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July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Customer Accidently Runs into Column

A postal customer gave postal workers and herself a jolt last Monday afternoon, after her foot slipped on the accelerator of her F250 pickup, causing the vehicle to run into one of the brick columns More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

America continues to be the land of opportunity and the place where everyone wants to be. We see that in the increasing number of those who are crossing the border every day. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Spicy Apple- Glazed Meatballs Spicy Meatballs 1 egg¼ cup milk2 slices white or whole wheat bread, torn1 lb. 85% lean ground beef4 garlic cloves, minced2 tsp freshly ground black pepper½ tsp salt½ tsp cayenne pepper1 Tbsp vegetable oil More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014 More...

Church

Vacation Bible School at Lexington’s United Methodist Church

The children above are from Priscilla Brister’s class at Lexington’s United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School. More...

Just a Thought.......

As you might suspect, I read a lot. And, every so often something catches my eye that requires a second look. The next statement was one of those. “We need absence as much as presence.” (A Christian Century article). Seriously? More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Learning to Love the People Around Me Laurel was a down-to-earth, practical lady. She raised nine kids and several grandchildren. When I walked through her door, she eyed me suspiciously at first. After the second bad joke, she decided I was okay. More...

Sports

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The Lee County 8 Year Old Little League All Star Team had a great season this year! Here’s a look at each of their name plates as they wait to play one of their final games. More...

Who Will Win it All in 3A?

Hallettsville and Waskom are picked to win the state championships in the newly titled 3A DI and DII. It is just the same as last year, only an A has been added to satisfy the smaller schools that played six-man and did not have an A. More...

Sports Thoughts

Interschool scrimmages start in two weeks. Better get the football-watching attire ready. Based on this summer, a little rain gear might be included in your Friday travel equipment. More...

Area Churches Collecting School Supplies for Local Students

A few Lexington area churches are collecting school supplies for local students. The Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches are both hosting a school supply drive, which is happening this week. More...

Sales Tax Holiday in Time for School

This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 8 - 10. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. More...

County Bond Rating Increased from A+ to AA

Lee County Commissioners learned on Monday that the Bond Rating of the County has been raised from A+ to AA. More...

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Melanie Scantlin and Madison Stefek competed in the Rockdale Tennis Open which was held July 23-25. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 21, 2014 A complainant reported that her brother, who lives with her, was being disrespectful and she wanted him to leave, but he refused. Deputy Ayres and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call on Clark Lane. The matter was resolved. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 21, 2014 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The sewer improvement project is nearing completion. Thanks for your patience while tolerating the dust, bumps and mud during the construction period. More...

Blue United Methodist Church Annual Revival

Blue United Methodist Church invites you to come and join us Sunday, August 3 through Tuesday, August 5 for our annual Revival. Dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Revival Service at 7:00 p.m. each evening. More...

Fayette County Fair in La Grange

A true celebration of cultures, community, and tradition—the Board of Directors and an “army” of volunteers with the Fayette County Fair in La Grange are in the final states of preparation for an enormous venue of fun for all ages o More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Supply List

PPCD: 1 Box of Baby wipes (used for art clean-up); 1 Box of Jumbo colors; 2 Boxes of Kleenex; 1 Box of Ziploc bags (gallon size); Diapers and wipes (if needed); 1 Change of clothes (in case of accident – please label with child’s name) More...

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Bailey Marie Wren graduated from the College of Education at Sam Houston State University on May 10, 2014. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington ISD has a rich history of doing more with less, in part, because of the dedication of our teachers and coaches. More...

Obituaries

Luella Robinson

August 1, 1918 - July 25, 2014

Luella Robinson, 95 of Lexington, formerly of Giddings, was born on August 1, 1918 in Ledbetter, TX to Clint Robinson and Josephine Lewis Robinson. She was the third and remaining of six children born to this union. More...

Adeline Louise Schroeder

January 5, 1927 - July 24, 2014

Adeline Louise (Hobratschk) Schroeder was born on January 5, 1927 in Warda, Texas to Alfred John Hobratschk and Emilie Alma Elsa (Wacker) Hobratschk. She was baptized at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda. More...

 













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