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January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Alcoa to Close Two of the Remaining Six Idled Potlines

Alcoa announced this week that it intends to close two of the six idled potlines at the Rockdale Operations. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

BBQ Shrimp

Nowadays, just about any kind of meat can be barbecued, but here is one you don’t find around here. This one is a “seaside classic.” More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

Home Country

There were two little boys down at the Doughnut Hole Café the other day, standing outside, just waiting. They didn’t have long to wait. The Greyhound bus pulls up just about one each afternoon, give or take a little. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 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. Thursday, January 12, 2012 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

The other night I stepped out of the Rock House where I stay to survey the landscape one more time before bed. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

As we move into the second half of the school year in Lexington ISD, our primary focus is to teach students in interesting ways so they will be prepared to enter the post-secondary school of their choice and/or the workforce. More...

Obituaries

Gladys Lurline Miller

January 3, 1912 - January 6, 2012

Gladys Lurline Miller was born on January 3, 1912 to William and Louise Phears in Dime Box, Texas. Gladys was married to Harold A. Miller for 52 glorious years. She raised two beautiful children, Janice and Tommy. More...

Bobby Lee Phillips, Sr.

May 16, 1920 - January 6, 2012

Bobby Lee Phillips, Sr., was born May 16, 1920 in Dallas, the only child of Robert E. and Norma Lee (Copeland) Phillips. More...

Candace Karen Thornton

September 29, 1958 - January 6, 2012

Candace Karen Thornton was born on September 29, 1958 in Giddings, Texas to Martin & Karen Kappler Jr.. More...

City Has Full Agenda for Wednesday Meeting

Chief Bowden to request three more reserve officers

The Lexington City Council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, January 11, at 6 p.m. and three items on their agenda pertain to the Police Department. One item has Police Chief Jerry Bowden requesting three more reserve officers. More...

Jordan Peterson takes Coaching Job at Fresno State

Lexington-ex Jordan Peterson, who has spent the last two seasons as a student assistant at Texas A&M, has been offered an assistant coaching position at Fresno State under Tim DeRuyter. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 2, 2012 Deputy Skinner spoke to a complainant regarding a young child that had a dog bite to the face. The dog was a mix breed pit bull and had not had all its shots. 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

Texas A&M University Fall Graduates

Diplomas were awarded to approximately 3,600 Texas A&M University graduates during fall commencement ceremonies. Among those receiving degrees were: Stephanie R. Hasskarl, from Lexington, with a Bachelor of Business Adminstration in Accounting. More...

Texas A&M University Dean’s Honor Roll

The Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes students taking at least 15 semester hours during the fall semester who have maintained a 3.75 or higher grade point (GPR) out of a possible 4.0. More...

Terrell Receives Academic Honors

Jimmy Terrell, from Lexington, has been named to the Fall 2011 Dean’s List at McMurry University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking 12 or more credit hours. More...

Sports

Lago Vista Sinks Eagles

Lago Vista dealt Lexington its first district defeat Tuesday night with a 57-51 win over the Eagles. The game was tightly contested from the first made shot, a two-point shot by Lago Vista, until the last shot which also was a deuce by LV. More...

Lady Eagles Jolted by Jarrell 53-25

Jarrell’s tall, talented Lady Cougars came out with their foot on the accelerator with an 18-2 opening quarter, then repeating the 18 in the second quarter. Lexington, in the meantime, had a hard time scoring. More...

Lady Eagles Looted by Lady Vikings

Lexington battled the Lago Vista Lady Vikings evenly for the first quarter, actually taking a 13- 12 lead after the first quarter. From there it was literally downhill for the much shorter Lady Eagles. Lago Vista eventually won the game 54-32. More...

 













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