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2012-06-07 digital edition

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June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Photo

LHS grads, Casey Strom, David Braziel, Austin Smith, Lane Turner, Raimond French, Zach Rother, and Colin Wiggins, gather for a quick photo opportunity before their graduation ceremony last Saturday n More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Creamy Mexican Fiesta with Beef

1 lb. More...

Lifestyle Changes?

At first, I was good. I was very good. I picked my croutons off my salad before I ate it. I asked the waiters not to bring bread to the table. I drank water with a touch of lemon. More...

Home Country

Steve saddled Old Snort and rode him down to the Mule Barn late in the afternoon, after chores were done. He had a sack with several days’ worth of groceries in it, and wore a smile that transcended the workaday world. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 6, 2012Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - DowntownLexington 7 - 9 p.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

When is This Going to be Over? Samuel had been active all his life. He’d worked at the same job for over 30 years, then retired and began farming. He was in constant motion. He got dizzy one day out in the field. Headaches followed. More...

Just a Thought.......

My Lexington education continues with my most recent “learnin’. You can be snubbed by a cow. In fact, it is possible to be rejected by an entire field of bovines at one time. More...

Sports

Eagles Garner All-District Honors

Several of Coach Craig Finley’s Eagles were given honors by District 27-AA coaches. Donnie Havard was voted co-Defensive Player of the Year. Lane Turner, Kogan Garrett, and Logan Meuth were selected to the first team. W.E. More...

Sports Thoughts……

The Big XII is doing pretty good in the ball playoffs. Oklahoma is playing for the national championship in softball. Baylor, Oklahoma, and incoming member TCU are in the regional finals in baseball. More...

LISD’s Students Make Rod Presentation to Governor Perry on behalf of Outdoor Ed

On the afternoon of Thursday, May 24, 2012, LISD staff member and former Outdoor Education Instructor, David Mohr and 2011 LHS graduate and former Outdoor Education student, Ethan Ragland, drove to Bastrop, Texas, to the Bastrop Fire Station two. More...

Firefighters Battle Two Fires in the City Last Week

Lexington volunteer firefighters fought two fires within the City Limits last week, one involving a structure and the other a grass fire. More...

Lee County Relay For Life

The 2012 Relay For Life of Lee County will be held on June 8, 2012 at Giddings High School Buffalo Stadium. Opening Ceremony begins at 7pm. This year’s theme is “Seasons of Hope”. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 28, 2012 A motorist reported that she was on Hwy 290 West near Color Star Growers and she had a flat tire. She advised that she did not have a jack to change the tire. Deputy Allen was dispatched to the call and assisted. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 30, 2012 Cpt. Yarbrough and Officer Jirasek responded to a walk-in report of found property. The property was discovered in the area of Giddings St. The property was taken and tagged as found property and placed in evidence for safekeeping. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I’m sure I don’t have to tell everyone that we are entering into what will most likely be a long hot summer. More...

Outdoor News

This past weekend I was assigned to Lake Bastrop to fill in for the local warden. Winds were pretty steady Saturday and Sunday with minimum boating traffic. More...

School

Introducing The Class of 2012!

The Lexington High School Class of 2012 enjoyed their graduation ceremony last Saturday night at Eagle Stadium. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

This past Saturday evening, our Lexington High School Eagles-Class of 2012 walked ac More...

Obituaries

Robert Albert Artmann

September 10, 1924 - May 31, 2012

Graveside services for Robert Artmann, 87 of Bonham, Texas and formerly of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the Giddings City Cemetery with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Harvey Monroe Franke

July 11, 1934 - June 1, 2012

Harvey Monroe Franke was born on July 11, 1934 in Winchester, Texas to William Albert & Emilie Renate (Fritsche) Franke. He was baptized on July 15, 1934 in his own home by Rev. Louis Trinklein and was confirmed on April 10, 1949 at St. More...

Henry Paul Gersch

January 28, 1929 - May 29, 2012

Henry Paul Gersch was born on January 28, 1929 in Serbin, Texas to Otto & Selma (Mutscher) Gersch. He was baptized on January 29, 1929 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. Herman Schmidt and was confirmed on March 29, 1942, also at St. More...

 













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