December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor Willrich Founding Member and 15 Years of Service

Lexington Mayor, Robert Willrich, Sr., has served as the Lee County representative on the Board for the Bluebonnet Trails Community Services since 1998, the year of its creation.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 22, 2013  Some cattle were reported on the road on FM 141 at CR 117; however, Deputy Burns was not able to locate any cattle out on the road. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 23, 2013  Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the Peterson Store in reference to a subject locking her keys in her vehicle. Cpt. Wooldridge unlocked the vehicle for the subject.  Cpt. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Cynthia lounged in a geri-chair in the front corner of the lobby of the nursing home. I wouldn’t normally have noticed her, but another resident engaged me in conversation as I was coming in, and I happened to see Cynthia over his shoulder. More...

Just a Thought.......

Perhaps because Christmas began with a surprise, it is now expected that all really good celebrations of it will include the same.  Storytellers through the ages have followed suit, as anyone who has ever read O’Henry’s, “The G More...

Sports

Granger Tops Lexington

Lexington’s young Eagles played an inspired game Tuesday night in Granger, despite their loss of 52-43. The Eagles fell behind late in the first quarter. More...

1st Win for Eagle JV

The Eagle JV defeated Granger 28-21 Tuesday night, November 26, in Granger. The Eagles were led by Ty Iselt, who had 15 points, as they won their first game of the season. More...

Sports Thoughts

What a fantastic ending to the Alabama-Auburn game!!! A 109 yard missed field goal return is almost unheard of, especially in a game of this importance. It took a spectacular play to end Alabama’s dominance of college football.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kenneth Carl Buchorn

July 4, 1922 - November 26, 2013

Kenneth Carl Buchorn was born on July 4, 1922 in Dime Box, Texas to Max F. & Marie (Karcher) Buchorn. He grew up in Dime Box where he graduated from high school. More...

Nellie Mae Eichler

July 28, 1916 - November 27, 2013

Nellie Mae (Sample) Eichler was born on July 28, 1916 in Dime Box to Robert Beverly & Nellie A (Monroe) Sample. She was united in marriage to Emmett Eichler and was blessed with seven children. More...

Claudia Wolf Moerbe

September 26, 1924 - November 27, 2013

Claudia Wolf Moerbe was born on September 26, 1924 in Lexington, Texas to Louis & Dora Emma (Schroeder) Wolf. She was united in marriage to Leonard Moerbe on January 30, 1941 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas by Rev. H.O. Hartfield. More...

Lexington Man Impaled by Sucker Rod

On Tuesday, November 26, at about 6:45 p.m., Gary Sherrill, a well known Lexington rancher, arrived at his gate off of FM 3403 like he has done a million times before. More...

Woodson Lumber’s 100th Anniversary

Woodson Lumber was founded on December 1, 1913, by brothers Jim and Harrie Woodson in Caldwell, Texas. They worked together to expand the business, and in 1924 they bought a store in Lexington. More...

Photo

People in Lee County have enjoyed a brilliant display of fall colors this year. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Pork and Poblano Stew

This stew is low in fat and hearty enough to satisfy big appetites. The poblano pepper adds a punch of flavor so you don’t miss the fat.   More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

One Nation Under Fire

I saw Jeri the first time I went to the new gym to work out. Her gaunt, refugee-like figure moved in stark contrast to the muscled men and women who surrounded her. More...

Community News

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 4 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I enjoyed last week’s Letter to the Editor. In my opinion, Mr. Harrell hit the nail on the head. Having had the good fortune to be able to travel, I feel we have the best country in the world. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Lexington kicks off the Christmas season this Saturday at the Cabins, when Santa arrives to light the tree and hear from area children about their Christmas wishes. I hope everyone bundles up for the cold and comes out Saturday night at the Cabins. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

During the Holiday season, our Lexington students and staff are always looking for ways to make the plight of those suffering from poverty a little less burdensome. More...

Spotlight on New Teachers

My name is Marsha Rogers and I am so excited to be teaching 3rd grade at Lexington Elementary! I grew up not too far away in West, Texas and graduated High School from there. More...

Band Students Collect for Food Drive

The Lexington High School Band sponsored a canned food drive to benefit the Tanglewood Baptist Church Food Pantry. The group collected over 1100 canned goods for the pantry. More...


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