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June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Nick Hester Retires

After serving 18 years as Justice of the Peace – Precinct 3, Nick Hester issued notice to the Lee County Commissioners that he intends to resign, effective July 31, of this year. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

French Market Meat Loaf

We know how popular community cookbooks are in the south. Your family and friends will love this recipe, courtesy of Junior League Cookbooks from Austin and New Orleans. More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

Roget’s Gift

Words are strange and beautiful things, depending on the order in which you place them. They are the unit we use most to communicate our thoughts. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 20, 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, June 21, 2012 More...

Church

God and Country

The New Sweden Evangelical Lutheran Church will host their annual “God and Country” event on Sunday, July 1. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“Don’t We Know Change is Always Coming?” Robert was in the hospital for cancer surgery. They went in, took one look, and closed him back up. It had spread everywhere. More...

Just a Thought.......

In previous columns, I have written about my ongoing education in the ways of Lexington. This week, I am happy to report that it was my wife who got “learned”. As usual, we were staying at the Rock House. More...

Obituaries

Hulda Louise Arceneaux

March 3, 1920 - June 13, 2012

Hulda Louise (Hilda) Jatzlau Arceneaux, 92, passed away on June 13, 2012 at her place of residence in Lincoln, Texas. More...

Margarett Ann Hirt

October 6, 1952 - June 17, 2012

Margarett Ann Hirt was born Oct. 6, 1952 in Matador, Texas and was a daughter of Fred Nolen & Miriam Riddle Nolen. More...

Col W. Rex, Davis, MD, USA (Retired)

June 22, 1925 – June 12, 2012

Col. W. Rex Davis, MD, USA (Retired) entered into rest on June 12, 2012 at the Hospice Brazos Valley Inpatient Unit in Bryan. The family received friends from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 15th at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. More...

It’s Official – Capt. Yarbrough Made Interim Chief

To take over duties of Chief of Police following resignation of Bowden, officially July 1

Last Wednesday, the Lexington City Council voted unanimously to make Captain Clarence Yarbrough the Interim Chief of Police in the absence of Chief Jerry Bowden. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts 15

The Lee County Grand Jury indicted 15 people, for a total of 23 infractions, on Friday, June 8. Louis D. Byers, 18 of the Texas Youth Commission in Giddings, was indicted for assault against a public servant. More...

Lexington Man Sentenced in Court

A Lexington man was sentenced to 180 days confinement in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center for theft of property, valued at less than $1,500, with two or more previous convictions. More...

School Board Votes to Construct New Press Box at Field

Safety issues sole reason for decision

The Lexington Independent School District’s Board of Trustees met in their regular June board meeting this past Monday, and approved the tear down of the existing press box at Eagle Stadium, along with constructing a new one. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 11, 2012 A motorist reported several cows out on Hwy 21 in Dime Box. Deputy Rudolph searched the area but advised dispatch that he did not locate any cows out. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 8, 2012 Officer Jirasek was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of N Rockdale St. where a subject was attempting to retrieve a vehicle. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: To the good citizens of Lexington and (Interim) Chief Yarbrough,Good morning. I have only been here for ten years but I have observed many problems with the Police Dept. from a corrupt Police Chief to corrupt Police Officers. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

When you have concerns about your City and the services it provides, please come into City Hall and enter my office. My door is always open. More...

The Cross Around My Neck

I wear this cross around my neck as a simple reminder to myself of the fact that I am a Christian. No matter where I may be, this cross is not magic nor is it a good luck charm. It isn’t meant to protect me from every physical harm. More...

Sports

Maroon Twelve Take 3rd in Texas State Tourney

Coby Robertson, Lexington native and grandson of Jimmie Dale and Belinda Robertson, and his Maroon Twelve teammates earned 3rd place out of 21 teams at the Texas State Championship Tournament played at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. More...

High School Football Predictions

The annual edition of Texas Football will hit the news stands on June 21st according to their website. This will be the 52nd year of the publication. More...

Sports Thoughts……

It seems as though the referees are having a big part in the outcome of the NBA championship series. Stony Brook University’s Cinderella run at the college world series is over. More...

 













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