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June 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Green Elected President of LISD School Board

New Teachers offered contracts

The Lexington I.S.D. Board of Trustees met in a called meeting on Monday, May 18, 2009, where the first item on the agenda was to elect Board officers. Joe Green was elected President; Phillip Brown, Vice President; and Jenny Lu Jones, Secretary. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

I know the new temporary restrictions on watering lawns and cars are not convienient, but we are doing everything we can to get the broken water pump replaced as soon as possible. More...

Nominate Farmers, Ranchers for FSA County Committees

John Schoenemann, Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Lee County announced farmer and rancher candidate nominations begin June 15 for local FSA county committees. The nomination period continues through August 2, 2009. More...

DPS Announces Changes To Registered Sex Offender Web Site

The Texas Department of Public Safety has unveiled a complete redesign of the state's sex offender registry. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Zucchini-Corn Soufflés

Two of the South's most loved vegetables, corn and zucchini, combine flavors to bring out the best of summer. Zucchini-Corn Soufflés 3 cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium) 1-1/2 tsp. Salt, divided 1/3 cup. More...

Grandma's Brag

Born Dec. 11, 2008 Parents are Michelle and Dwayne Lockhart of Lexington Grandparents are Pat and Walt Carey of Lexington and Sandra and Waren Lockhart of Austin. More...

Giddings Library News

The mother-daughter duo of Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark are available for checkout at The Giddings Public Library with their delightful holiday story entitled Dashing Through The Snow, in hardback and CD, which features the popu More...

Sports

12U Girls Fastpitch Select Softball Tryouts

A new 12U softball team is being formed in Lexington and it is open for all eligible girls in the Lee County area. Tryouts will be held at the Lexington High School Softball Field on Saturday, June 13, 2009, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Catchings All-District

Four to 2nd Team

Austin Catchings, Lexington's senior outfielder, was named to the 25-AA all-district team. The team was selected by coaches and the list was released Sunday. Catchings started every game for the Eagles this season in either left or centerfield. More...

Lexington Athletes at State Meet

Titus Clark will Long Jump at 9:00 am Friday morning at the State Track and Field Meet. He will be followed by younger brother Julien in the High Jump at 10:00. More...

City Says "Turn Off the Water!"

One of two main pumps used to serve the water customers of Lexington went down Monday and the public is being asked to be frugal with their water usage. More...

Bank Bulding Back

Grassroots Effort has City Reconsidering Bank Building

The City Council met in a special session last Friday afternoon with the main intent of the meeting to award a bid to a contractor for the new City Hall. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

On May 26, 2009, the Lee County Grand Jury met and handed down indictments for 16 individuals. Jose Juan Aleman, 25, of Thrall was indicted for Evading Arrest or Detention with Vehicle. More...

Drought Stresses Trees and Crops

Traveling down to the south end of the county this week, you'll see a tremendous number of trees dying. John Schoenemann with the USDA Farm Service Agency in Giddings said, "It's all due to the drought. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

May 25, 2009 Deputy Easley searched Hwy 77 South for a red two-door car that was reported to be weaving on the roadway. The vehicle was located and the driver was sleepy and will be stopping in Giddings to get some rest. More...

Lexington Police Report

The City Public Works Department has notified the Police Department a Booster Pump on ground storage has stopped working and has asked the Police Department to monitor all regulated watering. More...

Giddings Police Report

May 26, 2009 At 5:46 p.m., Officer Spencer, Officer Ray, Cpl. Carvin and Sgt. Ramsey were dispatched to a possible disturbance located in the 300 block of S. Madison. Michael Sanders was seen driving from the area and a stop was made. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 3 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, June 4 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Church Briefs

St. James Lutheran Church Dive In! Vacation Bible School St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington will host Vacation Bible School June 15 through June 19 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. More...

School

Lexington Native Honored at Howard Payne University

Lexington native Tabitha McBride received honors at Howard Payne University for the spring 2009 by being named to the President's List. More...

Lexington High School Graduation - Letting the Pictures Speak for Themselves!

In the picture above, LHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian, Chase Dube and Calah Goetz, hold up their National Honor Society Medals. In the picture at the left, graduates get together for a shot that will not be repeated in their lifetimes. More...

Photo

A few of Lexington's graduating seniors are seen above. They are Priscilla Mireles, Sonia Turnipseed, Hollie Wells, Sarah Worley and Sarah Lay. More...

Obituaries

Orville Paul Brust

June28,1925- May26,2009

Orville Paul Brust was born on June 28, 1925 to the late Reverend Paul G. Brust & Amanda Engelking Brust. More...

Burgess James Etzel

March14,1938- May27,2009

Burgess James "BJ" Etzel was born in Round Top, Texas March 14, 1938, the only son of Werner and Hattie (Graf) Etzel. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Round Top. More...

Lorene Irma Ihlo

September25,1920- May29,2009

Lorene Irma Ihlo was born on September 25, 1920 at Paint Creek in Bastrop County, Texas to Otto and Irma Voight Schulz. On December 15, 1946, she was married to Walter Ihlo in Paige, Texas. More...

 













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