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April 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Farm Bureau Leaders Visit Nation's Capitol

Mike Organ and his wife, Nancy, of the Lee-Bastrop County Farm Bureau were among more than 130 local leaders of the Texas Farm Bureau who traveled to the nation's capital on March 31-April 3 for discussions on agricultural issues. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

City of Lexington Regular Meeting Agenda

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. More...

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The Lexington Lions Club welcomed a new member, Charles Nicholson. The club was very happy to have him and just wait until he is put to work. Bob Belyeu, pictured with Nicholson, was his sponsor. PHOTO BY EDNA RENOLDS. More...

Some Local Retailers Now Accept Bluebonnet Bill Payments

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members now have the option of paying their electric bills at several retail stores in the cooperative's service area, specifically HEB and Wal-Mart. More...

Community News

The Lexington Senior Citizen Center Fundraiser

The Lexington Senior Citizen Center needs quite a bit of renovation including a new roof, electrical wiring, wall repair, and more. They held an event with music and food on Sunday, April 5 to start raising funds for the repairs. More...

The Easter Bunny at the Tanglewood Baptist Church's Community Easter Egg Hunt

Veronica Richardson, seen on the left, is the daughter of Phil and Gloria Richardson. Ashley Johnson, on the right, is the daughter of Michelle and Jimmy Johnson. More...

Ducks Unlimited Schedules Fourth Annual Duck Jam Music Festival

Ducks Unlimited will host its fourth annual Ducks Unlimited/ Budweiser Duck Jam in Aggieland at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 25 at Wolf Pen Creek amphitheatre in College Station, Texas. More...

Obituaries

Lyle V. Kleinjan

January31,1935- March31,2009

Lyle V. Kleinjan was born January 31, 1935 in Gregory, South Dakota to Lyle V. and Dorothy W. (Flint) Kleinjan. Lyle has lived in the Tracy Community near Rockdale the past five years. More...

Frank A. Kubiak

October31,1928- March31,2009

Frank A. Kubiak was born October 31, 1928 in Bremond, Texas and was the son of Lewis & Clara (Fasowoski) Kubiak. He was raised in Bremond and moved to Rockdale in 1952. More...

Dorothy Nell Willard

March9,1932- March26,2009

Services for Dorothy N. Willard were held Monday, March 30, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Chapel in Rockdale with burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Dorothy was born March 9, 1932 in Bell County, Texas to W. D. More...

Upcoming Local Elections to be Held on May 9

This year's local elections will be held on Saturday, May 9, at the Lexington Elementary School. There are two positions open on the Lexington City Council and two on the Lexington Independent School District Board of Trustees. More...

Counterfeit Problem Persists

Last week, the Giddings Police Department encountered at least six different incidents of people passing counterfeit $50 and $20 dollar bills in the city. This week, at least two more incidents were reported. More...

Grand Jury Indicts Ten

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down indictments of ten individuals on March 23, 2009. David Dean Baze, 40, of Giddings was indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine, More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

March 30, 2009 Deputy Pettijohn was dispatched to a residence on C.R. 307 after the Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 hang up call. Everything was okay. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 3, 2009 At approximately 7:00 p.m., Officer Kelly was dispatched to the 200 block of Hale Street in reference a civil stand by. The stand by was caused over visitation infractions were settled at the location. More...

Giddings Police Report

March 30, 2009 On Monday at approximately 1:44 a.m., Officer D.A. Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a green 2007 Mazda Millennia in approximately the 500 block of E. 290. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 8 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Lexington City Council - 5 p.m. Thursday, April 9 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Church Briefs

Lexington Ministerial Alliance Easter Sunrise Service April 12th at 7:00AM on the square at the gazebo We ask that people bring lawn chairs. More...

School

Lexington Elementary Marathon Kids

Lexington Elementary PE teachers, Marla Mitchell and Joyce Hodge, have motivated and encouraged over 100 K-5 students to complete the 26.2 mile goal. More...

Sports

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Karrtavius Burton leaps high and wide as he performs in the Triple Jump for the 7th Grade Boys Lexington Middle School Track Team. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. More...

Eagles Swat Bees 11-9 in 8 Innings

It took eight innings but Lexington finally over came a swarm of pesky Bees in Academy Tuesday night. The Sherrill twins, Chance and Chace, made outstanding catches in right and left field to help the pitching of Quade Haynie. More...

Lexington Pops Salado 5-1

The Lexington Lady Eagles solidified their hold on second place Friday night with a 5-1 win at Salado. The win makes Lexington 6-1 in district action. The old adage "a walk is good as a hit" proved to be true for Lexington. More...

 













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