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January 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Man Indicted for Intoxication Manslaughter

Houston Tate Sutton, 20, of Dimmit, Texas was indicted for Intoxication Manslaughter on January 12, 2010 by the Lee County Grand Jury. More...

Tea Parties Gaining Momentum in Lee County Area

Last Friday, the Paige Community Center was Paige’s first Tea Party, organized by Mikki Meyer of Paige with over 85 people present. More...

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Masons Treat the Town with Chili Lunch: Last Sunday afternoon, Lexington’s Masonic Lodge held a Chili Luncheon, complete with cornbread and dessert. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The move to the new City Hall took place over the weekend. While everyone is still busy getting straightened out and organized, we are making every effort to keep the business of the City running smoothly as we transition into the new facility. More...

Lexington Garden Club News

On January 14th, members met at the Woodson Building. The program was given by Gary Fritcher of Giddings on “Birds and Birding”. An interesting discussion by Mr. Fritcher and members was enjoyed by all. More...

State Representative Kleinschmidt February District Meeting Schedule

In an effort to reach all of the residents and business owners in Texas House District 17 which includes Bastrop, Brazos (part), Burleson, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties, Representative Tim Kleinschmidt has established a monthly meeting schedule More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 27 Crafts, sewing, etc.@ Holy Family Catholic Church-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, January 28 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Children Deserve Plenty of Quality Time with Parents

Question: I have very little time to spend with my children these days, but I make sure the hours we do get to spend together are meaningful. Do you agree that the quality of time you are with your kids is more important than the quantity? More...

Minister’s Message

What Was God Thinking?

God created us all in his image (Genesis 1:27). This is a lovely thought. However, there are times when I secretly wonder, “What was God thinking?” A Hollywood world view is full of sociopaths (people without a conscience). More...

Sports

Academy Nips the Eagles

The Lexington Eagles dropped a close game to Academy 64-57. The game was tied at 51 after Jason Washington dropped a threepointer with 5:40 left in the game. From there both teams had the opportunity to take control of the game. More...

Knee Protection for the Linemen Campaign

Many of us have watched football for years. It is so engrained in our systems that we feel a sense of loss during the Spring and Summer when there are no games. More...

8th Grade Girls Win Giddings Tourney

The 8th grade girls captured their second tourney in two weeks with a win in the Giddings Tourney last weekend. The young Lady Eagles beat Rockdale in the first round and Caldwell for the championship. More...

Local Food Banks Continue to Feed the Hungry

Every third Thursday, the Square in downtown Lexington is teeming with people waiting for the arrival of the Lexington Mobile Food Pantry. Charles Nicholson started the pantry in March of 2009 and has fed hundreds of people each month ever since. More...

Deadline to register to vote is Feb. 1

The deadline to register to vote in order to participate in the upcoming March Primary elections is February 1, 2010. Texas Secretary of State Esperanza “Hope” Andrade says the registration process is simple. More...

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Kynslie Meyer of Storm drives past Madison Iselt of Spark during Little Dribbler action last Saturday morning. PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. More...

Elgin Man Sentenced in District Court

On January 19, 2010, in the 21st Judicial District Court, Judge Terry Flenniken sentenced Robert Lee Reyna, 29, of Elgin to 5 years confinement in Texas Department of Criminal Justice, probated for 5 years for Enticing a Child with Intent to Commit More...

Little Dribbler Program Starts a New Season

Little Dribblers started league play in Lexington last Saturday January 23, 2010. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

January 18, 2010 Deputy Lapham responded to a disabled vehicle on Hwy 77 near CR 114. The vehicle was located and was moved into a parking lot until help could arrive. More...

Giddings Police Report

January 17, 2010 At 6:19 p.m., Officer Shepard met with complainant Tana Montgomery in the Giddings Police Department lobby in reference to theft of a bicycle. More...

Community News

My Boyfriend, The Vampire

Vampires are all the rage now, aren’t they? “Twilight” has brought out many closet vampire lovers even though they are all destined to be very frustrated and disappointed. More...

Richard and Adalyte Yurk

We are looking for old wedding photos, pre 1920, to publish in a special wedding issue. Please send them to us or bring them in and we will scan and return them to you immediately. Names, dates and local connections make this much more fun! More...

River Otters

It appears that river otters may be increasing in number or at least expanding their range. Over the last couple of years otters have turned up in some unexpected places in the district. Otters are best known for their playful behavior. More...

School

Lexington Elementary Participates in UIL Competition

Members of Lexington’s Elementary School participated in the annual UIL Competitions recently. These pictures include those students who demonstrated their knowledge during that event. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Kayla Boettcher, Jeremiah Cargill, Lillie Clifford, McKenzie Dimock, William Dorsett, Luke Drosche, Jewell Glover, Cade Hawley, Caroline Heller, Katelyn Iselt, Stassney Krueger, Blake Ragland, Caitlyn Scheel, Garrett St More...

LMS Competes in Academic UIL

On Thursday, December 10, Lexington Middle School students competed in academic UIL competition in Salado. Other schools participating were Academy, Rogers and Salado. Following are the LMS students who placed. More...

Obituaries

Pamela Ann Christie

August 22, 1947 - January 18, 2010

Pamela Ann Christie, age 62 of Lexington, TX, formerly of Austin and Houston, TX, passed away January 18, 2010, of complications from pneumonia. Pam was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. More...

Frederick M. Fisher, Jr.

January 18, 2010 - January 23, 2010

Funeral services for Frederick Maurice Fisher, Jr.., the 5-day-old son of Frederick Fisher Sr. and Stacy Meyer are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Rehburg, Texas with Rev. Steven J. More...

Norma Jeanne Koenig

May 20, 1930-January 25, 2010

Norma Jeanne Koenig was born on May 20, 1930, in Waco, Texas, to Preston Emannuel Lester and Ava Rilla Fowler Lester. She was a member of the Eagles Wing Church, in Lexington, Texas. More...














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