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April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lincoln VFD’s Good Friday BBQ

The Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual Good Friday BBQ this Friday, April 6, at the Lincoln Community Center. As in years past, they will feature barbecued beef, pork, sausage, chicken and mutton, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

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Lexington students who have competed in various UIL events this year have enjoyed a great deal of success, reaching the top six in our district. More...

General Stories

Free Child Safety Seat Checkup

On Thursday, April 12, the Lee County office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free Child Safety Seat Checkup event in Lexington in the parking lot of St. James Lutheran Church, from 2 pm to 5 pm. More...

Lee County Go Texan BBQ Competition Moving from Giddings to Lexington for 2012

The Lee County Go Texan Committee wishes to announce a change of venue for this year’s Go Texan BBQ competition. The competition has been held the past several years during the Lee County Fair’s Charcoal Challenge. More...

Beef Quality Assurance Training in Cameron

There will be a Texas Beef Quality Assurance Program Training held at The 44 Farms in Cameron on Tuesday, April 10. Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the program will begin at 9 am. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 4, 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 Lexington7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Pray That I Would Be Forgiven Claude was a self-made man. He had been a loner all his life, living all over the world. He fought in Korea and Vietnam. He was a big, tough, no-nonsense kind of guy. Now he was battling cancer. More...

Just a Thought.......

It is common in Texas to talk about the lonesome pine on the prairie. That is not my story. I live next to a lonesome palm. I noticed this tree when the wife and I moved into our little cul-de-sac some five years ago. More...

Focus on the Family

Stay-at-home Mom Trying To Control Anger Toward Kids

Q: I’m a stay-at-home mom with four children under the age of 7. I love my kids and would do anything for them. But sometimes, I just lose it. I can’t handle all of the noise and the constant demands. More...

Sports

Eagles Skunk Thorndale 10-0

Lexington used an opportunistic offense and shut-down pitching by W.E. Meuth to defeat Thorndale 10-0 in five innings Tuesday night. The biggest Lexington hit of the night was a two-run home run by Kogan Garrett in the fourth inning. More...

Lady Eagles Pound Thorndale

Lexington scored five runs in the top of the first inning on two hits, two walks, and three Thorndale errors. Lexington added three in the second, two in the third, and three in the fourth. More...

Sports Thoughts

The NCAA basketball championship is down to Kansas and Kentucky. Several people picked that as the championship game. I did not. The Lady Eagles and Eagles are entering a critical period this week in their chances to make the playoffs. More...

Parachuter Dies in Skydiving Accident

On Sunday afternoon, April 1, 2012, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a resident living near FM 696, approximately 2 ½ miles east of Lexington, who witnessed a skydiver jump from a plane experienci More...

City Council Concerned About Police Chief Absences

The Lexington City Council met in a special meeting last Wednesday and went into Executive Session to deliberate the employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline or dismissal of the Chief of Police, Jerry Bowden. More...

Grand Jury Indicts Eight

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down ten indictments on eight individuals on Friday, March 30. More...

Easter Sunrise Service

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance invites everyone to a Community Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 8, beginning at 7 a.m. on the Square in Lexington. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 26, 2012 A complainant reported that her 16 year old son pushed her down and hit her. She wanted to file charges on him. He left the residence on CR 226 and was on foot. Deputy Ayres located the juvenile and took him back to the residence. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 26, 2012 More...

Community News

Area Students at Sam Houston State

A number of former Lee County students recently earned honors and degrees at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Have a Happy, Blessed and Safe Easter! I would like to remind you that April is Clean Up Month for the City of Lexington. Dumpsters will be at the City Yard on FM 1624, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting on April 2, 2012. More...

Milam County Nature Festival Coming Up!

The 3rd Annual Milam County Nature Festival will be on Saturday April 14 from 9am to 3pm at Rockdale Fair Park in Rockdale TX, rain or shine. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll for the Third Nine Weeks

All A Honor Roll Third Grade Avery Carter, Elexus Cooper, Jazmine Cranston, Payson Eberz, Ty Hawley, Alyssa Hilcher, Lorelie Howard, Ethan Iselt, Marla Iselt, Victoria Mathis, Kylee Muhl, Luke Scheel, Margaret Woodward, Miranda Woodward Fourth Grade More...

Lexington Girls Middle School Track Results

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Superintendent’s Corner

I always get excited when our students win, whether it is at the Lee County Livestock Show, the baseball field, the tennis court, music competitions, or theater arts. More...














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