April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Garden Club Cleans Square

Members of the Lexington Garden Club took to the Square in downtown last Tuesday morning, as they do each April. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 31, 2014  Deputy Grover was dispatched to Hwy 21 in Lincoln after a motorist reported cows out at the West Yegua Bridge.  A caller reported that a white Dodge truck turned onto FM 1624 and was swerving all over the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 31, 2014  Officer Stacks was dispatched to the 3400 block of FM 696 in reference to loose cattle. He located the seven loose cattle and herded them into a pasture off the roadway. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 9, 2014   More...

On The Week OF

Researched and Compiled by Stanley Miller

Week of April 10, 1854  April 4, 1854 -Texas State Gazette, Austin, Texas: Burleson County notaries public listed were James S. Holliday, James M. Norris and John M. Morin.  Week of April 10, 1864  More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING   The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.   More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s   Third Grade: Abigail Briles, Kendal Brown, Dylan Derington, Jaimee Dodd, Genevieve Eberz, Kynleigh Evans, Bridgett Grady, Kinsey Hobbs, Judge Hutton, Lane Magnuson, Olivia McLendon, Jacob Milburn, Kenzie Muhl, Francisco Nava, Tal More...

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society March Meeting

The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg, Texas, with 51 members and one guest in attendance. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

April 6-10 is designated as National Volunteer Week. Lexington is a wonderful district in large part because of the unwavering support we receive from our community volunteers.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Charlie Winston Banks

July 10, 1958 - April 5, 2014

Charlie Winston Banks was born on July 10, 1958 in Mineral Wells, Texas to Steve and Faye (Thompson) Banks. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1977 and retired from Alcoa in Rockdale in 2009. More...

Victor Erwin Schimank

October 20, 1931 - April 6, 2014

Victor Erwin Schimank was born on October 20, 1931 in Fedor, Texas to Emil and Martha (Becker) Schimank. He was baptized on November 1, 1931 and confirmed on March 25, 1945 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, Texas by Rev. Adolph Michalk. More...

LISD Facilities Committee Hears from Architect

The 17 member Lexington ISD Facilities Committee met Monday night and heard from Gregory Weiss, with SBWV Architects, regarding deficiencies in the high school building, which is of immediate concern, given the serious foundation issues discussed ove More...

The Lee County Youth Fair Board Scholarships

The Lee County Fair Association, Inc. awards scholarships annually to qualifying high school seniors who are members of the Youth Fair Board. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

A friend of mine has an unusual response to the bad news of the day. She says, “Come, Lord Jesus.”  When I asked her to explain, she said, “Things are so bad, only the Lord coming back will make a difference.”  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Avocado with Cerviche

Avocados are not only delicious in taste, but also are nutritious. They lend their nutty flavor to dishes ranging from soup and salads to appetizers. This is a recipe my wife and I brought back with us on a trip to Mexico.   More...

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Community News

April Birthday Ladies!

The monthly ladies’ birthdays were celebrated Tuesday, April 1, at Herk’s. Pictured are top: Estelle Proske and below: Dorothy Schimank. More...

Moab Historical Marker Unveiling

The Texas Historical Commission and the Lee County Historical Commission are pleased to announce a Texas Historical Marker for the Moab Community. The unveiling of the Historical Marker will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 1:45 in Moab at the Mt. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library continues to offer some of our newest selections.

Rachel’s Tears by Darrell Scott presents the life of the high school student killed in the Columbine High School shooting, with reminiscences by her parents  More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Another week in our Lenten Series and yet another strange word: Almsgiving.  If you want to imagine the meaning of it, picture a beggar in the streets with his palms uplifted crying, “Alms, alms.”  More...

The Ministerial Alliance 5th Sunday Sing

The Ministerial Alliance held their 5th Sunday Sing this past Sunday at Tanglewood Baptist Church. Several local churches participated in this month’s sing.  More...

Listening Doesn’t Come Naturally

Last week I introduced you to Albert. He stations himself in the back of the dining hall at his assisted living facility, ready and willing to meet with anyone who comes along. More...

Sports

Salado Tops Green Eagles 11-1

Salado scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning against Lexington last week. All five runs could have been eliminated if Lexington would not have made any fielding errors. More...

Lady Eagles Collapse at the Hive

Lexington jumped out to a 9-3 lead, after three innings of play at Academy. From there, they suffered a monumental collapse, giving up 17 runs in the next three innings, to lose to the Lady Bees 20-13.  More...

Sports Thoughts ......

What a week! The ball teams should have won at least one of last week’s games. Both are perilously close to being kept out of the post season.  It is easy to blame some kid for a loss, but they are just that. Kids playing a game. More...


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