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February 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Commissioners Meet

The Lee County Commissioners met on Monday, February 14, in their Regular Session. During the meeting, the Court received and approved numerous reports from county officials, including one from Centex Regional Juvenile Services. More...

City of Lexington

Revenue Report for January 2011

Municipal Court Revenue $44,713.68 Sales Tax Revenue $15,369.94 EDC $5,017.74 More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

February 14, 2011

It’s a known fact that being a game warden is not a job; it’s a way of life. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at 6:00 p m., at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Backyard Ice Rink

It was a beautiful day, but treacherous. We had an ice storm the night before, so the ground had a coating of ice that was both beautiful and slippery. This was the kind of day on which octogenarians risk breaking their hips. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

On Thursday, February 10, the Lexington ISD District Education Improvement Committee unanimously voted to recommend an Optional Flexible Year (OFYP) secondary calendar to the board of trustees next Monday. More...

Blinn College Joins Dual Credit Website

New site offers one- stop information for high school students, parents and school districts More...

Obituaries

Virgil “Speck” Thomas Haggard Sr.

May 16, 1915 - February 10, 2011

Mr. Haggard passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Bellville General Hospital. More...

Dora “Mutti” Annie Jatzlau

December 6, 1921 - February 8, 2011

Mrs. Jatzlau passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at the Hearthstone Senior Health Center in Round Rock, Texas. More...

George Edward Moore Sr.

November 5, 1928 - February 10, 2011

Mr. Moore passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at the Elgin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Elgin. More...

Council Appoints Committee to hear Grievances Against Police

The Lexington City Council met in regular session with the full council in attendance last Wednesday. More than fifty citizens were there primarily to hear discussions, both in support of and against the Lexington Police Department. More...

Local Man Electrocuted

On Sunday, February 13, 2011, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call concerning a possible electrocution The call came in shortly before 9 p.m. More...

Flex School Calendar to be Presented to Lexington Trustees

On Thursday, February 10, the Lexington ISD District Education Improvement Committee unanimously voted to recommend an Optional Flexible Year (OFYP) secondary calendar to the board of trustees next Monday. More...

FEBRUARY 2011 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

CITY THIS LAST % YTD YTD % More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

January 2011

Offenses Investigated 09Incidents 20Arrest Misdemeanor 01Arrest Felony 00Assist Other Agencies 05Calls to L.I.S.D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

February 7, 2011 Bastrop County advised that they received a 9-1-1 call from a Lee County address. The caller did not talk to dispatch but it sounded like a man and woman were arguing. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the scene. More...

Community News

Mikel Luna Makes Distinguished Students List at Tarleton State

Mikel Luna of Giddings, was recently named to Tarleton State University’s Distinguished Students list. Luna is enrolled at the university’s Stephenville campus, and is majoring in Nursing. More...

Relay For Life of Lee County Announces Kick Off Meeting!

The Committee for Relay For Life of Lee County is excited to host a kick off meeting for all Relay Team captains or anyone interested in starting a Relay Team. The kickoff event will be held Monday, February 21, 2011 at 5:30 p m. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Avocado with Cerviche

Avocados are not only delicious in taste but also are nutritious. They lend their nutty flavor to dishes ranging from soup and salads to appetizers. This is a recipe my wife and I brought back with us on a trip to Mexico. Avocados with Cerviche More...

Sports

Thorndale Tops Eagles

Thorndale topped Lexington 71-33 Friday night in Thorndale. The Eagles were outscored badly in the second half as Thorndale pulled away. More...

Rogers Nips Eagles 50-49

Lexington fell to Rogers 50-49 Tuesday night in the tightest game seen in Lexington in a while. Rogers jumped out to an early lead, Lexington fought back to tie and eventually lead 49-48 but Rogers had the final winning shot. More...

Eagles Get More Football Honors

Josh Murray and Chance Sherrill were selected to the All-Brazos Valley team selected by the sports staff of the Bryan Eagle. More...














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