July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Group Threatens Suit over Sandow Mine Emissions

On July 1, a coalition of nine organizations, including Neighbors for Neighbors in Lee and Bastrop County, filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. More...

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DIME BOX LIONS INSTALL NEW MEMBER Patti Adcock was recently installed as a member of the Dime Box Lions Club by First Vice District Governor elect, Dr. Johanna Elliott. Patti is shown here with Dr. More...

Special Sections

Police

Lexington Police Report

June 28, 2016   Officer Mattingly assisted the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a suicidal subject on PR 3143. He met with the subject and controlled the scene until Deputy Rudolph arrived.  June 29, 2016   More...

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

June 27, 2016   A motorist reported several cows out on Hwy 21 in Manheim. More...

Community News

Wedding Announcement

Rachel Stewart Earp and Matthew Curtis Schimank were united in Holy Matrimony on Saturday, April 16, 2016 before family and friends. The beautiful and moving ceremony was officiated by Rev. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported:

Two quotes from 10 years apart demonstrate how tough life was in early Lee county.  More...

Chef's Corner

Herb and Garlic Crusted Pork Roast

There is nothing more appetizing to me than a pork roast. It virtually goes with almost any side dishes you choose. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

As the days of summer are upon us, our students are enjoying their much needed break through leisure activities, summer jobs, or vacationing with their friends and families.  More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The Eagles play Thursday and Friday in the State 7-on- 7 tourney at the Veterans Park Complex just off Highway 60 in East College Station.  The editors of Texas Football must think Coach Muhl is Hawaiian instead of German, spelling his last name More...

Body of Deceased Person Discovered in Mobile Home

Shortly before 11 a.m. on Sunday, July 3, the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office received a 911 call from a man stating that he found a dead person. More...

Truck Stolen at Knife Point

Early Saturday, July 2, at 5:53 a.m., a man, stating that his truck had been stolen at knife point, called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. Cpl. More...

TF Picks Lexington 2nd in District

Texas Football, the bible of Texas high school football, has hit the stands. Lexington is picked to finish second in District 13-3A-II behind Blanco. Comfort is picked third and Johnson City fourth. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Our country is now officially in shock. It is the result of weeks of our being asked to believe political statements which are frankly, incredulous. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor,  I have been following the daily news as much as possible. Since the tragedy in Florida, the liberal left seems to be focused once again on gun control. It seems the guns they wish to outlaw are AR platform guns. More...

Winners of Lexington Elementary’s Summer Reading Program

Lexington Elementary held its annual Summer Reading Program sponsored by Debbie Johnson, Elementary Librarian, from June 14 through June 30. More...

Community Calendar - Free Access

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30-11   More...

Church

Blue & Lexington UMC Welcome Pastor Trey Comstock

Trey was born in Houston, Texas and moved around some as a kid living in Philadelphia and Antwerp, Belgium. He graduated High School in 2005 from the John Cooper School in the Woodlands, TX. More...

Just a Thought.......

I am writing this column today because, over the years, so many have asked me about the practice of cremation.  More...

THEY SAID IT

“About that Forgiveness Stuff”

When I first visited Craig, he was sitting outside, slumped over in a chair, his head in his hands, slowly rocking back and forth.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clarence George Bage

Funeral services for Clarence Bage, 88, of Dime Box, Texas, were held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church in Dime Box with Rev. Roger Millheim officiating. More...

Raymond Louis Muzny

Raymond Louis Muzny, 86 of Deanville, was called home to the Lord on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Mass of a Christian Burial was at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Dime Box. Monsignor Isidore Rozycki and Reverend Joy Joseph Adimakkeel officiated. More...

John Anthony Bigon

Funeral services for John Bigon, 66, of Northrup, Texas, were held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. David Mumm officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. More...


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