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April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Chief Given Leave of Absence

During their regular meeting held on Wednesday, April 11, the Lexington City Council voted to grant Lexington Police Chief Jerry Bowden a 30 day unpaid leave of absence as of April 1, 2012, according to the personnel policy. More...

City of Lexington

March 2012 Revenue Report

Sales Tax - $17,505.85EDC - $5,687.18 More...

General Stories

Home Country

It was one of those blissful spring evenings when everything works out just right. More...

Ben Franklin and My Boy

I was recently reading a biography of Benjamin Franklin. Why, you ask? I could not help but wonder why he was the only guy engraved on our money who was not a past president. Why was he so special? More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Granny’s Corn Pudding

Try something new for supper – scrumptious corn pudding and butterbeans (you’ll get that recipe next week). If you’d like to add Southwestern flair to this recipe, try the flavor variation. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Thursday, April 19, 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. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Consider the Lilies of the Field

One of the joys of making the trip from San Antonio to Lexington each week this Spring are the wild flowers along the way. As you know, they are beautiful this year, and abundant. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Should’ve Been Doing That All Along Marlene was in her early nineties. Until a month ago, she’d been incredibly healthy, living alone and tending her garden every day. A stroke had changed all that. More...

Obituaries

Delbert Ludwig Gersch

September14,1926-April15,2012

Delbert Ludwig Gersch was born near Northrup in Lee County, Texas to Theodore & Olga (Steglich) Gersch. He was baptized on September 19, 1926 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas by Rev. More...

Ludwig Max Kipp

October 20, 1929 - April 10, 2012

Ludwig Max Kipp was born on October 20, 1929 in Giddings, Texas to Herman & Marie (Ansohn) Kipp. He graduated from Giddings High School and attended Lamar College in Beaumont. More...

Roy Dean Kyle

February 21, 1943 - April 12, 2012

Roy Dean Kyle was born on February 21, 1943 in Bisbee, Arizona to Charley & Naomi (Crain) Kyle. He grew up and graduated from high school in Madisonville. Roy was united in marriage to Connie Lehmann on April 3, 1970 in Denver, Colorado. More...

Neighbor Thwarts Potential Burglary in Broad Daylight

According to the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office, a potential burglary in broad daylight was thwarted last week after a witness reported seeing two people loading something on a flatbed trailer at a neighbor’s house. More...

Five Individuals Sentenced in Lee County District Court

The Honorable Terry Flenniken presided over the 21st District Court of Lee County on Wednesday of last week, sentencing five people. More...

Article

The Lee County Commissioners Court announced changes in County political boundaries recently. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 9, 2012 More...

Lexington Police Report

April 9, 2012 More...

Community News

Lexington Chamber Of Commerce Receives Grant From The Texas Commission On The Arts

With help from the Texas Commission on the Arts and local Lexington sponsor My Friend’s House Day School, The Lexington Chamber of Commerce will feature FREE children’s entertainment as Lexington celebrates its 47th Annual Homecoming on T More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING The Lexington City Council met in regular session on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Outdoor News

April 16, 2012

On Friday the 13th, Districts 2 and 3 met in La Grange at La Grange High School for our annual physical fitness test. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

It is busier than ever in Lexington schools as we begin the last six weeks of school. This past Monday at our Regular April Board Meeting, we recognized our secondary students who are advancing to Regionals in Academic UIL. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Fall to Cameron

Lexington tried mightily, but failed, in their quest to continue the string of 17 straight years in the state playoffs. Lexington came from behind to take a 10-8 lead after six innings. More...

Sports Thoughts

It is a shame the softball playoff streak had to end. 16 years is a pretty good run for any sport. That means Lexington has had some outstanding softball players for a long time. More...

Tracksters Qualify for Regionals

Lexington track competitors qualified for Regional competition Monday and Wednesday at the District 27-AA meet. Boys and girls qualified relay teams, and the boys had several individuals qualify. More...

 













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