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September 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Truck Overturns at Shady Circle

An eighteen wheeler, carrying a load of tires, rolled on its side and dumped hundreds of tires after taking out a stop sign, a tree and a fence north of town last Wednesday. More...

Grand Jury Indicts 17

The Lee County Grand Jury convened on Friday, September 21, and faced a large docket that resulted in 17 people being indicted. A Lexington man was indicted for burglary, and twelve Giddings people were indicted for a number of charges. More...

Photo

The Lexington Masonic Lodge serves breakfast every Thursday morning in Lexington. Pictured above are some of the folks who volunteer to make it happen. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Sirloin Stroganoff

Looking for a main dish that can be prepared with a variety of ingredients and will suit every taste and budget? The choices you have to pick from are many, such as, strips of sirloin, ground beef, chicken livers, shrimp or even mushrooms. More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

Fruit Loops

It all started 15 years ago when we planted some fruit trees: A pear tree, an apple tree, and a peach tree. The first few years, the trees simply concentrated on growing. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 26, 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 27, 2012 More...

Dime Box Lions Club Donates Quilt

Dime Box Lions Club members Sharon Brown (right) and Carol Dismukes display a lap quilt donated by Friends of the Black Bridge, Frances Fritcher and Janis Fischer, Chairpersons. More...

Corey Lewis Graduates from Tarleton State University

Corey Lewis of Lexington graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the university’s Stephenville campus. Commencement ceremonies were held Aug. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

This Saturday, September 29th is the 16th annual National Family Health and Fitness Day. The event’s purpose is to promote family involvement in physical activity. More...

Sports

Eagles to Jarrell to Open District

The Lexington Eagles will travel to Jarrell Friday night to open district 14-2A-DII play. Lexington is 2-2 for the season, and Jarrell is 0-4 for 2012. The Cougars have lost to Holland 48-29, Valley Mills 31-25, Thrall 42-27, and Academy 44-13. More...

Rattlers Bite Eagles 45-13

The #1 ranked 3A Navasota Rattlers defeated the #2 ranked 2A Lexington Eagles 45-13 Friday night. The two teams battled evenly for a while, until the Rattlers’ depth and skill led them to a comfortable victory. More...

Lady Eagles Drill Academy

Maintain Perfect District Record

Lexington traveled to Academy Tuesday night to defeat the Lady Bees in three games 25-13, 25-17, 26-24 to remain unbeaten in District 22-2A . The Lady Eagles are now 17-4 for the season and 4- 0 in district play. More...

County Balances Budget When DC Can’t

Despite the fact that the Federal Government can’t balance their budget, it’s nice to know that Lee County, our cities and school districts, still can. More...

Atkins Turns Herself In

On Thursday, September 20, 2012, Mary Atkins surrendered herself at the Lee County Sheriff’s Office for two outstanding 2nd Degree Felony Warrants for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. More...

City Taking Doorto Door Surveys

If someone comes to your door saying they are taking a survey for the City of Lexington and needs some information about your family income, it’s true. More...

District Court Sentencings

Two people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, September 20, with the Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 17, 2012 A caller reported that she was taking her daughter to the emergency room and she ran out of gas. Deputy Carvin responded and was able to get her some gas. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 18, 2012 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Thank you for being courteous to our City Representatives, as they canvass area neighborhoods for a very important survey we need to complete in order to qualify for a block grant that will help us continue to improve the infrastructure to our sewer More...

Lee County Ace Receives Prestigious Award

Ace Hardware Corporation has named Lee County Ace Hardware of Giddings, Texas, a “Five Star Platinum” Ace retailer for its exemplary service and retail operations. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Titanic: First Accounts by Tim Maltin, is about the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

What’s My Favorite Thing? Sandra spent most days in the recliner in her living room, watching her little world from her pillow. She liked quiet. The only sound in her room was the hum of the oxygen. More...

Just a Thought.......

Our church, like many, has a regular fellowship dinner after services. The food is always good, but, frankly, some of the other components are even better. More...

Focus on the Family

Don’t Seek Perfection While Looking For A ‘Good Guy’

Q: I’m struggling with knowing if a guy is a “good guy” or not. My family says I’m too picky when it comes to dating. Can you tell me the qualities I should be looking for in a man? More...

Obituaries

Dorothy Lee Helmer

January 21, 1943 - September 21, 2012

Dorothy Lee (Brodie) Helmer was born on January 21, 1943 in Harris County, Texas to John Wesley & Mattie Belle (Goss) Brodie. She grew up in the Cleveland, Texas area and graduated from Cleveland High School. Dorothy married J.C. More...

Robert “Jim” Herman Kuehn

December 28, 1931 - September 23, 2012

Robert Herman “Jim” Kuehn was born on December 28, 1931 in Giddings, Texas to Alvin & Margaret (Els) Kuehn. He was baptized on January 31, 1932 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Pastor G.W. More...

 













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