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August 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Indictments Handed Down by the Lee County Grand Jury

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted 11 people last week. Ronne Leon Barker, 48, of Huntsville, Texas, was indicted for Driving While Intoxicated – Subsequent. Jacqueline Nicole Blue, 35, of Austin, was indicted for Fraud. More...

General Stories

Changing the Light Bulb

Changing the light bulbs on the Lexington City water tower is not quite as easy as it is on the ground but someone has to do it! More...

Commissioner’s Court Report

The Lee County Commissioners modified the budget and then accepted the first round of funding from the State Historical Commission for some $804,233 at their Regular Meeting on Monday, August 09, 2010. More...

An “Explosive Event”

Several Lexington residents reported a potential “explosive” event happening last Friday morning. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 11 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. - 6 p.m. More...

Sports

Lexington Eagles to Scrimmage Caldwell

‘Soap and Towel Scrimmage’

The Eagles will entertain Caldwell Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in Lexington for the first interschool scrimmage allowed by UIL rules. The Hornets return four offensive starters and five defensive starters from last season’s 9-2 team. More...

Volleyball Scrimmages

The LHS Spikers traveled to Franklin Friday for a dual scrimmage against Franklin and state power, Milano. Coach Tiffany Robertson said all three teams played well. More...

Boys of Summer

Fight for First

The Fedor Outlaws and the Fayetteville Waterdogs battled it out for the championship of the Community League. Fedor held a lead early but Fayetteville got the momentum late in the game to take a 15-10 win in the deciding third game. More...

Lexington High School Vaults to Exemplary Status

Lexington Independent School District Recognized for Second Year in a Row

Lexington ISD has been named a Texas Recognized District for the second year in a row by the Texas Education Agency. Lexington High School vaulted to the agency’s highest rating from Academically Unacceptable to Exemplary in just three years. More...

Shoptaw Honored with Stage Dedication

Stage Dedication by Mike Organ Alice Rose Shoptaw, a former long-time Lexington resident, was honored with a stage dedication posthumously during this year’s Lions Club/Lexington Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser, held on Saturday, July More...

Upcoming Movie Set

Earlier this summer, Lexington became part of the growing film industry in Texas as scenes for an upcoming movie were filmed in and around Lexington. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 2, 2010 A motorist reported cows out on FM 180 approx 6 miles off of Hwy 290. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and was able to remove the cows from the road. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

City Council August Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, August 11th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. *Agenda: Call meeting to order, Welcome guest, Citizen input. More...

Summer Vacation

Destin Florida 2010 The Kerry Bexley, Daniel Garrison and Rodney Patschke families had a great time in Florida. More...

Noble Roots

My husband has been trying his hand at genealogical research to find out who his ancestors were. Many people after digging back far enough, find that they have an historical figure in their family tree. More...

Obituaries

Betty Beaman Gunter

January 16, 1929 - August 9, 2010

Mrs. Gunter passed away on Monday, August 9, 2010 at her home. Betty Joyce Beaman Gunter was born on January 16, 1929 in Dime Box, Texas to Harry Knox Beaman Sr. and Ruth (Rose) Beaman. More...

Ruby Jewel Cockrum Gooding

December20,1926- August7,2010

Ruby Gooding, 83 of Giddings, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings, Texas. More...














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