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January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington Man Charged with Capital Murder

Michael Allen Seaton, formerly of Lexington, surrendered to the Milam County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, December 20, 2011, after he was charged with Capital Murder for the beating death of a four- year- old child. More...

DECEMBER 2011 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

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General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Sweet Potato Souffle

At this time of the year, sweet potatoes are at their best. There are so many variations and ways to prepare them: pies, casseroles, soup and baked. This one you must try. More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

The Definition of An Adult

“I’m ten years old now. I’m an adult. I should be able to stay up later.” This from my son who, if traveling home in a car after 7:00 at night, is fast asleep on his sister’s lap. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2012 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I rise in defense of the breakfast table at Herks. Yes, I know. You have heard that it is just a bunch of old men, with too much time on their hands, sitting around telling tall tales. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

You Know What the Bible Says I knew this was going to be tough. Steve glared at me, sizing me up, a ‘who-the-blank-are-you?’ frown spreading across his face. I introduced myself and sat down. More...

Focus on the Family

Consider Making Lasting Change This New Year

Q: What is the secret to keeping New Year’s resolutions? Do they ever work? More...

Obituaries

Rachel Brown

August 21, 1941 - December 25, 2011

Ms. Brown passed away the morning of Sunday, December 25, 2011 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. She was born on August 21, 1941 and had been a resident of the Country Care Plex Nursing Center for the past 8 years. More...

Richard William Farrack

January 31, 1918 - December 19, 2011

Mr. Farrack passed away the morning of Monday, December 19, 2011 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin. More...

Don Billy Manning

April 10, 1934 - December 30, 2011

Don Billy Manning was born on April 10, 1934 to Earlie & Kate ( Williams) Manning in Mississippi. He served in the U.S. More...

County-Wide No Refusal Weekend Great Success

A “No Refusal Policy” was initiated over the New Year’s weekend in Lee County to help deter driving while intoxicated (DWI), and, if the number of warrants issued under that policy is any indication to the level of success, this fir More...

2011 Best Decorated Yard Winners in Lexington

The Lexington Garden Club announced this week the winners of the 2011 Best Decorated Yard Contest for the Christmas holidays. The Jenke household at 821 Main Street took top place in this year’s contest. More...

Proper Flag Disposal Ceremony Scheduled

The Lexington American Legion is hosting a Flag Disposal Ceremony on Monday, January 9, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., with the assistance of the local Boy Scouts. According to the U.S. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 26, 2011 A caller reported cows out on Hwy 21 near CR 114 in Dime Box. Deputy Ray was dispatched and removed the cows from the road. More...

Lexington Police Report

Hello again from your Chief. Your Police Officers have been very busy with continuing training and with Holiday patrols. Several incidents and offenses have been reported and investigated and some investigations are still underway. More...

Community News

Combined Community Action

Combined Community Action, Inc. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I hope you had a happy holiday season, and we are looking forward to a great 2012. In one of my articles addressing the city’s state of affairs, I did not intend to offend anyone. More...

Chess (K)Nights are Coming to 40 Acre Wood

Used bookstore, 40 Acre Wood, invites Lexington’s chess lovers, from novices to grandmasters, to engage in some over the board chess on Wednesday nights of each month, beginning January 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Bag 1st District Win

Lexington notched its first district win with a 32-27 victory over Academy. Madison Bexley led the Lady Eagles to the win with 15 points. The two teams played the entire game with neither team owning more than a five- point lead. More...

Eagles on All Centex Team

Will Holcomb, Kogan Garrett, Josh Murray, and Jason Washington selected

The Austin American- Statesman released its All-Central Texas Football team in the Saturday, December 24th issue. Four Lexington Eagles were given second and third team honors. More...

Cameron Tourney Results

According to Coach Chris Horn, “Overall the Lady Eagles played well in the tournament and continue to come together as a team. More...

 













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