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July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rachel Hernandez and Gregory Willrich attended Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp this past week. More...

Car Strikes Building in One Vehicle Accident

Doris Mitschke Meyer was returning to work after lunch last Thursday afternoon, when she accidently crashed into the front entrance of her office. More...

General Stories

Always...Patsy Cline Returns to the Bastrop Opera House

Always...Patsy Cline returns to the Bastrop Opera House Friday night at 7:30 pm for a four-weekend run on Fridays and Saturdays through August 6. In addition, there is a Sunday matinee on July 24 at 2:30 pm. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

City of Lexington City Council Agenda The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at 6 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda 1. Call meeting to order 2. Welcome Guests 3. Citizen input 4. More...

Outdoor News

July 11, 2011 Fourth of July activity within our district kept us busy patrolling surrounding lakes and rivers with reports that Saturday the 2nd, seemed to be the busiest day of the 4 day weekend. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 13 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson CommunityBldg. - 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

As many secondary students fill their free time over the summer with trips to the movies and aimless time online facebooking friends, most of our Lexington students are taking credit advancement courses, participating in cross fit activities in our h More...

Lexington Log Cabins Program

Sunday the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center held their quarterly General Membership Meeting. Bill Crawford presented a program of American Indian artifacts. More...

How Many Buzzards Can You Count?

Glen Bell took this picture of 47 buzzards that took a rest on and around this fence behind Prosperity Bank on the 4th of July. They sure make you want to keep moving! More...

Obituaries

Mary Curlee Brown

August 27, 1921 - July 4, 2011

On Monday, July 4, 2011, Mary quietly left this world to join in a glorious homecoming celebration with the many family and friends who had left before her to meet at Jesus’ feet. More...

Johanna Louise Bartels

April 17, 1924 - July 6, 2011

Mrs. Bartels passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. More...

Bennie Charles Jaehne

April 3, 1946 - July 5, 2011

Bennie Charles Jaehne was born on April 3, 1946, in Brenham, Texas to Herman E. Jaehne, Jr. & Gertrude Clara (Galipp) Jaehne. He graduated from Giddings High School in 1964 and married Frances Liberty in 1968. They were married for 12 years. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Hands Down 16 Indictments

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down 16 indictments against 15 people on June 30. Jesus J. Alvarado, 17 from the Texas Youth Commission ( TYC), was indicted for Harassment by Person in certain Correctional Facility. More...

Commissioners Prepare for Continued Repairs to Courthouse Foundation Project

Lee County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday and approved two new Change Orders (CO) for the Courthouse Project. More...

Single Car Rollover

One person escaped injury last Tuesday when the vehicle he was driving rolled over on Highway 77. Jason Ralph Padgett of Lexington was traveling southbound on Highway 77 north of Lexington in a 1999 Ford F150 pickup at about 2: 30 in the afternoon. More...

Leader Named 2011 Best of Small Businesses

Having been nominated by the Lexington Economic Development Corporation, the Lexington Leader was awarded the State of Texas Small Business Award by the Office of the Governor and the Texas Workforce Commission during a Governor’s Forum on Smal More...

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Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 4, 2011 A complainant reported that a dark colored 4 door vehicle was driving around Hale St. in Lexington very slowly. Deputy Durrenberger attempted to locate a vehicle matching the description. More...

Community News

Hoelscher makes Distinguished Students List at Tarleton

Katie Hoelscher of Lexington was recently named to Tarleton State University’s Distinguished Students List for the spring 2011 semester. Hoelscher is enrolled at the university’s Stephenville campus, and is majoring in Nursing. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Amanda is age 13, and from Lake JacksonDaughter of Paul Van Dorn, Jr. and Laura Van DornGranddaughter of Paul and Kay Van Dorn of LexingtonGreat-Granddaughter of Dose Underwood of Lexington More...

Fayette County Country Music Opry

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, July 18, 2011 at the KC Hall in La Grange. Doors open at 5:30 and the show starts at 7:30. This month our entertainers are: More...

Sports

Lexington Tennis News

Five Lexington Tennis Netters competed in the Taylor July 4th Tournament. More...

Lexington Athletes Advance to Nationals for AAU Jr. Olympics

The following Lexington athletes have advanced to compete in the National AAU Junior Olympics Track and Field in New Orleans on August 1st - 7th: Ashunti Cooper, Elexus Cooper, Eldrick “Jay” Cooper, Keshun Cooper, Vance Kassner, Aaliyah M More...

Blok, Havard Honored

Kaelan Blok, Lexington’s do it all senior and Donnie Havard, the Eagles charismatic second baseman, were given honorable mention all-state status in the Texas Sportswriters/Collin Street Bakery balloting. More...

 













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