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November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Almost 300 people voted for People’s Choice, and 15 Teams Compete

The 1st Annual Lexington American Legion Post #6 Chili Cookoff was held on Saturday, November 8th and was a resounding success. Approximately 15 teams competed not only in the chili category, but three other categories of Salsa, Margarita and Beans. More...

Three People Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, November 13, 2014, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towlsee Corbett presiding. More...

Special Election for Texas Senate Seat Set

A Special Election has been announced for the Texas Senate Seat, District 18, vacated by Senator Glenn Hager, who was elected Texas State Comptroller in the November General Election. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

As we approach the Thanksgiving Season, I am wondering if the original Thanksgiving Proclamation would be passed by Congress, given our present political climate. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Kielbasa Dressing

Tired of the traditional turkey dinner for Thanksgiving? Try a different approach to the occasion and serve a smokey Kielbasa sausage with your dressing More...

A little bit of Lexington History

WHEN LEXINGTON CHANGED

It happened almost overnight. For many years the traditional holiday of much importance was the Shaw Lake Picnic. April 21 is an important Texas holiday; it is San Jacinto Day. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Thursday, November 20, 2014 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I am not going to tell you to be thankful because it is the Thanksgiving Season. There are enough columnists who will do that. Rather, I am going to lead by example and share my thanksgivings with you. More...

Photo

Ladies from the LWML gathered at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington last Wednesday morning to make “miles and miles” of noodles! More...

Thanksgiving Service and Sing

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance will be hosting a Thanksgiving Service and Sing on Sunday, November 23rd at Lexington Faith Temple beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Cash Dime Box

Lexington and Dime Box girls played 32 minutes of basketball with each team scoring 28 points. In the three minute overtime, Lexington put 12 points in the basket and Dime Box only one. This was the opening game of the season for the Lady Eagles. More...

Lady Eagles Gather Honors

Karsen Ross was chosen as the Most Valuable Player of District 20-AAA by district coaches. Teammate, Krista Lerche, was selected as the district’s MVP Setter. The Lady Eagles’ only senior, Mary Beth Ross, was selected to the first team. More...

Sports Thoughts

White Oak eliminated the Lady Eagles from the volleyball playoffs. The Lady Roughnecks also sent Rogers and Franklin to the house without a state tourney berth. White Oak must be as good as advertised. More...

1st Annual Lexington American Legion Chili Cookoff

PEOPLE’S CHOICE winners of the 1st Annual Lexington American Legion Chili Cookoff were Fire In The Hole #1, the members of who are Bradley Patschke, Myles Niemeyer and Craig Boettcher. More...

Superintendent of School Resigns

Dr. Frances McArthur, Lexington ISD Superintendent of Schools, will announce this week, at the regular School Board meeting on Thursday, that she will be retiring soon, in order to spend more time with her family. More...

Man Indicted for Injury to 3-Year Old

Last Friday, the Lee County Grand Jury indicted Austen Tatum, 28 of Smithville, for Injury to a child. The indictment claims that Tatum recklessly caused serious bodily injury to a 3- year old child, Dean Hodges, by causing him to ingest tequila. More...

Busy Docket for Grand Jury

The Lee County Grand Jury had a very busy docket last Friday, November 14, handing down 28 indictments against 20 people. Christopher Agraz, 24 of Bedford, Tx, was indicted for theft of a firearm. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 10, 2014 A caller reported that a silver Buick was completely blocking her driveway on FM 180. Deputy Rudolph was dispatched. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 11, 2014 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

If you don’t like the weather in Texas, just wait one minute, it’s going to change. That statement really came true this past week. The season went from late summer to winter in a matter of a few short hours. More...

Photos

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce recently enjoyed a “makeover” with fresh paint..... More...

Community lunch at American Legion

Veterans and friends enjoyed lunch sponsored, by the American Legion, after the High School Veterans Day program. More...

School

New Teacher

My name is Heather Hengst and I am thrilled to be teaching 6th grade science at LMS. I was raised in Waco and am a graduate of Texas A&M in College Station. My husband, Greg, and I live in Thorndale with our 3 year old son, Kolman. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Sue (Cox) Hobbs

July 23, 1931 - Nov. 6, 2014.

Dorothy Sue (Cox) Hobbs was born on July 23, 1931 in Lee County, Texas to Ruben A. and Adell (Hart) Cox. She passed away surrounded by her family at home on November 6, 2014. More...

Mandy “Dolly” Ann Price

April 10, 1921 - Nov. 15, 2014

Mandy Ann “Dolly” (Exner) Price was born on April 10, 1921 in Giddings, Texas to Samuel Otto & Theresa Marie (Noack) Exner. More...

Cecil Marie Roberts

June 13, 1939 - Nov. 15, 2014

Cecil Marie (Hardy) Roberts was born on June 13, 1939 in Ganado, Texas to Vivian Hampton Hardy & Jewel Haynes Hardy. She was united in marriage to Bill Frant Roberts on April 21, 1957 in Speaks, Texas. More...

 













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