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October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Chocolate Lovers at Park Building this Saturday

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce will host their 10th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival this Saturday. It will be held at the Lexington Park Building, adjacent to the City Park on Highway 77. The day’s activities will begin at 8:30 a.m. More...

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Lexington’s Police Department hosted a National Night Out last Tuesday night. See more on that event on pages A3 and A6 of today’s paper. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Very interesting. In a time when each of us are suffering under more and more government regulations, many of them supposed to keep us “safe”, Americans are more uneasy than ever about the government’s ability to protect us. More...

Chocolate – Fit for a King

While looking for interesting fun facts about chocolate, we came across a piece of history we had never heard before, that is that Christopher Columbus and his crew were the first Europeans to see and experience cocoa beans. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Barbecue Chicken Tortilla Pizzas

How about a pizza with a twist!? 4 corn tortillas1 Tbsp cream cheese1 cup shredded deli chicken2 Tbsp BBQ sauce of your choice½ cup shredded smoked gouda cheese2/3 cup sliced red onion More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Fall is here. Beautiful, wonderful, cool Fall. That time of year when I rejoice because I get back that hour they took from me in the name of Daylight Savings Time. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church Chili Lunch Fundraiser Sunday, October 19th

The Youth Group at Lexington United Methodist Church will host a Chili Lunch Fundraiser on Sunday, October 19th beginning at noon at Lexington UMC’s Fellowship Hall. More...

Family and Friends Day at Mt. NeboAME Church in Moab

at 1741 County Road 331 Lexington, TX on Sunday October 19, 2014 from 3:30 pm till 5:30 pm.

We will be inducting the following individuals into the Moab Hall of Fame;Mrs. Margie Smizer Garcia of Dime Box, TXMr. Charles Cox of Brenham, TXMr. More...

Obituaries

Gary Wayne Beauchamp

July 22, 1967 -Oct. 10,2014

Gary Wayne Beauchamp, age 47, of McDade departed his earthly home October 10, 2014 after sustaining fatal injuries in a two car accident. More...

Jeffrey William Nelsen

May 4, 1953 - Oct. 2, 2014

Jeffrey William Nelsen was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin on May 4, 1953, but came to Texas as soon as he could. For more than 25 years, Jeff worked in the tree service industry. More...

Frank Bakke Reinertsen

March 23, 1923 - Oct. 7, 2014

Frank Bakke Reinertsen was born on March 23, 1923 in Tonsberg, Norway to Carsten Bakke Reinertsen and Selma (Gjuv) Reinertsen. He was baptized and confirmed in Norway. Frank served in the Norwegian Merchant Marines and joined the U.S. More...

Fatal Two Vehicle Wreck on FM 696 W

Despite the state’s attempt to make FM 696 west of Lexington safer, it continues to claim lives of people traveling its roadway. Last Friday, another life was taken in a two vehicle accident that occurred just before 6 p.m. More...

Unattended Tanglewood Brush Fires Get Out of Control

An unattended fire in Tanglewood last Friday morning was fought for over six hours by local fire departments. More...

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The Lexington VFD treated area children to rides on their fire trucks last Tuesday and Wednesday. For more pictures, see page A5 of today’s paper. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 6, 2014 Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Mastronardi met with a complainant on CR 203 in Paige. A theft report was taken. A complainant reported that she received a credit card in the mail and she did not apply for one. More...

Lexington Police Report

Pictured below are some scenes from Lexington Police’s National Night Out.
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Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Giddings PD National Night Out

On Tuesday, October 7th, the Giddings Police Department hosted its annual National Night Out on the Lee County Courthouse Lawn. More...

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A fire broke out on the Donald Brown property last Friday. Johnny Kubicak with Tanglewood VFD is on top of the round bales, trying to keep the fire from spreading. More...

School

Lexington Middle School News

October is full of events for the LMS campus. We just finished Spirit Week, where students participated in different dress up days leading up to Homecoming. More...

Sports

Leon Cougars Nip the Eagles 20-14

Leon scored with 41seconds left in the game to defeat the Lexington Eagles in the 2014 Homecoming game. The touchdown broke a 14-all tie. Leon had scored once in the first quarter and once in the third period. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Lady Eagles suffered a minor set back on the way to the playoffs. Keep up the good work girls!!!!! The Eagles football fortunes are precarious. They need to win out and get some help. Giddings is sitting pretty, it seems. More...

Lady Eagles March by Academy

The Lady Eagles maintained their hold on second place with a threegame sweep of Academy Tuesday night and with scores of 25-17, 25-22, 25-11. More...

 













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