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2012-08-09 digital edition

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August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

And the Winner Is ....

Gracie Scantlin won this year’s Favorite Pet Picture Contest. She is owned by Melanie Scanlin. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Beefy Crab Quesadillas with Mango Salsa

For some of us, surf and turf is a one-way ticket down memory lane. Way back before mango salsa or Brie were dots on American culinary horizon, the combination of steak and lobster was the ultimate night-on-the-town splurge. More...

Home Country

“One of these days,” said Pete, out behind the sale barn where he works, “I’m going to be elected emperor, and then, by smash, I’ll change everything around.” More...

LCRA Accepting Applications For Regional Councils

Applications are being accepted for membership on LCRA’s Regional Councils, a group of volunteers who provide an important communications link between LCRA and communities throughout the Colorado River basin. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 8 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. More...

Sheriff’s Report

July 30, 2012 B&M Ambulance reported a woman lying on the side of the road on Hwy 290. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Allen searched for the female, who was in Bastrop County and the Bastrop County deputies took care of her. More...

School

Beginning of School Activities at LES

Lynette Brown, Principal of Lexington Elementary School, and her staff are gearing up for a new school year, beginning with new student registration at the Elementary Campus, August 13 through August 16. The hours for registering are 8:30 a.m. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Begin Volleyball

Coach Amanda Player, the third head volleyball coach in three years for the Lady Eagles, welcomed an experienced squad for the 2012 season. More...

Sports Thoughts……

Usain Bolt is something, defeating the fastest the rest of the world has to offer. The USA Olympians are doing a good job of representing the red, white, and blue. The Rangers are getting a little short in the pitching department. More...

Eagles Begin Football Practice

Several Starters Return

The Lexington Eagles took to the field Monday afternoon to begin their quest to prove they are one of the top teams in the state in Class 2A-Division II. More...

South Lee County Wakes Up to a Search for a Missing Child

South Lee County rallied in a frantic search for a nine year old girl Monday morning, who went missing when she thought her mother had left to go to work. More...

Go Green to Create 76 Jobs

A company has come up with a profitable solution to assist Bastrop County property owners recovering from the 2011 wildfires and the drought. Go Green International, Inc. More...

Property Tax Rates May Decline LISD Offering EMT Training Classes Three Sentenced in District Court

Property owners in Lee County could see their property taxes go down for the 2012 year, compared to last year’s rate. More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

July 30, 2012 Officer Jirasek conducted a civil standby in the 600 block of Ave C. No problems were reported during the standby. Officer Jirasek received a phone call at the Lexington Police Dept, in reference to a possible theft of a motor vehicle. More...

Community News

Promoted to Staff Sergeant

Holly Jill Allen, a Lexington graduate of 2004, was recently promoted to Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting onWednesday, August 8th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.Agenda:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. Citizen input.4. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has a number of good books about travel. Fodor’s Germany by Leonie Adeane provides information on accommodations, restaurants, walking and driving tours, sightseeing, transportation, and shopping. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

My Lexington learning continues. And what I am coming to understand is the way that this community supports one another. Recently, I received another e-mail asking for support for a benefit for a family in need. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Do You Hear Something? Audrey was a delightful lady in her late nineties. She had a smile the size of Texas and a disposition to match. She couldn’t move very well. She couldn’t hear worth a darn. But she was one happy camper. More...

Doris Pauline Crim

February 29, 1924 - August 4, 2012

Doris Pauline Crim, 88, of Forest Grove, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale. More...

 













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