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May 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Teacher Appreciation

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and each LISD campus has something special planned for their teachers. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Chuck Holt, will do his part to show appreciation by frying fish for the 84 teachers in the district. More...

General Stories

Fawn Production and Abandoned Fawns

It is approaching that time of year when you should start seeing whitetails fawns popping up. An adult doe in excellent habitat will normally have 2 fawns in late spring. More...

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New Driver Education Course Require Day and Night Instruction

Beginning May 1, anyone enrolling in a driver education course will be required to complete and additional 20 hours of behind the wheel instruction, including 10 hours of night-time instruction. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 5 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. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

Living in a Bubble

One of the toughest things about being a pastor is the second part of this old saying: we are called to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” “Afflicting the comfortable” is just another way of phrasing the nee More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

A Tough Childhood Can Lead to Success Later in Life

Question: Do childhood traumas inevitably twist and warp a person in the adult years? Dr. Dobson: No. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Cook Rice in 2

The Lady Eagles advanced to the Area round of the state playoffs with 5-3, 13-6 wins over Rice Consolidated in a best of three Bi-District match. Rice took a 3-0 lead in the Friday night game. More...

Ride that BULL

When you make a deal with your players, both sides have to live up to their bet. Ride that BULL Coach Starnes!!!!!!! PHOTO BY BELINDA ROBERTSON. More...

Lady Eagles to Play Poth

For the third time in recent history the Lady Eagles will play Poth in the Area round of the playoffs. The two teams will play a best of three at the StarPlex just outside of Shiner on Highway 90. More...

Large Crowd Sways City Council

Speed Limit on Shaw Street Changed

In a special called City Council meeting held last Wednesday, a large group of irate citizens attended. The majority of the citizens were in attendance in order to try to have the speed limit on Shaw Street raised. More...

Methodist Church Sanctuary Renovation

The sanctuary of Lexington United Methodist Church is being renovated and will be under construction for the next few weeks. Worship services will be held in the adjacent fellowship hall until the completion in June. More...

Jackson Takes 1st

Courtney Jackson spun her way to a First Place performance in the discus ring, with a toss of 126’6". This will be her second trip to the State Track Meet in her specialty event. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

April 26, 2010 Phillips & Luckey requested a funeral escort from the Knobb’s Spring Baptist Church. Deputy Lapham and Deputy Carvin assisted. More...

Giddings Police Report

April 26, 2010 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Lexington had a great turn out for Homecoming. Our Chief of Police, Randy Davenport, told me that for as large a crowd as we had, it was really nice that his department had to deal with no incidents. More...

Happy 80th Birthday

Annie Mae Mark Chernosky celebrated her 80th Birthday on Sunday April 25th at her home in Dime Box along with her 4 daughters and their husbands; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 remaining b More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Green Beans Parmesan

There are so many ways to prepare fresh string beans, but one of my favorite ways is this recipe. Very simple, but so tasty. More...

School

Teacher Appreciation Week.

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. To show that they appreciate each other, some of the teachers at Lexington Elementary School cut up for the camera. More...

Obituaries

Julia Ann Bayer

Julia Ann Bayer was born October 31, 1923 to parents Joe Paul and Millie Orsag in the New Tabor community. She enjoyed being a homemaker, cooking, gardening, and playing 42 with her family and friends. She was a member of St. More...

Michael Erwin Fritsche

Michael Erwin Fritsche was born on February 6, 1961 in Houston, Texas to Erwin Edmund & Doris Emma (Vogel) Fritsche. He was baptized on February 19, 1961 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Houston and confirmed on March 23, 1975 at St. More...

Doloris Fae Morris

April 25, 1947 - April 27, 2010 Doloris Faye Morris was born April 25, 1947 in Chicago Illinois to Doyle and Dolores (Smith) Morris. She lived in Lexington the past three and a half years. More...














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