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April 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City of Lexington

March Revenue Report

Tax Sales $14,352.87EDC $4670.13 Municipal Court Revenue $13,132.94 More...

Lee County Sees Growth in Sales Tax, along with State of Texas

Lexington, Giddings and Lee County, as a whole, saw a positive growth in their Sales Tax Allotments from the Texas Comptroller’s office this month. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

April 18, 2011

Oftentimes I’m asked by landowners for the proper way to post property in order to keep unwanted guests from entering without permission. According to the Texas Penal Code (Chapter 30, section 30.05.), there are several court accepted methods. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Ridgeway Cemetery Reunion and Annual Meeting in Paige

The Ridgeway Cemetery Reunion and Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, July 16th, 11:00 a.m.(*new time), at the Ridgeway Cemetery (located Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 21 in Paige). More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Layla Gardner, Caleb Hutson, Chesnee Lamb, Sean Mayberry, Grace Patschke, Kadean Rhodes, Coby Robertson, Travis Rowe, Malorie Sanders, Emma Schneider, Kalyn Springer, and Macy Sweat More...

Obituaries

Frank Adam Haley

September 18, 1924 - April 14, 2011

Frank Adam Haley was born on September 18, 1924 in Nashville, Tennessee to Frank T. and Nina (Hicks) Haley. More...

George Hughes

November 20, 1921 - April 16, 2011

George Hughes was born on November 20, 1921 in Sour Lake, Texas to George Sylvester and Laura ( Ayers) Hughes. He enlisted in the Army on October 31, 1942 and was involved in the campaign in the Southern Philippines. More...

Helen Marie Maass

August 21, 1929 - April 17, 2011

Mrs. Maass passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in LaGrange. More...

And the Sheriff Rides into Town

It’s hard to find humor in the fact that Lexington has no active Police Department to protect our citizens; thankfully, however, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Texas Department of Public Safety, have both stepped up t More...

Drug Dogs to Visit Campuses Unannounced

During the regular LISD Board Meeting held last Monday, the Trustees approved a $440 contract with Interquest Detection Canines. This contract provides for substance awareness and detection services for the 2011-2012 school year. Dr. More...

Eminent Domain Bill Passes House & Senate

Senate Bill 18 “ Eminent Domain” has now passed both the Texas House and Senate. SB 18 increases protection for Texas private property owners facing eminent domain proceedings. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 11, 2011 Burleson County requested a welfare check on two subjects that were involved in an accident in their county earlier. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to CR 119 and spoke to one of the subjects and everything was fine. More...

Community News

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church To Host Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church will host a Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23rd at 10:00 a.m. for all children ages 0-11. Each age group will also have a special basket giveaway. More...

.Grandma’s Brag

Jacqui weighed seven and a half pounds. The parents are Val and Angie Castaneda and the proud grandparents are Mark and Frances McArthur of Paige and Val and Yolanda Castaneda of San Antonio. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

There Is A New Shipment Of Books Every Month

The Giddings Public Library has received three memorials for Amber Lee Leatherman Ray, A Child’s Garden Of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson invites children More...

Sports

Tyler Moerbe signs to play football with Wayland Baptist University

The Pioneers of Wayland Baptist University are re-starting a football program that has been on hiatus for 70 years. Tyler Moerbe signed with them last week. More...

LC Express Early Registration

LC Express Track Club will hold a meet and greet the volunteer coaching staff during early registration Saturday, April 23rd @ Little Lamb’s Academy, 785 E. Independence Street, Giddings from 1:00p.m. – 2:30p.m. More...

Lexington’s District 27-AA Track Results

Rhiem Petterson and Dylan Iselt qualified for the Regional Track Meet with their performances in the District 27-AA Track meet held in Lexington last Monday and Wednesday. Petterson was responsible for 20 of Lexington’s 33 points. More...














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