November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Court Reviews 25 Year Plan

Monday the Lee County Commissioners heard a presentation by representatives of TxDOT, who went over a second draft of the 2014 Lee County Transportation and Economic Development Plan.  The purpose of the plan is to prepare for the transportation More...

Eight Sentenced in District Court

The Honorable Judge Reva Towslee presided over the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, October 23, and sentenced one person, Eduardo Hernandez. More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 3, 2014  A caller reported that her neighbor noticed that a vehicle drove up onto her property on FM 141 in Dime Box. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 2, 2014  Cpt. Wooldridge was dispatched to the 100 Blk of Cherry St in reference to a hit and run accident that had occurred that night. Upon arrival, Cpt. Wooldridge retrieved all pertinent information to write a report. More...

Church

Backpack Buddies Host a Power Hour

The Lexington Backpack Buddies will host a Power Hour on Monday, November 17 at 9 a.m. in the Lexington United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The Lexington community is encouraged to come and help put together backpacks with the group.  More...

Just a Thought.......

A friend of mine shared this with me and it was so good I decided to pass it along. Enjoy!  8 Rules to a Better Life   More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Wish I’d Spent More Time Living   “Yeah, I’ve got my share of regrets,” Robert said. “For one thing, I put all my energy into planning for the future. I wish I’d spent more time living.”  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Down McGregor

Win Bi-District

In took four games, but the Lady Eagles defeated a McGregor team 25- 15, 22-25, 25-20, 25-16 Tuesday night, November 4, in Florence. The Lady Eagles benefited from the outstanding game by Karsen Ross, who had 22 kills, officially, in the match. More...

Sports Thoughts

This was a wacky weekend for sports. A&M and Texas were both huge underdogs in their games. They both won. Leon was no match for Franklin, but they won. Caldwell beating Giddings? It happened.  More...

Tigers Claw Eagles 41-22

Trinity outscored Lexington 21-2 in the second half to top the Eagles 41-22 in Friday’s football finale. The Tiger win, combined with Leon’s win over Franklin, earned the Tigers a District 12-AAA tri-championship. More...

Veterans Honored at Local Ceremonies

Local veterans were the featured speakers at various Lee County Veterans Day programs Tuesday morning. More...

Arctic front brought winds and a major drop in temperatures

A powerful blast of Arctic air arrived Tuesday morning, reaching Lee County by sunrise. Temperatures were forecasted to remain steady in the 50s behind the front, that will make it 20 degrees colder than average for a few days.  More...

Lexington’s Lady Eagles Win Bi-District

Lose to White Oak in Second Round

In took four games, but the Lady Eagles defeated the McGregor team Tuesday night, November 4, in Florence.  More...

Photo

Everyone’s favorite, the Bleacher Creatures, are students from the Lexington Elementary School who cheered on the Eagles at every home game. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

For as long as I can remember, this phrase has been regularly heard: “there oughta’ be a law”.  Usually the speaker wants something, or someone, to be controlled and is looking to the legal authorities to do it for them.  More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Make Ahead Turkey Gravy

Every year my wife and I try to plan our Thanksgiving meal so it won’t be so hectic getting it all together the day of the big dinner. Try to prepare some of the side dishes ahead of time, as well as the desserts.   More...

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Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I read an article in the Lexington Leader published on 11/ 6/2014. It had to do with illegal immigrants from El Salvador.  More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

As the saying goes “Time flies when you are having fun.” It’s hard for me to believe it has been six months since I was voted into this office. More...

One of the Oldest Businesses in Lexington

Tana Renfroe owns one of the oldest continuous businesses in Lexington! More...

School

Poster Contest Winners

The Red Ribbon Poster contest at the Lexington Middle School, hosted by Partners in Education (PIE), was a success. We had 43 students participate campus wide. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s   More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Thank you to the entire Lexington ISD Community! More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dorothy Simmang Allert

The light of the world grew dimmer with the passing of Dorothy Simmang Allert. She lived an extraordinary life in amazing times and did so with zest, creativity, laughter and love. More...

Pattye Evelyn Humphries

April 10, 1931 - Nov. 5, 2014

Pattye Evelyn (Crum) Humphries was born on April 10, 1931 in Crockett County, Tennessee to Albert & Lela Mae (Jones) Crum. She married John Ray Humphries Jr. on September 11, 1948 in Mississippi. More...

Earl Hosfelt Sandoz

July 3, 1920 - Nov. 3, 2014

Earl Hosfelt Sandoz was born on July 3, 1920 in Mobile, Alabama, along with his twin sister, Johanna, to Charles & Sophie (Parton) Hosfelt. More...


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