April 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Big Day for Blue Community

Smokey Bear expected to make surprise appearance

Saturday is a monumental day for the Blue VFD and Blue community. Blue VFD has their annual open house that day. But this year is different. This year, Blue gets the distinction of being recognized as a “Firewise Community”. More...

Happy Birthday To You!

What started out as a small get together of ladies has grown to become a new tradition celebrated by many in the community. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

April 4, 2016 More...

Lexington Police Report

April 4, 2016   Officer Mattingly Assisted Texas D.P.S on a collision in the 8600 Blk of Hwy 77 where a subject had struck a utility pole. The subject was not seriously injured and stated he had fallen asleep while driving.  More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time-Giddings Public Library 10:30 - 11 Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

“I hate Jesus,” said the young man.  Those words burst on my ears just when I thought I had heard it all. More...

THEY SAID IT

“What Was It All For?”

“I did the best I could. I worked hard all my life. And now here I am,” Sam said, sitting in a wheelchair by his bed in the nursing facility. “Soon my life will be over. More...

Sports

Academy Tops Eagles

Lexington got out to an early 3-0 lead, but was unable to hold on for the win as Academy won 6-5. The Academy Bees tied the game in the third and scored the winning runs in the bottom of the sixth inning.  More...

Bees Sting Lexington 14-4

Academy opened the game by scoring 10 runs in their first two times at bat. From that point the Queens cruised to a 14-4 win. The Lady Eagles put their first run on the board in the fourth inning and added four more in the fifth.  More...

Lady Eagles Scratched by Lady Lions

Lexington’s Lady Eagles looked like they were on a high, after defeating Rockdale Saturday, in their Tuesday game with Franklin. More...

Toddler of 16 Months Saved from Drowning

Last Saturday, April 9, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 7:46 p.m., regarding a 16 month old female child that had fallen into a pond. The caller estimated that she had been in the water for about one minute.  More...

Mother and Infant Air- Evaced

Jaws of Life used

A 31 year old mother and her infant daughter were life flighted last Wednesday, April 6, following a horrific accident on Highway 77 a couple of miles south of Hwy. 290. More...

County-Wide Clean Up Gathers Tons of Refuse

Last Saturday, Lee County hosted a County Wide Clean up. Commissioner Alan Turner said, “That was the biggest we’ve ever had!” For pictures, turn to page B4.   More...

Assault Leads to Jail

One man is in jail and a second is sought in reference to an assault that happened last week, April 5.  More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Headlines and sound bites and jarring pictures are all that is left of the news in our time. Some folks may blame the Media, but I think the fault lies in “Technological Fallout”. More...

On being a Firewise Community

In order to become a “Firewise Community” Blue VFD has mapped their area coverage by every road. More...

Jr. High Track Meet

Due to illness, the results of the Jr. High Track Meet will not be available until next week.   More...

Community News

Chef's Corner

Sunny Peaches and Cream Pie

Think of this as a shortcut pie. Put it together in less than 30 minutes and pop it in the fridge until it’s chilled and ready to serve.   More...

A little bit of Lexington History.....

Feedback

I so enjoy the comments I receive about experiences that relate to something I remember and write about. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

WHAT? NO BRAG??  What’s happening? Grandma’s Brag will have “New Additions” soon.   More...

School

Morrison Named Abilene Principal

Lexington Ex, Robert Morrison, was recently named the principal of Abilene High School. Robert, or Buster, as locals know him, was a 1977 graduate of LHS. He was given a football scholarship to Howard Payne University, lettering four years. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Billie Clarice Wood

Memorial services for Billie Wood, 73, of Giddings, Texas, are scheduled for Friday, May 6, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2009 Old Alvin Road in Pearland, Texas. More...

James Beverly Eichler

Funeral Service for James Eichler, 79, of Giddings Texas was held at First Baptist Church in Giddings with Rev. Greg Gaskamp and Pastor Jonathan Smith officiating. More...

Elmer Lee “Uncle Al” Alexander

Graveside Services for Elmer Lee “Uncle Al” Alexander were held on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, TX with Colonel Story officiating.  More...


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