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January 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Two People Sentenced in District Court

On January 4, 2011, the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presided over the 21st District Court of Lee County and handed down two sentences. More...

Suicide Victim Found

Last Thursday, January 6, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a man advising that he located a subject on CR F in Blue that had apparently committed suicide. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

By Victor Gonzales, Lee County Game Warden

The Lee County Wildlife Association will hold their annual banquet on Friday, February 4, 2011 at the Sons of Herman Hall. Membership registration and social is from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a catered meal beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session onWednesday, January 12, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center.Agenda: Call meeting to order, Welcome guest, Citizen input.Approve the minutes of the December 8, 2010 meeting.Discuss an More...

How To Make Memories Precious

One day, still at least ten years off, my husband and I will be the aptly named, “Empty Nester.” There are times when I think it won’t be so bad to have the entire house clean for more than an hour every other month. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 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. Thursday, January 13, 2011 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Frances M. McArthur, PhD Lexington ISD More...

Photo

Stefanie Loraine Bailey completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Texas Tech University’s Rawls School of Business in December 2010. More...

Lexington Elementary UIL Fifth Grade

In December, Lexington Elementary hosted an Invitational UIL academic meet. Schools that attended were Cameron Elementary, Rogers Elementary, Thorndale Elementary and Harmony Science Academy out of Austin. There were over 200 students in attendance. More...

Obituaries

Josephine Catherine Campbell

August 22, 1929 - January 7, 2011

Josephine passed away on Friday, January 7, 2011 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. More...

Fire Reported - Burn Ban Lifted - Caution Essential

Last Friday afternoon, Lexington Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire located at 1081 PR 7042 off FM 696 west of Lexington. More...

Court Appoints 18 to Historic Commission

The Lee County Commissioners Court appointed 18 Lee County residents to the Lee County Historic Commission last Monday. More...

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services Brace for State Budget Cuts

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services recently announced 2010 was a record-breaking year providing services to 15,719 Texans in the eight-county region it serves, which includes Lee County. More...

Regular Meeting of Commissioners Court

The Lee County Commissioners Court appointed Judge Paul Fischer, Commissioner Maurice Pitts, and County Attorney Martin Placke as a Committee to work on a new contract with B&M Ambulance Service for the County. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 3, 2011 Deputy York responded to a call on Hwy West in Hills after a motorist reported that she struck a large box that was on the road. A caller reported that a horse was out on Hwy 290 near the bowling alley. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 3, 2011 The Lexington Police Department received numerous compplaints about speeding vehicles coming into town on FM 696. January 5, 2011 More...

Community News

Agenda for Regular Meeting Board of Trustees - Lexington ISD

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the LexingtonIndependent School District was held on January 10, 2011 in theAdministration Building of the Lexington Independent School Districtat Lexington, Texas.Call to Order, Public CommentAny interes More...

GIDDINGS LIBRARY NEWS CORNER

The Giddings Public Library has added more non-fiction books to their collection. Stop by and browse through this collection. More...

FAYETTE COUNTY COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, January 17, 2011 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. This month we are featuring: More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Sink Lago Vista

Lexington used a strong second half game from Emily Bell to top Lago Vista 39-23 for their second district win Tuesday night. This was Lexington’s second district win in two home games. More...

Eagles Storm Past Lago Vista

Lexington used a physical, stingy defense to beat Lago Vista 49-37 Tuesday night for their first district win. Xavier Ward and Eriq Mitchell led the Eagles in scoring with 13 and 10 points respectively. More...

Sports Thoughts

Coach Mack has scoured the country to find replacement coaches for his staff. The offensive coordinator from Boise State may be the best. He has certainly shown he is innovative over the last five years as the Broncos offense has amazed opponents. More...














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