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August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 19, 20 and 21 - the state’s annual tax holiday. Layaway plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the holiday. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

Our children return to school next Monday, so it is a perfect time to remind motorists to watch for youngsters who may be riding their bikes or walking to school. More...

Bluebonnet Works with High Electric Bills to Avoid Disconnects

The heat wave and drought that has gripped Texas this year has led to record- setting demand for electricity, and subsequently high electric bills. More...

iPhone Antics

My technological whiz of a husband decided to get an iPhone 4 as soon as his contract came up for renewal a few months ago. I still have my Droid phone that was top- of- the- line when he forced it upon me last year. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 17 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, August 18 More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Top Smithville

The Kym Aldrich era of Lexington volleyball started with an exciting, grueling five game match against the Lady Tigers of Smithville. Lexington won the first two games 25-18 and 26-21 before falling in games three and four 18-25 and 23-25. More...

Lex. JV Looked Good in Scrimmage

The Lexington JV Eagles went to Caldwell to start the football seasonwitha9a.m.scrimmage. The JV team looked very good holding Caldwell to a net gain of about 0 yards in their 30 minutes of defense. More...

Eagles Travel to Groesbeck

The Eagles travel to Groesbeck Thursday night to have a dual scrimmage with Mart and Groesbeck on the Goats Astroturf field. More...

Farm and Ranch Exemption Rules Change

House Bill 268, which passed in May of this year and goes into effect September 1, states that the exemption on state sales tax farmers and ranchers have enjoyed for many years will now require that they secure a number that will prove their exempt s More...

Slow Day in District Court

Unlike recent weeks, the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County was relatively calm last week, as the Honorable Reva Towlsee-Corbet presided over just three sentencings. Two of those sentenced saw revocation of their original sentences. More...

City of Lexington

July Revenue Report

Sales Tax Revenue $17,926.14 Lexington EDC $5,821.65 Municipal Court Revenue - $1,307.40 More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 8, 2011 Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Durrenberger assisted Adult Protective Services at a residence on FM 180. The elderly female was transported to the hospital. More...

Community News

Photo

A large tanker marked “Carbon” was towed through Lexington last Monday evening around 6 o’clock following an accident that occurred at Highway 77 and Highway 21 around 1 that same a More...

Dockery Family Has Reunion - 400 Members Attend

In late July, around 400 descendants of Joseph and Margaret Dockery gathered at the Lexington Park Building for a Reunion, as folks came from across the country to celebrate their family heritage. More...

Happy 95th Birthday

Helen Nash celebrated her 95th Birthday on July 27, 2011 with family and friends More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

As we look forward to next Monday, August 22nd the beginning of our new school year, I am reminded of how very blessed we are in Lexington ISD. More...

Obituaries

Theodore “Ted” Samuel Exner

September 4, 1928 - August 10, 2011

Mr. Exner passed away on the morning of Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at the Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Texas. More...

Marvin Alton Fritsche

January 21, 1929 - August 12, 2011

Marvin Alton Fritsche was born on January 21, 1929 in Loebau, Texas to Gerhard & Selma (Pampell) Fritsche. He was united in marriage to Gladys Bittner on June 6, 1954 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas. More...

John H. Reat

May 9, 1918 - August 14, 2011

John H. Reat was born May 9, 1918 in String Prairie near Lexington, Texas to John Arvel and Elvira (Stockton) Reat. He was a 1939 graduate of Texas A&M, served in the U.S. More...














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