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February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LCTS 4-H Fall Playday Series Results

The LCTS 4-H completed their fall playday series in November and presented awards to qualified riders on January 15 at the Lexington Park. There were 60 riders that qualified for the series and all received buckles, in addition to tack prizes. More...

Lexington FFA Members Shine at Cow Town Stock Show

This past week, the Lexington FFA had several students that exhibited steers at the Ft. Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. There were 2,800 steer entries that participated in one of the largest shows in the state of Texas. More...

General Stories

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From the Chef’s Corner

Thyme Potatoes AuGratin

Having company over to dinner can be a little hectic sometimes when the menu gets pressured for time. My wife assembles this dish the day before. Cover and refrigerate, then let it stand 20 minutes at room temperature before baking. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

If you need something to read, stop by the Giddings Public Library and check out a good book or CD. The Towers Of Midnight by Robert Jordan is a science fiction book that tells about the seals on the D More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 8, 2012Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session onWednesday, February 8th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.The Agenda is as follows:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. More...

Schrader Graduated from Texas A&M

Cara Schrader, formerly of Lexington, graduated December 17, 2011 from Texas A& M University- Corpus Christi receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science with an emphasis in Forensics. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Wins UIL Competition

In December, Lexington Elementary School hosted UIL Competition for the schools in our district. Lexington Elementary competed with schools from Rogers, Thorndale, Cameron and Harmony, with more than 200 students attending. More...

Eagles Slay Yoe 69-41

Lexington scored 69 points Friday night as they near clinching a playoff spot in the post season. Lexington now sits solidly in second place. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The Giants won the Super Bowl. Tom Terrific could not pull off the comeback due to his receivers dropping the football. Tom Coughlin will be the role model for coaching, and Eli Manning will be an elite quarterback for the rest of his career. More...

UIL Realignment Burns up the Roads Lady Eagles Fall to Cameron

What were they thinking?

UIL announced the district realignments last week, and all I can ask is, “ What were they thinking!!!!???” More...

Eagles Blasted by Jarrell

In a game that was never close, undefeated Jarrell blasted Lexington 53-23 Tuesday night. Jarrell started early as they jumped out 6-0 before Lexington scored. More...

Ten People in Three Car Pileup

Ten people were involved in a three car pileup in Lexington last Saturday night. More...

Photos

Full Story

Giddings and Lexington Defendants Sentenced

Five people from Giddings, and one from Lexington, were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, February 2, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 30, 2012 A motorist reported that a truck pulling a trailer turned too short off CR 119 onto FM 141 and the trailer was in the ditch and the truck was blocking FM 141 traffic. More...

Community News

Third Annual Lexington Lone Star Varmint Tournament 2012

The Third Annual Lexington Lone Star Varmint Tournament in Lexington, Texas, hosted by Nocks Bow Repair, was a great success. We had one hundred seventeen teams sign up on Saturday, January 29th. This year we paid out places First through Fifth. More...

GHS Junior Ryan Yantz Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Giddings High School junior, Ryan Scott Yantz, has received the highest honor bestowed on a Scout, the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

Langehennig Graduates From Highway Patrol

William Von Langehennig from Lexington was one of fifty-seven men and women who became Texas Highway Patrol troopers last week after reciting the state’s law enforcement oath and receiving their badges during a ceremony in Austin. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Am I Married? Esther’s mind had been going for quite some time. Most of the time, she didn’t know who or where she was. Her children had ceased to visit her. They simply couldn’t handle it. More...

Just a Thought.......

Sometimes a column starts with a sausage breakfast sandwich from Buckee’s. As I bit into it, I wondered if the meat was fully cooked. And I realized that, if it was, I had trusted someone I had never met to have done that job correctly. More...

Focus on the Family

Husband Concerned About Wife’s Contact With Exes

Q: How do I deal with my wife’s continuing relationships with her ex-boyfriends? We have been married two years and she still likes to communicate with them. More...

Obituaries

James Hart

January 4, 1976 - February 3, 2012

James Marshall Hart, born January 4, 1976, passed away February 3, 2012 at the age of 36. James met an unfortunate fate on December 31, 2011. More...

Alton Alvin Namken

February 25, 1924 - February 5, 2012

Alton Alvin Namken was born on February 25, 1924 in Giddings, Texas to Henry & Selma (Fischer) Namken. He was baptized on March 16, 1924 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. More...

John Alvin Schmidt

June 30, 1929 - February 2, 2012

Mr. Schmidt passed away during the early morning hours of Thursday, February 2, 2012 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. More...

 













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