November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Indecency with a Child Charge Sends Giddings Man to Jail

A 17 year old man from the Giddings State School, Lane Brown, was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court last Tuesday, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towlsee-Corbett presiding. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 4, 2013   Deputy Burns assisted Trooper Thorp with a rollover accident on PR 7703.  A structure fire on CR 330 was reported. Deputy Liles assisted the Lexington Fire Department as they put the fire out.   More...

Lexington Police Report

November 4, 2013   Cpl. Nurse was dispatched to Peterson’s Grocery store in reference to a welfare concern. Upon arrival, Cpl. Nurse made contact with an elderly female sleeping in her vehicle. Cpl. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Wherever you go these days, you will hear the sound of a “ringtone” and someone will grab for their phone. If silence persists too long, they will look at their screen, hoping. More...

Methodist Church Enchilada Dinner

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THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

In Sickness and in Health   Rose lived out in the country on land that had been in her family for over a century. Four generations of her clan lived there. Her husband Ralph jokingly called it, “The Compound.”  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Clip Mildred in 3

The Lexington Lady Eagles still have not lost a game in post season play, after defeating Mildred in three games. More...

Lady Eagles Topple Troy

The Trojan horse held no secrets for the Troy Trojanettes, as Lexington defeated them in three games. The Lady Eagles won by scores of 25-20, 26-24, 25- 19 in taking the bi-district match. More...

Short Horns Nip the Eagles 45-42

The Lexington Eagles and Schulenburg Shorthorns played one of the most emotion-packed games seen in these parts in recent years. The two teams battled to a 42-42 draw in regulation time. More...

Lost Pines Approves Rehearing for Forestar

Last week, in a special called meeting, Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District approved the request by Forestar Real Estate, Inc. More...

Sales Tax Revenue Up for Lexington and Lee County

Sales Tax revenue for the City of Lexington, as well as for Lee County, continues to grow, albeit much slower than a year ago. More...

Lady Eagles Advance to Third Round

The Lexington Lady Eagles still have not lost a game in post season play, after defeating Mildred in three games last Saturday. They are seen in a moment of celebration after that game. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Hunter’s Chicken

Cooking a big, elaborate meal can be satisfying, if you don’t mind the work involved. But when you are camping out on a deer hunting trip, you can’t beat a laid-back meal that doesn’t require lots of time and is tasty and filling. More...

One Nation Under Fire

It is a little unusual for me to award another “Shut Up and Do Something” trophy so quickly. But when I heard about Alexa Pham, I had to make an exception.  More...

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Frank (far right) and Nancy Newkirk (far left) are pictured with Herb Kelleher (next to Nancy), the past president and CEO of Southwest Airlines, at a gathering of retired Southwest Airline pilots in More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

On behalf of the City of Lexington and all of our staff, we want to thank each and every Veteran of our great country’s armed services. More...

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Delta Kappa Gamma members Lynette Brown, elementary principal, and Trudy Holland, retired teacher, are seen giving a check to Stephanie Kellenberger of the Backpack Buddies Ministry, and Kathy Boettc More...

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The Tiger Cub Scouts from Pack 142 - Lexington, attended the Tiger Day Adventure Day at Camp Tom Wooten on Saturday, November 2, 2013. More...

School

LISD Red Ribbon Week

Lexington Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week, October 28-November 1, with a Monday Morning Kickoff and the Morris Brothers Program. students from Lexington Elementary School and the two Morris Brothers.  When it all began:   More...

Superintendent’s Corner

This past Friday, Lexington secondary students were able to enjoy the product of our Environmental Science students’ labor in the cafeteria.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Yetta Henderson-Glover

May 29, 1974 - November 8, 2013

Ms. Henderson-Glover passed away the morning of Friday, November 8, 2013 at her home in Dime Box, Texas. She was born May 29, 1974 in Dallas, Texas to Charles Lee Henderson and Imogene Davis Henderson. More...

Toby Walton Jones

May 16, 1959 - November 2, 2013

Toby Walton Jones was born May 16, 1959 in Austin to Robert and Myrna (Henry) Jones. Toby was a restaurant manager for Thundercloud Subs, working in the restaurant business for 28 years. More...

Gus Adolph Zoch

January 12, 1922 - November 7, 2013

Mr. Zoch passed away the evening of Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Monument Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in La Grange. He was born January 12, 1922 in Warda, Texas to Carl E. Zoch and Anna Auguste (Hanusch) Zoch. More...


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