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November 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Tragic Death of Dime Box Man

On Monday, November 14, 2011 at 12: 05 p. m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call in regard to a gunshot victim at 1263 CR 401 in Dime Box. More...

Sentencings Put Two Behind Bars

Two more get probation

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court on Tuesday, November 8, the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. More...

General Stories

Groundbreaking at New Race Track

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the new Julie Irwin Cotton Bowl Speedway race track scheduled to be constructed in Paige and completed by early next year. More...

What Is Not Earned, Is Not Valued

In America, every person is entitled to a public education. Whether they decide to learn anything or not is totally up to the individual. It’s a free country. There are times when a 4th grader would trade it all for a chocolate chip cookie. More...

Home Country

My first wife came from a ranching family way back up in the hills of central California and had a cousin, Ted, who was a hounddog man. This made him akin to Evel Knievel with a pack of pooches. I talked my way into hunting with him, of course. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, November 17, 2011 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

Recently, thirty of our Lexington FFA students attended the District Leadership Contest. There were 23 different schools that competed in the competition and our students competed in twelve different events. More...

Obituaries

Raymond A. Fischer

June 17, 1934 - November 12, 2011

Mr. Fischer died the morning of Saturday, November 12, 2011 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in LaGrange, having reached the age of 77 years, 4 months and 26 days. More...

Florine R. Loewe

May 14, 1927 - November 13, 2011

Funeral services for Florine Loewe, 84 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Mrs. Loewe passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the Medstar Care Center in Giddings. More...

Sheriff ’s Dispatcher Suffers Serious Injuries

On Friday, November 11, at 3:33 p.m., Jill Enloe was returning home from work at the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, where she is employed as a dispatcher. More...

Photo

Once again, Lexington High School hosted a moving and patriotic Veterans Day Program that was attended by several area veterans and current active military. More...

Benefit for Ronnie Bryan

A benefit for Ronnie Bryan was held Sunday at the Lexington American Legion Hall. It was a combination of a fish dinner, a silent auction and a Texas Hold ‘ Em Poker Game. More...

Commissioners Hear Update on Courthouse Repairs

The Lee County Commissioners met on Monday, November 14, 2011. The Court accepted a new completion date for the repairs of January 29, 2012. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 7, 2011 Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to Highway 21 and Highway 77 to remove a cow from the roadway. Chief Deputy Nathan Lapham was also dispatched to Hwy. 21 and 77 to put up a cow. More...

Lexington Police Report

Hello again from your Chief. Your Police Officers have been very busy with continuing training and patrol. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, November 9th, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Visit the Giddings Public Library and browse for good books, CD’s, or periodicals to read. Mark your calendars for December 9, 2011 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Mr. More...

Outdoor News

November 13, 2011 As the second weekend of general gun season comes to a close, I am disappointed in the action some hunters have displayed towards others. More...

Sports

Buffs Eliminated by Bellville

Giddings’ 2011 season came to a close Friday night at A&M Consolidated field with a 28-18 loss to the Bellville Brahmas. Giddings ends the season 7-4 with the loss. More...

Lady Eagles Drop Franklin in Opener

Mackenzie Brown dropped in a three-point shot with 10 seconds left on the clock to give Lexington a 47-45 win over Franklin Monday night. The Lady Eagles had good performances by several players in the season opener under new Coach Chris Horn. More...

Eagles Open Playoffs with New Waverly

Lexington will open their march back to the state championship game in Groesbeck Friday night at 7:30. The opposition will be the New Waverly Bulldogs. You will remember New Waverly was in the same district with Lexington a few years back. More...

 













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