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December 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County District Court Sentences Four People

The 21st District Judicial Court of Lee County saw four people sentenced in the Honorable Terry Flenniken’s courtroom on Tuesday, November 29. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Cranberry Chocolate Nut Pie

3/4 cup dried cranberries1/2 cup brandy or orange juice1 single-crust Pie Pastry or 1 rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust (1/2 half of a 15 oz-pkg.)1/3 cup butter, melted and cooled1 1/2 cups sugar3 eggs1/4 tsp. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Grandparents are Deborah & Ricky Lancaster and great grandparents are Paul & Sybil Lancaster and Floyd & Gerline Kieschnick. More...

Outdoor News

November 28, 2011

The third weekend of deer season has come and gone and I haven’t had any reports of big deer being harvested. I believe deer have changed their eating habits because of recent rain and moon phase change. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting –Woodson Community Bldg. - 6 p.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

A few weeks ago I shared with you the reasons I thought it might be easier to be a believer in Lexington. Today, I want to go one step further and suggest that it may be absolutely necessary to be a practicing believer in this small town. Why? More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

None of Us Can Do This By Ourselves Judith always greeted me with a smile, so pleasant and engaging. She’d been widowed at an early age and had lived most of her life alone. Her words and life exuded a rare kind of wisdom. More...

Obituaries

Antonio Lionila Gonzales

Jan. 17, 1928 - December 3, 2011

Funeral services for Antonio L. “Tony” Gonzales, 83 of Giddings, are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen officiating. More...

Leon August Schultz

July 28, 1925 - November 30, 2011

Funeral services for Leon Schultz, 86 of Paige, Texas, were held on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Tim Edwards of the Paige United Methodist Church officiating. More...

Lexington EDC Invests in Businesses and Ball Park

Continues Business Grant Program

The Lexington Economic Development Corp. announced this week that they are continuing to offer a business grant program for projects to benefit the business community in the City of Lexington. More...

Lexington vs. Refugio in 2011 Semi-Final Championship Contest

The Lexington Eagles football team has once again reached the semi-final championship contest in their quest for a state title. For the second year in a row, Lexington will face Refugio in this contest for 2A-DII. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 28, 2011 Deputy Carvin removed some cows from the roadway on FM 696 between CR 407 and CR 408. Dispatch received a 911 call with screaming and yelling in the background; could not get an address but a general location. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 28, 2011 Officer Nurse went to the 400 block of Cherry Street on a follow up contact from a previous attempted suicide. All was well at the residence. Capt. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

There was a good crowd at the Cabins last Saturday night. I know the children were especially excited about seeing Santa! More...

40 Acre Wood Hosts Holiday Program for Kids

Used bookstore, 40 Acre Wood, invites Lexington’s children to a holiday book reading on Saturday, December 10, at 2 p.m. More...

Photo

Kevin & Kolton Allen are seen above delivering toys to Santa on Saturday. Kolton spent his Thanksgiving evening and Black Friday buying toys for the toy drive. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

What a great week we had last week! More...

Sports

Eagles’ Talons are ShArp

Lexington defeated Arp 47-20 Friday night for the Region III Championship. The win sets up a semi-final rematch from 2010 against the Refugio Bobcats. Arp scored first as they took the opening kickoff and marched 71 yards to open the scoring. More...

Lady Horns Hook Lexington

The tall and talented Schulenburg Lady Horns beat Lexington 50-26 Tuesday night in Lexington. The Lady Horns jumped out to an early lead and kept Lexington in the rearview mirror all night long. More...

Middle School Lady Basketball

On Monday evening, November 28th, the Lexington Middle School Lady Eagles played host to the Lady Eagles of Rogers. 8B tipped off first and the play was a steady even pace. More...














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