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May 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County Prepares for Hurricane Season

The Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners held on Monday, May 10, dealt primarily with routine matters. During the meeting, the Court designated the week of May 23-29, 2010 as Hurricane Awareness week. More...

Grand Jury Indictments

On May 4, 2010, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down multiple indictments. Indicted were: Casey Lynn Anderson, 18, Somerville, indicted for Forgery by Passing; More...

General Stories

Sheriff ’s Report

May 3, 2010 Chief Deputy Kothmann met with a complainant who reported that their tractor had been stolen from their property during the weekend. A report was made and the farm equipment was entered into the TCIC/NCIC computer. More...

LCTS 4-H Homecoming Youth Rodeo Results

The LCTS 4-H Homecoming Youth Rodeo was a huge success thanks to all who participated, came out to watch, and helped! More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

City Council Regular Meeting More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 12 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, May 13 Lexington Log Cabins - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Giddings Rotary Club - noon AA Big Book Study @ First Christian Church -7 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message What Is Worship?

By Rev. Linda O’Neal (a Grandmother) of Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches

“I don’t feel like I have had a worship experience,” an older woman said of a church service. The youth led the music. They had drums and guitars and sang the same lyrics over and over again. Some people clapped their hands. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Children Thrive In Loving, Disciplined Homes

QUESTION: If you had to choose between a very authoritarian style of parenting versus one that is permissive and lax, which would you prefer? Which is healthier for kids? More...

Obituaries

Florence Aurelia Biggers Baker

Florence Aurelia Biggers Baker died peacefully, after a long battle with heart failure, on Saturday, May 8, 2010. Florence Baker was born April 27, 1917 in Lexington, Lee County to Jackson and Elise (Stullken) Biggers. More...

Gene Willie Brinkman

Gene Willie Brinkman passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010 at his residence in Lexington. More...

Marie Alma Jenke

Marie Alma Mertink Jenke was born in the Warda, Texas area on August 18, 1923 to Ben A. & Alma (Schneider) Mertink. She was brought to Christ in Holy Baptism on August 26, 1923 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda, Texas by Rev. G. Buchschacher. More...

Mayor Willrich Re-Elected for 8th Term

Tied City Council Race Means Runoff Election Required

Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. regained his position as the Chief Executive Officer of the City of Lexington last Saturday, garnering 116 votes to Chester Thomas’ 86 votes. More...

Burn Victim Dies

Donald Washington of Lincoln died Sunday morning at a nursing home in San Antonio. He had just been moved from Brooke Army Medical Center on Friday, where he had been treated for burns over 35% of his body. More...

One Sentenced in District Court

On May 4, 2010, the Honorable Terry Flenniken sentenced one person in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County. Colby Wayne Englemann, 28, of Caldwell, was sentenced for Enticing a Child. More...

Curtis Patschke Named Citizen of the Year

Curtis Patschke was named Citizen of the Year by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce recently. He has been working in Lexington from the time he was six years old and began helping out at the Lexington Auction Barn every Saturday for 15 years. More...

Community News

Wedding Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Harold (Eddie) Hosea, Jr., of Lexington are proud to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Loren, to Mr. Jarad Richards of Rockdale, Texas. More...

Deeray Garcia Headlines Fayette Opry

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, May 17, 2010 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

Teacher Appreciation Week

ALL PHOTOS PROVIDED BY CURTIS PATSCHKE More...

Sports

Poth Pirates Lexington Playoff Hopes

The Lady Eagles were eliminated from the 2-A state playoffs by the Poth Pirettes. Poth won the first game on Thursday night 2-0 and the next game in the best two of three series 3-2 in eight innings Saturday morning. More...

Eagles to Compete at State Track

Clint Hutson in the 110 meter hurdles and the long jump, Courtney Jackson in the discus, and Julien Clark in the high jump will compete in the 2A State Track Meet this coming Friday and Saturday. More...

Jr. Hi. Tennis Report

The Jr. High Boys Tennis meet was held on May 1st at Academy. 7th-Grade Singles-Walt Green won first place beating Florence 6-5, Academy 6-1, and the championship match over Academy #1 6-1. More...

 













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