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May 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Kleinschmidt Joins State Guard

State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington) was commissioned a Lieutenant in the Texas State Guard (TXSG) last week. Rep. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 2010

Offenses Investigated 8 Incidents 27 Arrest Misdemeanor 05 Arrest Felony 00 Assist Other Agencies 00 Calls to L.I.S.D. More...

Lee County Equestrian Drill Competition

by Linda Kidd The Texas Tornadoes, a mounted drill team in Lee County, hosted an Equestrian Drill Competition on Friday and Saturday, May 14 & 15, at the Lee County Sheriff ‘s Posse Arena in Giddings. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday - May 19 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Single Moms Must Find Male Role Models For Their Sons

QUESTION: I am a single mother with a five-year-old son. How can I raise him to be a healthy man who has a good masculine image? More...

Lexington’s Homecoming Gospel Sing

Avery Carter Six year old Avery Carter, was the youngest singer at the Homecoming Gospel Sing. Avery is the daughter of Clay and Katy Carter of Lexington. More...

School

LHS 2010 Graduation Candidates

Stefanie Albreight More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The 20101 Texas Reading Club, “CATCH THE LIBRARY EXPRESS” provides opportunities for children of all ages to enjoy reading. It begins on June 16, 2010 at the Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center. More...

Math and Science Education Key to Future American Innovation

Science and technology are at the core of America’s ability to compete in an increasingly globalized economy and to solve many of the challenges we face as a nation in energy independence, biotechnology, communications and healthcare. More...

Obituaries

Herman Beissert

Funeral services for Herman Beissert, 83 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Elsie H. Mitschke

Funeral services for Elsie Mitschke, 89 of Northrup, are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Joe Ben Richards, Sr.

Joe Ben Richards, Sr., died peacefully on May 9th, 2010, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. He will be remembered and loved for his wit, sense of humor, funloving attitude and mischievous behavior. More...

Illegal Ballots Delay Swearing In of Mayor and Council Member

Mayor Robert L. Willrich, Sr. More...

Top Graduates Named

Lexington High School held its Scholastic Award Ceremony last Tuesday night. Ashton Johnston was announced as this year’s Valedictorian and Caleb McBride was named the Salutatorian. More...

Lee County District Court Dispositions

Six people were sentenced in District Court last week. More...

Two Police Chases Lead to Apprehension of Suspects

Lexington Police chased two suspects last week, ending in the arrest of both. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

May 10, 2010 Deputy York assisted B&M at a call on Hwy 77 North after a caller reported that he was struck by a vehicle’s side mirror while he was walking down the highway. There were no visible markings on the subject as to him being hit. More...

Giddings Police Report

May 10, 2010 More...

Lexington Police Report

May 13, 2010 At 8:30 p.m, Officer Connolly and Chief Davenport responded to a crash at the Car Wash on Cherry Drive. The male driver was arrested for DWI and transported to the Lee County Jail. May 14, 2010 More...

Community News

Airbrushed Tux

Aaron Berry and Melissa McHenry were a hit at the Lexington Prom. Berry surprised everyone with his airbrushed tuxedo. More...

Hamburgers at Homecoming

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Deparment serving hamburgers at Homecoming. Pictured are Mickey and Donnie Milburn, Tommy Hart and Jonathan Milburn. More...

Lexington Garden Club Holds Annual Yard Tour

Lexington Garden Club held their Annual Yard Tour last Thursday, beginning with a buffet-style breakfast at Beverly McMurrey’s yard. More...

Sports

Most Valuable Players for the Lady Eagles

Pictured above are the Most Valuable Players for the Lady Eagles 2009-2010 Sports Seasons. More...

Most Valuable Players for the Eagles

Pictured above are the Most Valuable Players for the Eagles 2009-2010 Sports Seasons. More...

Eagle Baseball Camp

Coaches for the Lexington High School Eagles will host a Baseball Camp May 31, June 1 and 2, 2010. The camp is for young student athletes ages 7 to incoming Freshmen. It will be held at the Eagle Baseball Field. More...














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