October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County Commissioner Maurice Pitts Receives Regional Leadership Award

The Texas Association of Regional Councils (TARC), in late September, presented Lee County Commissioner Maurice Pitts with its 2014 regional leadership award.  More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

September 29, 2014  A welfare concern was received about a subject sleeping in his vehicle at the American Legion. Deputy Rudolph checked and all was ok.   More...

Lexington Police Report

September 29, 2014   More...

Community News

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The Lexington Lions Club was visited last week by their District Governor, Tom Holt, and his wife, Dianne. They spoke to the members about the Lions Camp for handicapped children, in Kerrville. More...

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Storms last Thursday night brought high winds and rain to the area. Rodney Dexter of Lexington woke up to find a tree had fallen on his truck due to the storn. More...

I’ll Drink to That!

Chocolate has come a long way from the days of Hershey’s bars, Snickers, and Whoppers. While we still indulge in such over-the-counter “fixes”, today we satiate our sweet tooth with all kinds of chocolate. More...

School

Homecoming 2014

The Eagles host the Leon Cougars in the 2014 LHS Homecoming game this Friday night at Eagle Stadium. The Cougars (4-2) will be a formidable foe for the highlight game of the year. Leon opened the season with a 30-6 win over Normangee. More...

The 8th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair

Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser - The 8th Annual Pink Ribbon Affair will be held to benefit Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center and Combined Community Action, to help cancer survivors and their f  More...

4-H News Awards Program

The 4-H Clubs of Lee County conducted their annual 4-H Awards Program in August at the Lincoln Community Center off Hwy 21 in Lincoln. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Margie E. Dismuke

July 20, 1925 - Oct. 5, 2014

Margie was born July 20, 1925 to David C. Story and Hettie Ruth (Guthrie) Story. She married Milam Archie Dismuke on July 6, 1942 in Lexington, Texas. They lived in Thorndale before moving to Tanglewood in 1964. More...

Betty Sue Smith

January 31, 1938 - Oct. 6, 2014

Betty Sue (Bray) Smith was born on January 31, 1938 in Weston, Texas, the daughter of James and Juana Jean (Honeycutt) Bray. She was a professional nurse for over thirty-five years. More...

Carolyn Hartfield

Nov. 13, 1940 - Oct. 1, 2014

Carolyn Ann (Karcher) Hartfield was born on November 13, 1940 in Lincoln, Texas to David Herman Henry Karcher and Frieda Emma (Schiwart) Karcher. She was baptized on November 24, 1940 at St. More...

Economic Plan for Lee County Moves Forward

The Economic Plan for Lee County, which was started at the beginning of this year by the Texas Department of Transportation and Capital Area Council of Government (CAPCOG), was presented to the public Monday night. More...

Alert Neighbor Reports Burglary

On Thursday, October 2, Officer West, with the Lexington Police Department, was dispatched to the 800 block of 4th St. in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation. More...

Holy Family Fall Festival

Holy Family Catholic Church celebrated its 5th Annual Fall Festival last Sunday, and by all accounts, was a huge success.  After Mass, they hosted a fried chicken dinner enjoyed by those feasting, along with live music by Byron Wren and his grou More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Clearly there is a notion, alive and well in this nation, that if we “just be nice” things will be okay.  Just as obvious are the lastest daily headlines about mass murder that give the lie to such foolishness.  I know, via my p More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Did you know our community has a website? It is — lexingtontexas.com—. If you know of an upcoming event and you need to spread the word, additions to the calendar can be sent to — lexingtonchamber@verison.net—.  More...

Log Cabin General Membership Meeting

The Lexington Log Cabins held a General Membership Meeting on Sunday, September 28. About 25 members enjoyed the guest speaker, Stanley Miller. He told the story of Lee County Sheriff, James Brown. Brown was the sheriff in the mid 1800’s. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 8, 2014  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

First Baptist Church Activities

First Baptist Church at 221 Third St. in Lexington has a few activities for the Lexington community to participate in. They are:  More...

Just a Thought.......

I missed 9/11. Plain forgot to write a column on the subject. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

We’re Sleepwalking   Carl was the life of the party – or at least he had been until recently. He loved people and would do anything to be with others. He got out of his apartment at his assisted living facility anytime he could. More...

Sports

Pink Out Game

The Lady Eagles Volleyball team invites everyone to their Pink Out Game and Bake Sale scheduled for Tuesday, October 14. Junior Varsity will play at 5 and the Varsity will start at 6. More...

Lexington Eagles Win District

50-Years Ago

Fifty years ago, the group of thenyoung men, pictured at the right, treated Lexington football fans to their first district champion since the 1933 District C champions. More...

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