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July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County GOP Selects Candidate for Justice of the Peace

The executive board members of the Lee County Republican Party named a candidate to replace retiring Nick Hester as Lee County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3. More...

General Stories

Overview of Supreme Court Opinion

Today big government prevailed over freedom. While I respect the law of the land, and while Obamacare prevailed today, it will fail on the first Tuesday of November. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Mexican Cheese Grits

Whether it’s time for brunch, or you need a hearty side dish for a crowd, add grits to the menu. If you only have quick cooking grits on hand, you can substitute them. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Grandchildren of Curtis and Margie Yurk of Lexington. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

A Belated Fourth of July

When I was young, I thought that the greatest Fourth of July was the year that my father’s friend, who ran a fireworksstand,gavemybrotherandIahugeboxof Cherry Bombs and M-80’s. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Just Need to Adjust My Speed Stephan was in his early sixties but looked much younger. He had the healthy look of a serious athlete. His legs were especially lean and muscular. Turned out he’d run 15 marathons. More...

Focus on the Family

Taking Away Privileges Teaches Girl Responsibility

Q: My 11-year-old daughter is constantly talking back, is disrespectful, and has to be reminded all the time of basic daily responsibilities. How can I help her be more responsible and accountable for her actions? More...

City Council Hires Danita Smith Interim Judge

The Lexington City Council met last week in special session and hired Danita Smith, Lee County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, as interim City Municipal Judge to replace the retiring Nick Hester. More...

Three Sentenced to Jail Time in District Court

Three others get probation

Three people were sentenced to time in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice State Jail facility in the 21st District Court of Lee County last week. More...

US Flag Etiquette

In light of our nation’s birthday, we thought it appropriate that we all be reminded of flag etiquette. The following is from www.usflag.org. More...

Photo

The Lexington Garden Club met at Pam Iselt’s house last week. Pictured above are Pam and her co hostesses, Lou Peebles, Pat Ahrendt, Nancy Newkirk, and Dorothy Moerbe. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 25, 2012 A complainant came to the Sheriff’s Office and requested to speak to a deputy regarding text messages she was receiving. Chief Deputy Lapham took an information report. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 26, 2012 More...

Community News

Outdoor News

For the past two weekends, I’ve been assigned to Lake Bastrop and the Bastrop County area while the resident warden has been assigned elsewhere. Other than a few nuisance wildlife calls and below normal boating traffic, things have been quiet. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! Be safe as you More...

Tri-County Fightin’ Texas Aggie Yell Practice

HOWDY… The Tri-County Aggie Moms are proud to present the 2012-13 Texas A&M Yell Leaders!! More...

School

4-H NEWS

Lee County 4-H Senior Horse Quiz Bowl Team brought home 4th Place from this year’s Texas 4-H Roundup held in Lubbock on the campus of Texas Tech University. More...

Sports

Lexington’s Ranking - #2 in State

Lexington is ranked #2 in 2A-Division II, behind Refugio. That is the highest pre-season ranking for the Eagles ever. There are 109 schools in 2A-DII. More...

Sports Thoughts…

Several UT and A&M exes are making the U.S. Olympic team. These athletes are something special when they continue to train in their sport long after school teams are finished. More...

District Little League News

Lee County’s Major League all-stars got off to a shaky start falling behind LaGrange by seven runs. They righted the ship and battled back only to lose their first round game 9-7. More...














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