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May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Parade Marshals Something Special

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department and the Lexington Emergency Medical Services both served as this year’s Parade Marshals at Homecoming. More...

Business and Citizens of the Year

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce announced recently Lexington Feed and Farm, owned by Michael and Diana Lerche, as the Business of the Year, and Kenny and Barbara Mostyn as Co- Citizens of the Year. More...

General Stories

Sales Tax Holiday on Energy Efficient Appliances

The opportunity for Texans to save money on energy efficient appliances is fast approaching. The state’s annual ENERGY STAR® Sales Tax Holiday is from Saturday May 26 through Monday May 28, 2012. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Caribbean Crab Sandwich

I have never been to the Caribbean Islands, but if their meals are as good as this one, I need to start saving money to make the trip. 2 limes1 lb. More...

2012 Bluebonnet Rescue Horse Training Challenge

Far too often people look down on rescue horses, seeing them as ‘used up’, ‘unwanted’ or ‘useless’. However, the volunteers of Bluebonnet Equine Humane Society (Bluebonnet) in Texas know better. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 16, 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, May 17, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Waiting Bonnie was in the hospital and had just suffered a series of debilitating strokes. She was breathing heavily, eyes closed, unresponsive. She had only one living relative, a sister, who was in West Virginia. More...

Just a Thought.......

Homecoming

You can brag about the beer and the barbecue. You may wax eloquent about the booths and the band. More...

Sports

Softball Players Honored

Kasey Smith, the Lady Eagles’ outstanding catcher, was recognized as Newcomer of the Year in District 27-AA. Courtney Robertson, Meghann Wrinkle, and Mackenzie Brown were selected to the first team. More...

Community Baseball League Results

WEEK 5

La Grange 11, Winchester 2WP: Ryan Majewski - 7IP, 2H, 16KLP : Colter Zoch - 6 1/3IP, 8H, 6KHR: Ryan Majeski (LG), Josh Leer (WIN)Fedor 9, Serbin 7HR: Zack Berry (FED), Reagan Janda (FED), Michael Kieffer (FED),Mason Becker (SER), Phillip Fritsche (S More...

Lone Star Regional Champions!

Congratulations to the Brazos Valley Juniors (BVJ) 14 Mizuno Volleyball Team for winning the Lone Star Regional Championship. More...

Photo

Last Saturday was Prom Night in Lexington and the Square was transformed into a Cinderella-like stage for all the beautiful young people who gathered for pictures before venturing off to dinner and d More...

2011 Data Now Available for County Audit

Lee County Commissioners selected Anthony Cardiel, CPA, CFE to conduct the 2011 annual audit. A new auditor was selected due to the former CPA firm no longer wanting to perform the audit. More...

Packed House at City Council

The Lexington City Council met on Monday, May 9, in front of a packed house. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 7, 2012 A truck driver reported several cows out on Hwy 21 @ the Sugar Hill Ranch. Deputy Skinner and Deputy Carvin located the cattle and ran them off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 8, 2012 Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Jirasek took a walk-in complaint of an Assault by Threat report at the Lexington Police Department. The complainant advised this incident took place in the 500 Blk of Main. More...

Community News

Laura Ruth and Chad Douglass Robertson of Ledbetter are parents of a baby girl,

born April 24, 2012 at 1:14 p.m. in College Station Medical Center. She weighed 8lbs. 6oz. and was 19 ½ inches long. She has one brother Cash Douglass Robertson, 3 years old. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

SPECIAL MEETING The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: More...

Photo

Karley Wren and her dad, Byron, helped with the ring toss at the Holy Family Catholic Church’s booth during Homecoming. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Superintendent of Schools Lexington Independent School District

The school year is really winding down now, but our staff is working hard to continue to keep our students engaged and focused on instruction. More...

LHS National Honor Society Inducts New Members

The Lexington High School National Honor Society held their annual Initiation Meeting and Induction on May 1, 2012 at the Sirloin Stockade in Taylor. More...

Lexington Rotary 5K Fun Run/Walk

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Obituaries

Angela “Angel” Lynn Sowders

April 11, 1981 - May 11, 2012

Angela Lynn Sowders was born on April 11, 1981 in La Grange, Texas. She graduated from Giddings High School in 1999 and was employed as a Certified Medication Aid with Oakland Manor Nursing Center. More...

 













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