April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

April is Clean Up Month

Each year, the City of Lexington names April as the City-Wide Clean Up Month in preparation for the Annual Homecoming Festival, which happens the first weekend in May. More...

Jail Time for Four

Five people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on March 24, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding, four of which received jail time.  Gerald Bernard Gentry, 42 of Smithville, was sentenced to nine months conf More...

Special Sections

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 23, 2015  A caller reported hearing gun fire on CR 226. The caller believed someone was poaching in the area. Deputy Holloway and Deputy Mastronardi searched the are,a but did not locate anyone shooting.   More...

Lexington Police Report

March 22, 2015   More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 1, 2015  Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30–11 a.m.  Thursday, April 2, 2015   More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Having recently been to California (ugh) to see my grandchildren (yea), I thought it necessary to share a word about them because I know you have been sitting on the edge of your chair waiting to hear the news. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“No, Not Really”   Cheryl was battling Alzheimer’s. She no longer spoke, and I was told the best I could hope for was some eye contact. More...

Church Briefs

Easter Sunrise Service   More...

Sports

Lexington Ladies Topped by Rogers

The Lexington Lady Eagles and Rogers Lady Eagles waged an epic battle in Friday’s softball game at Lexington. Rogers took an early 3-0 lead. Lexington battled back to tie the game at five after the usual seven innings. More...

Sports Thoughts

From what I saw, the call at the end of the Lady Eagle softball game last Friday was one of the worst seen in many a year. More...

Lexington Wins One, Loses One

The Eagles won a game and lost a game Tuesday night, March 24. They were given a win against Hearne, who forfeited due to problems within the school day. The Eagles then found a game with Fairfield, who nipped them 5-4. More...

Annual Community Easter Sunrise Service

Lexington Ministerial Alliance is hosting their annual Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 5, at 7 a.m. on the Square. Pastor Chris Bruce from First Baptist Church will give the sermon. More...

Community Mourns Loss of Constable

The Lee County Community mourns the loss of Stephen Lyles, Constable Precinct 3, after his passing last Thursday, March 26. Stephen was elected Constable in November 2012 and had worked for the Lee County Sheriff’s Office prior to that. More...

High Winds Take Down Large Tree

Community comes together to clear roadway

Last Thursday morning, many people in the Blue area were beginning their morning commute. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Once again, our President is at odds with another world leader. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken Burritos

What would we do without Tex-Mex food? There are so many variations for making burritos for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This is a good one!   More...

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Community News

Child Safety Seat Check-Up Scheduled

The Lee County Extension office will host a Child Passenger Safety Seat Check-Up Event on Thursday, April 9, at the Giddings Public Library, from 2 pm to 5 pm. More...

High Demand for Replacement Females at the ABBA National F1 Sale

The 28th Annual American Brahman Breeders Association (ABBA) National F1 & Texas Brahman Association (TBA) Sale showed a high demand for F1 replacement females as averages for the sale were among top prices of any female replacement sale this yea More...

Loan Forgiveness for LCFWS

Last Thursday, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved by resolution loan forgiveness in the amount of $151,839 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the Lee County Fresh Water Supply District No. 1 (Lee County) in Dime Box. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week, I had the opportunity to stop by the UIL Academic District meet in Franklin. More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s   6TH GRADE: Savannah Adams, Brynn Burlin, Heaven Campos, Mariah Collins- Washington, Jeremiah Dillon, Braden Exner, Ethan Iselt, Jeremiah Jackson, Samantha Lopez, Ashley McDaniel, Aaliyah McFarlin, Shannon Pilkinto More...

Photos

Kathy Boettcher, Counselor for the Lexington Elementary School, is seen reading a Dr. Suess book to a group of students on Dr. Suess Day! More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kenneth Don Buchanan

Don passed in peace at home on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the age of 69, after a four-year battle with cancer.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ota Albert (Buck) and Claudia Woodard Buchanan of Nacogdoches; and beloved sister-in-law, More...

Scott David Boynton

A Celebration of Life for Scott Boynton, age 44 will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale.  More...

Stephen Lyles

Memorial Services for Stephen Lyles, age 59 of Lexington will be 10:00 AM Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Family will receive friends and family from 9:00 AM until service time.  More...


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