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September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County Sets Tax Rate

Lee County Commissioners set the tax rate for the 2014-2015 year, reducing it by $.0319/$100 valuation from last year, and ratified the tax revenue increase reflected in the 2014- 15 budget. More...

26th Wendish Fest

The 26th Annual Wendish Fest happens this weekend in Serbin, at the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum and St Paul Lutheran Church Picnic Grounds. The event will be held on Sunday, September 28, hosted by the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

“And the beat goes on.....”

A recent news article revealed more hidden news about the beloved Obamacare. There is a hidden penalty in the subsidized healthcare premiums. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Shrimp and Corn Bisque

When I was a kid, I didn’t even know what a shrimp was. My dad was a farmer in Killeen, Texas. We ate what we harvested and, other than chicken and fish that we raised, it was not to be had. More...

A little bit of Lexington History

Well………..the way I remember it was…..

LOCAL CUISINE—NOODLES! Never had I seen a noodle, eaten a noodle, or realized the importance of such a food that was one of the major food groups in this county. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, September 25, 2014 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I have had two conversations recently with folks who were reading the Bible, but found it either confusing, or less interesting than other reading materials. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Just Be With Me Dale was in his mid-40’s and battling end stage colon cancer. He didn’t like doctors much, so he avoided things like yearly check-ups. Early warning signs went undetected. More...

Obituaries

Larry Eldon Brooks

Feb.2, 1947 - Sept.17, 2014

Larry Eldon Brooks was born on February 2, 1947 in Brenham, Texas and was welcomed to his Heavenly home on September 17, 2014 in Bryan, Texas. More...

Judith Lavonne Carroll

Dec. 25, 1944 - Sept. 17, 2014

Judith Lavonne (Parker) Carroll was born on December 25, 1944 in Magnolia, Texas to Wesley Masil Parker and Hellon (Boswell) Parker. She married Armistead Marshall Carroll on August 1, 1961. Judith was a loving and devoted homemaker to her family. More...

Mildred Knobloch Hines

February 8, 1936 - Sept. 16, 2014

Mildred Marie (Knobloch) Hines was born on February 8, 1936 in Lincoln, Texas to Walter Rudolph Knobloch and Amalie Margaret (Eschberger) Knobloch. She was baptized and confirmed at St. More...

County Lets Bid for Courthouse Repairs

Commissioners voted on Monday to award the contract for critical architectural and structural repairs to ATC Contractors, from Georgetown. They were the low bidder for the job, coming in with a bid of $1,216,834. More...

Superior Achievement

The Texas Education Agency recently announced that Lexington ISD once again received a rating of “Superior Achievement”, the highest rating awarded by the Financial Integrity System of Texas. More...

Twelve Indicted by Grand Jury

Twelve people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury on Friday, September 12. Jose Alberto Cisneros, 32 of Giddings, was indicted for theft with two prior convictions (less than $1,500). More...

Four Sentenced in District Court

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, September 18, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Photo

The Lexington Youth Football JV and Varsity teams have been invited by Texas Alumni Football to visit the Dallas Cowboys Stadium on October 12, 2014, and participate in the Red Zone Games. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 15, 2014 The Sheriff ’s Office received a call, originating from a residence/business on Hwy 21 in Dime Box, asking if our agency dispatched for Fire, Police and EMS and then hung up. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 15, 2014 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Autumn has officially arrived. (According to the calendar.) Soon I hope the temperature regulator will get the message and our days will get cooler, but haven’t the rains been a blessing. More...

Native Son to Speak at Cabins

The Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Society will hold a General Meeting at the Heritage Center at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 28. Lexington Leader columnist and LHS graduate Stanley Miller will be the featured speaker. More...

LCRA Board to Expand, Protect Region’s Water Supply

The LCRA Board unanimously voted recently: • Gave final approval to the first new water supply reservoir in the lower Colorado River basin in decades. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The Texas Education Agency recently announced that Lexington ISD once again received a rating of “Superior Achievement”, the highest rating awarded by the Financial Integrity System of Texas. More...

Sports

Shiner Brews Win Over Eagles 41-34

Lexington gave Shiner a tough ball game, but the Comanches held on for the win. Lexington mounted a late game charge that fell short when Shiner recovered the Eagles’ second onside kick attempt. More...

Sports Thoughts

Just when I thought the Cowboys were dead, they come back to life and snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. They have been doing just the opposite the last few years. More...

Eagles Open District at New Waverly

Lexington travels to New Waverly Friday to open District 12-3ADII play. New Waverly, like Lexington, is 1- 3 for the season. The Bulldogs are coming off a 1-9 season in 2013. They have a new coach in James Lane. More...

 













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