2016-08-04

Blinn to students: no guns on campus this year



Blinn College is reminding students and campus visitors that Senate Bill 11 – commonly known as the “Campus Carry” law – applies only to public, four-year universities and that firearms will not be allowed at any Blinn College location until August 1, 2017. Until Senate Bill 11 goes into effect for community colleges on that date, firearms are not permitted […]

William “Bill” Hester Dowdy, Jr.



Funeral services for William “Bill” Dowdy, Jr., 93, of Lexington, Texas, were held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at First Baptist Church in Lexington with Rev. Chris Bruce and Alonzo Wood officiating. William Hester Dowdy, Jr. was born on December 20, 1922 in Lexington, Texas, the son of William Hester Dowdy, Sr. and Bertha (Freeman) Dowdy. He grew up on […]

Lady Eagles Volleyball



OOPS



Lexington Cross Country team will be under the direction of Brittani Kimball, not Kaitlyn Morgan as I stated last week.

Meet the Eagles



The Lexington Athletic Association will be hosting Meet the Eagles on August 11th at 6:00 p.m. We will have a Frito Pie/Hot Dog dinner starting at 6:00. High school student athletes eat free. All others will be $5.00/ plate. There will be a live SENIOR DESSERT AUCTION. We invite the entire community to come out. They will have the opportunity […]

Youth Volleyball League Coming Fall 2016



Lexington Lil’ Diggers Volleyball will host their first annual volleyball league this Fall in Lexington. Youth volleyball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. This league is designed to allow players to learn the fundamentals of the game in a competitive environment. Lexington Lil’ Diggers Volleyball is an opportunity for girls to develop their volleyball skills before […]

Lexington EDC Modifies Business Grant Program



At the July meeting of the Lexington Economic Development Corporation, a change was made in the Business Grant Program. This program has been in effect for several years and has been utilized by many local businesses to obtain signage, improvements, and purchase necessary equipment requested and approved for the various business applicants. Up until this time, the program has offered […]

The Wright Brothers of Hobbyists



My latest daytrip taken with my wife included a tour of the Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum in Schulenburg last weekend. What boy growing up in years past didn’t want one of those planes you could fly around at the end of a line? Victor Stanzel did, and ended up making a name for himself in the model aircraft world. Victor […]

Dorothy Elizabeth Goetz



Funeral services for Dorothy Goetz, 67, of Giddings, were held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father Uche Andeh officiating. A private family committal service will be held in the Giddings City Cemetery at a later date. Dorothy Elizabeth Cooke Goetz was born on October 27, 1948 in Houston, Texas, the daughter of […]

Sports Thoughts……



Well, the fall school sports seasons have started. Life is going to get busy for the next ten months. I love it…. The Cross Country team got to start first Monday morning at 8:00 am. Then the volleyball team got to practice at 9:00, with football starting at 2:30. What fun for the kids and the parents!!!!! The Astros got […]