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October 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Fedor Volunteer Fire Department Gets a New Fire Truck

The Fedor Volunteer Fire Department has taken delivery of a new fire truck. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Parmesan-Pecan Fried Catfish with Pickled Okra Salsa More...

Texas Hearing & Service Dogs Recruits Next Class of Dogs From Animal Shelters Across Texas

On a five day road trip up and down the highways of Texas, trainers from Texas Hearing and Service Dogs (THSD) visited nearly two dozen animal shelters to find and rescue their next class of Hearing and Service Dogs. More...

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Community News

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From the Mayor’s Desk

The City continues to work hard in order to provide the best possible services to our residents. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. More...

Ministerial Alliance Fifth Sunday Service

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance will hold its Fifth Sunday Service this Sunday October, 30, at the United Methodist Church in Lexington at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Obituaries

William “Willie” Lester Barnett

December 4, 1951 - October 19, 2011

William “ Willie” Lester Barnett was born on December 4, 1951 in Midland, Texas to William Joseph & Bobbye Jean (Garrett) Barnett. Willie loved the oilfield and worked in it all of his life. More...

Laura E. Hannes

July 26, 1931 - October 23, 2011

Laura E. Hannes, 80, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2011 at St Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. Services were held on Wednesday, October 26, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dime Box, with Pastor Ed Truelson officiating. More...

Log Cabins Host Luncheon

The Lexington Log Cabins Board of Directors hosted a volunteer luncheon at the Heritage Center on October 20, 2011. The board is seeking new volunteers to help with the functions of the Log Cabins. More...

Stock Car Racing Coming to Lee County

Could Bring Million Dollar Boost to Local Economy

Julie Irwin-Cotton of Paige and Danny Bennett of Austin announced this week their plans to host a Ground Breaking Ceremony on November 12 for a $1.5 million race track facility scheduled to open in March 2012, that will not only host stock car racing More...

Giddings 140th Birthday

Giddings is celebrating its 140th Birthday party on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 8 a.m. until midnight at the Landmark Square in downtown Giddings. The event is sponsored by the City of Giddings and the Giddings Chamber of Commerce. More...

Early Voting

Early voting for the upcoming November 8 Constitutional Amendment election is going on now through November 4 at the County Clerk’s Office, located at 151 E. Hempstead in Giddings, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 17, 2011 A caller reported that her dogs had been barking since dark and she requested that someone check out her property on FM 1624. Deputy Khan was dispatched and searched the area but did not locate anything out of the ordinary. More...

Lexington Police Report

Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 At 1:00 pm Chief Bowden and Officer Nurse were dispatched to the 200 block of Cherry Drive to speak with a citizen reference a complaint of harassment. Situation resolved. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 26 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, October 27 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

Lexington Schools began celebrating Red Ribbon Week last Friday with a Red Ribbon Week Rally at the LHS Football Stadium. Will Holcomb and Jay Cooper read Jay’s Be Drug Free Rap which was selected as the winning Lexington Middle School rap. More...

Sports

Lexington Takes Bite Out of Dogs

Lexington jumped out to a 34-7 first-half lead and then cruised to a 48-23 win over the Thorndale Bulldogs. More...

Smithville Tops Giddings’ Buffalos

Buffs’ Defense Holds Smithville to 197 Yards

Smithville continued its perfect season with a 24-21 win over Giddings Friday night. The Tigers are now 7-0 for the season, with one game lost to the fire. Giddings is now 6-2 for the season and 2-1 in district play. More...

Jarrell Jolts Lexington

Lexington wasted a chance to all but sew up a playoff spot when Jarrell beat the Lady Eagles for the second time in district play. This time it took five games. Lexington won games one and three by scores of 25- 21 and 28- 26 respectively. More...

 













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