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May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Lexington Athletic Associaiton hosted the Athletic Banquet last Monday night. More...

LC Youth Center to Open its Doors

The Lee County Youth Center will open its doors this summer for approved students in the fourth through eighth grades. Students may get an application for the summer program by calling the center and leaving a message including your address. More...

Drivers License Office Re-Opens

After months of being closed, forcing drivers to go to other cities to renew and/or get their driver’s license, the State has reopened the Drivers License Office in Giddings. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Shrimp Deviled Egg Salad

Summer is here! The one meal I enjoy is lunchtime. The light menus are a welcome when the weather gets over 90 degrees. Fresh vegetables out of our gardens bring a variety of salads; add a little chicken, shrimp, or beef and you have a tasty meal. More...

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Community News

Outdoor News

May 7, 2012

Last Friday District II held a district meeting in Gonzales, Texas. Items discussed were deer breeder inspection and depredation permit process. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session onWednesday, May 9th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson CommunityCenter, 631 N. More...

Homecoming Community Sing

Aaron Johnson, Lexington Elementary School 1st Grader and member of Tanglewood Baptist Church, sang at the Thursday night Community Sing last Thursday. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Someone said to me last week “only eighteen days of school left”. I couldn’t believe it was so few days, so I checked and sure enough they were right. The year has flown by and I know everyone is looking forward to the summer. More...

Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up Backpack Winners

Lexington Elementary School held its annual Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration the weeks of April 2 through April 13. More...

Obituaries

Timothy Lee Exner

November 20, 1959 - May 2, 2012

Timothy Lee Exner was born on November 20, 1959 in Giddings, Texas to Walter “W.O.” Oscar & Norma Marie (Toepper) Exner. He was baptized on December 6, 1959 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington by Rev. More...

Laura Lorine Hosea

October 20, 1941 - May 3, 2012

Laura Lorine Bittner Hosea was born on October 20, 1941 in Giddings, Texas to Alvin & Wilhemina “Minnie” (Schulze) Bittner. She was united in marriage to Herbert Hosea on March 9, 1963 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas. Mrs. More...

Vaughan Jensen

April 23, 1924 - May 3, 2012

Vaughan Jensen was born near Lexington on April 23, 1924 to Thomas and Anna Jensen, one of nine children. He graduated from Lexington High School in 1941. More...

City and School Board Election Results

Deciding votes were cast Saturday, as several candidates vied for Lexington’s Mayor’s position and two city council positions, as well as for two Lexington ISD Board of Trustee positions. More...

Violent Incidents Continue at Giddings State School

After months of reported problems at the Giddings State School, there were two violent incidents that occurred at the facility last Thursday and Friday. More...

Man Gets 18 Years for Burglary and Credit Card Abuse

A Bastrop man was sentenced to two consecutive terms in the state jail facility last Monday by the Honorable Terry Flenniken, 21st District Judge for Lee County. More...

City and School Elections Saturday

Voters will choose two City Council members, the Mayor, and two Lexington ISD Board of Trustees this Saturday, May 12. Polls will open at 7 a.m. at the Lexington Elementary School, and close at 7 p.m. More...

House Fire in Blue

A singlewide mobile home was significantly damaged, primarily from smoke, during a fire last Tuesday afternoon. Debra Makey returned to her home in Blue, located off CR F, to find smoke billowing out of one end of the trailer. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 30, 2012 Fayette County received a 9-1- 1 call from what sounded like an intoxicated subject threatening to harm himself. He was upset because his friend recently committed suicide. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 30, 2012 Cpt. Yarbrough met with a complainant at the Lexington Police Department and took a Forgery of Financial Instrument report. An Investigation is being conducted and the suspects have been identified. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 9, 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 CommunityBldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

My Family is Everything to Me Manuel had heart disease and had been declining for quite a while. His family, four generations, all lived in the same neighborhood. They cared for him in his home, taking shifts between them. He was never alone. More...

Just a Thought.......

Yes, I know, when we think of “everyday people” we may be tempted to conjure up images of the common or the ordinary, but I want to suggest to you just the opposite. More...

Sports

Eagles Eliminated

Schulenburg eliminated Lexington from the state baseball playoffs for the second year. The scenario was the same as last year. Schulenburg won the first game, Lexington the second, and the Schulenburg the third. Game 1: Schulenburg 11 Lexington 0 More...

Lexington to Host Qualifying Tournament

Fox Sports Southwest 7-on-7 State Championship

Lexington High School will host a qualifying tournament Saturday, May 19th for the 6th annual Division II (Class 1A-3A) Fox Sports Southwest 7-on-7 State Championship Tournament presented by Adidas and Academy Sports & Outdoors. More...

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After taking a throw from Kogan Garrett, Lexington Eagle Donnie Havard tried to complete a double play to get the lead runner. Unfortunately, it didn’t happen. More...














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