January 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Book Signing Sunday at First Baptist

On Sunday January 26, First Baptist Church will be hosting a book signing featuring area author Gary Roe. The event will be located in the FBC Youth Activity Center from 12:00-1:30pm.  More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 13, 2014  Deputy Burns was unable to locate cattle reported out on Hwy. 21 near FM 3403.  Captain Crockett and Deputy Liles assisted an owner as he put his cattle back into his pasture locaated on FM 141 near Nails Creek.   More...

Lexington Police Report

January 13, 2014  Officer Stack took a walk-in report from a subject who reported a missing licenses plate from his vehicle. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 22, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, January 23, 2014   More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Choosing Life   My computer indicated I had a new patient. I read through her info, and groaned.  Darby was barely out of her teens, and she had months to live. She was just starting out, with presumably her whole life in front of her. More...

Lexington Elementary Teachers Raise Money for Backpack Buddies

Lexington Elementary teachers participated in a fund raiser in December to raise money for the Backpack Buddies Program. More...

Just a Thought.......

I return now to the subject of God. My thoughts are led this week by a fascinating on line article.  In that piece, the authors remind us that we are not, as some suggest, just random accidents in the universe. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Levi Alfred Waltene Barnes

Levi Alfred Waltene Barnes, 20, went home to be with the Lord December 25, 2013.  More...

David Alan Lindbergh

February 2, 1943 - January 15, 2014

David Alan Lindbergh was born on February 2, 1943 in Arlington, Illinois to William Robert & Hilda (Frye) Lindbergh. He graduated in 1960 from Calumet High School in Gary, Indiana. David served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. More...

Vera M. Mitchell

February 8, 1933 - January 18, 2014

Vera Mae was born February 8, 1933 in Bastrop County to Carol Denver Johnson and Rozanna (Green) Johnson. In 1948, at the age of 18, Vera married the love of her life, Asberry Mitchell. More...

Courthouse Clock Standing the Test of Time

Last week, you may have noticed a crane lifting men within reach of the clock tower on the Lee County Courthouse. More...

Lexington Siblings Get Colorful Send Off

Two Lexington children went to Maryland last week to participate in a clinical drug study to help save their lives. Cody and Kayla Ruthven, 16 and 12 respectively, were given a special sendoff Monday, January 13, at Eagle Stadium. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Beef Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

My wife likes cabbage. This is one of her favorite dishes.  12 cabbage leaves 1 cup cooked brown rice ¼ cup finely chopped onion 1 egg, lightly beaten ¼ cup milk Salt and pepper to taste 1 lb. More...

One Nation Under Fire

I was watching a silly movie recently. It was one of those action features with a host of preposterous and unlikely situations. More...

Outzkirts

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Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

I don’t have to tell anyone living in Lexington why you choose to live here. Each of us has good reason, the first of which may be for the safety of our children. More...

On The Week OF

Week of Jan 23, 1874: The Catholic Bishop of Galveston was scheduled to visit Lexington on February 20, as part of his yearly round to parishes in the interior. January 18, 1874 – Galveston Daily News   More...

Lexington Garden Club News

Members of the Lexington Garden Club met at the Woodson Community Building on January 9 at 2 p.m.  Delicious refreshments were served by co-hostesses, Pat Ahrendt, Shelley Huettel, Alice Kastner, Dorothy Matthews and Lina Murray.  More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

Some might recall Mrs. Cortney Strickland from her days as a Giddings Buffalo. She graduated from Concordia University in Austin, and began her teaching career with Lexington Middle School. She has been interested in teaching from a very young age. More...

Sports

Eagles Fall to Academy 46-23

Lexington battled hard against the Academy Bees the entire game. They just could not get the shots to fall, even though they ran the offense and got decent shots. More...

Academy Routs Eagle JV 71-22

The Academy JV Bumblebees stung the Eagle JV every which way they could, as they ripped the Eagle JV 71-22 Friday night. The Bees have a couple of 6’5” players that transferred in from Belton, who are quite good. More...

State Volleyball Honors for Lady Eagles

Three Lady Eagle volleyball players received honorable mention All-State from the Texas Sports Writers Association. Karsen Ross, Madison Bexley, and Meghann Wrinkle were the players honored.  More...


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