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February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Primary Elections to be Held Tuesday

Early voting will end this Friday and the Primary Elections will be held next Tuesday, March 2. Running in the local Lee County races are Judge Paul Fischer, incumbent, for Lee County Judge and Bryan Iselt, both on the Democratic ticket. More...

Lexington Annual EMS Fundraiser Held

Lexington EMS held their annual fundraiser last Friday night at the Lexington Elementary School. Over 150 participated in the event that always features the Plummer Family Country Music Show. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor ’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr. CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, February 24th, 2010, at 5:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda, Call meeting to order., Welcome guest, Citizen input. More...

Lee County Republican Party Holds Feburary Meeting

The Republican Party had a meeting at San Luis Potosi Restaurant in Giddings last Saturday, Feb. 20. Local and state candidates were on hand to introduce themselves and discuss current events. More...

Benefit Planned for Amanda Dominy

A benefit for Amanda Dominy to help defray medical costs is planned for Sunday April 11, 2010 beginning at 11 a.m. It will be held at the Lexington Park Building. A barbeque meal and auction will take place with serving starting at 11 a.m. More...

Community News

A Spider’s View

Spiders tend to be more active at night. We’re not dumb. We know that a size 13 boot is likely to ruin our entire day if we scurry about during daylight hours, especially if your hosts are particularly squeamish. More...

Lexington I.S.D. Board of Trustees Feburary Meeting

The Lexington I.S.D. Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Monday, February 15, 2010. More...

Constructing Half-Cuts for Cover

It is essential for all animals to have a place to escape to, whether it is from predators or from harsh environmental conditions. Smaller animals often get over looked when talking about this sort of habitat. More...

Obituaries

Mary Espinosa

July 22, 1921 - February 20, 2010

Mary Hernandez Espinosa was born on July 22, 1921 near Brushy south of Thorndale, Texas. She was one of fifteen children born to the union of Rafael Hernandez and Belen Negrete Hernandez. More...

Leona Dickerson Jones

November 18, 1926 - February 17, 2010

Leona D. Jones, 83 of Spring, Texas passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at her home in the Woodlands. Lee was born in Thrall, Texas, to Richard and Maude Dickerson. She grew up in Giddings, Texas and attended Mary Hardin Baylor. More...

Sharon Jones

November 18, 1945 - February 19, 2010

Sharon Jones, 64 of Gause passed away Friday morning, February 19, 2010 in the Scott & White Hospital in Temple. Sharon was born November 18, 1945 in Buckholts to James Luther and Iris (Flippin) McCarty. More...

Fischer Elected County Judge in Primary Race

Incumbent Krause Narrowly Beats Kieschnick in County Treasurer Race

Two local contested races were decided Tuesday during the Primary elections. Judge Paul E. Fischer defeated Bryan Iselt in the Democratic race for Lee County Judge. More...

Lee County Gets $9.6 Million for Road Improvements

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer announced this week that while Lee County did not get the almost $18 million TIGER grant the County had been hoping for, the County did get a $9.6 million award from TxDOT for the eight different projects which are fund More...

Home Destroyed by Fire

Last Saturday evening the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was called to a fire located on CR 326 west of town. The Tucker family’s home was destroyed by the blaze. More...

Courthouse Gets New Security System

In their regular meeting on Monday, February 22, the Lee County Commissioners considered a proposal from Guardian Security Solution, LLC, to add cameras and card access control to the Courthouse. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

February 15, 2010 Deputy York was dispatched to FM 3403 in Lexington to put up cows that were out on the roadway. The Dime Box principal requested a deputy because a student assaulted another student. More...

Giddings Police Report

February 15, 2010 Detective Cpl. Carvin was contacted by a local business owner who advised that she had been contacted by an out-of-state resident in reference to fraudulent charges on her debit card. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department reminds anyone who rides an ATV on public property must have a safety certificate in their possession and be prepared to display the Certificate at the request of any Law Enforcement Officer. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 24 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

World Day of Prayer

For several years many of the women in our community have gathered together to participate in the World Day of Prayer which is coordinated by Christian Women United and is scheduled for the first Friday in March each year. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

The Strong, Silent Type Usually Does Not Change

Question: My boyfriend doesn’t talk to me very much. He’s just a very quiet and shy person. Will he always be this way? I just wish he’d tell me what he’s thinking and feeling. More...

Sports

Eagles Take Academy 44-42

Tie Bees for 2nd

The Lexington Eagles and the Academy Bumblebees battled toe to toe all night long. Neither team got a lead of more than five points at any time during the battle for second place in District 25-AA. With Lexington winning the teams tied for second. More...

Lady Eagles @ Caldwell Tourney

The Lady Eagles played in the Caldwell invitational tourney this past weekend. Lexington played Caldwell to start and end the tourney, Manor, Anderson-Shiro, and Bellville in between. More...

Lexington at LaGrange Relays

The varsity track competitors managed just two first place medals. One was by Courtney Jackson in the discus. Jackson threw 113’2 ¾” to win. She also placed second in the shot put with a 31’5” toss. More...














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