July 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Industrial Accident

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, last Friday, July 11, 2014, an employee at Kaemark Salon Furnishings escaped serious injury after suffering an industrial accident involving an 18 wheeler at the company’s loading dock.  More...

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Brisco, Leigh, Langtry, and Trinity Blankenburg posed for a cute family picture at the Lexington Garden Club’s Annual Picnic Social held last Thursday on the Square in downtown Lexington. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 7, 2014  A resident on CR 113 reported that a truck was parked near the creek bridge by his house. Deputy Liles was dispatched and spoke to the driver. Everything was ok.   More...

Lexington Police Report

July 6, 2014  Cpl. Nurse observed a juvenile walking down the street in the 400 block of Rockdale St. and provided the youngster a courtesy ride to his residence.   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

In our time, addiction has become rampant.  Drugs, alcohol, sex, even shopping have taken hold of some folks and they can not get free from their hold. More...

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Kathryn Peschke and her daddy, Rev. Michael Peschke, are seen doing a duet at the Fifth Sunday Singing at the Lexington United Methodist Church on June 29. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“I Feel Great!”   Larry was ecstatic.  “Guess what, chaplain Gary? I’m graduating off hospice!” he said.  Sure enough, Larry had steadily improved over the last three months. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bill Adrian Beard, Jr.

April 18, 1967 - July 9, 2014

Bill Adrian Beard, Jr. was born April 18, 1967 in Houston to Bill Adrian Beard, Sr. and Nancy Lee (Beard) Bradshaw. His father was one of the best plumbers in the business, and taught Bill the trade at an early age. More...

Richard Erwin Sharp

March 26, 1945 - July 14, 2014

Funeral services for Richard Sharp, 69, of Giddings are pending at this time.  Richard passed away the morning of Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Giddings Residence and Rehabilitation Center.  More...

Geneva Estell Stanley

May 11, 1920 - July 9, 2014

Geneva Thomas Stanley, 94, of Midland, Texas, passed away on July 9, 2014.  More...

Chief Deputy Saves Would-Be Suicide Victim

Lee County Chief Deputy Nathan Lapham saved a would-be suicide victim last Tuesday, July 8, 2014. At 2:01 p.m., Lapham called Lee County Dispatch requesting an ambulance, reporting that a 25 year old man had hung himself from a rafter in his garage. More...

Residents Unhappy with Road Conditions

During the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held on Monday, July 14, several residents who live on CR 304 and 306 in northwest Lee County expressed their continuing frustration with County Commissioners due to what they described as “slow More...

66th McDade Watermelon Festival Parade Winners

The McDade Watermelon Festival had about 60 entries in their parade on Saturday July 12, 2014. More...

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“Meet me under the tail” is a favorite expression in Prague, meaning “I’ll meet you under the tail end of [King] Wenceslas’ horse at the upper end of Wenceslas Square.&r More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

According to the Declaration of Independence, we are guaranteed the right “to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”.  However, judging by many recent decisions by our congress and federal judges, it seems that we are now also g More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City of Lexington is considering implementing an emergency notification alert system. More...

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Community News

Rotary Club of Lexington

The Rotary Club of Lexington installed two new members this week: Kelley Brown and Michael Peschke. More...

The Blue & Lexington United Methodist Women

“The Blue & Lexington United Methodist Women are collecting items for health kits to be sent to UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief). More...

Community Baseball Semi Final Playoff Results

July 13   More...

School

LISD Board of Trustees Meeting

The regular meeting of the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees was held on Monday, July 7, with Dr. Mark Strain, Board President, presiding. More...

Local Educators Attend 85th Annual Convention

Thirteen local educators of Gamma Omega Chapter joined more than 1000 key women educators from throughout the state for the 85th Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in Lubbock, June 19-21. More...

Sports

2014 Lexington Football Outlook

According to Texas Football, Lexington is picked to finish second in the seven team District 12-3A DII. Is that an accurate prediction? We will look at the facts and let you make up your own mind, according to what we know, at this point in time. More...

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Nolan Schneider slides in safely for a run for the Lee County 8 Year Old All Stars. The youngsters came up one run short in the quarter finals, keeping them out of the championship game. More...

Sports Thoughts

The beginning of the high school sports seasons is just around the corner. Football and volleyball practices start on August 4th. Just 19 days and summer vacation will be beginning to end. It goes fast doesn’t it?  More...


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