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March 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Helicopter Training for Area Emergency Personnel

Lexington’s Volunteer Fire Department hosted a helicopter training session last Monday night; however, at the start of the class, word was received that the helicopter would not be able to land in Lexington because they were headed to an emerge More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: I am a resident of Giddings that has been closely following your citizen’s complaints against Chief Davenport and his department. More...

Outdoor News

March 21, 2011 This past weekend, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Hunter Education Division hosted a workshop for hunter education instructors from across the state. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Good Luck to all the youngsters participating in this year’s Lee County Jr. Livestock Show. Your hard work is to be admired by us all! More...

School

Winkler Earns Deans Roll Distinction

Jeff Winkler, a 2010 graduate of Lexington High School, earned the right to be recognized and placed on the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2010 Fall Semester at Texas State Technical College. 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...

Herbert Bernhard Foerster

August 28, 1929 - March 19, 2011

Herbert Bernhard Foerster was born on August 28, 1929 at home in Fayette County, Texas to Paul Ben & Clara (Walther) Foerster. He was a lifelong cattle rancher and farmer, producing corn, cotton and peanuts in the Warda area. 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...

City Council Struggles with Staffing for Police Dept.

Despite struggling with staffing, the City of Lexington is moving forward with regard to the Police Department. More...

Fire Forces Evacuation of Homes

Bastrop County fought a 36 acre brush fire last Friday that started at around 2 p.m. The fire started in the area of McAllister Rd. and Hwy 71. It continued north over Hwy 71 to the area of Pine Hill Loop. All homes on Pine Hill Loop were evacuated. More...

Community- Wide Garage Sale Scheduled

The first of two City-Wide Garage Sales in Lexington is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, just in time for the City-Wide Clean Up Month announced by Mayor Willrich this week. More...

Jr. Livestock Show Opens This Week

The 39th Annual Lee County Junior Livestock Show opens this week with many entries arriving on Wednesday. Judging of some of the entries will start Thursday, including Broilers, Market Rabbits and Breeding Rabbits. More...

Community News

Lexington Garden Club News

March 10th, members met at the home of Doug and Geneva Irby for a very interesting and informative presentation on “Rainwater Collection and Filtration,” and “Earth Box Gardening.” Hostess, Paulette Schulze and co-hostesses Lo More...

Area Churches Hold College Youth Night

Several local area church youth groups have joined together for a series of college youth night events in Lexington. More...

LCTS 4-H Plans Denim & Diamonds Gala Fundraiser

The Lee County Texas Stars 4- H held their monthly 4-H meeting on Tuesday, March 8th. The main topic of discussion was the 3rd Annual Denim and Diamonds Gala Fundraiser to be held at the Lexington Park Building on April 16th. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday March 23 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday March 24 More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Jilt Jarrell 10-6

Lexington followed the same pattern they have for several ball games this season. They fell behind 4-0 and then battled back to take a 10-6 win over Jarrell Tuesday night. Hailey Jatzlau led the team with a triple, double and two singles. More...

Lexington Sinks Lady Vikings

The slow starting Lady Eagles beat Lago Vista 10-0 Monday afternoon. The Lady Eagles scored six in the second, three in the fourth, and one in the fifth to end the game early due to the mercy rule. More...

Eagles Jolt Jarrell

Jarrell coach Dean Fitzner won a battle but lost the war. More...

 













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