April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Law Enforcement Investigate Sketchy Reports

Both the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office and the Lexington Police Department were called to investigate two incidents this past week, each of which were sketchy, or lacking, on the details.  More...

Five Sentenced

Five people were sentenced in District court on Thursday, April 17, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding.  Stacey Hall Brewer, 30 of Rockdale, saw his probation revoked and was sentenced to nine months confinement in the Texas Department More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 14, 2014  A motorist reported a calf out on Hwy 77 near Hwy 21. Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched and ran the calf off the road into a pasture.   More...

Lexington Police Report

April 14, 2014  Officer Stark was contacted by a citizen about children running across the Hwy 77. Officer Stark located the children at the corner of Hwy 77 and Hilliard St. They said they had to retrieve a ball. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, April 24, 2014   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

We have just come through the Easter Season. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Becca’s Attitude   “We’re glad you’re here,” Glenda said as she met me at the door. More...

Sports

Eagles Start Fast, End Slow

Lexington lost to the Cameron Yoe 9-4 Tuesday night in Cameron. Lexington jumped out to a 3- 0 lead in the top of the first inning, but could not make it stand up throughout the game. More...

Lady Eagles Drop Rosebud-Lott

Earn Tie for 4th Place

The Lexington Lady Eagles defeated Rosebud- Lott 6-1 Thursday night to earn a tie for fourth place in district play, tying with Cameron and Florence. The three teams had a playoff Monday in Academy. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Cameron

The Lady Eagles continued their second half downturn with a 12-5 loss to Cameron Tuesday night. As in other games, Lexington had a comfortable 5-3 lead that could not be held due to fielding mishaps and mental mistakes.  More...

LISD Facilities Committee Votes to Recommend Building New High School to the Board

Lexington ISD Facilities Committee voted Tuesday night, April 29, to recommend building a new High School to the LISD Board of Trustees. More...

Blue VFD Keeps Fire from Spreading

About eight members of the Blue Volunteer Fire Department, along with two of their fire trucks and several neighbors and friends of the Stifflemire family, responded to a fire at 4024 W FM 696 in Blue Sunday evening at about 8:30 p.m.  More...

Lady Eagles Fall Short in Playoffs

After staging a magical rally in Monday’s first game in the playoffs against Cameron, the Lady Eagles fell short in game two against Florence. The loss to Florence ends the Lady Eagles softball season.  Game 1 vs. More...

LHS Ag Class Earns Awards

The Lexington High School Ag Department had 17 students attend the ACC welding contest and Open House in Round Rock earlier this month. More...

General Stories

This is the third in a series of five articles about people with brain injuries who were helped by HBOT. What the heck is HBOT? Read on.......

“I put the nozzle in the gas tank…..and had no idea what to do next.”  That is how Brig Gen. More...

A little bit of Lexington History

Peggy Brown has been writing stories and articles for the Lexington Log Cabins and has offered to share some of them with us.

SUNDAY DINNER   I don’t mean the meal at night on Sunday—I am referring to the tradition of having a large meal after church on Sunday. Weekends were for cooking. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Today, your faithful scribe is tired. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

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From the Mayor’s Desk

There’s still a chance to take advantage of the City’s offer to haul away much of your unwanted refuse. Call City Hall to learn about this service, which will continue until the end of the month.   More...

On The Week OF.......

Week of April 24, 1874:  April 21, 1874 – Waco Daily Examiner reported that Jack Benson, colored, wanted for murder in Burleson county was arrested by a deputy from Waco.   Week of April 24, 1884:  More...

School

Senior Easter Egg Hunt at LHS

Full Story

Parents’ Night for the Lady Eagles

ALL PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN

Denise and Rachael Beard More...

Blinn students give back with fifth annual Blinn Blitz

Hundreds participate in almost 20 community projects in a single day

Blinn College students will give back to the community Friday, April 25, with the fifth annual Blinn Blitz.  Students will assist the city of Brenham, First United Methodist Church, Brenham Humane Services, Krause Elementary, Grace Community Fel More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ruby Simank Cain

Jan. 5, 1915- April 19, 2014

Ruby Simank Cain was born on January 5, 1915 in Thorndale, Texas, the third of six children to Ben Simank and Bertha Noack Simank. She was called to the Lord on April 19, 2014, at the age of 99.  More...

Amanda “Mandy” Bertha Schumann

Mar. 7, 1917 - April 19, 2014

Funeral services for Amanda “Mandy” Schumann, 97, of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings, with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...


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