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September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Five Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced recently, in the Lee County District court with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. On August 30, three men were sentenced for various crimes ranging from theft to fraudulent use of identification. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Cilantro Potato Salad

I have been trying Southwestern cooking this summer. This dish is a little different from ordinary potato salads, and I found it to be quite tasty. Canned green chilies add extra zest to this picnic favorite. More...

Great-Grandma’s Brag!

Pictured above are the great-grandchildren ofRuby Hartfiel of Lexington.They are Emery Brockenbush holding Samuel Allen Walch,Bailey Placke, Ellie Brockenbush, and More...

Now’s The Time To Get A Flu Shot

There’s no such thing as “just the flu,” especially for older adults. More than 200,000 Americans land in the hospital because of influenza each year, and anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 die of complications from it annually. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Chicken is Good. God is Amazing Dale was a tall, lanky guy. He had to stoop to put his arm around me. “How’s the weather down there?” he’d ask. “Cooler,” was my usual answer. More...

Just a Thought.......

Teachers get a lot of criticism, especially if they do not treat our little ones precisely the way we think that they should. More...

Focus on the Family

Before Son Joins Football Team, He Must Know Health Risks

Q: Our son wants to try out for the football team this year, but I’m concerned. He’s only a freshman, and we have friends whose sons have sustained fairly serious injuries playing high school football. More...

Obituaries

J. Burt Dixon

October 21, 1934 - September 7, 2012

Burt passed away the morning of Friday, September 7, 2012 at the St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. More...

Edna C. Reynolds

March 12, 1917 - September 7, 2012

Edna was born on March 12, 1917 in Lee County, the daughter of Tomie and Ruby (Rhodes) Cherry. She and Cecil F. Reynolds were married on December 5, 1933 in Caldwell, TX. She has lived in Lexington for the past 17 years, moving from Kingwood, TX. More...

Dime Box Welcomes New Teachers

New Beginning for the students at Dime Box ISD include the welcoming of sixteen new teachers to the 2012 - 2013 school year. More...

Officer Involved Shooting

On September 10, 2012 at approximately 8:20 pm, deputies with the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a single vehicle accident in which the driver of the vehicle had left the scene. More...

Eagles Face Tough Competition to Hone Their Performance

Jason Holcomb, Lexington ISD’s Athletic Director and head football coach, continues his practice of using tough competition in the non-district schedule to hone the performance of his Eagle football team. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 3, 2012 Deputy Ray was dispatched to Hwy 21 near CR 440 in Dime Box after a motorist reported cows out on the roadway. A caller reported a cow out in the 1200 block of CR 203. Deputy Crockett located and removed the cow from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 3, 2012 Cpt Wooldridge was dispatched to a suspicious activity call at the Grandpa Trailer Park. Upon arrival, contact was made with the suspicious subjects and it was determined they were lawfully repossesing a tractor trailer. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting onWednesday, September 12th, 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...

Dear Editor,

I would like to start out by saying THANK YOU to the Lexington Police Dept. Even though your children grow up, move off, get married and have children of their own, you still worry about them and help them any way you can. More...

World Class Bull Riding Featured at LCSPA

The Lee County Sheriff’s Posse, founded in 1953 by volunteers of Lee County, will once again open their award-winning venue to the Bull Ball in the Fall championship professional bull riding event this Sunday, September 16 at the Lee County She More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

As we are at the beginning of a new school year, I want to thank James Marburger, Director of Transportation, and all of our bus drivers, for the great job they did the first week of school. More...

Sports

Photos

Jason Washington sees the Cameron Yoe just as his defender, Logan Meuth, moves to block the would-be tackler. PHOTOS BY MARK STRAIN. More...

Rotary Scholarship Golf Tourney

Rise early on September 20th and join the 8:30 A.M. golfers that will be teeing off for the Four Person Scramble at the Rotary Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Giddings Municipal Golf Course. More...

Lady Eagles Cap Cameron

Lexington won their first district volleyball game with a three game sweep of Cameron Friday afternoon. The Lady Eagles won 25-19, 25-21, and 25-18. The two teams played a very spirited match in front of a large crowd in the APK Center. More...














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