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May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City Begins Interviewing for Police Chief

Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. announced this week that the City of Lexington has narrowed its search for a new Police Chief. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

May 23, 2011 On May 21st, area game wardens held a dual agency training session with Lower Colorado River Authority rangers in Bastrop. The training was held at the Bastrop Fire Department at Tahitian Village. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to all area High School students who will be graduating this weekend! More...

Tavary Receives Plaque of Appreciation From City

Last Thursday night Tony Tavary, on the right, received a plaque of appreciation from the City for his two years of service as a councilman on the City Council. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 25 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, May 26 More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Selected All- District

Lexington was well represented on the All-District teams selected by coaches. Pitcher Courtney Robertson, second baseman Hailey Jatzlau, shortstop Meghann Wrinkle, and centerfielder Mackenzie Brown were selected to the first team. More...

Sports Thoughts

With Giddings being eliminated from the state playoffs, the only sports left in Lee Country is Little League ball and it is drawing to a close. Former Lexington coach, Art Behren’s LaGrange team, lost in the regional semi-finals to Huntington. More...

Eagles 7 On 7 Qualify for State

The Lexington 7-on-7 team qualified for state this past Saturday. The Eagles won their pool which consisted of Somerville, Bremond, and Florence. The other pool was Rockdale, Navasota, Cameron, and Lago Vista. More...

Obituaries

Ruth Lillian Galipp

April 23, 1918 - May 20, 2011

Mrs. Galipp passed away on Friday, May 20, 2011 at her home in Ledbetter. More...

Ruby Pearl Glover

1928 - May 12, 2011

Ruby Pearl Glover, 83, of Caldwell, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. Ruby was preceded in death by her husband James Raymond Glover, son, James Wayne Glover, and two infant grandsons. More...

Jaqueline “Jackie” Kay Schweizer

November 18, 1958 - May 22, 2011

Jaqueline “Jackie” Kay Slay Schweizer was born on November 18, 1958 in Wichita Falls, Texas. She married Rodney Schweizer on April 11, 1982 in Vernon, Texas and was a homemaker. More...

Rains Not Enough to Lift Burn Ban

Court Issues Early Restrictions on Fireworks

The Lee County Commissioners voted unanimously on Monday, May 23, to continue the County Wide Burn Ban. This is in spite of the recent rains. More...

Eminent Domain Reform Signed Into Law

A decade- long struggle to strengthen Texas private property rights ended successfully this week as Senate Bill 18, the eminent domain reform bill, became law. More...

Four People Sentenced

Four people were sentenced in District Court on May 17, 2011. The Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presided. More...

Photos

Lexington High School hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony last Tuesday night. The Top Ten students in each class were identified. Pictured above are the Top Ten Seniors this year. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 16, 2011 A motorist reported a dead deer in the middle of the road on FM 2440 at Elm Creek. Deputy Crockett was dispatched and removed the carcass from the roadway. More...

Community News

Giddings Library News

We have a wonderful selection of memorial books at the Giddings Public Library. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Ryann (pronounced Ryan) Marie Retzlaff was bornMarch 22, 2011.She is the daughter of Kevin and Samantha Retzlaff and littlesister to Wyatt and Austin Retzlaff.Grandparents are Larry and Joyce Grazier and Wayne and thelate Patricia Retzlaff all of Lex More...

Photo

Gathering for breakfast before heading out for the Lexington Garden Club’s Annual Yard Tour are (L to R) Leonard Kastner, Glenn and Marie Spitzenberger, Mary Ann Hillegeist, Alice Kastner, and More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

As our academic year comes to a close this week, I find myself reflecting on what a wonderful, exciting, and rewarding year it has been for me this first year as your superintendent. More...

GHS 2011 Graduation Candidates

Philip David Fritsche Valedictorian More...

Giddings High School 2011 Graduation Candidates

Carson Hunter Rost Not Pictured More...














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