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May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington City Council to Discuss Potential Litigation

The Lexington City Council will meet in regular session Thursday, May 12, at 6 p.m. More...

City and School Board Elections

City Council and School Board elections are scheduled for this Saturday, May 14, 2011, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the Lexington Elementary School. More...

General Stories

Taking Down Osama Bin Laden Marks Critical Victory in the War on Terror

Nearly 10 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, the recent takedown of Osama Bin Laden, the chief architect behind the attacks and founder of the terrorist organization al-Qaeda, marks a critical victory in the War on Terror. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Caribbean Crab Sandwich I have never been to the Caribbean Islands, but if their meals are as good as this one, I need to start saving money to make the trip. Caribbean Crab Sandwich 2 limes 1 lb. More...

Home Country

We got a spring morning visit from the local art teacher, Janice Thompson. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 11 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg.- 6 p.m. Thursday, May 12 More...

Church

Focus on the Family

Dad’s Control Over Son Becomes Less Influential Over Time

Q: As a dad, how much control should I have over our 17-year-old son when it comes to dating? More...

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, is now being offered every Saturday morning at Eagles Wings Christian Center, located at 1097 E. FM 696 in Lexington. More...

Sports

Outdoor News

May 8, 2011

There’s no other way to put it...it was hot this past weekend on Lake Somerville! The best way to describe lake patrol is just like sitting in a frying pan; heat generated from above reflects off the water which puts us right in the middle. More...

Senior Track and Field Comes to Giddings

On Saturday, May 21, beginning at 9:00 AM, the 20th Annual Waterloo Track and Field Championships will be held at the new Giddings High School track. More...

Eagles Out of the Playoffs

Lexington lost two of three games to Schulenburg to end the Eagles 2011 baseball season. Schulenburg prevailed 11-0 in the first game, Lexington won 6-3 in game two and Schulenburg bounced back to win the deciding game 10-4. More...

Obituaries

Gayle Marie Akin

October 30, 1943 - May 5, 2011

Gayle Marie Akin passed away at her residence in Houston on Thursday, May 5, 2011 having reached the age of 67. She was born Oct. 30, 1943 in Oakland, CA and was a daughter of Joseph Piva & Rosemary Dorothey (Fisher) Piva. More...

Linda Jean Flippo

January 18, 1953 - May 8, 2011

Linda passed away at her home in Giddings during the early morning hours of Sunday, May 8, 2011. More...

Ben Junior Liberty

January 28, 1924 - May 8, 2011

Ben Junior Liberty was born on January 28, 1924 in Giddings, Texas to Traugott B. & Laura H. ( Mueller) Liberty. He was baptized on February 10, 1924 and confirmed on April 10, 1938 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings. More...

City and School Board Election Results

New City Council members, following Saturday's elections are, Opal Lewis, who received 117 votes; Tim Brown, receiving 86 votes and Greg Langehennig with 77 votes. New LISD Board of Trustees are Doug Havard, who got 226 votes; David Boettcher, who g More...

Commissioners Adopt Criteria for Redrawing Precinct Lines

In the last week, Lee County Commissioners have had two meetings in order to consider redistricting of political boundaries, and on Monday, adopted criteria for that redistricting. More...

Tractor Trailer Burns on Hwy. 290

A big rig 2005 Peterbilt 18 wheeler burned to the ground last Sunday evening on Highway 290 just west of Giddings near CR 200 after the driver of the rig overcorrected and lost control. More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

On May 3, 2011, three people were sentenced in the Judicial District Court of Lee County, Texas, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Photo

Taylor Paulk, a fifth grade student at Lexington Elementary, is seen “modeling” a 10-foot boa constrictor that was part of a demonstration by the Snake Man last Thursday morning. More...

Police

Ten Most Wanted by Local Law Enforcement

1. Wade, Melinda Latrice b/f DOB: 01-09-1969 chg: Probation violation/abandoning or endangering a child 2. Bowen, Fred Edward w/m dob: 06-26-1969 chg: Fail to register as a sex offender More...

Sheriff’s Report

May 2, 2011 A caller reported that a green Grand Am was driving up and down FM 180. Deputy Ray located the vehicle just North of PR 5000. The license plate was logged and deputies will be close patrolling the area. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Summer already seems to have arrived, with temperatures rising to near 100 degrees and no rain in sight. More...

From the Superintendent of Schools

Our students are gearing up to finish the school year strong before two months of much deserved vacation. At the time of this writing, there are only fifteen days of school left. My first terrific school year at Lexington has flown by. More...

Fayette County Country Music Opry

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, May 16, 2011 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. More...

School

The Snake Man Visits Lexington Elmentary School

Mr. Robert Brister, Sr. (far right) helps out Mrs. Woodward’s/Mrs. Selman’s 5th grade class, who are listening to Clint Pustejovsky, a.k.a. More...

Photo

Yekaterina “Kate” Samcheleyeva was an exchange student from Tajikastan hosted by Randy and Sherry Green during the 2005/2006 school year. More...

Education Update

As your representative on the State Board of Education (SBOE), I want to ensure you are aware of educational decisions made in Austin that will impact your local school district. More...














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