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November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pictured above are the Lexington Middle School Cheerleaders. They are (left to right) Meagan Gonzalez, Kennedee Herklotz, Clarissa Parker, Shelby Iselt, Allyson Biehle, Sara McManus and Emily Gregg. More...

Fall Back Saturday Night

Set Your Clocks Back One Hour at 2 a.m. More...

General Stories

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Five

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted five people on Tuesday, October 25. Willie Louis Beisert, Jr., 63 of Lincoln, was indicted for driving while intoxicated, subsequent. More...

It’s A Girl!

Abigail Nicole Shelly was born on October 18, 2011 at Scott & White Hospital in Brenham at 9:16 p.m. weighing 9.8 lbs. and 21.1 inches long. Her parents are Nick & Brittany Shelly of Bellville. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

SPECIAL MEETING The Lexington City Council met in a special session on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 2Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Thursday, November 3Lexington Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast – 8 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family

Try To Remind Yourself Of Life’s Blessings Every Day

Q: I really struggle to have a positive outlook, and always seem to dwell on the negative aspects of life. Is there something I can do to help me be more positive about things? More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“You’ve Got to Stay Positive.” Mildred was a very active, energetic lady, until cancer robbed her of mobility. She graciously accepted the move to the nursing home, determined to make the best of it. More...

Sports

Lexington Stops Bruceville-Eddy

Lexington stopped the Bruceville-Eddy Eagles Friday night and qualified for the state playoffs. This will be the third consecutive year Lexington has been in the playoffs. More...

Cameron Ends Lady Eagles’ Season

Lexington and Cameron met Friday afternoon in Rockdale to decide the third and final place from District 27-AA. Cameron won in four games 14-25, 25-19, 21-25, 23-25 in a hard fought match after game one. More...

Rogers Versus Lexington

Just like the last few years, the Lexington- Rogers game will decide the district championship. A Lexington win will make them the #1 playoff representative and co-champions. More...

To Catch a Thief

On Thursday, October 27, a purse snatcher was caught by Lexington Police. At about 5:50 p.m. that afternoon, Chief Jerry Bowden and Capt. More...

Emergency Alert System Test

Delynn Peschke, from the Lee County Office of Emergency Mangement, announced this week that as part of their ongoing efforts to keep our country and communities safe during emergencies, the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Emergency Mana More...

Assault, Fabricating Evidence and Possession Seen in Sentencings

The Lee County District Court saw three people sentenced on Tuesday, October 25: one for assault, one for tampering with or fabricating evidence and a third for possession of a controlled substance. More...

Town Mourns Loss of Community Leader

Lexington mourned the death of one of its community leaders and one of the founders of the Lexington EMS last week. Rev. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 24, 2011 Burleson County reported that they received a call reporting approx 10 horses out on FM 1697 @ FM 180. Chief Deputy Lapham located them and advised they ran into the woods. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 24, 2011 At 1:00 pm Captain Yarbrough and Officer Nurse responded to the 1600 block of Cherry Street reference a loose dog complaint. More...

Lee County Blue Santa

We have been giving gifts to children for over 30 years, and with your help we will be able to help needy children have a brighter Christmas. More...

Community News

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On Saturday, October 22, Lexington’s Volunteer Fire Department held a certification training course, part of which took place on the Square in downtown Lexington. More...

Amnesty for Library Fines

Food for Fines runs from October 31 to November 19, 2011

The Giddings Public Library invites anyone with outstanding library fines to deliver nonperishable food items to the library during regular business hours and leave the library with a cleared account (up to $100 in fines). More...

.Grandma’s Brag

Jewell and Jayden GloverChildren ofRacheal and Michael Glover of Lexington.Grandchildren ofNana and Papa Nall of Lexington. More...

Obituaries

Rev. Reuel Cooper

October 5, 1933 - October 26, 2011)

Rev. Reuel Cooper was born October 5, 1933 in Waco, Texas to Roy Edgar and Frances (Stahl) Cooper. Reuel graduated from Baylor in 1954 with a BA Degree in Religion and graduated from Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth in 1959. More...

Corrina Louise Lyons

August 30, 1933- October 29, 2011

Beloved Mother and Grandmother, Corrina Louise Lyons, 78, of Blue, Texas passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011. She was preceeded in death by son, John Harold Lyons, Jr. Surviving her are her four children, Sheila K. More...

Alice Alma Melcher

January 7, 1924 - October 29, 2011

Alice Alma Hengst Melcher was born January 7, 1924 in Cameron, Texas to Oscar and Alma (Niemtschke) Hengst. She was baptized on January 17, 1924 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Thorndale by Pastor F. H. Stetzer. More...














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