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Judge Sends Four to Jail

Two others get probation

The Honorable Judge Carson Campbell sentenced six people last Thursday, July 3, sending four to jail and giving two probation.  More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 30, 2014  Sgt Carvin and Deputy Ray met with a complainant on CR 127. He reported that his wife threw a rock through the back window of his truck. A report was taken for criminal mischief. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 30, 2014   Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to CR 405 and Hwy 77 in reference to a subject attempting to flag cars down. Cpt. Wooldridge arrived in the area, but did not locate the subject.   More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The 4th of July Celebration was a great success for our community. Young and old alike enjoyed the food, music, games, entertainment and visiting with friends. Thanks to all who worked and planned for the event. More...

One Nation Under Fire

The following story is true. No names have been changed to protect the innocent. More...

Opportunity to Help Border Children

Members of the First Christian Church of Lexington have joined with Azle Christian Church of Azle, Texas, former church home of Lexington residents Kay and the late Paul Van Dorn, in the effort to gather and deliver children’s underwear to the More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

I want to thank parents and students who participated in our library and summer reading program in June. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The Astros and Rangers are even in the number of wins, at the time of this writing. The difference in their payrolls is about $150 million. More...

THSCA Convention

The people of San Antonio just thought Santa Ana had a large army as he made his way into the city. Next Sunday, July 20th over 10,000 high school coaches will invade for their annual “Coaching School”. More...

Lee County Texas Stars Compete at District 4-H Horse Show

The Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club competed at the District Nine (9) 4-H Horse show at the Brazos County Expo Center in College Station on June 24-26th. More...

Lexington’s 4th Was a Big Bang!

Lexington’s 4th of July Celebration keeps getting better and better! Just ask any of the 250 people who went to the park to visit, eat, enjoy the music, and watch the fireworks! More...

Lodge Honors Renfroe

The Beaukiss Masonic Lodge honored Lexington’s Tana Renfroe on Saturday, June 28, giving her the Community Builders Award.  “This is a very prestigious award,” said Keith Hansburger.  More...

General Stories

Texas Beef Producers Approve to Establish Beef Checkoff Program In Lone Star State

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) today announced Texas beef producers have voted to establish a state-level Beef Checkoff program, which was approved by a wide margin of 66.79 percent of voters. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

BLT Salad with Creamy Bacon Dressing   Looking for a dish for picnics, parties, or potlucks? Pasta salads are easy to make, pack, and travel with, and are summer favorites that are perfect for any barbecue “get together”.   More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Grandparents are: Curtis & Paula Worley, Andria Stautz Worley, Steven Figueroa, Sr. and the late Donna Figueroa.  Great Grandparents are: Mary Lou Worley, Domingo and Irene Bustos, and Bob and Judy Hasselbush of Lexington.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

The Right Thing

I believe that I have written before about that marvelous word from Stephen King, “slippage”. It refers to a state of affairs in which things have gradually been allowed to “slip” until now they are really bad.  More...

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Nancy Hasskarl (center) enjoys spending some time with friends before she and her husband, Pastor Leif Hasskarl, leave Texas to go to the Cayman Islands, where they will serve their next congregation More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I Don’t Get It   “I don’t get it,” Johnny said. “They show me scans and x-rays that show cancer everywhere. They say I’ve got a few months left. But I don’t feel sick. I’m not in pain. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Robert Joe-Dell Barr

March 1, 1968 - July 6, 2014

Robert Joe-Dell Barr was born on March 1, 1968 in Fairbanks, Alaska to Nolan Eugene Barr Sr. and Ruby Mae (Jenke) Barr. He graduated from Del Valle High School and was a selfemployed auto mechanic. More...

Connie Elaine Dodd

April 2, 1956 - July 5, 2014

Connie was born on April 2, 1956, in Houston, Texas to Ruth and Willie Moers. She had a heart and smile that would light up any room. She was a long time employee with ConocoPhillips in Houston. More...

Nadine McBride

December 8, 1920 - July 5, 2014

Nadine was born on December 8, 1920 in Watts, Oklahoma to Samuel Elisha Reed and Nora Bethena (Caughrons) Reed. Nadine completed her high school education and continued by attending college. She and T.J. More...


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