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January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Vote Now in Lee County’s Prestigious Best of the Best

Winners of the prestigious Lexington Leader’s Fourth Annual Lee County Best of the Best Reader’s Choice Awards are being selected right now! More...

Photo

For years, employees of Luminant have enjoyed an annual picnic where they can bring their families together and enjoy some down time off the job. More...

General Stories

Grandma’s Brag

Jewell and Jayden Glover Children of Michael and Racheal Glover of Lexington Grandchildren of Papa and Nana of Lexington More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Shrimp and Corn Bisque

When I was a kid, I didn’t even know what a shrimp was. My dad was a farmer in Killeen, Texas. We ate what we harvested and, other than chicken and fish that we raised, it was not to be had. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 25, 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 -Downtown Lexington 7 - 9 p.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Feel So Alone Mildred was well cared for in a nice facility. Her door was decorated to the hilt, and her room was full of pictures of family, friends, and memories from the past. More...

Just a Thought.......

One twilight evening I was driving back to Kerrville from San Antonio. The sky was a beautiful swirl of clouds and color. Purples and pinks began their reign over the horizon as the sun slipped slowly away. More...

Focus on the Family

To Heal After Infidelity, Marriage Needs Re-evaluation

Q: My wife has had multiple affairs over the past 10 years. She wants to put things back together; we still love each other. I’m having a hard time trusting her due to the fact that it has happened more than once. More...

Obituaries

Gilbert Arthur Hannes

December 7, 1918 - January 18, 2012

Mr. Hannes was born December 7, 1918 in Dime Box to parents William and Gertrude Hahn Hannes. He worked for Works Projects Administration doing public works projects. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. More...

Ella Alma Bohot

August 23, 1914 - January 17, 2012

Funeral services for Ella Bohot, 97 of Baytown, Texas, were held on Friday, January 20, 2012 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch of Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings officiating. More...

Richard CoorPender Brooke

Richard CoorPender Brooke, (“Dick”) passed away from earthly life to eternal life on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, after living more than 92 wonderful years. His determined spirit prevailed throughout his life. More...

Police Get Two More Patrol Cars

In a special called meeting on Tuesday, January 17, the Lexington City Council voted unanimously to purchase two police cars for $ 8,500. More...

Commissioners Review Bids

At the Lee County Commissioners regular meeting held Monday, the Court opened the bids received for a new roof for the Museum. The bids ranged from $5,994 for an asphalt roof, to $20,900 for a metal roof. More...

City of Lexington

December 2011 Revenue Report Municipal Court $4,450.10 Sales Tax $15,698.38 Lexington EDC $5,105.25 More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 16, 2012 A complainant reported a welfare concern on a female that appeared to be out of it. She seemed to be on drugs and could not even stand up. She has two small children and was worried for their safety. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: As a City Council person, I would like to inform the general public, that if you have any questions or concerns about anything that has happened at a City Council meeting, taped transcripts are available at the City Office. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

With winter’s arrival, it’s not unusual to notice things we normally might not see, like trash and litter on the sides of our roads, in the ditches and along back alleys. More...

5th Sunday Singing

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance will host a 5th Sunday Singing at Faith Temple this Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to the wonderful community event. Refreshments will be served following the service. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

In Lexington schools we continue to focus on preparing our students for the increased rigor of the STAAR assessments which are aligned to the College and Career Readiness Standards. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Avery Carter, Elexus Cooper, Ellie Doerfler, Payson Eberz, Alyssa Hilcher, Lorelei Howard, Ethan Iselt, Marla Iselt, Victoria Mathis, Emily Ross, Luke Scheel, Margaret Woodward More...

Sports

Thorndale Bites the Eagles 54-45

Lexington played a strong first half, but faltered in the second as Thorndale defeated the Eagles 54- 45. Lexington had a problem from the field as they shot only 41% from the field. 41% is not bad unless you consider where the shots came from. More...

Lexington’s Lady Eagles Fail Thorndale Test

Thorndale defeated Lexington 54-39 Tuesday night in Thorndale. The two teams battled evenly in the first quarter. The unusually tall Lady Dogs could not handle the pressure the Little Lady Eagles put on them. More...

Eagles Claw Buffaloes

Even District Record at 3 - 3

Lexington defeated Florence 47-32 Friday night to even their district record at 3- 3. Jason Washington keyed the win with driving lay ups, three pointers and passes to teammates open under the basket. More...














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