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August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Higgins Investigated

John Higgins, Chief of Staff for State Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt, R-Lexington, is under criminal investigation for alleged improprieties related to travel reimbursements he received from the state, officials said Friday. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Rustic Apple Cranberry Tart

It’s hard to come up with a dessert more comforting than homemade pie and fall is the perfect time of year for this tasty tart. More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

A Ride On The Wild Side

“Everybody thinks that zombies carry a virus that makes more zombies, but I think it’s more like a prion,” said a voice from the back of the car. “Strange, but I don’t think about zombies at all,” I said. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - DowntownLexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

That’s Just Too Much Trouble Jackie suffered a stroke in her late sixties. Her family took her home, but she needed more care than they could give. After being placed in a nursing home, Jackie continued to slowly decline. More...

Just a Thought.......

Recently I officiated at my first funeral in Lexington. And I was reminded that, even when the rhythm of life is broken, there is a flow which continues. First come the phone calls, then the visits. Most folks hug. More...

Dedication of Pipe Organ at Grace Lutheran

You are invited to join us in celebrating the dedication of our newly restored and refinished pipe organ at Grace Lutheran Church ELCA at 1123 North Orange, (141) in Giddings on Sunday, August 26th, at 4:00 p.m. More...

Obituaries

James John “Buck” Buckner,

October14,1931-August,13,2012

James John “Buck” Buckner, 80, of Lexington, Tx. passed away Monday, August, 13, 2012. He was born October 14, 1931 to Donie Blunt Buckner and Edith Shirley in Red Rock, Tx. More...

Police Solve Burglaries in Less than 24 Hours

On Thursday, August 16, Lexington Chief of Police, Clarence Yarbrough, along with Cpt. Wooldridge, Officer Jirasek, and Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy Crockett, captured two subjects involved in a burglary spree in the City of Lexington. More...

Water Restrictions Could Return

Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. issued a statement last week, citing excessive water usage as the deciding factor whether or not the City imposes water restrictions again this year as it has in years past. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Seven

The Lee County Grand Jury met on August 14, and handed down indictments on seven people. Luis Antonio Hernandez was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon – threat. More...

Photo

A crowd estimated at 500 strong attended last Thursday’s Meet the Eagles, hosted by the Lexington Athletic Association. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 13, 2012 Deputy Liles and Deputy Ledenbach assisted with traffic control on Hwy 290 West approx 2 miles past the rodeo arena. An 18-wheeler was broken down in the traffic lane. The truck was finally removed from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 13, 2012 Officer Lucas assisted EMS on Main St on a Medical Call. EMS controlled the scene and treated the patient. More...

Community News

Meet the Contemporary Worship Leader at Lexington United Methodist Church

In May, Lexington United Methodist Church began a brand new Contemporary Worship Service on Sundays at 5 p.m. to better serve people in our community. The service features live praise and worship music and Bible teaching in a casual atmosphere. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Please conserve water. It is a precious resource and we should not take it for granted. Your help with this matter benefits you, your neighbor and the City as a whole. School will be starting next week on Monday the 27th. More...

Lee County 4-H Awards Program & Enrollment

The 4-H Clubs of Lee County will conduct their annual 4-H Awards Program on Sunday, August 26, at 2 pm at the Lincoln Community Center off Hwy 21 in Lincoln. This program will count as the August meeting for all Clubs. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

One hundred and forty-five committed Lexington ISD faculty and staff gathered together this Monday for training in preparation for the first day of school on Monday, August 27th. Dr. More...

Sports

Meet the Eagles!

Last Thursday night, the Lexington Athletic Association hosted the annual Meet the Eagles event. More...

Eagle Scrimmage Report

Lexington scrimmaged Caldwell and the brand new College Station High School last Friday night in Elgin. Neither team was that much of a challenge for the highly ranked Eagles. More...

Eagles Travel to Marlin

The Eagles’ second scrimmage of 2012 will be in Marlin Thursday night at 6:00 pm for the JV and 7:00 pm for the varsity. More...














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