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April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington Garden Club

Members of the Lexington Garden Club traveled to Bloomer’s Nursery in Elgin last week and enjoyed an afternoon of browsing and buying plants. More...

APRIL 2010 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

CITY THIS LAST % YTD YTD % PERIOD YEAR More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

Regular Meeting Of Lexington City Council The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda: Call meeting to order., Welcome guest, Citizen input. More...

Commissioner’s Court

During the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioner’s Court, the Commissioners approved all the procedures for ratifying the Professional Service Contract with Wiss, Janey, Elstner Associates, Inc. More...

Direct & Counter-Cyclical Payment Signup Underway

John Schoenemann, Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Lee County says that signup begins immediately for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment Program (DCP) which helps deliver certainty for the crop year and the option More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 14 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 - 6:00 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Kids’ bed-wetting can often be treated with medication

Question: What causes a child to wet the bed? Our five-year-old soaks his sheets nearly every night, which drives me crazy. More...

Minister’s Message

The Second Miracle of Easter

In Matthew 26:69 to 75 Peter denied Jesus Christ three times. He even swore an oath, twice, that he didn’t know him, and cursed at the last person who accused him of knowing Jesus! More...

School

Texas A&M “Hulabaloo Band”

Above is a picture of Rachel Green former Lexington ISD Drum Major directing the Texas A&M “Hulabaloo Band” at the March 22nd Texas A&M vs. More...

TexasTornadoes Take Blue by Storm

The Texas Tornadoes Mounted Drill Team, a horse project group with the Northwest Lee County 4- H Club, held their second annual fundraiser at the Blue Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Obituaries

Jane Wilson Brown

October 6, 1935 - April 7, 2010

Jane Wilson Brown was born on October 6, 1935 in Big Lake, Texas to Mark & Flora (Vinson) Wilson. She was united in marriage to Sanford “Sandy” Brown on December 21, 1952 also in Big Lake, Texas. More...

James “Jimmy” Doss, Sr.

September 14, 1924 - April 6, 2010

Jimmy Doss was born September 14, 1924 in the Gay Hill Community to Richard Antonio and Emma Elizabeth (Braun) Doss. He was raised in the Gay Hill Community near Rockdale and then moved to Rockdale in 1988. More...

Patsy Lue Johnson

March 3, 1931- April 7, 2010

Patsy Lue Johnson pased away April 7, 2010 in Lexington, Texas. More...

Private Groundwater Rights in Jeopardy

Last month, the Texas Supreme Court heard verbal arguments in a case involving the Edwards Aquifer Authority, the final ruling of which may have landowners losing ownership rights of the water beneath their land. More...

Armed Robber Captured

Two auto parts stores in Giddings, Auto Zone and O’Reilly’s, were robbed at gunpoint on Tuesday, April 6. Shortly after 7 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Auto Zone located at 2030 E. More...

Three People Sentenced in District Court

On April 6, 2010, Judge Terry Flenniken sentenced three individuals in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

April 5, 2010 A child called the Sheriff’s Office and reported that her daddy was hitting her mom. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to 4135 E Hwy 290. The father had already left the residence before his arrival. No charges were filed. More...

Giddings Police Report

April 5, 2010 While on routine patrol, Officer Lehmann was dispatched to 165 W. Austin at 7:51 a.m. for a burglary of a motor vehicle. A Combined Community Action vehicle had been broken into and a TomTom GPS had been taken. April 5, 2010 More...

Community News

Bluebonnets!

Take a brief drive out FM 1624 to CR 322, about six miles west of Lexington, and get a glimpse of this sea of bluebonnets! While this picture is gorgeous, you have to see it with your own eyes! Thanks, Jenny Lu Jones, for this fantastic picture! More...

Beware of Kids

Though the economy is still deciding what to do, we are going to attempt to sell our house again. The plan was to stay in our house for five or six years and then resell it. It seemed like a good investment. More...

Lexington Chamber of Commerce

Lexington Chamber of Commerce helped hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Solid Rock Day Care Center last week. Several members of the Chamber, along with owners of the business are pictured above. More...

Sports

Courtney Robertson

Courtney Robertson fires a pitch that a Rogers batter misses for a strike. Catcher Megan Scantlin awaits the ball after the batter missed. More...

Lexington Lady Eagles Top Rogers 3-2

Jessica Parish’s line drive double in the top of the seventh drove home Megan Scantlin with what proved to be the winning run in a softball contest between the two best teams in District 25-AA. More...

Lady Eagles Flip Florence

Clinch Playoff Spot

Lexington clinched a spot in the state playoffs with a 5-1 win over Florence and Salado’s 9-6 win over Academy. Lexington scored three runs in the third inning, one in the fourth, and a final run in the sixth. More...

 













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