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June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Six Fire Departments Respond to Hwy. 77 Fires

Last Friday, June 17, at about 6:30 p.m., a truck pulling a trailer on Highway 77 going north with scrap iron on it, apparently started to drag some of the scrap along the roadside. More...

Dime Box ISD Employs New Principal

Dime Box ISD employed Mr. Brian Fowler for the position of campus principal at a Special Meeting of the Board of Trustees on Monday, June 4, 2011. Mr. More...

Two Sentenced in District Court

Two people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, Texas, on June 14, 2011, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

by Victor Gonzales, Lee County Game Warden More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Well, according to Texas Football magazine, it looks like Lee County will be enjoying a lot of great high school football this fall! Lexington is picked #5 in the state by the magazine and Giddings is picked #2 in their district. More...

36th Infantry Division Band to Perform Summer Concert Series

The 36th Infantry Division Band’s Summer Concert Series kicked off on Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Sun City, Texas with 14 of the 15 shows open and free to the public. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 22 Thursday, June 23 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

I love the fact that summer school is in full swing and that we have lots of students in our schools. While some are reviewing material that they need some help with, most are here advancing credits in our secondary schools. More...

Lexington Fourth Grade All A Honor Roll

These certificates were handed out at the end of school. Look for more school pictures all summer! More...

2011-12 School Supply List for Lexington Elementary School

PPCD: 1 Box of Baby wipes (used for art clean-up); 1 Box of Jumbo colors; 2 Boxes of Kleenex; 1 Box of Ziploc bags (gallon size); Diapers and wipes (if needed); 1 Change of clothes (in case of accident – please label with child’s name) More...

Fire! Fire! And No Fire Works!

Despite the fact that the Leader reported last week that Lexington was still planning to hold their Fireworks in the Park on July 4, there will be no public fireworks display for Lee County this year. More...

Youth’s Quick Action Saves Family Home

Koby Bailey, who will be entering Lexington Middle School and is the son of Gary and Paula Bailey, was home last Wednesday, June 15, when he began to smell smoke in the main part of his home located at 1036 Sherrill Lane in Blue, west of Lexington. More...

Lexington Hires New Police Chief!

Tuesday night, Lexington’s City Council voted unanimously to offer the position of Chief of Police to Jerry Bowden of Orange, Texas. Jerry has had 41 years in law enforcement with 7 years as a DPS Lieutenant and two years as a DPS detective. More...

Photo

Bobbie Morris (seated) and Nancy Perry were the winners of two door prizes given to the Red Hat Ladies last Friday, who visited Angel Kisses Antiques on the Square. More...

Pedestrian Struck on Hwy. 290

On Wednesday night, June 15, at 11:45 p.m. a pedestrian was hit on Highway 290 west of Giddings. DPS Trooper Ordie Manner was dispatched to Highway 290 near the bowling alley at the Shady Oaks intersection in regards to the accident. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 13, 2011 Deputy Kahn and Deputy Liles assisted Trooper Thorp at the scene of an accident on Hwy 77 North near Tanglewood. The Sheriff’s Office received an audible alarm at a business on Hwy 290 West. More...

Community News

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Jimanne Kubiak, a.k.a. More...

Fayetteville Country Opry Scheduled

The Fayetteville Country Opry will be held on Monday, June 27th at the St. John The Baptist, Catholic Church Recreational Building, located at 209 East Bell St. in Fayetteville. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. More...

Lexington’s Park Full of Visitors

Our Lexington Park is used by many visitors throughout the year. This group was from Eastern Heights Church in Cleburne. More...

Sports

Blok and O’Conner at All-Star Game

Kaelan Blok and Josh O’Conner were selected to play in the Central Texas Coaches All-Star game. The two senior athletes had one more game to represent the Lexington Eagles. More...

Lee County Youth Soccer Camp & Fall Registration Set

The Lee County Youth Soccer Association will hold its annual soccer camp on July 18-21 at Simmang Park in Giddings for ages 4-14 from 6-8 p.m. All participants will need to turn in form and fee by July 9th in order to receive a Tshirt. More...

Havard at Central Texas All Star Game

Donnie Havard went 0- 0, officially, at the Central Texas All- Star game, but he was a force on the field despite what the “official” stats said. Havard was hit by a pitch in his first at bat, stole second, and eventually scored. More...

Obituaries

Olga Tamez Beauchamp

July 26, 1931 - June 13, 2011

Olga Tamez Beauchamp was born on July 26, 1931 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Ralph B. & Juanita (Rocha) Tamez. She was united in marriage to Billy Beauchamp and was a loving and devoted homemaker. More...

Kenneth Herbert Koslan

July 17, 1959 - June 13, 2011

Kenneth Herbert Koslan went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 13, 2011 at his home in Giddings following a long and courageous battle with cancer. More...

William Eugene Schneider

June 23, 1933 - June 18, 2011

William Eugene Schneider died peacefully in the company of his loving family on Saturday, June 18, 2011 in Houston, Texas. More...

 













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