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May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Quick Action by Fire Fighters Saves the Town from Major Disaster

On Tuesday, April 24, at 5:03 p.m., the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a “block-long fire” that was just 75 yards from area homes. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indictments

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down eight indictments on seven people last Friday, April 27. Adan Arteaga-Galindo, 23 of Giddings, was indicted on two counts; one for sexual performance by a child and the other possession of child pornography. More...

Kleinschmidt Receives Courageous Conservative Award

The Texas Conservative Coalition (TCC) announced the recipients of the organization’s “Courageous Conservative” award, which is given in recognition of legislators’ efforts to advance, support, and vote for conservative policy More...

General Stories

First World Problems

I opened the freezer this morning and a frozen ham steak fell out onto my big toe. It crossed my mind that I should probably go back to bed and skip what I knew would be a bad day. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Elegant Fish Dinner

5 medium-size red potatoes2 small shallots, divided1 pkg. baby spinach, already washed and clean1 medium-size lemon2 TBsp. butterSalt and pepper to taste4 12-inch squares cooking parchment paper4 6 oz. More...

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Church

Homecoming Sing

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance invites you to kick off Homecoming weekend by attending our annual Homecoming Sing. It will be held this Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary at First Baptist Church in Lexington. More...

Photo

The Holy Family Catholic Church’s booth is always something to look forward to. This was taken at last year’s 2010 Homecoming celebration. More...

Just a Thought.......

Say what you will, country songs tell the truth.Tracy Lawrence wrote this one with the help of Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw. More...

Obituaries

Roy “Buddy” Owen Allen III

April 14, 1952 - April 28, 2012

Roy “Buddy” Owen Allen III was born on April 14, 1952 in Giddings, Texas to Roy O. Allen Jr. and Juanita Charlynn (Holtkamp)Allen. He was baptized on April 27, 1952 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. More...

Mildred “Baby Sister” Newton Batiste

October11,1934-April21,2012

In the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is to be found a beloved wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. More...

Thomas Wayne Hudgins

April 3, 1955 - April 22, 2012

Memorial services for Thomas W. Hudgins, 57, of Giddings are scheduled for Monday, April 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Mr. Hudgins passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Giddings. More...

Two Men Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

On Saturday, March 24, at approximately 8 p.m., Lexington Police Officer Nurse made contact with a 14 year old black female, who advised that she was almost abducted by an unknown older black male. More...

Former Teacher Indicted by Grand Jury

Holly Lopez, 32 and a former special education teacher at Lexington Middle School, was indicted by the Travis County Grand Jury on Tuesday, April 24, on seven charges regarding sexual misconduct with a child: two for aggravated sexual assault of a ch More...

Homecoming Festivities

Road Closings on Saturday

This year’s Homecoming festivities will begin Thursday night, first with the traditional Community Singing to be held at First Baptist Church and then with a Street Dance featuring local musicians, The Barons. More...

Brown and Mitchell at State Tennis

Mackenzie Brown and Eriq Mitchell participated in the State Tennis Tourney Monday. Unfortunately, they lost in the first round, but the experience was one they will cherish for the rest of their lives. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 23, 2012 Deputy Crockett was unable to locate some trash that was reportedly dumped out on CR 405. Chief Deputy Lapham was unable to locate some cows out on CR 430. Chief Deputy Lapham completed a civil standby on CR 232. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 23, 2012 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Our BIG weekend has arrived and our streets will be crowded with friends and family visiting Lexington during this year’s Homecoming celebration. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church Begins Sunday Evening Contemporary Worship

On Sunday, May 6, Lexington United Methodist Church will be starting a Sunday evening contemporary worship service for people of all ages and faith backgrounds. This will be a time of praise, worship and Bible teaching in a relaxed atmosphere. More...

Photo

The Lee County hostesses for the Gamma Omega’s April meeting are pictured above, left to right: Denise Brademan, Julia Parker, Tammy Alford, Sarah Garrison, Rebecca French, Lynette Brown, Cynth More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

I realized this weekend that April (School Librarian Month) had almost passed and I had not recognized our wonderful school librarians. We are so blessed in Lexington ISD to have Mrs. Debbie Johnson as our school librarian. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

I went to LaGrange Friday night to watch former Eagle softball coach Arthur Behrend’s team play a warm up game. We have been friends since he taught and coached in Lexington. His Lady Leopards defeated Liberty Hill 7- 1. More...

Lexington at Regional Track Meet

Lexington scored a total of three points in the Region IV-AA track meet held Friday and Saturday at D.W. Rutledge Stadium in Judson. Antonio Washington placed sixth in the shot put with a toss of 47’10 ¼ “. More...

Eagles to Face Horns in Bi- District

Lexington and Schulenburg are familiar with each other after last season’s three-game playoff series. The Horns are basically the same team as last year and the Eagles are also much the same. More...














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