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October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City Budget Increases Mostly Due to Health Insurance Costs

The Lexington City Council adopted a balanced budget for their fiscal year October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014, at their regular council meeting held on Wednesday, September 25, 2013. More...

Photo

Olivia Griffin Ford and Noble Little were crowned Homecoming Queen and King during ceremonies held at Eagle Stadium last Friday night. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

One Pan Potatoes and Pepper Steak

This is my wife’s kind of recipe – short and sweet! More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Randall and Rainee are the children of Randy and Jennifer Owens of Lexington. Reese Lily is the daughter of Johnathan and Ashley Richardson of Ft. Hood. More...

One Nation Under Fire

A few years ago a popular song carried this wish, “If I could turn back time.........” I agree. If I could turn back time, I would relocate to those days when people took pride in their work. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, October 3, 2013 More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Can You Take Me to My Room? “I want to go to my room. Can you take me to my room?” Marcia pleaded. Marcia spent most of her time in the nursing home lobby. She had dementia and no longer knew where she was or who anyone was. More...

Just a Thought.......

This is what we hear. “Their relationship deteriorated because they just stopped talking.” That may be what we believe, but is it true? What I hear is “I just want him (or her) to listen to me. More...

Sports

Jarrell Stuns Eagles in District Opener

The Jarrell Cougars stunned the Lexington Eagles Friday in the district opener for both teams, with a 49-18 win. Jarrell came into the game with a 3-1 record, against three very weak teams. More...

Lady Eagles Remain Undefeated in District Action

The Lady Eagles defeated Rosebud-Lott, 25-17,25-19, and 25- 10 Tuesday night, to go 4-0 in district play. Lexington had 19 service aces in the match. More...

Lady Eagles Jolt Jarrell

Lexington started off a little lethargically in their match against Jarrell last Friday. The week’s homecoming activities had caused a little loss of focus. More...

Architect Files Answer to County’s Lawsuit

Dale A. More...

Great Turn Out for Robert Mack Benefit

Last Sunday’s benefit for long-time city employee, Robert Mack, was a great success. Hundreds of people came out for the food, which sold out after 750 plates were prepared. More...

Four Sentenced in District Court

Reginald Antonie Simpson, 28 of Lincoln, was given three years probation for injury to a child in the 21st Judicial District Court on September 19, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 23, 2013 A caller reported that a male subject, with outstanding warrants for his arrest, was at a house on CR 127. Deputy Lee and Deputy Burns checked the location, but he was not there. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 23, 2013 Officer Stark was dispatched to the Lexington Middle School in reference to a stray dog. Officer Stark took possession of the dog and placed him in the animal shelter. More...

Community News

Luminant Community Advisory Panel

Luminant Community Advisory Panel (LCAP) – Monday, October 14, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. At Three Oaks Mine Office, 7207 West FM 696, between Old Lexington Road and FM 619. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I want to personally thank everyone for coming out to Robert Mack’s benefit Sunday afternoon. It was truly moving to see so many people band together to help one of our own. More...

Lexington Garden Club News

On September 12, members of the Lexington Garden Club enjoyed a visit to Cindy Gibson’s Animal Farm and a program given by Cindy on “Soil Amendments – Building Better Soil.” Her talk was very informative and enjoyed by all. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

School safety continues to weigh heavily on all our minds and as I have shared in previous columns, it is a top priority in Lexington Schools. More...

Obituaries

Clayton Beasley

January29,1928-September27,2013

Clayton Beasley passed away on Friday, September 27, 2013 at his home on the 3B Ranch. More...

Ross “Burt” Burton Hardwick

November 15, 1938 - September 24, 2013

Ross Burton Hardwick was born on November 15, 1938 in Eastland, Texas to Ross and Mary Jane (Cherry) Hardwick. More...

Don Alan Koenig

March 16, 1959 - September 23, 2013

Don Alan Koenig was born on March 16, 1959 in Giddings, Texas to Billy “Bill” & Dorothy (Dodd) Koenig. After being together for over 14 years, he was united in marriage to Joyce Warren on February 15, 2013 in Waller County, Texas. More...

 













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