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2011-11-24 digital edition

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November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Missing Person Search

On Tuesday November 15, 2011 the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to an area behind the Giddings Country Club, off CR 233, in reference to an abandoned vehicle parked on private property. More...

General Stories

Suicide Attempt Averted

The Lexington Police reported this week that on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at 12:23 a.m., Officer Gaskamp was dispatched to the 1000 block of Cherry Drive reference a suicidal person. More...

Outdoor News

November 21, 2011

The second full week of deer season is complete with little deer harvest reported. Some bucks have been observed tending does; so chances are hunters may become successful during this mating period. More...

Giddings Police Arrest Sex Offender

Offender’s Facebook Participation Allegedly Violates Probation Terms Offender’s Facebook Participation Allegedly Violates Probation Terms

Monday, November 21, 2011 Giddings police on Wednesday arrested a registered sex offender who was allegedly living in Giddings without notifying local authorities. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, November 24, 2011 Happy Thanksgiving Friday, November 25, 2011 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

We have many things to be thankful for at Lexington ISD. We work in a great community that is very supportive of our students and schools. More...

Obituaries

Vestin John Mitschke

September 13, 1928 - Nov. 15, 2011

Funeral services for Vestin Mitschke, 83 of Warda, Texas, were held Saturday, November 19, 2011 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda with Rev. Paul Hartfield officiating. Burial followed in the Old Holy Cross Cemetery in Warda. Mr. More...

Clyde August Perry

August 3, 1928 - Nov. 14, 2011

Clyde August Perry, 83, of Dime Box, Texas passed away on Monday, November 14, at his home. Clyde was born August 3, 1928 in Burleson County, Texas to Thomas and Mary Ann ( Brinkman) Perry. He was a member of St. More...

Lexington EMS Needs Your Help

Do you remember what it was like before we had Lexington EMS?

Linda Patschke, President of the Lexington EMS and a 30+ year veteran of the service said, “We are facing a crisis if we don’t get some help soon. More...

Wildfire Preparedness Meeting

A town hall meeting is scheduled for residents in Lexington interested in learning how to protect their homes from wildfire. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Woodson Community Center in Lexington. More...

Garden Club Delivers Thanksgiving Baskets

Members of the Lexington Garden Club gathered at St. James Lutheran Parish Hall last Monday to prepare their annual Thanksgiving baskets for the area elderly and shut-ins. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 14, 2011 While on routine patrol Deputy Carvin stopped on Hwy 77 North just north of FM 1624 at the scene of an accident. A vehicle had struck a deer. The information was taken for DPS. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to the Eagles’ continued success, as they work their way toward a State Championship! Good Luck against Franklin this week! More...

Alcoa Retirees’ Christmas

The regularly scheduled, annual Christmas meeting of the Alcoa Retirees will be December 8th, 2011.The big news is that there will be a change in the location of the meeting. More...

Photo

Kristen Boettcher, a member of Lexington FFA and the daughter of David and Stephanie Boettcher, recently competed at the Washington County Fair. She is seen with one of three steers she showed. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The Big O pontificates on football

The Eagles got past their first test in the playoffs. It started out like New Waverly was going to be a real challenge. The fumble into the end zone and 100+ yard return took the spark out of the Bulldogs. More...

Lexington to Play Franklin….Again

Lexington and Franklin will square off again, this time at A&M Consolidated High School field at 7:30 Friday night for the right to advance in the state football playoffs. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Holland

Lexington played like the Aggies in their game with Holland. Lexington had a 22-20 lead at halftime but Holland rallied for the win in the second half 44-36. The Lady Eagles were led by Mackenzie Brown with 10 points. More...














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