers..

Nostalgia gripped me hard this week when a friend brought me a dewberry cobbler. She had picked the dewberries and made a cobbler for the celebration of Heritage Sunday out at Early Chapel and she made a little one for me. Oh how fine it was. I hope others remember when kids picked dewberries along the old railroad track line, […]