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January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington Police Capture Fugitive

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at 6:10 p.m., Lexington Police Chief Jerry Bowden, along with Captain Yarbrough, Officer Gaskamp, and Officer Nurse, executed what Chief Bowden described as a SWAT raid at a residence in the 400 block of Avenue G, in sea More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I attended the January meeting of the Lexington City Council. More...

2012 BRAZOS VALLEY CEU CONFERENCE

The Brazos Valley CEU Conference will be conducted on Friday, January 27th at the Burleson County Fair EXPO Building in Caldwell. Registration will begin at 7:30 with the first presentation at 8:30 a.m. More...

Outdoor News

January 16, 2012

This past weekend, I and several other game wardens participated in our annual District II youth hunt. This is something we’ve been doing for the past 18 years or so. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January18, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - DowntownLexington 7 - 9 p.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

2:00 in the morning. A coyote howls in the dark. Not so unusual, except this time he was right outside my window. Disturbing, because he was so close. For a moment, I thought of him as an intruder. But, when dawn came, I had a better insight. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Think He Loves Me a Whole Lot Latasha had been battling cancer for over a decade. Her short life had been difficult, full of pain and disappointment. More...

Focus on the Family

Little Girl’s ‘Boyfriend’ Part Of Childish Fantasy

Q: Our 4-year-old daughter has been talking a lot about having a “boyfriend.” Recently, while playing with some neighborhood kids, she and a boy of the same age kept going off into a corner of the yard “to be alone.” Should I More...

Obituaries

Billy Roy Els

October 6, 1947 - January 9, 2012

Billy Roy Els was born on October 6, 1947 in Ledbetter, Texas to Frank Herman & Erna Ella (Stork) Els. He graduated from Giddings High School and married Joan (Joanie) Weidemann on February 22, 1969 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings. More...

Giddings’ Farm Service Agency Office May Be Closing

Public Meeting scheduled for Friday at 3 in Lincoln

The Lee County Farm Service Agency announced last week that the Giddings office is being considered by the United States Department of Agriculture for consolidation with another office. More...

City Water Rates Going Up

At the regular meeting of the Lexington City Council held on Wednesday, January 12, 2012, the Council agreed that it is necessary to raise the base rate from $16.50 to $26.50 per month for 3,000 gallons of water. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Seven

One sentenced in District Court

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted seven people on January 12, five of whom are from Lee County. Dale Erwin Arldt, 52 of Giddings, was indicted for retaliation. Raynard L. More...

Lexington High School Graduate Promoted to Texas Ranger Captain

Frank Malinak, currently a Texas Ranger Lieutenant in Waco, was promoted to Texas Ranger Captain last week. Frank was a 1974 Lexington High School graduate. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 9, 2012 An employee at a local business on Hwy 290 West called and reported that the lock on the gate had been cut. Deputy Ray was dispatched and the owner was contacted. A report was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

LEXINGTON POLICE REPORT: January 16, 2012 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

SPECIAL MEETING The Lexington City Council met in a Special Meeting on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012, at 5:30 p.m, at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: Call meeting to order., Welcome guest,Citizen input. More...

Girl Scout Cookies on Sale January 18

Girl Scouts of Central Texas will launch its annual Cookie Program on Jan. 18. , and it will last through Feb. 24. Girl Scout cookie booths will be available at select neighborhood stores beginning Jan. 24. More...

Lexington Log Cabins Quarterly Meeting

January 22, 2012 is the date for the next Quarterly Membership Meeting of the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s 6TH GRADE: Colby Bexley, Tyler Brower, Andrew Campbell, Dylan Dominy, Walker Hess, Clay Iselt, Madison Iselt, Brittany Krenek, Tanner Meuth, Taylor Paulk, William Piper, Wyatt Retlaff, Seth Seal, Rayghan Stewart, Magdal More...

7A Lady Eagles Win Tournament

The Lexington Middle School Lady Eagles traveled south to Giddings on Saturday morning, January 14th for part of the Giddings Invitational Middle School Girls Basketball Tournament. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Capture Cameron

Lexington spotted the Lady Yoe of Cameron four points in the first quarter, but fought back, to a 38- 30 win on the road. The Lady Eagle Junior Varsity also brought home a 24-22 victory. More...

Eagles Drop Yoe 47-43

Lexington watched Cameron drop in four consecutive three-pointers in the first quarter to take a quick lead. Lexington fought hard defensively to keep the Yoe close. More...

Green Eagles Pluck the Black Eagles 52-43

Lexington took an early lead against Rogers and held it the entire game. Lexington continues to shoot a low percentage but gets many more shots due to their tenacious defense. More...














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