March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

World Day of Prayer

The Lexington area will celebrate World Day of Prayer Friday, March 7, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Lexington on Highway 77.   More...

LISD Board Members Attend Seminar

LISD Board Members Dr. Mark Strain, Riza Cooper, and Chad Garrett, along with Dr. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 24, 2014  Deputy Rudolph removed some cattle off of Hwy 21 at CR 114.  Some cattle were reported out on FM 2440 Sergeant Allen removed them from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 24, 2014  Cpt. Wooldridge was contacted by the manager at the CEFCO and was advised of a customer locking their keys in the vehicle while at the pump.Wooldridge unlocked the vehicle.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 5, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, March 6, 2014   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

In last week’s column, I listed the spiritual disciplines suggested for the Season of Lent (the 40 day period of preparation for Easter by Christians).  One of those has a horrible sounding name: self-denial.  Who wants that in a coun More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I’ve Been Missing Him for Years   “I miss him. I’ve been missing him for years,” Cynthia said.  Cynthia’s husband Max had Alzheimer’s. More...

Family Fun in the Park

Morning Star Baptist Church presents Family Fun Day in the Park, Saturday, March 15, from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Lexington Memorial Park, located at 7345 N. Highway 77, in Lexington.   More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Delbert Ben Geisler

December 13, 1932 - March 3, 2014

Funeral services for Delbert Geisler, 81, of Giddings are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...

Homer Earl Lester

October 22, 1944 - Feb. 24, 2014

Homer was born October 22, 1944 in Wellington, Texas to Sam and Jackie Lester. He was raised in Skellytown and graduated from White Deer High School. More...

Ruth Esther Lindner

Oct. 8, 1920 - Feb. 27, 2014

Ruth Esther (Kilian) Lindner was born on October 8, 1920 in Lincoln, Texas to Ernest & Hedwig (Buchhorn) Kilian. She was baptized on October 24, 1920 and confirmed on March 25, 1934 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas by Rev. More...

Family Loses Home in Fire

The Hollins and Denyce Spence family of Forest Grove lost their home and vehicle in a fire last Friday morning. The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Tanglewood VFD, was dispatched to 4464 CR 314 on February 28, shortly after 8 a.m. More...

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Lexington Elementary School participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Pennies For Patients campaign. This year LES raised a record $3,261.61. More...

Lexington Man Indicted

A 19 year old Lexington man was indicted on Thursday, February 20, by the Lee County Grand Jury. Mason Edwards Allen was indicted on two counts of intoxication manslaughter. More...

City’s Ballot Full of Eager Candidates

No School Elections This Year

The ballot for this year’s City Elections is chock full of options, with eight eager candidates to fill three positions – the Mayor’s spot and two city council spots.  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Heard from my editor at the Lexington Leader down in Lexington, Texas, that some folks have wondered why I chose to call this column one nation “under fire”.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Potatoes Patio

Potatoes are the backbone of all good meals, whether with meat or as a side for vegetables. You just can’t beat them!   More...

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Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor:  When I get my Lexington Leader, the first thing I read is The Patriot. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Your City Council continues to work diligently to make our town a safe and pleasant place to live. Remember, City Council meetings are open to the public. Your presence is always welcome.   More...

On The Week OF

Week of March 6, 1874: A controversy was reported over the re-appointed of a Republican, Dr Van Nostrand, on the recommendation of a panel named by the new Democratic governor, as superintendent of the State Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb, at Austin,. More...

School

Spotlight on New Teachers

This is Coach Rogers’ second time to be an LISD Eagle; he worked here in 2011 as well. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles @ Weimar Softball Tourney

The Lexington Lady Eagles had a good weekend at the Weimar Tourney last week. Lexington tied Hallettsville 4-4, defeated Weimar, Manor, and Wharton, before losing to Columbus in the championship game.  Lexington 4 Hallettsville 4   More...

Eagles Fall to Granger

On a night better suited for the winter Olympics than baseball, the Granger Lions used one big inning to defeat the Lexington Eagles 6-3. More...

Clifford 2nd Team All-District

Nathanael Clifford was selected to the All-District second team in voting done by district coaches. More...


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