August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council Member Resigns

Lexington City Council member Melinda Muhl submitted a letter of resignation to Mayor Allen Retzlaff last week, effective Tuesday, August 7.  “I did not want to resign from City Council, but I felt that it was my responsibility to do so to More...

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Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

August 6, 2018  A motorist reported a horse on FM 180 at FM 1697. Deputy Mastronardi and removed the horse from the roadway.  Deputy Nelson was dispatched to CR 133 near CR 116 for a cow out. The deputy removed it from the roadway.  More...

Lexington Police Report

August 6, 2018 Corporal Landrum received information of stolen coins being used at the Dollar General. Information was forwarded to the Burleson County Sheriff’s Office. Officer Young took a report of stolen tile in the 600 Blk of Avenue A. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Meet the Eagles- 6:00 p.m. Gym   More...

Church

The Journey of Life

Any time I start on a journey I am headed for a destination……however I remind myself to enjoy the journey.  As a child, my siblings and I would play games, sing traveling songs, and occupy ourselves so we wouldn’t get bored g More...

School Prep Inside and Out

The lazy days of homemade ice cream and fishing trips and family gatherings are giving way as school days press in upon us. We are all gearing up for fall; buying school supplies and new shoes. More...

Why Are You Angry?

God asks penetrating questions. We should pay attention. God had some interesting questions for Cain in Genesis chapter 4. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wanda Rose Mack (Fulbright)

Wanda Rose Mack (Fulbright) entered into rest on Saturday August the 4th 2018 at around 6 P.M., in Princeton, Minnesota. She decided her work was done and the Lord agreed. She had 78 years life experience. More...

Wanda Lou Revada

Funeral services for Wanda Lou Smith Revada, 67 of Austin, Texas, formerly of Ledbetter, Texas, are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Leslie Chandler officiating. More...

Joel “ Nick” Nicholas Hester

Funeral services for Joel “Nick” Nicholas Hester, 95, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Lexington with Pastor Chris Bruce officiating. More...

Breaking News - 8/21/2018 2:56 PM

Inmate Escapes in Lee County - Free Access

On August 21, 2018 at approx. 9:00AM, an inmate from the Lee County Jail escaped custody. Inmate Brandon Viator was being escorted to District Court with other inmates when he was able to remove one of his leg shackles and took off running. More...

Community Mourns Loss of a Native Son

Joel Nicholas “ Nick” Hester passed away Sunday evening, at his home, August 12. He was 95 years old. More...

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL!!!!!!!!

The Lexington Eagles started two-a-days last week, in anticipation of this week’s scrimmage against Madisonville. Above, the offensive line is seen practicing their blocking assignments vs. More...

Commissioners Deal with Roads and Burn Ban

A great deal of time was consumed by the Lee County Commissioners in their regularly scheduled meeting Monday, where they discussed at length the current Lee County Routing and Road Use Agreement and the Bond required for this Agreement. More...

General Stories

Tootsie to be in BBQ Hall of Fame

Norma Frances “Tootsie” Tomanetz, the legendary pitmaster behind Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, is being inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame in Kansas City, Kansas, on September 15.  So the whole staff can celebrate, Snow’s More...

Community News

In The Garden

Happenings

This week the Lexington Garden Club held their annual elections.  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Aug. 14, 1868—Austin Republican: At the Constitutional Convention on Aug. 13, 1868: “Mundine offered the following declaration and asked its reference to the committee on counties and county boundaries. A DECLARATION. More...

Chef's Corner

Grilled Pork Porterhouse with Peach Agrodolce

4 (1 ½ inch thick) pork porterhouse chops 1 Tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Peach Agrodolce   Let the pork stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. More...

School

From the Superintendent

It’s Here!!! School started Wednesday. The staff came back last week, and we had some great learning sessions. There is so much excitement in the air, as we start another awesome school year. More...

DPS Reminds Drivers of Traffic Dangers Associated with New School Year

As the new school year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to slow down in school zones, and to be aware of children walking to and from school or waiting for buses. More...

Sports

Eagles First Week of FB

Coach Muhl “The best first week of fall practice ever”

Coach Kirk Muhl called it “the best first week of fall practice we have ever experienced”. Problems that might have happened, never reared their head. A problem that did come up is a shortage of offensive linemen. More...

Lady Eagles Netters top Weiss

Lexington defeated Pflugerville Weiss in three sets Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles won with a rare 25-21 score in each set.  The Lady Eagles and Weiss were both sluggish in the beginning of the match. More...

Lady Eagles at Austin Tourney

The Lady Eagles ran into some salty opponents in the huge Austin Invitational Tourney. The Lady Eagles won two matches and lost seven in the three day tourney. More...


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