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June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

District Court Sentences Seven

Seven people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County on Thursday, June 21, with the Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding. More...

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Lexington, Tanglewood and Blue Volunteer Fire Departments held a special training meeting Monday, June 18, where Stat Air, a privately owned air ambulance service from Bastrop, participated. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Broccoli and Cauliflower Fritters

If you want a change in cooking vegetables, give this broccoli and cauliflower recipe a try. They’re also delicious when encased in a crisp, deep-fried crust. More...

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The Big Gamble

Parenthood is essentially a big gamble. You will put years of hard work, difficult decisions, and mileage on your car into raising a child, and you won’t know, until years later, whether or not that effort has paid off. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 27, 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 28, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“Guess the Lord Wanted Me Here” Willard had been a farmer all his life. He’d worked more than seventy harvests and raised ten children. He was thin but far from fragile, still vigorous at the age of ninety-two. More...

Just a Thought.......

I have a friend who has created for herself a space of beauty and wonder. Cleverly, she has made it just steps away from her door. Recently, she invited my wife and me to visit this arbor of color and cool. Awe, was the only appropriate response. More...

Obituaries

Treila M. Galbreath

December17,1921-June25,2012

Services for Treila M. Galbreath, 90 of Rockdale, will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 28, 2012 in the First Baptist Church in Thorndale. Burial will follow in the Taylor City Cemetery. Rev. Jeremy Shepherd will officiate. More...

Martha Parsley

April23,1943-June18,2012

Services for Martha Parsley, 69 of Rockdale were held Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. Rita Sims officiated. More...

Elgin Rancher Loses 15 Head of Cattle

Cyanide produced from hybrid grass blamed

Jerry Abel reported this week that he lost 15 of 18 head of cattle recently, after letting them out to pasture in a field that supported a hybrid grass that is popular among Central Texas cattlemen. More...

Flood Plain Area of Lee County Defined

On Tuesday, July 10, a meeting hosted jointly by Lee County, the Cities of Lexington and Giddings, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be held to inform the public about new flood insurance rate maps and flood insurance. More...

Fireworks Return

After two years of drought kept local municipalities and organizations from featuring their annual fireworks display, many will resurrect this popular event this year. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 18, 2012 Deputy Carvin checked on some dogs on CR 118; the dogs did have food and water. A caller reported that a black male was trying to stop vehicles on FM 3403. Deputy Ray checked on subject; all was ok. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 18, 2012 More...

Community News

Community Baseball Report

Below are the results from lastweek’s games and next week’sscheduled games.WEEK11Fayetteville 12, Fedor 2 (7Innings) More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Special Meetingon Thursday, June 28th, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.The Agenda is as follows:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. More...

Kristen Schubert Graduates from Tarleton State University

Kristen Schubert of Lexington graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the university’s Stephenville campus. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington ISD trustees took an initial look at preliminary results of the first round of STAAR and End of Course (EOC) exams during a meeting Monday, June 18th. More...

Sports

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The Rockdale Girls Softball League concluded its regular season this past week. More...

Prediction of the Predictions - Follow up

Last week I tried to predict how Texas Football, the bible of Texas high school football, would predict the district outcomes for Lexington, Giddings and Rockdale. What follows is a follow-up to that article. More...

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Remember the old cheer: “When you’re up you’re up and when you’re down you’re down. When you’re half way up, you’re upside down!” ? More...














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