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April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LHS Tracksters Qualify for Regionals

Several students qualified for the upcoming Regional Track Meet at this week’s District Meet hosted at Lexington High School. Here are three who qualified in their divisions. More...

General Stories

Master Plan for Lost Pines Ecosystem Recovery Completed

The effects of the Bastrop Complex Fire are now becoming more apparent: without human assistance the forest will not be able to regenerate within our lifetime. More...

THE LEE COUNTY YOUTH FAIR BOARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Lee County Fair Association, Inc. awards scholarships annually to qualifying high school seniors who are members of the Youth Fair Board. More...

Texas Historical Commission honors Star of the Republic

The Texas Historical Commission honored Dr. Shawn B. Carlson, curator of collections and exhibits at the Star of the Republic Museum, with the John L. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I’m Not Done Yet Ernest lived on a small farm. He worked as a lineman for thirty years, traveling all over the country in the wake of disasters. He was a strong, energetic man. One day, Ernest collapsed on the way to the bathroom. More...

Just a Thought.......

Several years ago, my wife thought that she heard birds fighting just outside our front door. When she went to investigate, she was half right. There were winged ones above the jam, but they weren’t involved in war, they were nest building. More...

Focus on the Family

Prom Night Could Be Positive Experience For Teen Girl

Q: My daughter, a junior, is looking forward to going to her high school prom in a few weeks. But I’m worried about the hedonistic atmosphere. What’s your perspective on this? More...

Obituaries

Lillian Maria Schneider

April 9, 1926 - April 7, 2012

Lillie Maria “Lillian” Leitko Schneider was born on April 9, 1926 in Dime Box, Texas to Robert & Esther (Moerbe) Leitko. She married George Schneider on January 9, 1947. More...

Archie Hubert Sorenson

October 5, 1911 - April 5, 2012

Mr. Sorenson was born October 5, 1911 in the Sandoval Community in Williamson County, Texas and was the son of Sam & Annie (Anderson) Sorenson. More...

Council Members Declare They Have No Problems with Chief Bowden’s Absences

Council member Opal Jane Lewis said, “The City Council, as a whole, has never had a problem with Chief Jerry Bowden’s absences or performance.” More...

Giddings Man Sentenced to Ten-Plus Years

A Giddings man, along with two other people, was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court last Thursday, over which the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presided. More...

Early Voting to Begin For City and School

Early voting for the upcoming City and LISD Board of Trustees will begin April 30 and run through May 8. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 2, 2012 A motorist reported an animal carcass on FM 696 W near the Arrowhead Mini Storage in Lexington. Deputy Liles located the dead hog and cleared the road. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 3, 2012 More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: Call meeting to order, Welcome guest, Citizen input. More...

Outdoor News

By Victor Gonzales, Lee County Game Warden This past weekend on Lake Somerville provided a glimpse of what Mother’s and Memorial Day weekend might bring. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Our students did an excellent job of displaying good sportsmanship at our District Track Meet this week. More...

Sports

Eagles Stumble in Academy Loss

Lexington had Academy on the ropes Wednesday night, after jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the third inning, only to see the Bees rally for three in the fifth inning, and two more in the sixth. More...

Lady Eagles Stung by Lady Bees

Lexington’s Lady Eagles were beaten by the Academy Lady Bees 7- 0 Tuesday night. The game was delayed in starting from about 6:15 to 8:15 by lightning that moved through the area. More...

Eagles Scuttle Lago Vista 4-0

The Lexington Eagles bounced back from Wednesday’s loss to Academy with a 4-0 shut out of Lago Vista Thursday evening. Lane Turner pitched a masterful three-hit for the Eagles. More...














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