January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

2018/2019 Appraisal Board Named

Constituents from Lee County, the municipalities, and school districts voted to seat the 2018 – 2019 Appraisal Board in late December. More...

County, Cities, School Districts All Closed Due to Weather

Tuesday morning, the streets throughout Lee County looked almost desolate after the entire county shut down due a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service Monday. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

January 8, 2018  A caller advised that an employee at a business on CR 208 cut his arm on one of the machines. They could not stop the bleeding and requested EMS. Sgt Ray and Deputy Ledenbach responded to the call. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 8, 2018 Officer Landrum re-sponded to the Lexington High School for two loose dogs. He took the dogs and placed them in the Lexington Animal Shelter. No owner information was available on the two dogs. More...

Church

Cowboy Church of Lee County Held Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Cowboy Church of Lee County held a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase II of their “Building God’s Ranch” project at 2645 CR 117 in Lee County. More...

The Rosy Side

Continuing our brief look at Mary and Joseph, I want to talk about sacrificial love. Christ’s entire life stands as the most prominent example of this idea, and Mary certainly sacrificed a lot to bring Jesus in the world. More...

GriefShare

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Giddings is sponsoring a 14-wk grief recovery program called GriefShare for anyone grieving the death of a loved one. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Nora Lee Hewer

Nora Lee Hewer, age 92, a resident of Lexington, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 13, 2018. She joins in Heaven her loving friend and husband of 67 years, George, who passed away last March.  More...

Amy Pender

Graveside services for Amy Pender, 63, of Justin, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Texas with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. More...

Earline Louise Peterson

Earline Louise (Hooper) Peterson was born on October 23, 1928 in Lexington, Texas to Lawrence McDonald Hooper and Hazel Temperance Gay Hooper. More...

Stolen Vehicle Leads to Arrest

One man is in jail after the Lee County Sheriff ’s Department recovered a stolen vehicle at K & C Quick Stop, located on Hwy 21 in Dime Box. More...

City Council Considers Several Items in First Meeting of the Year

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, January 10 in the Woodson Community building. More...

Best of the Best Contest Begins

The 10th Annual Lee County Best of the Best Reader’s Choice Contest is well underway, with ballots printed in today’s paper. Be sure to vote for your favorite restaurant, teacher, plumber and other categories! More...

Photo

Icicles hung from the roof of this bluebird house Tuesday morning, after a blast of winter weather slammed Lexington and all of Central Texas. PHOTO BY PHILIP CONCAN. More...

General Stories

Abolish Gerrymandering

EDITORIAL

As we enter the new year, Congressional approval ratings by party remain at historically low levels. Democrats at 13% and Republicans at 28% according to the current Gallup Poll.  More...

New Measures Implemented to Enhance Safety at Texas Capitol

Certain items prohibited on Capitol Grounds

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is implementing certain security measures at the Texas Capitol Complex and Capitol Grounds to enhance safety. More...

When to Seek Emergency Medical Help for Flu

The flu virus continues to spread across the U.S., with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) closely tracking the number of confirmed cases and urging stringent precautions to minimize its impact.  More...

Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

January 18, 1878 - Brenham Weekly Banner: A reprint from the Rockdale Messenger reported that a “flouring mill” is wanted in the Lexington area as wheat would be grown there if it could be ground.” More...

Chef's Corner

Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Medley

1 large 10” or 12” skillet 1 pkg smoked sausage, sliced diagonally 3 cloves garlic, chopped fine ¼ cup olive oil 1 large red bell pepper, sliced thin 1 cup yellow onion, sliced thin 1 pkg. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment. More...

School

From the Superintendent

The state has finally given back some local control to school districts in Texas. Schools may now have some control of their calendars, transfer policies, discipline options, daily schedules and many other areas with a DOI plan. More...

Sports

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Lady Eagle Grace Patschke focuses in on the Rockdale Lady Tiger. More...

Academy Marches Past Lady Eagles

The Academy Lady Bees (Queens) marched past the Lexington Lady Eagles 61-22 Friday night. The District 20- 3A leading Queens held Lexington to single-digit scoring until the fourth period.  More...

Rockdale 54 Lexington 41

Lexington remained without a win in District 20- 3A play with a 54-41 loss to Rockdale in the APK Center Tuesday night, January 9th. More...


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