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April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Two House Fires Fought

Two house fires occurred last week, one in Lexington and one in Tanglewood. The first occurred on Tuesday, April 17 shortly before 4 p.m. when the Lexington VFD was dispatched to 1107 N. Rockdale Street. More...

Dime Box Woman Sentenced by Visiting Judge

A Dime Box woman and six other people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County last Thursday, April 19, 2012. Visiting Judge Dan Beck presided. More...

Judge Hester Honored for Service to Soil & Water Board

The Lee County Soil & Water Conservation District #359 presented a commemorative plaque honoring Judge Nick Hester for twenty-eight years of service as a Director - Lee Burleson County Soil & Water 1985 - 2003 and Lee County Soil & Water More...

General Stories

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Investigators are seen gathering evidence at a Dime Box location where 52 dogs were surrendered to police. PHOTO More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans

Most Southerners have a favorite Chicken Salad in their recipe collection. If you’re an enthusiast like my wife, then you’ll love this scrumptious recipe. Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 25, 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, April 26, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Sure Hope So Ella Mae was a delightful lady. She suffered from dementia, but still loved to talk, and would do so to anyone who would listen. More...

Just a Thought.......

So, I’m driving up to Lexington and I see a familiar scene once again. A cow has thrust her head under the fence desperately reaching for greener grass on the other side. More...

Sports

Lexington Trumps Thorndale 15-7

Earn State Playoff Spot

The Lexington Eagles used a consistent offense to defeat Thorndale Friday night and earn a spot in the state playoffs. The Eagles clinched the post season participation on Senior Parents Night. That made it more meaningful for the Eagle seniors. More...

Lexington Tops Rogers in Eagle Battle

The Lexington Eagles set themselves up for a playoff clinching game Friday night with a 6-2 win over Rogers Tuesday night. W. E. Meuth pitched a complete game for Lexington, as he held two-time state champ Rogers to seven hits and only two runs. More...

Lady Eagles Wrap Up Season

Lexington’s Lady Eagles went to Rogers Tuesday night with nothing to win and nothing to lose. They lost the game 11-1. They actually lost the game in the bottom of the first inning when they committed five errors and allowed Rogers five runs. More...

Over 50 Dogs Rescued from Life-Threatening Conditions

Dime Box Breeder surrenders dogs and puppies

On FridayApril 20, 2012, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office completed an on-going investigation regarding Animal Cruelty at the “Lit’l Bit of Heaven Puppies” located at 1041 C.R. 425 in Dime Box. More...

CPA Firm Resigns Due to County Report Delays

On Monday, Commissioners heard from Doug Thielemann of Urban, Thielemann, Oltmann and Herms, LLP, concerning the recent approval for a time extension for the Contract for Auditing Services for the County. More...

Giddings Man Indicted for Plotting to Kill His Wife

Dale ErwinArldt, 62, of Giddings, was indicted by the Bastrop County Grand Jury for criminal solicitation of capital murder, a first degree felony. More...

Grand Jury Meets on Former LISD Teacher

Holly Lopez, former Lexington Middle School teacher recently arrested for improper relationship between educator and student and aggravated sexual assault, went before the Travis County Grand Jury on Tuesday afternoon, April 24, after press time. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 16, 2012 A caller reported that her dogs had been barking for quite a while and she would like a deputy to check around their house. Deputy Rudolph checked the house and property and advised everything was ok. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 16, 2012 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

There’s only one more week until Homecoming and the City continues to clean up our public areas in preparation for the event. For those of you having visitors during this memorable occasion, we wish the best of times for you and yours! More...

Outdoor News

Oftentimes overlooked, water safety plays an important role for those choosing to recreate on the public waters of this state. More...

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Linda Conn, center kneeling, donated three trees to the First Christian Church for Earth Day last Sunday. Seen above are a few members of the church at the planting. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

This week our students are participating in another round of STAAR, End of Course and TAKS testing. The state of Texas has greatly increased the number of days that students are taking standardized tests in grades 3-12. More...

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s 6TH GRADE: Colby Bexley, Logan Bowen, Andrew Campbell, Gerald Cooper, Brandon Dominy, Dylan Dominy, Benjamin Hebert, Carter Hibbeler, Jordan Higgins, Trey Holcomb, Madison Iselt, Christian Koch, Tanner Meuth, Tyler Otte, More...

Obituaries

Warren George Speaker

March27,1921-April16,2012

Warren was born on March 27, 1921 in Carmen, Oklahoma to George & Ellen (Fuqua) Speaker. He was baptized and confirmed on December 9, 1962 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Austin by Rev. More...

Anna Louise Williams

October14,1923-April16,2012

Anna was born on October 14, 1923 in Houston, Texas to Howard Myron & Mary Ester (McGar) Kilmer. A graduate of Angleton High School, she was united in marriage to Gilbert Williams on November 3, 1943 in Houston. More...














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