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August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

District Court Sends Five to Jail

The 21st Judicial District Court saw five people sentenced to jail confinement, with two others missing that experience, having been given probation. The Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presided over the court on Thursday, August 9, 2012. More...

Commissioners Consider Facility Use, Burn Ban and More

The Lee County Commissioners learned on Monday that St. Mark’s Medical Center, who currently rents about half of the old Medical Building on East Industry in Giddings, will be vacating the property as of October 31 of this year. More...

General Stories

The Best Little Pig Gig In Texas

The Sausage Capital of Texas outdoes itself once again with the 25th Annual Hogeye Festival, a small town celebration with a big appetite for fun. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Mama’s Lemon Squares

I believe this dessert is one of the all time favorites at social functions. I know I always look and hope to find these tangy delicious squares. Mama’s Lemon Squares More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 15 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, August 16 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Joined the Slip-And-Fall Club Carolyn had been battling cancer for over a decade. She’d suffered a 30% weight loss in the past year and most of her hair was gone. Her attitude, however, was stellar. More...

Just a Thought.......

Do you believe that churches are important for the quality of life in Lexington? Or, are you willing to forego Vacation Bible School, Sunday School and Worship? More...

Obituaries

Fredlyn Carol Dodd

April 30, 1937 - August 10, 2012

Fredlyn Carol (Moerbe) Dodd was born on April 30, 1937 in Giddings, Texas to Fred & Gussie (Kaltwasser) Moerbe. She graduated from Dime Box High School and was a retired insurance account supervisor. More...

Clarence E. Richter

October 22, 1932 - August 11, 2012

Clarence Richter entered his eternal glory on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at the age of 79 years, 9 months and 20 days. More...

Johnnie B. Smith

December 10, 1919 - August 9, 2012

Johnnie B. (Lina) Smith was born on December 10, 1919 in Caldwell, Texas to Fred & Frances (Pohorelsky) Lina. More...

LISD Holds Reins on Taxes; Plans Raises for Teachers

On August 27th, Lexington ISD doors will be opened to about 930 students with 28 less staff members than were there in the 2009-2010 school year. More...

Local Business Burglarized

Michael Lerche learned early Wednesday morning, August 8, that his business may have been burglarized. A friend and neighbor arrived into town early Wednesday to take his daughter to volleyball practice. More...

City Sales Tax Figures Up Substantially

Sales tax allocations from the State Comptroller showed a 57.87% increase for Lexington last week. Mayor Robert Willrich reported receiving $27,573.01, $9,191 of which goes to the Lexington Economic Development Corporation. More...

Photo

The Lexington Eagles started their summer practices last week. Pictured above, the second offense is seen taking some snaps against the JV defense. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 6, 2012 Deputy Ayres was dispatched to Hwy 21 near the Elm Creek Café after a motorist reported several cows out on the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 5, 2012 Officer Nurse responded to the 400 block of Ave A regarding a theft report. A report was taken and the case was forwarded to Capt. Wooldridge for further investigation. More...

Community News

Recess on the River

Combined Community Action is hosting its 9th Annual “Recess on the River” Fundraiser. All funds raised will benefit the Meals on Wheels program and the senior citizens of area communities that benefit from this MOW. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Regular Meeting Minutes

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Volunteers Needed!

Yes, it’s August, temperatures are in the 100’s and . . . it’s time to plant poinsettias! Poinsettia planting is an annual event at Down Home Ranch, something that many Ranchers, staff and volunteers team together to get done. More...

Sports

Eagles’ First Week Finds Most Ready

Coach Jason Holcomb was pleased with the Eagles’ first week of preseason workouts. Most of the kids came to practice in fair shape. There were some that failed to prepare and are suffering a little more than the others. More...

Meet Amanda Player

Amanda Player is the new volleyball coach. She comes to Lexington after a four-year stint at Mount Vernon. She is happy to be in Lexington, since her husband of five years, Kyle, is employed at the Three Oaks Mine. More...

Eagles Host Caldwell in Scrimmage

The 2012 football season begins to take shape this Friday and Saturday, as teams scrimmage against outside opponents. This will be the first time to evaluate the local 2012 talent against another school’s athletes. More...

 













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