February 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Cyrier Elected State Representative for District 17

After a heated battle between two Republicans, the seat for House District 17 was finally decided Tuesday night. John Cyrier won the run-off election by 329 votes, getting 4,149 votes to Brent Golemon’s 3,820 votes. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 9, 2015  Deputy Grover assisted at a one vehicle accident on Hwy 77 North. There were no injuries and Trooper Barry took the crash report. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 9, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 18, 2015  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Thursday, February 19, 2015   More...

Church

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor hosted their annual Turkey Dinner on February 8. The line of cars carrying hungry folks lined up all up and down CR 309 and onto FM 1624. More...

Just a Thought.......

As I write these words, I am attending a Preacher’s Conference. I came for inspiration and I found some.  Here are the first words that moved me.  More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“I Wouldn’t Want to be Growing Up Now”   “It’s tough out there. I wouldn’t want to be growing up now. It’s incredible all that kids have access to, and it’s not all good,” Arnold said.  More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Bruise Yoe 33-31

What a Way to End

The Lady Eagles put an exclamation point on an otherwise lackluster season with a 33-31 win over the Lady Yoe of Cameron Tuesday night, Feb. 10. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Eagles’ three victories in District 20AAA competition have come against schools that have Maroon as part of their school colors. Only black and gold Rogers remains for the Eagles to change the trend.  More...

Lady Eagle Softball

The Lady Eagles traveled to Shiner Thursday, Feb. 12, for the first scrimmage of the year against the 2014 Class A State Champion Squaws. The Lady Eagles had a few young ladies that were only one workout removed from basketball.  More...

Lexington Trustees Interview Two Finalists

Lexington ISD is substantially closer to finding a new Superintendent of Schools, after trustees recently reviewed 40 resumes, then narrowed those down to seven candidates, and now are moving into a second round of interviews with two remaining candi More...

Repo Man Arrested after Pulling Gun

On Friday, February 13, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call, around 12 noon, from a lady who said she was at the Lexington Park on Highway 77, across from the Lexington Animal Clinic, and that a man had pulled a gun on her. More...

Tanglewood VFD Gets New Truck

Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department announced this week that they purchased a 1985 Fire Engine with a 750 gallon tank. With this addition, the Department now has two brush trucks and one fire engine in their fleet.  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Of course you expect to see words in this space about the movie, “An American Sniper”. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Beef King Ranch Casserole

Company coming? It is a good time to serve a casserole dish that goes a long way. This beef dish is a variation of the King Ranch Chicken Casserole. Try it. I think you will like it!   More...

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Community News

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The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was called out last Friday afternoon to a grass fire that was located behind Brokers Real Estate off of Hwy. 77 and CR 405. More...

FIVE GENERATIONS

Helping Erna Patschke celebrate her 98th birthday were her newest great great grandson Eli Dowdy and oldest great great granddaughter Ava Dowdy. More...

Students Recognized by Texas A & M

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the fall semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance.  More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature Part 2

Dr. Chuck Holt, Ed.D, Interim Superintendent of Lexington ISD will be writing a series of five articles concerning the Top Educational Issues for the 84th Legislature. This is the second in that series. More...

Information Technology at Lexington High School

The month of February has been designated as Career and Technical Education month here in Texas. In recognition of Classroom Innovators, Lexington High School wants to recognize our Information Technology Program of Study. More...

Education & Training at Lexington High School

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (formerly known as Homemaking) provides secondary students the opportunity to explore and prepare for careers in the field of education, culinary arts, nutrition, dietetics, early childhood, fashion design, inte More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Darlene Bonita Boyd

Darlene was born on September 27, 1943 in Los Angeles California to Harry Price and Mary Elizabeth Harmon Montieth Boyd. She was a true Boyd, spirited woman as seen by her many hardships and ability to overcome many obstacles. More...

Scotty O’Neal Stanley

Scotty O’Neal Stanley, 40, of Lexington, Texas, passed away on Monday, February 9, 2015 in Goliad, Texas.  More...

Barbara Anne Smith

Barbara Anne Smith, 52, of Ledbetter, Texas died on Friday, February 13, 2015. Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. More...


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