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February 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Rescuing a parachutist dangling in a tree is not a normal occurrence for most people, but that is just what happened to Victor Vana, Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative journeyman lineman, on Saturday, January 23. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor ’s Desk

Work continues on the new pumps being installed on the Square in order to provide better service to our water customers. Your continued patience is appreciated. Stay warm. More...

Photo

Welcoming their new “Smart Boy”, John David Smart, are grandparents Mike and Nancy Organ of Lexington. More...

Election Workers Needed

The Lee County Republican Party needs election judges and election clerks for Precinct 3 in the Blue area and Lexington (west of Highway 77) for the March 2 Primary. If interested, please call Vance Bradford at 540-9996 or 542-3882. More...

Community News

Valentine’s Day Conundrum

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays when, if you are in a relationship, you know something is required of you. The challenge tends to be determining just what exactly is required. More...

Carl and Helene Winkler from Fedor

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...

Check Your Bluebird Boxes

February is the time to clean and repair your bluebird boxes for the new nesting season. During this time, clean out any old nest material that has been in place over the winter. More...

Obituaries

W.L. “Big Boy” Davis

January 9, 1916 - February 5, 2010

Funeral services for W.L. “Big Boy” Davis, 94 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12, 2010 at Bethel-St. Paul United Baptist Church in Giddings with Rev. Frank Garrett and Rev. Leslie Chandler Jr. officiating. More...

Flora Ruth Layton

February 5, 2010

Flora Ruth Layton, 71, “Granny” of Granny’s Restaurant in Lexington, passed away Friday morning, February 5, 2010. The family received guests at the Elgin Funeral Home on Monday, February 8th. More...

Russell Leslie O’Neal

February 2, 2010

Russell Leslie O’Neal, age 84, of Lexington, Texas passed away peacefully at Country Care Plex, Giddings, Texas on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. More...

County to Receive $800,000+ in Emergency Funds

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer announced at the regular meeting of Commissioners’ Court on Monday that the Texas Historical Commission had awarded Lee County a grant for $804,233 as a result of their application for Emergency Funds to repair th More...

A Call for Help

A young couple is happily married and raising their children. The early years pass quickly with many ball games and going to the lake. Time passes. Suddenly, the kids enjoy going out with their friends instead of staying home and watching movies. More...

District Court Sentencing

On Tuesday, February 2, 2010, the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett handed down sentences to three individuals in the 21st District Court of Lee County. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

February 1, 2010 Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham were dispatched to a disturbance at 4135 E. Austin. A female caller advised that her ex husband walked into her residence unannounced and she does not want him there. More...

Giddings Police Report

January 31, 2010 At 7:32 p.m. Officer Shepard was dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to a theft. Upon arrival he met with the manager who had the suspect later identified as Celestina S. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 5, 2010 At 12:30 a.m., Officer Kelly responded to the area of HWY 77 South to investigate an intoxicated driver heading into the City. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 10 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. Lexington City Council - 6 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

When Is God Insulted?

It seems to be fashionable to behave in a manner that is scornful of authority, and often downright insulting of others. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Question: Tell me why some kids with every advantage and opportunity seem to turn out bad, while others raised in terrible homes become pillars in the community. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Claw Florence

Lexington defeated Florence 43- 20 Tuesday night to close out the home basketball season. The win gives Lexington a season sweep over the Lady Buffs. Lexington has now won three district games this season. More...

Young Eagles Struggle in Florence

But 8A’s bring home the win

The Buffaloes of Florence played host to the Lexington Eagles Boys Middle School Basketball teams Thursday night, February 4th. 7B initiated the games for the night. The match was as even as it can be with the win winding up with Florence. More...

Eagles Drop Florence

Clinch Playoffs

The Lexington Eagles did not play one of their best games Tuesday night, but it was good enough to defeat Florence 46-37. In the process, Lexington qualified for the state playoffs for the first time in several seasons. More...














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