March 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Opens Next Week

The Lee County Jr. Livestock Show, which began in 1973, opens next week, starting on Thursday, March 27, and concluding on Saturday, March 29. The show activities kick off Thursday morning at 8:30. More...

Lee County Little League Opening Day

Opening Day for Lee County Little League will happen this Saturday, March 22, at Veteran’s Park in Giddings. The event starts at 10 a.m., with games for kids, music and a silent auction. More...

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Community News

Dear Editor,

I have postponed writing this letter for roughly two months, as I wanted to allow my emotions to calm before putting pen to paper.  More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

With the end of Spring Break comes the Lee County Jr. Livestock Show! I know many of our students are participating in this year’s show and we, at the City, want to wish each of you good luck with the event in which you choose to participate. More...

Photos

Enjoying breakfast last Thursday at the Lexington Masonic Lodge and served by the Eastern Star were Clara Grace Sherrill, Jim Sherer (center) and John Lynn. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

My Only Problem is My Mood   Pat was a delight to visit. No matter how she felt, she always managed to greet me with a smile, though she never remembered who I was. She loved visitors. More...

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Lee Marks enjoys a visit with Kelly Brown, one of the presenters on the World Day of Prayer program last week, hosted by First Christian Church for the Lexington Community. More...

Just a Thought.......

This week’s subject for Lent is repentance, an oldfashioned word of which many may no longer know the meaning.  However, if you have ever wronged someone and then said, “I’ll make it up to you.”, then you have repented.&n More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Martin Benhard Exner

December 28, 1929 - March 10, 2014

Martin Benhard Exner was born on December 28, 1929 in Lincoln to Emil Oswald & Agnes Marie (Lehmann) Exner. He was baptized on January 5, 1930 and confirmed on April 18, 1943 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lincoln by Rev. More...

Rex Paskett

January 3, 1940 - March 6, 2014

Alan Rex Paskett was born January 3, 1940, to Frank and Ollie Holman Paskett in Dallas, Texas. He was called to his Heavenly Home on March 6, 2014.  More...

Kerry Allen Quinney

October 16, 1952 - March 14, 2014

Kerry was born on October 16, 1952 in Taylor, Texas to Allen and June (Clare) Quinney. Kerry passed away at his home in Lexington on Friday, March 14, 2014.  When he was younger, he enjoyed his time on the circuit as a rodeo clown.  More...

Lee County Chief Appraiser Resigns

Patricia Davis, Lee County Chief Appraiser, issued a Letter of Resignation on Monday, March 24, stating that her last day of employment will be April 30, 2014. More...

LISD Facilities Committee Considers Fixing High School Problems or Building New Facilities

The Lexington ISD Community Long Range Facilities Committee, which has been meeting for three years, looking over the aging school district facilities, is considering whether to fix the structural damages at the High School brought on by foundation m More...

Coming Soon

Country Gospel Jamboree

The 2nd Annual Country Gospel Jamboree, sponsored by the Second Chance Band, the ministries of Tommy and Cindy Hart, and the Cowboy Church of Lee County, will be held on Sunday, March 30, at the Giddings High School Auditorium. More...

Everything Old Becomes New Again

Shoppers, who may have a love of history, converged on Lexington last weekend, taking turns at perusing a wide variety of antiques and vintage items at the Lexington Spring Antique Show and Sale. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 10, 2014  A motorist reported that an 18-wheeler was broke down in the turn lane on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Ledenbach located the vehicle and called for a wrecker to get it off the road.   More...

Lexington Police Report

March 10, 2014   More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bars

My wife is always thinking of easy, make-ahead snacks for me to keep my weight down, besides her trail mix. She often sends these snacks to work with me. This recipe is great for the 3 p.m. munchies strike! They are better than candy bars!   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 19, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m.  Thursday, March 20, 2014   More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Spring is a very busy time of year at Lexington ISD. Dozens of extracurricular activities are underway, including band, one act play, FFA, 4-H, baseball, softball, track, golf, and numerous exciting academic contests.  More...

On The Week OF

Week of March 20, 1864:   More...

Sports

Rogers Spanks the Green Eagles

W.E. Meuth singled in the top of the fourth inning, and Tyler Krenek’s two-out double sent Meuth scampering home for Lexington’s only run in a 21-1 spanking at the bats and gloves of the Rogers’ Eagles.   More...

Rogers Tops Lexington Lady Eagles

History seemed to repeat itself Monday afternoon in Rogers. After falling to Academy Friday evening, on a game-tying home run and an extra base hit to plate the winning run, the Green Lady Eagles had the same experience, again. More...

Salado Shuts Down Lexington

Salado defeated Lexington 11-0 in the opening district game Tuesday afternoon. The Red Eagles scored three runs in the top of the first on three hits, a Lexington error, and a sacrifice fly. More...


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