2018-09-20 / Front Page
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Toostie Tomanetz, the famed pitmaster at Snow’s BBQ, was inducted into the BBQ Hall of Fame in Kansas City. Missouri last weekend, at the age of 83. She is one of only two women who have been crowned with the Hall of Famer title, the other, a competition barbecuer named Melissa Cookston in 2017. More...

2018-10-11 / Front Page

In this week’s Lexington City Council meeting, members are expected to go into Executive Session to discuss the continued employment of Police Chief Ted Walton, who is currently on paid administrative leave. More...

2018-10-04 / Front Page

An estimated audience of 200 Bastrop and Lee County residents gathered last week to protest plans by the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) to join the growing ranks of water marketers who are threatening the viability of the region’s water resources. More...

2018-10-11 / Front Page
Several others sentenced in District Court

Jason Ray Schulze, a 45 year old Lexington man, was sentenced to two consecutive terms of nine years each in the 21st District Court of Lee County last week, on September 25, with the Honorable Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. He was also sentenced to two one year terms for two other counts.  More...

2018-09-27 / Front Page

In light of the horrific accident that occurred a few weeks ago, a number of people have been commenting on how many accidents there are on FM 696. With so much more traffic coming into this area, one would expect a greater chance of more accidents. Whatever the reason, the number of accidents on FM 696 and surrounding roads continues to be a source of concern.  More...

2018-09-20 / Front Page

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a homicide that happened at Tex Villa Apartments in Giddings on Thursday, September 6, at about 6:30 p.m. More...

2018-09-20 / General Stories

Dave Roussel submitted his resignation to the LISD Board of Trustees on August 31 as he and his wife moved outside of the area. Roussel is the second Board member to step down in recent months. Riza Cooper resigned her position in June. Her spot was filled with Terrence McClendon at the August 1 Board meeting.  More...

2018-10-04 / Front Page

Four people from Lexington were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on September 11 with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

2018-10-04 / Front Page
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The Lexington High School Homecoming happens in two weeks and LHS students have selected their choices for Homecoming Court. Pictured above are candidates for Homecoming King and Queen. More...

2018-09-20 / Police

September 10, 2018 Off icer San Miguel was dispatched to the 900 blk of N Rockdale for an alarm activation. Resident accidently put in wrong code. Officer San Miguel was flagged down by a stranded motorist who needed a battery jump. September 11, 2018 More...

2018-10-11 / Community News

Oct. 7, 1858- San Antonio Texan: The Bastrop Advertiser commented on the killing of a man that occurred at Long Point, Washington county. The paper sarcastically announced that the assailant had escaped and is still at large, since, who ever heard of the arrest of a murder in this fast age and country? More...

2018-10-04 / General Stories

Twelve people were indicted on September 21st by the Lee County Grand Jury on seventeen counts.  Arthur Lee Allen, Jr., 41 of Ledbetter, was indicted for Burglary of a Building – habitual.  Anthoni Salgado, 18 of Austin, was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, penalty group 4 – Codeine, 400 grams or more.  More...

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