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March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Standing Room Only at Exner Benefit

Almost 1,400 plates were served at the Ronnie Exner Benefit held last Saturday at the St. John’s Family Life Center in Lincoln. More...

Business Owner Found Dead

A former Lexington resident was found dead in his office last Friday morning. Michael Molberg, who lived in Lexington for a number of years where his children went to school, owned MNJ Grocery, located at 1606 US Highway 290 in McDade. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

It is time to separate political correctness from fear. I am talking about politicians and the media who will not call the name of a particular religion when it is associated with violence. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Wonton Walnut Ravioli

If you like oriental food and Italian cuisine, try this tasty dish. 3 ½ cups cubed peeled butternut squash1 TBsp olive oilSalt and pepper to taste½ cup half and half cream40 wonton wrappers1 egg, lightly beaten½ cup butter, melted6 TBsp. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015 Order of Eastern Star Breakfast - LexingtonMasonic Lodge 7:30-10:00 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

My grandmother was right. She spoke out years ago against Daylight Savings Time and backed her words by never changing her clocks. These are her words: “If they want to go against God, that’s their problem. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I Feel So Lost “I’ve gone back in my mind so many times. Why is this happening? What did I do? I must deserve this somehow!” Carla said through her tears. “Honestly, I feel lost, so lost,” she continued. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles @ Rockdale Tourney

The Lady Eagles never got a chance to be in bracket play last weekend, because the Rockdale Tourney was cancelled on Saturday due to cold and predicted icy weather. The weather was worse on the fans than the players. More...

Sports Thoughts

The High School athletes were really put to the test this past week. There were three baseball tourneys, a golf match, a tennis meet, and a track meet. More...

Eagles @ Columbus Tourney

The Eagles went to Columbus thinking they were a pretty good ball team with a lot of experience. Experience in fielding, (15 errors in three games) and hitting (23 hits in three games, one in the first game). More...

Big Changes for City Council and School Board

The Lexington City Council and the LISD Board of Trustees will see changes in their ranks this year, as two City Council members and two Board members step down, choosing not to run for re-election. More...

Jewelry Heist in Giddings

Jewelry estimated to be worth $11,000 was stolen last week from an area residence located on Houston Street east of Highway 77, behind Brookshire Brothers. More...

Man Stabbed in Blue

On Tuesday, February 24, at 1 a.m., Deputy Jonathan Grover with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the Kevin Martin residence on County Road C in Blue, west of Lexington. More...

Firefighters Search and Rescue Operations

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department hosted a special search and rescue training session last week. Along with their own members, Blue VFD and Tanglewood VFD attended. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 23, 2015 Capt. Crockett met with a complainant who was having issues with her renters. A report was taken but the issue was civil. A caller spoke to Deputy Liles about his ex-wife calling and constantly harassing him. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 24, 2015 More...

Community News

Alcoa Retirees Meeting

Alcoa retirees will meet March 12 at 6:pm at the Alcoa Training Center with a catered meal.Members with names M-Z bring a dessert. More...

A LOOK AT THE PAST

As reported in the March 4, 1915 – Rockdale Reporter and Messenger: The Lexington Enterprise More...

Lexington Garden Club News

On February 12, members of the Lexington Garden Club met at the home of Lynn Speier. An array of delicious foods was served by co-hostesses Sharon Murphy, Paulette Schulze, and Sheri Sweet. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature Part 4

Dr. Chuck Holt, Ed.D, Interim Superintendent of Lexington ISD has been writing a series of five articles concerning the Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature. This is the fourth in that series. More...

Health Science at Lexington High School

by Traci Ricketson, LHS Health Science Teacher More...

Business Professionals of America to go to Leadership Conference

The month of February was Career and Technical Education month. The month long theme this year was Recognizing Classroom Innovators, and what a better way than to recognize students who represented Lexington High School at state level competition. More...

Obituaries

Yvonne Malone Cole

Funeral services for Yvonne Cole, 80 of Giddings, are scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. More...

Winston Crutchfield Gatlin Sr.

Winston was born on May 30, 1926 in Cleveland, Tennessee to Jacob Gatlin and Ruth Crutchfield Gatlin. He graduated from Grandview High School in Grandview, Texas, then later attended Tarleton State University and the University of Houston. More...

Bobby Ray Rodgers

Sunrise for Bobby R. Rodgers came on April 19, 1937 in the community of Pleasant Grove in Lee County, Texas. Sunset came on March 1, 2015, in Georgetown, Texas. He lived to be 77 years old. More...

 













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