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August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police Solve Another Burglary

This week, Lexington Police Chief, Clarence Yarbrough, and his officers solved the burglary which occurred at the Lexington Feed and Farm earlier this month. More...

Star Flight Called to One Car Accident

On Tuesday, August 21, at about 7:20 p.m., Trooper Robert Thorp, with DPS, was dispatched to a one-car rollover accident on FM 696 West, about one mile past the FM 696/112 “Y”. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Simple Scalloped Potatoes

Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes, what a great vegetable! There are so many variations for preparation, and so many different recipes to choose from when making a delicious potato dish. This one is on the light side. More...

Outzkirts

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Voyage of Discovery

It’s the most disgusting task a parent has to do. Worse than changing diapers. Worse than cleaning the bathroom. Worse than finding maggots in your trash can. Well, okay, it’s a close second. It’s time to clean the minivan. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 29, 2012Story 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. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I’ve Always Been a Jumper-in-er Bob had been an active, energetic man all his life. His work ethic is amazing, and he seems to know how to do almost everything. He loves helping others. More...

Just a Thought.......

My father ruined me. And I am going to tell you how. When I was a freshman in college, I came home for Thanksgiving break full of new information from my first Psychology course. More...

Focus on the Family

Parents Unsure If Child Is Ready For Preschool

Q: We’re considering enrolling our daughter in preschool this fall, but we’re not sure about the idea of consigning her to an institutional setting for hours every week. What do you recommend? More...

Obituaries

Bonnie Jean Holt

March 22, 1963 -August 22, 2012

Bonnie Jean Holt, 49, of Lexington, Texas went home to her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 after a relentless battle with cancer. She was born in Watseka, Illinois on March 22, 1963. She was a member of St. More...

Criosoforo Perez

April 20, 1936 - August 21, 2012

Crisoforo Perez Llanas was born on April 20, 1936 in the town of Buena Vista in the state of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He passed quietly into the Hands of God on the morning of August 21, 2012. More...

Walter Theodor Zoch

December11,1914-August21,2012

Walter Theodor Zoch was born on December 11, 1914 in Lee County, Texas to John & Maria (Schulz) Zoch. More...

County Proposes Increase in Property Tax Rate

There were two main issues discussed at the Lee County Commissioners’ Court Meeting held on Monday, August 27, 2012 - the proposed tax rate for the upcoming year and the use of the soon to be vacant building at 849 East Industry in Giddings, us More...

Milburn Throws Hat into Ring

Donnie Milburn announced last week that he is running for Lee County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, as an Independent. Milburn is striving to pick up where Nick Hester left off after he retired earlier this summer. More...

Seven Sentenced

Seven people were sentenced in District Court last week. Six were sentenced on Thursday, August 23, with the Honorable Reva Towlsee-Corbett presiding, while one was sentenced on Friday, August 24 by visiting Judge Dan R. Beck presiding. More...

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Fedor Fish Fry cooks, Kenneth Patschke, Spencer Schneider, and Leonard Schulz prepared the fish for hundreds of people last of the event on page B1 of today’s paper. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 20, 2012 A caller reported that her husband’s aunt has not been taking her MHMR medication and was saying she wanted to end it all. Deputy Carvin met with the complainant and spoke to the boyfriend who was on scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 19, 2012 Officer Nurse conducted a civil standby in the 1100 block of FM 112. All property and items were peacefully released to the owner. All parties cleared the area without incident. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: Recently, I learned the City of Lexington no longer sprays for mosquitoes. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Another summer has come to an end, announced by the return of students to the classrooms. Summer is wonderful, for a number of reasons, but many exciting events and opportunites come with a new school year, too. More...

Sherwood Celtic Music Festival & Highland Games

Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Sherwood Celtic Music Festival & Highland Games on Saturday and Sunday, September 22nd and 23rd. The festival will celebrate the entire musical history of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, & Brittany. More...

School

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Last week, teachers and administrators of Lexington ISD were busy meeting, scheduling, planning, and organizing, getting ready for the new school year, which began on Monday. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

What a wonderful beginning we had when Lexington students came back to our schools this week. Our students’ bright and sweet faces,were a joy to behold as they came prepared for exciting new adventures in learning. More...

Sports

Eagles Romp at Marlin

Lexington and Marlin looked evenly matched during the controlled portion of last Thursday’s scrimmage. When the coaches were moved off the field and the simulated game portion started, the Lexington Eagles proved to be the team of the night. More...

Lexington to Tackle Crockett in Opener

Lexington will host the Crockett Bulldogs in the opening game, this Friday night. The Bulldogs are members of District 11 Class 2ADivision I. More...

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The Eagle JV Defense covers a loose ball. More...

 













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