Lee County Go Texan BBQ Competition Moving from Giddings to Lexington for 2012

The Lee County Go Texan Committee wishes to announce a change of venue for this year’s Go Texan BBQ competition. The competition has been held the past several years during the Lee County Fair’s Charcoal Challenge. This year the competition will be held in conjunction with the 47th Annual Lexington Homecoming BBQ Cookoff on May 4-5. The move was prompted […]

Soil and Water Conservation Hosts Meeting

The Lee County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a meeting on April 19, at the Lincoln Community Center beginning at 6:30 pm. A Deputy with the Department of Public Safety will discuss “Farm Trailer Safety and Laws”, including the definition of farm trailer, various weight factors of the trailer, distances traveled, and cargo. “Drought Recovery from a Conservation […]

Fifty Year Reunion of the Class of 1962


Lee County Republican Party Announces 2012 County Convention

Lee County Republican Chairman has announced that the 2012 County Convention will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the Community Room of First National Bank, Giddings, starting at 9:30 A.M. Registration begins at 8:30 A.M. The Lee County Republican Convention is held in even-numbered election years, as part of the statewide and national Republican convention process. The purposes […]

Beef Quality Assurance Training in Cameron

There will be a Texas Beef Quality Assurance Program Training held at The 44 Farms in Cameron on Tuesday, April 10. Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the program will begin at 9 am. Training will last until approximately 2 pm and will include lunch. This program was developed to assist cattle producers in producing a safer, more wholesome […]

Free Child Safety Seat Checkup

On Thursday, April 12, the Lee County office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free Child Safety Seat Checkup event in Lexington in the parking lot of St. James Lutheran Church, from 2 pm to 5 pm. There are rear facing car seats, forward facing car seats, belt positioning booster seats and high back booster seats. All these […]

Tennis Report

The Eagle tennis team is involved in the District tourney as you read this. Last week they competed in the Academy tourney. The results were very good. Mackenzie Brown and Eriq Mitchell won first place in Mixed Doubles. London Jacob won the consolation championship. Pitor Fejgin won first in JV Boys singles. Suzanna Braziel was fourth in JV girls. In […]


A Few Words…

Over my writing career, I have assembled a list of words that I feel should never be used in a column. I could have said that in my spare time, I peruse my dictionary looking for strange words. It would have been more interesting, but I would have been paltering. I found that word in my Thesaurus under “lie.” I […]