Local youths receive Farm Bureau scholarships

( CITY, Texas)— With graduation comes a new journey, but it can be costly. That’s why Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau awarded $300 scholarships to local youths. “ We offer these scholarships to help our local youth, ”Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau President Mike Organ said. “Trade school, college and university educations can be expensive. Scholarships are our way to provide assistance. […]

Beautiful Roses for Lexington’s Square

The Lexington Garden Club presented the Rose Arbor on the Square to the community during this year’s Homecoming. Credit goes to Rusty Mertink, LHS Ag shop, who directed the fabrication of the structure and to the Lexington City employees who transported the sections to Heritage Square for set up, adding benches after it was erected. Tracey Woodward gave his time […]

Now THIS Is Eagle Pride!!!

Sports Thoughts………

The Eagles are playing with heart. They continue to try even when things are not going their way. The second game against Buffalo was an excellent example. No hits for six innings then boom, we win. The Rogers girls are one round away from the state tourney. The Lady Eagles beat them in the first meeting in district play this […]

Eagles to Face Clifton

Regional Semi Finals

The Lexington Eagles will face the Clifton Cubs in the Regional Semi-Finals this weekend in Belton. The three game series will be held at Belton High School The first game will start at 7:00 Thursday night. Game two will start at 5:00 pm Friday afternoon and the third game (if necessary) will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the […]

Wrinkle, Texannes Fall in Regional Final

The Tarleton University Texannes lost to Texas A&M Commerce in the Regional Finals Saturday. The Texannes lost their first game in the double elimination tourney to Commerce, putting them in the loser’s bracket. Tarleton then beat Rogers State 6-3 and Colorado Mesa 6-3 to reach the finals Saturday in a must win situation. The first game Saturday went the Texanns […]


Hundreds of Members Attend Bluebonnet’s Annual Meeting

Nearly 600 Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members and attended the co-op’s Annual meeting on Tuesday, May 8. They enjoyed live music, and more than 40 door prizes, in addition to conducting important business that culminated with the election of three directors. Board Chairman Ben Flencher opened the business portion of the meeting by thanking Bluebonnet’s members for their continued support. “We […]

Retiring? You have a choice to make on Medicare

When you retire and qualify for Medicare at 65, you’ll need to decide how you’d like to receive your health care benefits. Because you’ll be new to Medicare, you may not realize you have two options. One is to join the government’s fee-for-service program that’s existed for 53 years. The other is to buy a Medicare Advantage plan from a […]

2018 Projected to be Dangerous Year for Wildfires

How You Can be Better Prepared for this Wildfire Season

Hot, dry, and windy. That is the prediction for this year’s wildfire season which starts in May and continues through the fall. These three conditions can have devastating effects as Central Texas residents discovered during 2011 when numerous wildfires started throughout the region including the Bastrop Complex Fire in Bastrop County, the Steiner Ranch Fire in Travis County, and the […]