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September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

McArthur Receives Prestigious Scholarship

The Center for Executive Leadership at Lamar University has announced that Dr. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Crispy Fried Carrots

Is getting your young family to eat carrots like trying to get a “Proper Southern Lady” to eat fried chicken with her fingers? I think they’ll be coming for more when you try this one. More...

Outzkirts

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Spoon-feeding Grammar and Vegetables

Son: “Can I ask you a question, Mom?”Mom: “Sure.”Son: “My homework is asking me what the subject is for each sentence.Mom: “Ok?”Son: “Well, I’m pretty sure that the subject is English, but would i More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 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 - DowntownLexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, September 20, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

We All Have Some Bad Days More...

Just a Thought.......

Growing up in a house with four siblings where a primary conversation was always “whose fault is it?, I never imagined that I would live long enough to be in a world where nothing is anyone’s fault. But, I have. More...

Focus on the Family

Don’t Let Anger Over Estate Destroy Family Relationships

Q: My parents both passed away within the past year. My three siblings and I have always been pretty close, but losing our mom and dad has put a lot of stress on the relationships. More...

Obituaries

Ken M. (Kenny) Hargrove

August 3, 1961 - August 22, 2012

Kenny passed away suddenly at home on August 22, 2012. He was born on August 3, 1961 in Waco, Texas to Mike and Jimanne Lewis Hargrove. He was a devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend. More...

James Allen Helmer

March 9, 1947 - September 16, 2012

James Allen Helmer was born on March 9, 1947 in Brenham, Texas to Clarence & Julie (Graeter) Helmer. He served in the U.S.Army during the Vietnam War and received his Honorable Discharge on July 30, 1970. More...

Claire Browning Namken

June 27, 1935 - September 13, 2012

Claire Browning (Collip) Namken was born on June 27, 1935 in Aylesbury, England to Charles Victor and Inez Edith (Saw) Collip. She was united in marriage to James E. Namken on November 21, 1962 in England. Claire was retired from IBM in Austin. More...

City Passes Balanced Budget

The Lexington City Council adopted a balanced budget for their fiscal year October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013, at their regular council meeting on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. More...

Lady Eagles Share the Lead in District

The Lady Eagles volleyball team remained undefeated in District play going into this week’s schedule of competition, and tied for first place, with Salado. More...

Lexington Revenue Report

August 2012

Municipal Tax - $10,321.30 Sales Tax - $15,531.68 EDC $5,157.58 More...

Photo

The Lee County Go Texan committee held its annual fundraiser on Saturday, September 8, at the Dime Box SPJST. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 10, 2012 A caller reported that somebody blocked his driveway with trash cans on Hwy 77. Deputy Crockett responded. Deputy Rudolph ran some cows off the road on CR 327 near CR 326. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 9, 2012 Officer Nurse responded to a loose livestock call behind the Faith Temple Church. Upon arrival, Officer Nurse corralled the loose livestock and herded them back into the pasture where they belonged. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, More...

Commissioners’ Court

Commissioners’ Court 9-10-2012 The Lee County Commissioners’ Court meeting on Monday, September 10, 2012 dealt primarily with routine items and approvals of Election Judges and locations. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas 78947. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

This past Monday, I presented the Financial Integrity System of Texas (FIRST) report to our trustees. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the Financial Integrity System of Texas (FIRST) ratings for Texas school districts earlier this month. More...

An Unemployment Crisis

The August jobs report has arrived and once again, it was worse than expected, dashing the hopes of 23 million jobless and underemployed Americans. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Flip Florence in 3

The Lady Eagles dominated the Florence Lady Buffs Tuesday night. Lexington won the three games without letting Florence into double digits. The game scores were 25-9, 25-9, and 25-8. More...

Eagles Fly Past Franklin

Kogan Garrett tossed three 30+yard touchdown passes to three different receivers, and ran another, as the Lexington Eagles soared past Franklin 28-7 Friday night. More...

Eagles Travel to Navasota

Navasota’s mascot is the rattlesnake. They make a lot of noise to warn you they are about to strike. Their bite can be harmful and discomforting, but not deadly, in most cases. The Navasota team is ranked #2 in Class 3A, all divisions. More...

 













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