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September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Defendants Ordered to Pay $27,752.98

Eleven people were sentenced in the 21st District court of Lee County last Tuesday, September 13, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

City of Lexington

Revenue Report August 2011 Sales Tax Collected $13,204.39 EDC $4,344.28 Municipal Court Revenue Collected $2,563.30 More...

General Stories

Scrapbooking For the Insane

I want to put together a scrapbook of our vacation. I have the scrapbook. I have the pictures; 942 of them. The only thing I’m missing is the left side of my brain. Or maybe it’s the right side. More...

Home Country

“Good morning, boys!” said Delbert McLain, glad-handing the regular members of the worlddilemma think tank at the Mule Barn truck stop’s philosophy counter. “I need your advice.” More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Frozen Mango Margaritas A friend of ours really enjoys a good margarita. There are so many variations and recipes to choose from. Here is one she really likes. Frozen Mango Margaritas More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011 More...

Bluebonnet Crews Continue To Clear Trees And Rebuild Power Lines

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative continues to make progress restoring power to Bastrop County residents who have been affected by the fires. As of Saturday morning, the co-op reported 20 outages and 1,899 meters without power. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The much needed rain was such a welcomed relief. While it wasn’t much, it was enough to whet our whistles in anticipation of some fall action! Let’s cross our fingers. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

Well, Texas proved me wrong. I did not feel the Horns were that strong, but they made the change like A&M did last year. The team immediately responded and has started to gel. Coach Mack could have made the change last season, but would not. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Yoe

Lexington had an exciting match with state ranked Cameron Tuesday night. The Lady Yoe prevailed in four games 17-25, 25- 19, 16-25, and 14-25. In each game the Lady Eagles were very competitive until they hit a lull. More...

Eagles Travel to Jarrell

Open District Action

Lexington will travel to Jarrell Friday night to open District 12- AA DII action. The home standing Cougars are 2-2 for the year. The wins came over Johnson City 42-7 and Bartlett 34-8. More...

Lexington City Council Votes NOT to Raise Taxes, After All

Despite the fact that the County recommended that the City of Lexington increase their tax rate from .4609 to .4689, the Lexington City Council voted last Wednesday, September 14, to leave the property tax rate unchanged. More...

Stabbing Incident at Giddings State School Under Investigation

A stabbing incident at the Giddings State School has prompted a criminal investigation. More...

Eagles Trap Geronimo in Tough Game

With football in full swing and District action starting this Friday against Jarrell, Lexington anticipates another great season. Lexington used a balanced attack to defeat the Geronimo Navarro Panthers 19- 18 Friday night. More...

Ogden Not to Seek Re-Election

After serving for 20 years in the Texas Legislature, State Senator Steve Ogden ( District 5) announced this week that he will not be running for re-election. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 12, 2011 A caller reported that he had a trespasser on his property and he was attempting to load a round bale of his hay. Deputy Allen and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call. More...

Lexington Police Report

Hello again from your Chief. Another week has passed and our neighbors are still suffering over in Bastrop County. Let us keep them in our prayers and lend a helping hand whenever we can. A few items of police activity are noted as follows: More...

Community News

Photo

On Sunday, September 11, over one hundred Lexington citizens attended a ceremony commemorating the tragic day when our country was attacked. More...

History Pictures

Hancel Gay, ever the proper lady, took time out to dress up and have some fun when a traveling photographer came to town. The picture on the right is the the way that Hancel usually dressed. More...

Current Condition Of Bastrop Fire Area

Hotspots continue to burn within the fire perimeter, smoldering continues around burned trees. The fire has been 90% contained, as of Monday. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

As families devastated by the recent Bastrop fires returned to their neighborhoods last week, interact students were propelled into action to raise money for those in need. More...

Obituaries

Emilie Wilhelmine Faske

June 10, 1911 - September 16, 2011

Mrs. Faske passed away the morning of Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. More...

Ollie Mae Jones

September 10, 1910 - September 13, 2011

Ollie Mae Jones of La Grange, and a former resident of Giddings, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 after delivering 101 years of unwavering love to the world. More...

 













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