Digital Edition

2012-03-01 digital edition

Special Sections

 


March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local 4-H-ers Compete at San Antonio

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show coming later this month

The Lee County 4-H Consumer Decision Making team competed at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, earning 9th Place out of 42 teams. Team members were Malissa Sanders, Maegan Sanders, Whitney Whitsel, and Kelly Shows. More...

General Stories

Sheriff’s Report

February 20, 2012 Deputy Skinner was dispatched to CR 216 after a caller reported cows out. They were located at the first curve and removed from the roadway. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Black Bean Casserole

“Fellowship and Food” go together like biscuits and gravy or greens and cornbread. You just can’t beat them. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has many interesting and informative non-fiction books to check out. Listed are a few you’ll love. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - Downtown Lexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012 More...

School

Students Attend BPA Leadership Conference

Top students from Lexington High School will be attending the Business Professionals of America 2012 State Leadership Conference, in Dallas, Texas, February 29- March 3, 2012. More...

Head Start Announces 2012-13 Programs

Head Start and Early Head Start are now accepting applications for the 2012/2013 school year. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Earlier this month, David Boettcher, Phillip Brown, Doug Havard, Russell Iselt, and Alan Turner joined more than 500 leaders from across the state at the Texas Association of School Boards ( TASB) Winter Governance and Legal Seminar in Corpus Christi More...

Sports

Lady Eagles @ Academy Tourney

After winning their first nine games of the 2012 season, the Lady Eagle softball team lost to Salado in the semi-finals of the Academy tourney last weekend. More...

Eagles Bow to Hitchcock 67-58

Lexington and Hitchcock battled to a stand off for three quarters. Lexington had a bad last three minutes of the second quarter when Hitchcock blitzed them for a 12-point difference that offset Lexington’s six-point edge from the first quarter. More...

Eagles Flood Brazos in Overtime 53-49

After the two teams had battled for four quarters, the Lexington Eagles needed extra time to defeat Brazos Consolidated 53- 49. Getting to overtime caused a lot of faint hearts to flutter quite a bit. More...

County’s Finances in Good Shape

However, concern rises over future obligations for retirees’ benefits

Lee County is no different than the rest of the country, feeling the pressure of burdens compounded by a sluggish economy. More...

Local Jobs for Vets

Extreme Composites in Rockdale has been making a major component of Emerald Touch, Inc.’s Integrated Support Exospine (ISE) support device for about 18 months now. However, if Dr. More...

Deadline for Upcoming City and School Elections Fast Approaching

The deadline to sign up for the Lexington City Council and Mayor Election and the Lexington Independent School District Board of Trustees Election is fast approaching. More...

Teen Gets Four Years Probation

An eighteen year old young man from Austin was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District court of Lee County on February 16, with the Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding. Ramon L. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I’ve heard some say that the La Nina pattern is returning, which could cause another dry year. Let’s continue to pray for rain. More...

Photo

Lexington native, Helen Nash, 95 years young last July, is seen posing for her Glamour Shots taken at the SPJST Rest Home in Taylor, where she now resides. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“I Have a Plan for Today, But. . .” Mildred was a spunky little lady. Thin and wiry, she cruised around with her walker, attending every activity offered at her assisted living facility. More...

Just a Thought.......

Personal: To the owner of the tan “ More...

Focus on the Family

Kids Cut Themselves As Way To Deal With Pain

Q: Our daughter just recently started to cut herself. We are in counseling and trying to get help for her. What are your thoughts on why teens want to hurt themselves in this manner? Juli: Human beings are wired to avoid pain. More...

Obituaries

Esther Raschke Brown

May 30,1923 - February 22, 2012

Funeral services for Esther Brown, 88 of Paige, Texas, were held on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Paige with Rev. Michael Werner officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. More...

James Albert Mittasch

July 20, 1950 - February 26, 2012

Funeral services for James Mittasch, 61 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner and Rev. Keith Aschenbeck officiating. More...

 













Today's Special Links