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March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Update on Tucker Family Home Fire

Bill Tucker reported this week that the State Fire Marshal, who investigated the fire that destroyed their family home on Saturday, February 20, has completed his investigation. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor ’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

It sure was good to see all the folks who took time out of their “snow day” to come to the City’s Open House last Tuesday. We really enjoyed visiting with you. Come again. More...

Lexington City Council Raises Sewer Rates

At a Special Meeting on Wednesday, February 25, of the Lexington City Council, the Council members considered the actions suggested by a recent study done for by LCRA. More...

Cole Rolls over Eagles

San Antonio Cole held Lexington to two points in the first quarter and then took total command of the game in the second quarter. From there Cole opened their lead as the game progressed to record a 55-28 win over the Eagles. More...

Community News

Requirements For A Good Night Sleep

I am a very light sleeper, but if I have a warm, quiet place to sleep, I could do so at the drop of a hat. So I guess, for me, those are my requirements for a good night’s sleep: warmth, quiet and a hat. More...

Photo

A young fairy frolics in the branches of a huge low-hung oak at the new Sherwood Forest Faire & Marketplace which opened in Paige on Saturday, February 27. More...

Rainwater Retention on Rangelands

Rainfall is likely the most limiting factor for livestock production on Texas rangelands. While other factors like soil texture, pH, insects, and disease can significantly impact productivity, without rainfall forage production is a moot point. More...

Obituaries

Jackie Ray Larkin

August 7, 1930 - February 27, 2010

Jackie Ray Larkin was born Aug. 7, 1930 in Hominy, OK and was a son of Cecil N. Larkin and Edna N. (Simmons) Larkin. He was a retired bricklayer for ALCOA and had made his home in Rockdale for 38 years and recently moved to the Thorndale area. More...

Carolyn Murphy Lewis

February 6, 1929 - February 23, 2010

Carolyn Murphy Lewis was born February 6, 1929 in Augusta, Maine to Ronald Charles and Alma Erskine (McLellan) Murphy. Carolyn has lived the past five months in Bastrop. More...

Nolan Willie Schmidt

September 20, 1919 - February 25, 2010

Funeral services for Nolan Schmidt, 90 of Carmine, Texas were held on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine, Texas with Rev. Paul Bohot officiating. Burial followed in the Carmine Cemetery. More...

Lexington City Hall Hosts Open House and Ribbon Cutting

Lexington held an Open House and Ribbon Cutting at the new City Hall on Tuesday, February 23. More...

Police Looking for Suspect in Assault Case

Involving Gun, Knife and Choking

Police are looking for an alleged suspect in a case involving a Lexington couple in which the woman was assaulted three times. More...

2010 Lee County Relay for Life to Be Held in Lexington

The last couple of years, More...

Grand Jury Action

On February 25, 2010, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down indictments against 16 individuals. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

February 22, 2010 Deputy York transported an inmate to Huntsville and then traveled to Houston and picked up two inmates that had outstanding Lee County warrants and transported them to Lee County Jail. More...

Giddings Police Report

February 22, 2010 More...

Lexington Police Report

February 20, 2010 On February 20, 2010, Officer Kelly assisted Lee County Deputies by responding to a house fire on CR 326. No one was injured. February 20, 2010 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 3 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, March 4 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

Courage Looks Different than We Think It Does

Lent is forty days long (not including Sundays) and began with Ash Wednesday, February 17, this year. Jesus spent forty days in the wilderness preparing to begin his ministry and at the end he was tempted by the devil. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Learning How to Converse is Like a Game of Catch

Question: Last week you answered a question from my girlfriend. I’m the boyfriend who doesn’t talk very much. I’ve been that way all of my life. More...

Sports

Lexington Halts Hempstead in OT

Wins Bi-District

The Lexington Eagles basketball team beat Hempstead 50-44 in Bi-District action Wednesday night at Bryan High School. The win continues the resurgence in Lexington basketball under Coach Charlie Tucker. More...

Eagles Trim Longhorns 36-35

Lexington Eagles Are Area Champs

Lexington’s stout defense and opportunistic offense was just enough to send the Harper Longhorns home to the Hill Country for basketball season. The Eagles continue on to the Regional Quarterfinals as the only 25-AA team still playing. More...

Lady Eagles Get BB Honors

Several Lexington ladies earned District recognition this week. More...














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