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February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Fatal Accident

A one car fatal accident occurred last Friday morning at about 5:45 a.m. Megan Rene Gilmore, 24 of Giddings, was traveling southbound on FM 180 2.4 miles northwest of Ledbetter. More...

School Bus Driver and Student Rescued from Rising Water

Recovering Surgery Patient Also Rescued from Flash Flood

Cheryl Richardson of Lexington was on her normal bus route for LISD and had picked up one of her charges by 6: 45 last Wednesday morning. Her route had her on FM 112, near the Lee/ Milam County line. More...

General Stories

Country Music Monday

A fantastic drummer, noted singer/guitarist, Gospel singer, plus Sally Carlson, Ken Brothers and the regular Country Music Monday band are on the program for Monday night’s Country Music Monday’s show. More...

Four Sentenced

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, January 26, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Barbecued Pork Quesadillas

“What’s for supper?” For working moms and dads, who come home from work thinking, “What am I cooking tonight?, this dish is very tasty and requires very little time to prepare. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 1, 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. Thursday, February 2, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I’ve Got Your Back Edith lived in a beautiful old home out in the country. The house had expanded to accommodate four generations. It had a charm that is rare these days. More...

Just a Thought.......

Recently, while taking my walk (which includes a long section of country road) a friend stopped his pickup, in the middle of the lane, for a visit. Like all good Texans, we leaned on the bed of the truck and talked. More...

Focus on the Family

Adopted Child Needs Time To Adjust To New Family

Q: My son is 6 years old; we recently adopted him from overseas. He’s an amazing kid — charming, smart, fun and cheerful. My only concern is that he’s very impulsive. When he’s under supervision he does very well. More...

Obituaries

Megan Rene Gilmore

October 22, 1987 - January 27, 2012

Megan grew her wings and went to be with Jesus unexpectedly the morning of Friday, January 27, 2012 near Giddings as a result of an automobile accident. More...

Roger Ted Lay

November 9, 1948 – January 23, 2012

Roger Ted Lay, 63 of Houston, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2012. He was born on November 9, 1948 in Cameron, Texas to Robert Ted Lay and Thelma Lay (Foster). More...

John W. Parker, Sr.,

April 9, 1917 - January 26, 2012

John W. Parker, Sr., of Granbury was called to God Thursday, January 26, 2012 at the tender age of 94. More...

Storm Brings Needed Rain With Unwanted Consequences

Much needed rains came last Wednesday morning, bringing with it some unwanted consequences. At least three rescue operations happened in Lexington, as a result of rising waters, and the gym at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln was destroyed. More...

Man Points Gun at Students

Charged with Terroristic Threat

On January 26, 2012, at 7:42 a.m., Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer, along with Chief Deputy Nathan Lapham, and Deputies Jeremiah Rudolph and Lee Liles, responded to Dime Box High School regarding a terroristic threat reported by a bus driver to Princ More...

Personnel Cuts at LISD May be Imminent

During a public meeting on Monday, January 30, 2012, the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees reviewed the impending budget cuts in state and federal allocations for the 2012-2013 school year. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 23, 2012 A caller reported that somebody was knocking down mailboxes and road signs on Oakwood Drive. Deputy York took the information. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The welcomed rain seems to have put everyone in a good mood, myself included! More...

Seton Seeking Members

The Lexington Association of Seton is currently seeking new members. Our annual dues are only $ 10.00 and are applied toward future projects in Austin. More...

Lee County Teams Win Championships

The 2012 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Area Go Texan Contests were held this past weekend at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy. Teams from Lee County represented very well and came back with two Championships again this year. More...

School

Lexington Elementary Teachers Raise Cash for Cancer

Lexington Elementary teachers participated in a fund raiser in October to raise money for cancer awareness. Teachers who wanted to participate could pay five dollars a day to wear blue jeans to school. More...

Sports

Eagles Avoid Bee Sting 47-43

A. J. Flot scored six of Lexington’s last seven points against Academy, as the Eagles rallied to take an exciting 47-43 win over the Bees. Lexington had led most of the game, until Academy took the lead midway of the fourth quarter. More...

Eagles Sink Vikings 51-43

Move into 3rd place in District

Lexington got off to a good start with 14 points in the first quarter in their win over Lago Vista. The Eagles then held the lead, widening in the third quarter and then cruising to a finish in the fourth. More...

Lady Eagles 8B Cream Cameron

The Lexington Middle School Lady Eagles traveled to Cameron on Thursday, January 26, to take on the Middle School Lady Yoe. The 8B team tipped off first and quickly rattled off 8 points before Cameron was able to counter with a single 2 point shot. More...














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