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July 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LISD Considers Random Drug Testing

During the regular July Board Meeting, Lexington ISD Trustees deliberated over a proposed new policy which would require ninth through twelfth grade students participating in extra curricular activities to participate in unannounced random drug testi More...

City of Lexington Pro-Active on Sewer Maintenance

The City of Lexington is being pro-active on sewer maintenance, according to Craig Davidson with Veolia Environmental Services. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Summer Tomato Salad

This recipe was submitted by a fond reader of the Chef’s Corner. It takes advantage of a couple of our favorite vegetables and herbs, straight from the garden! More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

No Pain, No Gain

Women of a certain age should not paddle canoes. At least, that’s what my body said. While my body screamed for mercy the day after a canoeing expedition – which lasted barely an hour – my mind valiantly fought for rational thought. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 25 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, July 26 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

I have reached the age where my memory is not what it used to be, if it ever was what I like to think it was “once upon a time”. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Then I Woke Up Eunice was a delight to visit. More...

Obituaries

Betty Beasley

June 7, 1923 - July 21, 2012

Betty was born on June 7, 1923 in Houston to Everett Eugene Wylder and H. Mercedes Sombardo Wylder, their only child. She worked in the field of medicine, retiring from St. Joseph Hospital, Houston as Pathology Lab Supervisor. More...

Clyde “Beck” Olive Bexley Jr.

June 21, 1941 - July 22, 2012

Clyde “Beck” Olive Bexley Jr. of Lexington, Texas was born on June 21, 1941 and passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at the age of 71. More...

Anja Lea Cadenhead

January 31, 1976 - July 20, 2012

Anja was born Jan. 31, 1976 in Freeport and passed away Friday July 20, 2012 in Danbury. More...

Council Votes to Increase City’s Costs $100,000

In a special called meeting on Tuesday, July 17, the Lexington City Council voted unanimously to accept a bid from a local company that will cost the city $20,000 a year more than the lowest bid submitted, for a total of $100,000 over the life of the More...

Photo

Keeping Lexington’s Finest Looking Sharp. Members of the Lexington Eagles 15U softball team held a fundraiser last week at Lexington Animal Clinic. More...

Three People Sent to Jail

Three people were sentenced to jail time during the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County held on Thursday, July 19. One person was granted probation for his offense. More...

30 Storage Units Burglarized

Thirty storage units at MR Storage on Highway 77 near Dollar General in Lexington were burglarized last Wednesday in the early morning hours. More...

Reception Planned for Retiring Officials

Retiring Precinct 3 officials, Justice of the Peace Nick Hester and Constable Buster Dussetschleger, will be honored at a come-and-go reception on Friday, August 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. , at the Woodson Community Building in Lexington. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 16, 2012 A motorist reported that a vehicle had been parked near a lot next to him and that lot has been vacant for years. Deputy Rudolph checked on the vehicle. He reported that it was secured and off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 16, 2012 Officer Jirasek assisted Milam County Sheriff’s Office on a case they were following up in the 9200 Blk of Hwy 77. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor and Respected Residents of Lexington, First of all, we want to thank the community for the generous support given to us. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I read recently that there are growing concerns about dead trees and the personal liablility they may pose to home owners. Many of our trees, throughout Texas, have suffered greatly over the past couple of years, due to drought. More...

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society Has Planning Meeting

Members of the Gamma Omega Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held a planning meeting on July 11, 2012, in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg, Texas, with 21 members in attendance. More...

Sports

Community Baseball

Below are the results of Sunday’s make-up game and the first round of playoff games. Also included are scheduled games for this coming week. Fayetteville 5, Fedor 3 More...

Eagles at State 7 on 7 Tourney

Make it to final 8

Lexington qualified in May for the state 7 on 7 competition. The Eagles were put into a very competitive pool with Melissa, the defending Class 2A Division I champion, and the winner of the Division II 7 on 7 last year. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Penn State mess is getting crazier. They have taken down the statue of Joe Paterno because he helped in the cover up. He was the winningest college coach ever with all wins recorded at Penn State. More...

 













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