October 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Horrendous Week for Emergency Responders

Lexington volunteers and Lee County Emergency Responders were kept busy last week handling emergencies in the Lexington area. Thursday, they worked a tractor/18 wheeler wreck. More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 21, 2015  Deputy Mastronardi completed a welfare check on CR 118 after a land owner advised that she could hear strange noise outside her house. Nobody was located near the home. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 21, 2015   More...

Church

HOLY FAMILY PIECEMAKERS

The Holy Family Catholic Church Fall Festival will More...

Just a Thought.......

A few words about God and computers . . .  He was the originator of twitter. More...

THEY SAID IT

This is Tough, But We’re Doing It

“This is tough, but we’re doing it. I wouldn’t wish this on anyone,” Jack said, looking next to him at his wife Maude.  “You asked what you could pray for. I know what I want. I want the impossible. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jeff Dock

A service to celebrate the life of Jeff Dock, 63 of Giddings, is scheduled for 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Alice Helen Johnson

Alice Helen (Ripper) Johnson died at home on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. She was proud to be a registered nurse working in pediatrics and later in industrial nursing. She lived in Houston until her retirement in 1983. More...

Paula Laura Jatzlau

Paula Laura (Eschberger) Jatzlau was born on December 12, 1925 in Manheim, Texas to William Charles and Lydia Marie (Faske) Eschberger. She was baptized on December 20, 1925 by Rev. C.W. Rische and was confirmed on April 2, 1939 by Rev. E.J. More...

Local Man Seriously Injured in Tractor/18 Wheeler Wreck

Kenneth Hall from Lexington suffered serious injuries last Thursday afternoon after the John Deere tractor he was driving was rear ended by an 18 wheeler. Shortly after noon on September 24, Hall was driving north near Tanglewood on Hwy 77. More...

Plane Crash Takes Life of Pilot

A plane crash took the life of a 32 year old man on Sunday evening, at about 6:30 p.m. off of FM 696 E about 2 miles outside of Lexington.  More...

Viral Meningitis at LISD

Two LISD campuses have confirmed two cases of viral meningitis. On Thursday, September 24, the District put out a notice a case was confirmed at the Lexington Middle School. More...

General Stories

Photo

Dime Box Lions Club members, Barbara Hoover and Sharon Brown with the quilt that has been donated to the Lions Club by All Around The Block Quilt Shop. More...

Lee County Commissioners’ Court

Lee County Commissioners’ Court Meeting 9-28-15 At theRegular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, the Commissioners approved a proposal from Mr. More...

One Nation Under Fire

In a recent column, I was quite critical of Capitalism as a Moral System. More...

Community News

A little bit of Lexington History.......

Housewarming—Or— Global Warming?

My jury is out on the warming of the planet—I’ll leave that theory to folks in cyberspace. All I can tell for sure is houses are warmer now than 50 years ago!  Growing up in the olden days was an exercise in endurance. More...

Chef's Corner

One Pan Potatoes and Chicken Dijon

Potatoes are a staple in our household. I can’t think of any way potatoes are prepared that I don’t like, whether cooked with meats or by themselves.   More...

Grandma's Brag

Kinsley Smothermon  Daughter of Mark and Sarah Smothermon of Albuquerque, NM Granddaughter of Diane and Rick Smothermon of The Woodlands Great-Granddaughter of Rita and Rainey Owen of Lexington   More...

Sports

Eagles Win District Opener

Lexington defeated New Waverly 65-20 Friday night, to open District 12 3A-DII play. The win came just when the Eagles needed it to turn around their fortunes. More...

Lady Eagles Top Rogers in 3

The Lady Eagles took their undefeated record to Rogers Tuesday night. They left Rogers challenged, but still undefeated, in District 20AAA play. Lexington won 25-22, 25-20, 25-20 in the hard fought contest.  More...

Lexington Rocks Lady Tigers

Lexington bumped Rockdale to the curb Friday afternoon in a District 20- AAA volleyball match. Lexington won the first three games 25-12, 25-14, and 25- 18. In this match, Lexington featured a new power. More...


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