January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Eastern Star Serving Breakfast on Thursdays

The members of the Lexington Eastern Star report that they are now serving breakfast every Thursday morning, beginning at 7:30 a.m., at the Lexington Masonic Lodge, located on the Square. More...

Two People Sentenced

Two people were sentenced last Thursday, January 9, in the 21st Judicial District Court with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding.  More...

County Sets Hearing for Creation of Transportation Reinvestment Zone

At the regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’Court, the Commissioners discussed the tasks and effort necessary to meet the existing TxDot requirements for Lee County to participate in the County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 6, 2014  The Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at the Animal Clinic in Dime Box. Deputy Grover checked the building and perimeter, and found everything secure.   More...

Lexington Police Report

December 29, 2013   Chief Yarbrough took a theft report in which a large electric motor, valued at approximately $3,000, was stolen from a building that was being leased in the 600 block of Belton St. The theft is still under investigation. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

While reading for new year’s sermons, I came across an author who said that each of us will answer, knowingly or unknowingly, these questions: Who am I? Where am I? What is wrong? What is the solution? and What time is it? More...

Immanuel Lutheran ChurchGriefShare Series

GriefShare series held every Thursday, 6-8 p.m., January 16th-April 10th   Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program held at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Top Cameron

The Lady Eagles topped Cameron 57-29 Tuesday night for their second district win. More...

Lady Eagle JV Falls to Yoe

The JV Lady Eagles lost to Cameron 34-18 Tuesday night, despite out hustling their taller opponent. The young Lady Eagles scored only one point in the second quarter, leading to a 12-point deficit at halftime. More...

Yoe Tuff Foe for Eagles

Cameron beat Lexington 60-44 as Lexington suffered its fourth consecutive district loss. The young Eagles are suffering growing pains as the season progresses. More...

Traffic Stop Nets Subject Wanted for Manslaughter

On Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 10:27 p.m. Officer Stark with the Lexington Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 GMC Sierra pickup truck in the 9000 block of Hwy 77 N. The truck was towing a trailer with no tail lights. More...

Man Arrested for Recent Burglaries

Captain Farah Ramsey with the Giddings Police Department reported this week that their investigation of recent burglaries in Giddings led to a search warrant on Friday, January 10, 2014, at 286 N. Ellis. More...

Lexington Grad Found Drowned

On Monday, January 13, 2014, Florida authorities identified the body of a man that was found on Christmas Day. The body of Levi Barnes, 20 years of age, was found in Choctawhatchee Bay in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. More...

Soup Luncheon Raises Awareness and Money

The BackPack Buddies program, supported by several churches in Lexington and headed up by Stephanie Kellenberger at Lexington’s United Methodist Church, hosted a Bread and Soup Luncheon on Monday to raise awareness and money for local children, More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream Cheese

If you a looking for a special way to serve beef tenderloin steaks, try this recipe.  4 beef tenderloin steaks (4 oz. each) Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tsp. Olive Oil 1 (8 oz.) pkg. Cream Cheese, softened 2 Tbsp. More...

One Nation Under Fire

If you haven’t noticed, we, as a nation, agree upon technology. We like it. We use it. We enjoy it.  However, we are not of one mind on its application. More...

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Community News

More from the Bread and Soup Luncheon...

Stephanie Kellenberger, the secretary for the Lexington United Methodist Church, organized the Bread and Soup Luncheon. ALL PHOTOS BY KELLY BROWN. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City is continuing to make improvements on our sewer system. Help us keep our system working correctly. Discard waste kitchen oil and petroleum products properly. More...

On The Week OF

Week of Jan 16, 1894:  More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Hosts UIL Competition

Takes 2nd in the Contest

Before the Christmas break, on December 11, 2013, Lexington Elementary School hosted the UIL academic meet for area schools. Competing were Rogers, Cameron, Academy and Lexington. All schools were represented well. More...

Spotlight on New Teachers

A Lexington ISD graduate who attended Texas A & M for her Bachelor’s degree and the University of Texas at San Antonio for her master’s degree, Mrs. Weiser began her teaching career in Fort Worth, Texas.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ira Judson Lehmann

February26,1924-January8,2014

Ira Judson Lehmann was born on February 26, 1924 in Ledbetter, Texas to Martin & LaVina (Gantt) Lehmann. He was united in marriage to Joyce Sommer on September 7, 1947 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine, Texas by Rev. Leo Simon. More...

Ronald “Ronnie” Eugene Ott

February 15, 1953 - January 7, 2014

Ronald Eugene Ott was born on February 15, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Leonard & Vinnie (Collier) Ott. He graduated from Scarborough High School in Houston, Texas in 1972. More...

Dale Eugene Gifford

June 22, 1970 - January 9, 2014

Dale Eugene Gifford was born on June 22, 1970 in Alexandria, Louisiana. He was the son of Sue (Parker) and Vance Gifford.  More...


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