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2011-12-15 digital edition

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December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Blue Santa Projects

Lee County Blue Santa projects raised over $10,000 for toys for area children this year. More...

Grand Jury Indicts 14

The Lee County Grand Jury seems to be having an extremely busy season, having met last week where they handed down sixteen indictments against fourteen people. Alfonso, H. More...

General Stories

Thoughts On Turning 50

I’m not in denial. It’s just that fifty isn’t as scary as it used to be. In retrospect, I am confident that when I turn 60, I will wish I was turning 50 again. More...

Put Texas on your Tree with the 2011 Capitol Ornament

Annual Ornament Part of Decorations on Holiday Tree in the House of Representatives

Mrs. More...

Home Country

These days we don’t think much about axes. They’re kinda old fashioned and they are too closely associated with manual labor for them to be very popular. It’s a shame, because there is lore to an ax. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, December 15, 2011 More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

Lexington Elementary School students won first place in the Academic UIL Competition last week. Apart from doing an amazing job of hosting the district meet, our elementary school worked tirelessly to prepare our children for the competition. More...

City Council Facing Tough Decisions

City could be facing $10,000 a day in TCEQ fines for delayed water and sewer directives

This week, the Lexington City Council has serious matters to address. More...

Inmate Dies in Jail

On December 6, 2011 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Cesar Cardenas, 33 years of age, was found deceased in his cell at the Lee County Jail. Cardenas had been in jail, pending court, since November 17, 2011. More...

Lincoln Man Sentenced for Stalking

Raymond Alan Kruger, 50 of Lincoln, was sentenced in the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County last Friday, December 9, for stalking – enhanced and for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon – family violence. More...

Lexington’s American Legion Auxiliary

On Tuesday, December 6th, the women of Lexington’s American Legion Auxiliary traveled to Temple to help hospitalized veterans with their Christmas shopping. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 5, 2011 Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ayers responded to a two vehicle accident on FM 696 @ FM 619 in Lexington. Starflight was called but they were unable to fly due to the weather. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 4, 2011 At 9:54 pm Chief Bowden and Officer Gaskamp responded to the 100 block of North Avenue reference a 911 hang-up call. Checked ok. Telephone line problems caused by rain. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

It has been my great honor and pleasure to serve the City as its Mayor for the last sixteen years. Although challenges continue, the City is in much better condition than when I first took office. More...

Boys and Girls Club Collecting Junk

With only a few weeks left in 2011, the Lee County Boys and Girls Club want to help you clean up your “junk”. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has a number of good fiction and nonfiction books for our patrons to read. The Shirt On His Back by Barbara Hambly takes place in the Rockies. More...

Sports

Refugio Revenges 2010

With 63-33 Victory in Semi-Final Contest

Refugio gave a good case for their #1 ranking as they ended Lexington’s season with a 63-33 win. Refugio started early and kept up the pressure all night long. Each and every Lexington challenge was answered by the Bobcats. More...

Lady Eagles Win Lexington Tourney

Lexington won its own basketball tourney with wins over Taylor, Dime Box, and Flatonia. In the pool play format, Lexington defeated Taylor 36-24 on Thursday and Dime Box 36- 17 Friday morning to clinch a spot in Saturday’s Championship game. More...

Eagles Dominate All- District Selections

Lexington dominated all the All- District honors. Josh Murray was chosen as the District Most Valuable Player. Kogan Garrett was chosen offensive Most Valuable Player. Antonio Washington was picked the defensive Most Valuable Player. More...

 













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