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March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Teacher Arrested

On March 15, 2012, Pflugerville Police Department officers arrested Holly Lopez, 32, at her residence. Up until February 28, Lopez was a special education teacher at Lexington Middle School. More...

Stat Air Takes Local Woman to Brackenridge

Pamela Hammett, formerly of Lexington and currently living in Rockdale, was taken by PHI Stat Air from Bastrop following a single car accident that happened in the early hours of Sunday morning, March 18. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

If you haven’t heard by now, the boat ramp at Nails Creek State Park is now open. Recent rain has raised the lake level approximately 2.5 - 3.5 feet from the ramp outward. More...

St. Paddy’s Day Madness

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Ok. So St. Paddy’s Day is over. But this is too green not to publish. Enjoy!) Green is okay. It’s not my favorite color. It’s not my least favorite. More...

Home Country

We hadn’t seen our pal, Steve the cowboy, at the philosophy counter at the Mule Barn truck stop for a while. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 21, 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 22, 2012 More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

If the softball team gets through this week undefeated, they will be in great shape for the playoffs. Every year we ask if this is the year the Lady Eagles make it to state? More...

Lady Eagles Vanquish Lady Vikings

Lexington remained undefeated at 3-0 in district play with a decisive 17-0, four inning defeat of Lago Vista Monday afternoon. More...

Jarrell Plucks Eagles

Lexington and Jarrell played good baseball for five innings. Jarrell was leading 5-3 going into the top of the sixth inning when Jarrell erupted for a deciding eight runs. The Eagles fall to 1-2 in district play, with a tough week ahead. More...

Search and Rescue Efforts Continue

A water rescue continues in Lee County for Sally Leuker, who went missing in high water off of FM 1624 Tuesday evening at around 7:30 p.m. More...

Terroristic Threat Sends Dime Box Man to Jail

District Court Sentences Another for DWI - Subsequent

The Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presided over the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on March 8, sentencing two people, one, an 18 year old Dime Box man for threatening students and a bus driver in the Dime Box Independent School District More...

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show This Week

The 40th Annual Lee County Junior Livestock Show opens this week and dedicates this show to John Smith, a retired Giddings Agriculture Science teacher, rancher, civic leader and active participant in this annual event, which he was instrumental in es More...

Be Careful of What You Wish For

While the drought is still vivid in most of our minds, recent rains may have some of us being a little more cautious about what we wish for. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 12, 2012 A home health service called and reported that one of their clients fell and couldn’t get up. She was reporting that she was not injured. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Rudolph responded to the call. More...

Community News

Best of the Best Postal Worker!

Wanda Adams, pictured above, was selected as the Best Postal Worker in Lee County in this year’s Reader’s Choice Awards. Wanda works at the Lexington Post Office. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Now that the children have returned to their scholastic schedules after enjoying a brief, but welcomed, Spring Break, I just want to remind everyone to be cautious when driving in school zones. More...

Lexington Cemetery Association

The Lexington Cemetery Association will host their annual business meeting on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at the Woodson Community Building in Lexington. The meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

My wife and I were watching a stand-up comedy routine the other evening. As usual, he was very funny. Late in his presentation, he talked of making an encouragement trip to our troops in Iraq. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I’ve Always Been My Own Boss More...

Focus on the Family

Family Mealtime Can Create Quality Family

Q: You’ve talked about the importance of family mealtime, but I’m not sure it’s worth reorchestrating everyone’s schedule to make it happen. My wife and I both work, and our kids are involved in all sorts of activities. More...














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