November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Thanksgiving Baskets

You always know the holidays are here when you see members of the Lexington Garden Club gather at St. James Lutheran Church’s Parish Hall to assemble their Thanksgiving baskets. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 18, 2013  Deputy Liles removed some cattle from the road on CR 217 near Hwy 77.  Chief Deputy Lapham removed some cattle from the road on CR 309 near CR 108. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 18, 2013  Chief Yarbrough was dispatched to the area of FM 112 and FM 696 in reference to a reckless driver. Upon arrival to the area, Chief Yarbrough checked the area, along with HWY 77 N, but was unable to locate the vehicle.   More...

Distinguished Service Awards

On November 20, 2013 the Taylor Fire Department held a Distinguished Service Award Ceremony for the first time as Chief Pat Ekiss honored six firefighters for exceptional service in saving the life of an accident victim from a burning automobile. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Thursday, November 28, 2013  Happy Thanksgiving!!!  Friday, November 29, 2013   More...

On The Week OF

Week of November 28, 1883: On the evening of Nov. 23, Charles O. Keuffel and His Clerk robbed and slain One of the most startling murders and robberies was perpetrated a country store at Fedor. About 8 or 9 o’clock, Mr. More...

School

Blinn College freshman focused on making community impact

Washington County Tea Party awards scholarship to Deonte Carr

Deonte Carr was once content with doing enough in life to get by. But since enrolling at Blinn College - Brenham this Fall, Carr has grown to realize the importance of working hard and dreaming big. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Flatten Flatonia

The Lexington Lady Eagles captured their second win of the season with a defeat of the Flatonia Lady Dogs 43-25. Lexington is now 2-5 for the season. More...

Karsen Ross Honored

Karsen Ross has been nominated as an American Volleyball Coach Association Phenom for the 2013 season. We received the news, and with the help of her club coach, we make it official. More...

Eagles Topped by RTC 51-28

The Lexington Eagles fell to Round Top-Carmine Tuesday, November 19, 51-28. It was Lexington’s second loss of the season for the very young Eagles. Nathaneal Clifford had a massive night, collecting rebounds and catching 18 missed shots. More...

Christmas from Texas Legislature

Representative Tim Kleinschmidt’s office reported this week that the Merry Christmas Law, HB 308, passed the Texas Legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support and was signed into law. More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, November 21, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding.  More...

Lee County Flood Maps Available Soon

New flood maps for Lee County will be available after the first of the year. The Lee County Commissioners adopted a Flood Damage Prevention Order Ordinance during Monday’s Commissioners’ Court meeting.  More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Pina Colada Icebox Pie

Looking for an easy icebox pie? This one is a keeper. A little tropical flair, I’m talking a delicious pineapple-coconut filling here! Try it. You’ll like it! More...

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New Book out on Navigating Grief During Holidays

The holidays are a naturally stressful time, but even more so for those who have lost a loved one. We delight in gathering as families, but we’re also keenly aware of those who are missing. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

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From the Mayor’s Desk

Thanksgiving reminds us that we are all so fortunate to live in such a great nation. Our prayer, at the City, this year is that each of you will have a truly blessed Thanksgiving, and that your holiday will be filled with love and laughter. More...

Bastrop

Harvest Arts Fest   More...

Church

Photo

The Lexington United Methodist Church held their annual Christmas Bazaar and Lunch last Saturday. Pictured above are a few of the ladies who helped with the event. More...

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Enjoying a lunch of delicious stews, soups and desserts at the Lexington United Methodist Church Bazaar and Lunch are (left to right) Dorothy Ann Spence, Robert Ahrendt, and Nancy Perry. More...

Just a Thought.......

If you were raised in a proper household, one of the phrases your mother taught you was “Say thank you.”  This was your first training in an important reality. The world does not owe you anything. All that you receive is a gift. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ronnie Lee Jones

May 13, 1950 - November 17, 2013

Ronnie Lee Jones passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013 at his home in Rockdale, reaching the age of 63. Ronnie was born May 13, 1950 in Austin to Barnie Lee and Dorothy Arlene (Romine) Jones. More...

Archie “PeeWee” Vizena

July 2, 1944 - November 18, 2013

Archie “PeeWee” Vizena, 69, of Lexington, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the Tanglewood Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery with military honors. More...


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