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January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington Backpack Buddies Update

The Backpack Buddies Program, organized by Stephanie Kellenberger with the United Methodist Church, had a great 2014, feeding 50 children each week, 35 in the Lexington Elementary School, and 15 in the Middle School. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Another day, another article about the manner in which Congress is caving to the special interests (donors), as in bribers. More...

A Look At The Past

The Week of January 22

January 19, 1905 - Galveston Daily News: MINUS COTTON. Lexington, Tex., More...

Explore Texas’ History And Heritage With The THC’s New Statewide Travel Guide

Experience the vastness and wonder of the Lone Star State with the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) new Texas Heritage Travel Guide. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 Order of Eastern Star Breakfast - Lexington Masonic Lodge 7:30-10:00 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Every now and then an article comes along that is “must” reading. More...

THEY SAID IT

The Resolution Thing Never Worked for Me

Steve had been battling lung cancer for years. Now that he was on hospice, he began to reflect on his life. “I wish I had done some things differently,” Steve said, sitting on his porch looking out over his land. More...

Sports

Photo

Lady Eagle Junior Varsity player, Abbey Dillon, spins around, looking for someone to pass the ball to in their game against Troy last week. More...

Eagles Capture Troy 57-45

1st District Win

Lexington defeated Troy 57-45 Tuesday night for their first district win of the year. The young Eagles are beginning to play better basketball as the season progresses. More...

Sports Thoughts

Just so everyone will know, Mark Strain and I did not talk or collaborate on the two articles last week concerning the basketball program. They were both created from our own thoughts. More...

LISD Moving Forward with Construction Project

Lexington ISD is moving forward with the High School construction project. Dr. More...

School Board Recognition Month

January is School Board Recognition Month and Lexington ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public school. More...

Lee County Best of the Best

It’s time for the 7th Annual Lee County Best of the Best Reader’s Choice Awards, which will allow YOU, our readers, to choose your favorites in three different categories: Food and Drink; G More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 12, 2015 A resident in Lexington called the Sheriff’s Office and spoke to Capt. Crockett concerning his neighbor’s dog. He wanted someone to speak to them because their dogs were becoming aggressive. More...

Community News

Cameron

Reagan Day Event The annual Reagan Day Event sponsored by the Republican Women of Milam County will be held at the Cameron VFW Thursday, Feb. 5. Dinner will be provided by Agnes and Jerry Kostroun and a silent and a live auction will also be held. More...

Rockdale

Place of Hope Fundraiser Place of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center will hold a barbecue chicken fund raising dinner on Sunday, January 25 at the Rockdale KC Hall. More...

Thorndale

St. Paul Benefit St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Thorndale will hold its annual barbecue brisket meal and auction fund raiser on Sunday, January 25 with serving beginning at 11 a.m. The event will be held at the Fireman’s Hall. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s 6TH GRADE: Brynn Burlin, Avery Carter, Alice Fails, Ty Hawley, Marla Iselt, Victoria Mathis, Luke Scheel, Brandt Vaughn, Margaret Woodward, and Miranda Woodward 7TH GRADE: Jaelyn Bautista, Rayce Brewer, Chesnee Lamb, Ella Lenox, Lettie More...

Teachers Raise Money for Backpack Buddy

Lexington Elementary Teachers Raise $400 for Backpack Buddy Program Lexington Elementary teachers raised $400 to donate to the Lexington area Backpack Buddy Program. More...

Obituaries

John Ray Humphries Jr.

John Ray Humphries Jr., 85, of Giddings, Texas, passed away on Friday, January 16, 2015 at Houston Methodist Hospital Willowbrook. More...

Randell Sheppard Moore

Funeral services for Randell Moore, 95 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2: 00 p. m. on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at the First Baptist Church in Giddings, with Pastor Tim Clayton officiating. More...

 













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