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October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two 18 Wheelers Collide North of Lexington

Two 18 wheelers collided about ¾ of a mile south of CR 410 north of Lexington early Tuesday morning. According to Michael Milburn with the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, a call came in at approximately 12:54 a.m. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

If you have been sensitive at all to the words in this column, then you understand that I am totally disgusted with “political correctness” which has overtaken our lives and demanded that we change even our words to please the new intelli More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Tortilla and Chorizo with Eggs

If you want to try a different breakfast, try this delicious dish. It’s great served with fresh mangos for breakfast or brunch. This recipe only serves two. You might want to double it for company. More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 22, 2014Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

May I ask you an important question? Who helps you be your BETTER self? I inquire because it seems to me that, in the old days, when almost everyone attended, it was the church. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I’m Not Afraid Anymore “I’ve been fearful all my life. I’ve been afraid of so much, but now somehow I’m not afraid anymore,” Sandra said, with a look of wonder spreading across her face. More...

Sports

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The Lady Eagles were ready to “punch” the bees Tuesday night, October 7, as they opened their second round of district play. More...

Eagles Capture 1st District Win 49-27

Lexington charged back from a 13-7 halftime deficit to score 42 second half points to defeat the Buffalo Bison 49-27. The Eagle defense saved the day with a couple of first quarter stops of the Buffalo offense. More...

Sports Thoughts

A lot of people question whether Lane Kiffin is the right offensive coordinator for Alabama. He may not be, but he certainly was able to destroy the Aggies’ defense. Kevin Sumlin is now playing with his recruits, not Mike Sherman’s. More...

School Bus Full of Children Involved in Accident

A Giddings ISD School Bus, carrying 19 elementary school children, was involved in an accident last Tuesday, October 14, at 3:22 p.m. More...

Photos

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 13, 2014 The Sheriff ’s Office received a residential burglar alarm call in Lexington. Sgt Carvin and Deputy Rudolph checked the premises and found everything to be secure. A caller reported a possible disturbance on CR C in Lexington. More...

Lexington Police Report

On behalf of the Lexington Police Department, I, Chief Clarence Yarbrough, would like to personally thank all the sponsors who contributed to our National Night Out. More...

Community News

Bastrop Officer Robert Torres Case Audit

In a press release, Sheriff Terry Pickering of Bastrop said, “Due to inquiries into the statement sent from an anonymous source regarding an internal case audit we provide the following summary and statement of findings.” More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor Thank you for your work putting out this newspaper every week. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I want to say a big “THANK YOU” to everyone who came out and took part in the National Night Out festivities promoted by our local Police Department. The event was a huge success. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

It is hard to believe that we are entering week nine of the school year. This week is National School Bus Safety Week. More...

Obituaries

Betty Amelia Krenek

Oct.9, 1921 - Oct. 14, 2014

Betty Amelia (Kasper) Krenek was born on October 9, 1921 in Loebau, Texas to William & Augusta (Czimskey) Kasper. She was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau. More...

Melvin Ott Manning Sr.

Sept.27, 1935 - Oct. 14, 2014

Melvin Ott Manning was born on September 27, 1935 in Tomball, Texas to James Milton Manning and Elizabeth “Betty” (Rowland) Manning. He graduated from Magnolia High School in 1954 and attended law school at the University of Houston. More...

Edna Selma Noack

Feb. 17, 1930 - Oct.15, 2014

Edna Selma (Mertink) Noack was born on February 17, 1930 in Serbin, Texas to Alvin & Selma (Hohle) Mertink. She was baptized on February 23, 1930 and confirmed on April 18, 1943 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. Herman Schmidt. More...

 













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