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August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales Tax Holiday Here in Time for Back to School

Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 20, 21 and 22 - the state’s annual tax holiday. Lay-away plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the sales tax holiday. More...

General Stories

Another Eagle is Flying High

to produce directly from the Eagle Ford Shale. The Eagle Ford Shale formation is divided into two producing trends - the “updip” and the “downdip” - with each trend having its own unique production characteristics. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The long Summer Break is finally coming to a close as children will be returning to the classrooms next week. School bus routes will be active again and School Zones will be More...

Anthrax is Here; Vaccinate Livestock Now

Late summertime in certain parts of Texas means livestock producers should be on the lookout for the resurfacing of anthrax in their animals. More...

School

Five Blinn Alums to be inducted into Blinn Hall of Honor

August 11, five Blinn Alums are to be inducted into Blinn Hall of Honor. The Blinn College Ex-Students Association announced the 2010 Hall of Honor inductees. More...

Dime Box ISD Achieves Recognized Rating and Meets AYP

The Texas Education Agency announced that Dime Box ISD has been rated a Recognized school district for the 2009-2010 school year. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Beckendorf

February 18, 1919 - August 12, 2010

Mrs. Beckendorf passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. Ruby Evelyn Young Beckendorf was born on February 18, 1919 in Fort Bend County, Texas to Lawrence Lee and Bertha (Surface) Young. More...

Florine Helen Rackel

October 24, 1928 - August 15, 2010

Florine passed away on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at Seton Medical Center in Austin. Florine Helen Beisert Rackel was born on October 24, 1928 in Lincoln, Texas to Oscar & Amanda (Kasper) Beisert. She was united in marriage to William H. More...

Gertrude Amanda Wilhelmine Nimtz

October 28, 1913 - August 15, 2010

Subscrib ing Ger trud e p assed away on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at her home in Giddings. More...

City Activates Water Rationing

At the Regular Meeting of the Lexington City Council, August 11, 2010, the Council reinstated water rationing rules that were in effect last summer. More...

Lee County Historical Commission Presents Award to Cabins

Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center, Inc. has been selected by the Lee County Historical Commission as this year’s recipient for the Annual Carolyn Calvin Marble Friend of Lee County History Award. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 9, 2010 While on routine patrol Deputy Durrenberger checked on a vehicle that was parked in front of a business on CR 235. The vehicle owner showed to be the same as the business. More...

Community News

New Officers for Garden Club

The Lexington Garden Club elected new officers last Thursday during their regular meeting held at the Woodson Community Building. More...

It’s Tough Being a Woman

First Shiloh Baptist Church in Thrall will be holding a 10 week study group on “It’s Tough Being a Woman”. The study will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays & Saturdays, starting September 14th. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Samuel Beach

Son of James and Robin (Knippa) Beach of Dripping Springs, Texas. Grandson of Leroy and Dorrace Beach of Millers View, Texas, Judy Greenwald of Lexington and the late Robert Knippa of Loebau, Texas. More...

Sports

Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame World Championships

Adam, Aubrey and Justin McNair from Lexington competed at the Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame World Championships in San Antonio Texas. More...

Eagles in 3-Way Scrimmage

Lexington will scrimmage both Robinson and Rockdale Thursday in Robinson. The varsity scrimmage will start about 6:30 with the Lexington defense going against the Robinson offense. More...

Eagle-Caldwell Scrimmage

The Lexington Eagles and Caldwell Hornets battled to almost a stand off Saturday morning in Lexington. Both teams seemed a little sluggish on offense and mid-season ready on defense. More...

 













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