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March 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

LISD Braces for Serious Budget Cuts

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees met Monday, March 7, for a special called meeting to continue to look at the devastating outlook for Texas schools if the legislature does not make public education a priority and use some of the rainy day fund to More...

Lee County Junior Livestock Show Begins Next Week

The Annual Poster Contest for the Lee County Junior Livestock Show received a great response this year with over 700 entries received. This was the highest number of entries received in competition. The Livestock Show is March 23 -26. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

March 14, 2011

One thing for sure, the March winds are here! Fair weather boaters did not stay out very long on Lake Somerville last weekend due to high winds and white-caps. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

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

Lee County Commissioners Report

The Commissioners of Lee County met in regular session on Monday, March 14, 2011. They received several routine reports of County officials and approved those that required approval. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 16 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, March 17 More...

Church

Church Briefs

Forest Grove Christian Church Youth Game Night & Fun in the Sun

Forest Grove Christian Church will be sponsoring a youth game night on Wednesday, March 16th at 6:30 p.m. They invite everyone to come out and play some Wii, ping pong, word games, group games and more! Food provided! More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Stung by Queens 8-1

PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. Megan Scantlin led off with a double to open the game for Lexington. Scantlin was the next batter to leave the batters box not headed for the dug out. Eight Lady Eagles in a row went back to the bench with bat in hand. More...

Sports Thoughts

I said in the March 3rd Sports Thoughts that Texas might play themselves down to a fifth or sixth seed. They almost made me a prophet, moving from a #1 seed to a #4 seed in the West Regional. More...

Eagles Smoke Bees

The Lexington Eagles took a while to get the offense going. After trailing 4-0 after six complete innings, the Eagles scored 10 — that’s right 10 runs in the top of the seventh to start district play with a win. More...

The Race is On as the Competition Increases

This year’s City and School Board elections will each have full ballots. The deadline to sign up was this past Monday. Six people have signed up to run for three seats opening on the Lexington City Council. More...

Photo

“Yee Haw!” exclaims these young folks, who enjoyed a morning of Rodeo fun and adventure at the Lexington Kindergarten Elementary Rodeo Day held last Friday. More...

Six Sentenced in District Court

Six people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, on March 8, 2011, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

City of Lexington

Revenue Report for February, 2011 Municipal Court Revenue - $8,060.25Sales Tax Revenue - $11,526.20EDC - $3,079.34 More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 7, 2011 A caller reported that two vehicles were parked at the Globe Hill Baptist Church on CR 133. Deputy Liles responded but reported that there were no vehicles at the church. More...

Community News

Lions Club Awards Plaque for Recruiting the Most Members

On March 3, 2011, the Lexington Lions Club presented Edna Reynolds a plaque for recruiting the most members for 2010. She has been the secretary for the organization for more than 15 years. More...

From the Superintendent of Schools

This past year, I have been struck by the tremendous self-confidence of many of our students. Recently, I was made aware of the awesome performance and comportment of our students at the State Archery Tournament. More...

Hoelscher on Honor Roll at Tarleton State

Katie Hoelscher of Lexington was recently named to Tarleton State University’s “A” Honor Roll for the Fall 2010 semester at the university’s Stephenville campus. More...

Obituaries

B. B. Bentley

June 7, 1940 - March 11, 2011

B.B. Bentley, 70, of Lexington, Tx went to be with our Lord Friday, March 11, 2011 in Round Rock, Tx. Celebration of Life services will be Monday, March 14, 2011 at 10 a.m. More...

Herman John Galipp

October 29, 1924 - March 14, 2011

Mr. Galipp passed away on Monday, March 14, 2011 at Monument Hill Nursing Center in La Grange. More...

Charles “Hoot” Gibson, Jr.

February 2, 1924 - March 12, 2011

“ Hoot” passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 in the Scott & White Hospital in Temple, reaching the age of 87. Charles “Hoot” Gibson, Jr. More...














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