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2011-06-16 digital edition

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June 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Holy Family Catholic Church hosted their Second Annual Picnic and Bazaar last Sunday afternoon. Over 200 people attended the fun event, despite the heat and over 400 plates were served. More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced in District Court last week with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. More...

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The crepe myrtles are in full bloom again and bring some enjoyment despite the record heat. These are outside the Dowdy House in Lexington. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Citizens and Friends I want to bid farewell to you all and inform you that I am leaving my position at the Lexington Police Department. Tomorrow is my last day at work. More...

Commissioners’ Court Report

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court, the Commissioners received several reports from County Officials and approved the Treasurer’s Report through the end of May. More...

Outdoor News

I’m receiving calls every week in regards to finding abandoned fawns. PLEASE LEAVE THEM ALONE! White-tailed does are the best and worst mothers in the world. Baby fawns will wander around with mother not too far behind. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 15Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

During the 2009 legislative session, the Texas Legislature charged State Comptroller Susan Combs to create a system that would identify districts that combine academic achievement with cost-effective operations in order to see which districts were ge More...

Lexington Fifth Grade Talent Show

Lexington Fifth grade talent show was held earlier this school year. These pictures were shared by Leigh Kolacek. Look for more school pictures through the Summer. More...

Dime Box Seniors Arrive In Style

Pictured above: Casey Clemens, Ashley Clemons-Nash, Crystal Kelly, Marina Ramos, Kacey Shows, Demarcus Knox, and Christina Christmas The Dime Box ISD graduating class of 2011 were provided limousine More...

Obituaries

Geneva Pearl Becvar

January 29, 1921 - June 7, 2011

Mrs. Becvar passed away during the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at the Granite Mesa Health Center in Marble Falls. More...

Marybelle “Jinx” Hooper Canfield

A memorial service for Jinx will be held at the First Christian Church in Lexington on Saturday, June 18, at 2 p.m. More...

Kenneth Koslan

July 17, 1959 - June 13, 2011

Funeral services for Kenneth Koslan, 51 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Kenneth passed away on Monday, June 13, 2011 at his home in Giddings. More...

City Settles with Officers

Narrows Search for New Police Chief

Following six months of discussions and committee meetings about citizen complaints against the Lexington Police Department, none of which were formally filed and which resulted in Police Chief Randy Davenport resigning on March 31, Lexington’s More...

BeBe is Retiring!

Beverly Wood, a.k.a. BeBe, announced this week that she is retiring! More...

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The Survivor Walk at this year’s Relay for Life. For more, see page B4. More...

Fireworks in the Park Still “A Go”

Although Austin and many towns have canceled their fireworks shows, Lexington’s Annual Fireworks in the Park is “still a go”, according to Nancy Perry with the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

As the temperature continues to hover around 100 and no rain is in the forecast, you may be tempted to water your lawn as it wilts but, be sure to follow the City’s watering schedule. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 6, 2011 A complainant spoke to Deputy Allen regarding his neighbor’s dogs. He advised that the dogs are always on his property chasing his chickens. More...

Community News

The Schubert Fletcher House

The Schubert Fletcher House (Heritage Center) has had a face lift. We have a new Hostess on deck. Arvella has been with us for a couple of months. She will welcome you Thursdays thorough Fridays from 1 to 4pm. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

We have a variety of good books at the Giddings Public Library. The Sooner The Better by Debbie Macomber, in paperback, is about a fatherdaughter relationship. More...

Grandma’s Brag

All Smiles Riley, Paden, Tyler, Haley, Sammi and Brittany Krenek Grandchildren of: Cynthia and James Krenek – Austin James and Debbie Wheat – Blue Mary Hendrix – Taylor Evelyn Weinheimer – Fredericksburg Parents are: Jason and More...

Sports

Eagle Baseball Honors

Donnie Havard, being honored as the Newcomer of the Year in baseball, led the Lexington Eagles’ picks in the 2011 all- district selections. More...

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These young men are just a few of the over 30 attendees at Coach Craig Finley’s baseball camp this week. The youngsters received instruction in fielding, hitting, and throwing. More...

Sports Thoughts……..

The ‘experts’ have been proven wrong as the Mavericks beat the Heat in Miami to win the NBA championship. The all-knowing said the Heat would win in four or five games. Oops, they made a miss call just like I did about UT. More...

 













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