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August 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Motorcycle Accident Claims Life of Lexington Man

Paul Sexton, 55 of Lexington, lost his life last Wednesday morning when the motorcycle he was driving struck a deer. According to the DPS report, Sexton was going to work at the Federal Correctional facility in Bastrop at 4:35 a.m. More...

General Stories

Camp Swift Fire Burns Nearly 1000 Acres

Texas Military Forces continue to assist Texas Forest Service and local fire departments in fighting brush fires at Camp Swift that started Friday afternoon, involving nearly 1,000 acres of brush land on the training area. More...

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Road Trip Conversation

I love road trips. On road trips, my husband is forced to talk to me. He would say he liked it too, if he’d just put down the remote and thought about it. Our most recent road trip was a ten-hour adventure which made conversation a necessity. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Obituaries

Elvira “Vera” Edna Groeschel

June 4, 1931 - August 5, 2011

Funeral services for Vera Groeschel, 80 of Serbin, Texas, were held Monday, August 8, 2011 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. A private family burial will be held in the St. More...

Alleen Emma Wagner

April 5, 1928 - August 7, 2011

Funeral services for Alleen Wagner, 83 of Lincoln, Texas, were held Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas with Rev. Leif Hasskarl officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. More...

Randy Qualls

July 18, 1960 - July 26, 2011

Graveside services for Randy Qualls were held on Saturday, July 30, 2011 in the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington, Texas with Rev. Doug Springer officiating. Memorials for Randy may be made to the charity of your choice. More...

Flatbed Trailer Burns to the Ground

Four Lexington Volunteer Fire Department trucks responded to a fire shortly before 11: 30 Wednesday morning, August 3 on Hwy. 77 at Linda’s Kitchen. More...

No Increase in Taxes by Lexington ISD

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees met this past Monday and voted on a proposed budget for the upcoming school year that does not increase the tax rate. More...

Robber Shot Due to Home Invasion

On Thursday, August 4, the Giddings Police Department received a 911 call in reference to an intruder who was being chased by a homeowner, Pertina Mason, in northwest Giddings. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

We are so grateful to have the many volunteers of our area fire departments who give so selflessly to the purpose of protecting us, our homes and our properties. Thank a firefighter when you see them. You just might need them some day. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 1, 2011 A complainant walked into the lobby wanting to file a missing person report. The missing subject works for a local company and was working out of town but no one had seen or heard from him since Friday. More...

Community News

Lincoln Joins Forces

The Lincoln Community Club and the Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department have combined their efforts for a one-weekend fundraiser. More...

Photo

Local realtor, Garry Brown, shows off a 3’ coral snake that his brother, Graham, killed at his home in Lexington last week. More...

New Lexington Police Officers

Lexington Police Chief Jerry Bowden (far right) is seen swearing in Clarence Yarbrough as a new officer for LPD. More...

Sports

Eagles to Scrimmage at Caldwell

The Lexington football team will take its first snaps against an opponent Saturday morning as they have a controlled scrimmage against the Caldwell Hornets. Lexington is coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history. More...

Eagles’ First Week on the Gridiron

The Eagles had a productive first week of football practice, according to Coach Jason Holcomb. “The vast majority of the kids showed up in good shape, so practices went well. More...

Meet Kym Aldrich

Kym Aldrich is the new head volleyball coach at Lexington this year. Coach Aldrich comes to Lexington from Manor where she was also the head coach. Aldrich is a 2002 graduate of Pflugerville High School. More...














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