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January 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Human Remains Found in Milam County

Milam County authorities continue to investigate after human remains were found Thursday morning, January 13, at about 10 a.m. More...

JANUARY 2011 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

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General Stories

My Effort to Help Protect the Environment

Lexington Elementary School student Heather Exner won $5,000 for her school with this essay on protecting the environment:

Ever since I was five years old I have been asking myself, how can I help protect the environment? Now, at the age of ten I have started to take action. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

School and work schedules are back in full swing, following the recent holiday breaks. We’re well into the month of January of a new year and there are many things each of us plans to accomplish this year. More...

Fourteen Indicted by Grand Jury

Fourteen people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last Friday, January 14. Raven J. Ackley, 17 of Texas Youth Commission, was indicted for Assault Public Servant-count one and count two and harassment of public servant. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, January 20, 2011 More...

Church

Church Briefs

First Baptist Church Lexington Team Kids

The new semester of “Team Kids” started with a bang on Wednesday, January 12. More...

School

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Students from Lexington Elementary show their excitement at learning that their school is the recipient of a $5,000 check from Luminant, thanks to their classmate, Heather Exner, who wrote a winning More...

Sports

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Lexington’s 7th Grade Girls basketball team, along with their 8th Grade counterparts, captured the Consolation Trophey at the Giddings Middle School Basketball Tourney last week. More...

Giddings JV Girls Basketball Team wins two more District games

On Tuesday, January 11, the Giddngs JV Girls defeated Caldwell JV 40-8 Leading the scoring for Giddings was Hanah Michel with 13 points, followed by Jenny Stifflemire with 6, Genisis Holmes, Ashton Allee, and Sarah Owens each had 4 points, Brittany R More...

Outdoor News

Now that deer season is pretty much over locally, hunters will be turning towards pursuing wild hogs, butchering market hogs or awaiting pork prices to lower so meat processing can begin. More...

Two Life-Flighted After Being Injured in Rollover Accident

A Lexington woman and a Bastrop man were seriously injured in a one- car rollover accident that occurred last Thursday morning, shortly after midnight. More...

Fatality at Edge of Town

A fatal accident that occurred Monday afternoon took the life of 49-year-old Stanley Carl Burks of Gilmer, Texas. The accident occurred at 3:10 p.m. on Hwy. 77 about 50 feet north of the intersection of Loop 123, in front of the St. More...

Lexington 5th Grader Wins $5K for Her School

Heather Exner has let her writing skills “pay off” for her school, Lexington Elementary. More...

City of Lexington

December 2010 Revenue Report

December 2010 Revenue Report Sales Tax Revenue - $14,894.01EDC - $4,847.70 Municipal Court Revenue - $10,732.00 More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

December 2010

Offenses Investigated 11 Incidents 10 Arrest Misdemeanor 04 Arrest Felony 01 Assist Other Agencies 09 Calls to L.I.S.D. 00 Accidents Investigated 00 Traffic Citations Issued 51 More...

Giddings Police Report

Tuesday January 11, 2011 At approximately 1:21 a.m., Sgt. Shane Ray conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1000 block of E. Austin Street. The driver, Sara Davis and passenger Walter Heaton, Jr. More...

Sheriff’s Report

January 10, 2011 Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to a residence in Lexington after a caller reported that his barn had been broken into. A report was taken and investigation continues on this case. More...

Community News

NW Lee County Youth Supporters Meeting

The Northwest Lee Country Youth Supporters held their weekly planning meeting on Monday the 10th of January at 6:30 pm for this year’s fundraiser being held February 5th at the Lexington Park Building. More...

Geriatric Pick-up Joint

When you have been married for as long as my husband and I have, you’ll always be on the lookout for some activity that you can both do together. More...

Save Texas History essay contest open to 4th and 7th graders

Best essay wins round-trip Southwest Airline tickets and a two-night, fun-filled weekend in San Antonio

Exploring the rich history of the Lone Star State is its own reward, but the Texas General Land Office’s Save Texas History program is also offering fourth-and seventh-grade students a chance to win a fun-filled weekend in San Antonio, includin More...

Obituaries

Sue Sayle Brazell

February 6, 1926 - January 14, 2011

Sue Sayle Via Mattison Brazell was born on February 6, 1926 in Cumby, Texas to Lloyd & Dorothy (Ray) Via. She attended school in Cumby and graduated from Cumby High School. More...

Monroe Carl Exner

May 18, 1935 - January 15, 2011

Mr. Exner passed away on Saturday, January 15, 2010 at the Richard’s Memorial Hospital in Rockdale, Texas. More...

Minnie Louise Nimtz

April 20, 1916 - January 12, 2011

Minnie passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. More...

 













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