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April 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Famed Seamstress from Blue Dies

Wanda Mayes of Blue, Texas passed away on April 16 in Rockdale. More...

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Bob Carey, Lexington Police Reserve Officer, was elected the new Fire Chief of the Fedor Volunteer Fire Department Monday night April 13, 2009 at their regular monthly meeting. More...

City of Lexington March 2009 Revenue Report

Municipal Court Revenue - $6,877.30 Property Tax Revenue - $8,965.77 Sales Tax - $10,608.87 EDC - $3536.29 More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

Lexington City Council Agenda

The Lexington City Council met in a Special Session on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 5 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Cattle Theft Bill Passes Texas State Senate, Heads to House

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association today applauded the Texas State Senate for passing SB 1163, a bill to increase the penalty for cattle theft in Texas. More...

TDA Market Recap April 20, 2009

Provided by Commissioner Todd Staples, Texas Department Of Agriculture www.TexasAgriculture.gov For the week ending April 18, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were steady to $4 higher with instances of $5-$6 higher on offerings over 50 More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

Many Giddings Public Library patrons check out spoken word CD's of the latest books because they listen to them when walking, driving, etc. More...

Preview & Reflection

The Homecoming Section will be provided for your enjoyment this week and next. Schedule of Events Lexington Homecoming 2009 April 26 and April 30 through May 4 Sunday - April 26 8: More...

Last Year's Homecoming Parade Fun

Class of 1973 had a colorful float in the parade. Where did those colors come from? ( Ha ) More...

Sports

Eagles Win District Track

The Lexington Eagles used 37 points from Titus Clark and 35 points from Clint Hutson to sprint to the District 25-AA championship. The Eagle JV also captured the District championship. Both teams scored 129 points in their winning efforts. More...

Error Prone Eagles Fall

The Lexington Eagles cut their error total in half from last game, but the seven errors were still enough to propel Jarrell to a 12-5 win. Lexington just could not make the simple fielding plays when needed. More...

Sports Thoughts

The mixed tennis duo of Ben Spencer and Ally Abshire have excellent pedigrees. Both have played in the state tourney with different partners. If their chemistry is good they should become the first mixed doubles state champions from Lexington. More...

Garden Club Prepares the Square for Homecoming

Every year members of the Lexington Garden Club spend time cleaning up the plants and flower beds on the Square in preparation for Lexington's Homecoming. More...

Fraudulent Fundraiser

Phyllis Thomas passed through Lee County last week picking up donations from area businesses by claiming to be raising funds for her ill daughter, using certificates displaying the name St. Jude's Children's Hospital Kidney Research Fundraiser. More...

And the Rains Came

Friday, April 17, 2009, the skies began to open up and the much needed rains came and continued through Saturday morning. More...

Grand Jury Indicts Dozen

On April 14, 2009 the Lee County Grand Jury indicted 12 people on charges ranging from drug possession to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

April 13, 2009 A resident reported that a vehicle just rolled over in her driveway. She lives on Hwy 21 West. Deputy Robertson and Deputy Carvin assisted Trooper Manner at the scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 18, 2009 At approximately 4:20 p.m., Officer Kelly conducted a traffic stop on HWY 77. The driver of the vehicle was found to have no driver's license and displayed a fictitious license plate. The driver was arrested. More...

Giddings Police Report

April 8, 2009 Around 10:23 p.m., Officer Connolly received a call from Giddings dispatch that a white older model Chevy Blazer had driven into a person's yard and struck a street sign in the 700 block of W. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 22 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, April 23 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

"All A's" 6th Grade: Antonio Alayon, Alyssa Dussetschleger, Kaitlyn Romoser and Maegan Sanders 7th Grade: Bliss Brewer, Isaac Demeree, London Jacob, Caitlyn James, Allen Junek and Corey Strain 8th Grade: Johna Alford, Mackenzie Brown, Jeannette More...

Class of '49

The class of 49 will be holding its 60 year reunion on Sunday, May 3, at the Woodson Building starting about 11 a.m. Friends are invited to come by and visit. For more information, contact Deckie Knipstein or Jean Dowdy. More...

Obituaries

Theola Dovey Dykes

February 9, 1913 - April 13, 2009

Funeral services for Theola Dykes were held Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Giddings. Visitation will be at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home on Friday from noon until 9 p.m. More...

Emma Irene Ibison

June 13, 1917 - April 16, 2009

Graveside funeral services for Emma Irene Ibison, 91 of Giddings and formerly of Houston, were held 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2009 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Houston, Texas. Visitation was held on Sunday, April 19, 2009 from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. More...

Michael Dean Joseph

May 6, 1953 - April 17, 2009

Michael Dean Joseph, age 55, of Loebau, Texas, passed away on April 17, 2009 after a blessedly brief battle with cancer. More...

 













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