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April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Who’s Elevator Doesn’t Go All the Way Up?

The Lee County Commissioners were made aware this week that the elevator in the Courthouse is not operational and that it will cost at least $50,000 to repair. More...

3 Sentenced in District Court

Three sentences were handed down from the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, on April 19, 2011, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. David Levi Jones, 24 of Bartlett was sentenced for sexual assault-child victim. More...

Caparo Meets May 9 With Alcoa For Plant Update

The Community Advisory Panel to Alcoa (Rockdale Operations)— CAPARO—will meet Monday, May 9 for an update from Alcoa on plant operations. The 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. meeting will be held at the Alcoa Lake Training Center in Rockdale. More...

General Stories

CARTS Seeks Input on Public Transportation Needs

The Capital Area Regional Transit Coordination Committee will host community meetings around the 10 county region to solicit input on needs and innovative ideas related to public transportation service, including those services provided by health and More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Another Homecoming is upon us and once again our little town will be teaming with people, music, food, games, arts and crafts and lots of other notable events. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Fried Cucumbers Last summer a friend gave me some cucumbers since he had a “bumper crop” of “Kirby” cucumbers. I had never heard of that particular kind. Well, I found a perfect recipe to use to cook them. Fried Cucumbers More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 27 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, April 28 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

I hope everyone had a great Easter weekend. More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s 6th Grade: Jaclyn Alford, Emma Beard, Nathanael Clifford, Ronnie Colonna, Hunter Dill, Bailey Exner, Ryan Garrison, Dallas Garza, Shelby Iselt, Barrett Lerche, Veronica Ortega, Trevor Patschke, Sarah Rearick, Catherine Siegmund, Madiso More...

Obituaries

Bobby Ruthven

February 12, 1943 - April 22, 2011

Bobby Ruthven, of Blue, Texas, passed away Friday, April 22, 2011 in Austin, Texas. Bobby was born in Taylor, Texas to Melvin and Maxine Ruthven on February 12, 1943. More...

Ruth Knippa Zoch

October 5, 1926 - April 19, 2011

Ruth passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at her home in Giddings. More...

Lee County Farmers Eligible for Disaster Loans

John Schoenemann, County Executive Director of the Lee County Farm Services Agency in Giddings, reported this week that Lee County has received a disaster designation that was generated by the Lee County Emergency Board, County Judge and the Governor More...

Early Voting Starts for Upcoming Elections

This year’s City and School Board elections will each have full ballots. Seven people are running for three seats opening on the Lexington City Council. Five people are running for three seats opening on the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees. More...

TYC To Conduct Community Meeting

The Texas Youth Commission ( TYC) will conduct an informational community meeting in Giddings on Saturday, April 30, 2011, to hear from the community about the impact of the Giddings State School on Lee County. More...

Chamber Names Citizen of the Year

Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce named Lockett Wayne Nelson Citizen of the Year last week. Nelson moved to Lexington in 1979 and began helping the youth in the Lexington area that same year. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 18, 2011 Deputy York was dispatched to FM 141 @ the Middle Yegua in Dime Box to put up several cows that were out on the road. More...

Community News

.Grandma’s Brag

She is the daughter of Todd and Raegan Fritsch granddaughter of John and Robyn Brockenbush of Lexington and Gary and Betty Fritsch of Willow Springs She is great granddaughter of Charles and Esther Brockenbush of Lexington and George and Marlene Spac More...

Giddings Library News Corner

THERE IS A NEW SHIPMENT OF BOOKS EVERY MONTH. By Judy Belyeu More...

Photo

This is a photo of the Lexington Rotary Club donating $1,000 to Lexington ISD for the purpose of helping to bring a program to Lexington schools called “Rachel’s Challenge”. More...

Sports

Petterson, Iselt in Region Track and Field

Rhiem Petterson and Dylan Iselt will represent Lexington at the Region IV-AA Track and Field meet to be held Monday May 2nd and Tuesday May 3rd. The meet will be held at the D.W. Rutledge Stadium in Judson, Texas. More...

Blok’s Vacation

The first two days of Kaelan Blok’s vacation in San Marcos went fairly well. He played golf in the wind at Quail Creek Country Club. Kaelan shot a 93 on Monday and an 81 on Tuesday. He placed 10th in the medalist division. More...

Eagles Top Thorndale

Playoff Bound

Lexington returned the 2A post season with a 6- 4 win over Thorndale Thursday night. Lexington got timely hitting and timely errors by Thorndale in the victory. Tyler Moerbe was on the mound in his first start of the year for the Eagles. More...

 













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