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February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington EMS Fundraiser Fills the House

More than 200 people filled the Lexington Elementary Cafetorium last Thursday night as the Lexington EMS hosted their annual fundraiser. More...

LISD Board Struggles with Budget Cuts

The impact of the recently announced reduction of state aid on Lexington schools was once again the major topic of the Board of Trustee meeting this past Monday night. The LISD trustees voted to approve out of district transfers. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: First, I would like to say that I am 100% for Chief Randy Davenport. I have called him several times, mostly for others, and have always had a very good response. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

It was great to see so many people come out to enjoy the Alumni Football game held last Saturday at Eagle Stadium. More...

Outdoor News

February 21, 2011

Boy do we need some rain! The annual white bass run is in jeopardy of ending before it begins if we don’t get some moving water soon. All of our area creeks are down which mean the white bass have no incentive for making their upstream venture. 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

Holden Graduates SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Diplomas were awarded to approximately 3,500 Texas A&M University graduates during fall commencement ceremonies. Among those receiving degrees was Curry P. Holden from Lexington. More...

Photo

Students from Lexington Elementary School learned about the dangers of tobbacco recently. Pictured above are some First Graders participating in a one of the demonstrations used during the program. More...

Ethan Kleinschmidt Named Dean’s Honor Roll At A&M

“Distinguished Student,” recognizes those who earned a 3.5 to 3.74 GPR while taking at least 15 hours for the fall semester. . More...

Obituaries

Mundina Paulina Eichler

February 6, 1912 - February 15, 2011

Mrs. Eichler passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. Mundina Paulina Glaeser Eichler was born on February 6, 1912 in Industry, Texas to Ernst Jr. & Ida (Gross) Glaeser. More...

Ella Jenke Morse

April 24, 1916 - February 18, 2011

Mrs. Morse passed away on Friday, February 18, 2011 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. Ella Marie (Jenke) Morse was born on April 24, 1916 in Paige, Texas to Hugo Emil & Hulda (Herklotz) Jenke. She married Samuel J. More...

O.N. “Jack” Simmons

August 21, 1925 - February 19, 2011

Jack passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at his home near Lexington. More...

Chief Davenport Resigns

Chief Randy Davenport submitted a Letter of Resignation to Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. yesterday, following a series of events where he and his department became the subject of More...

The City’s Advisory Committee Sets Time Limits and Parameters

The Committee was appointed to hear observations about the Lexington Police Department

The advisory committee to hear citizens’ complaints and accommodations regarding the Lexington Police Department had their first meeting last Thursday night to set guidelines and perimeters. More...

Nephew Convicted for Burning His Uncle

A Lee County jury on February 17 convicted Montrell Jarrard Washington of Houston, of Aggravated Assault – Serious Bodily Injury. More...

Getting Back in the Game

A number of Eagles from years past played in a very special football game last Saturday afternoon in Lexington. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 14, 2011 A caller reported that his neighbor went to his house and stated that his wife was threatening to kill him and her. She was supposedly armed with a handgun. More...

Community News

Lexington Garden Club News

February 10th, garden clubers met at the home of Lynn Speier to hear a program on “Planting a Cutting Garden,” given by Susie Freeman. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Children of Justin and Amy Blok of Deer Park, Texas; Heath and Hope Siegmund of Giddings, Texas Granddaughters ofSteve and Laurie Blok of Lexington;Melanie and Steve Norman of Hutto;Bill Cartier of Florence; and Norvell andRuth Siegmund of Lexington More...

St. Joseph Offering Free HeartScore Test

Because February is heart awareness month, St. Joseph is offering a FREE cholesterol and blood glucose screening this week. More...

Sports

Photos

Lexington’s Alumni offense shows good form in the play seen above, with blockers opening the front line for the ball holder. More...

LHS Exes in Spring Sports

Jenner Jones is batting .286 with three runs scored and two RBIs. Jenner has not struck out or walked in his 14 at bats. He has played in all five games the Plainsmen have played. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Lady Eagles are off to quite a start in softball. They are 6-1 with their first home games against Milano and Cedar Creek on Tuesday. I hope you will be there to watch the Green prevail twice. More...














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