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October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Judge Helps Eliminate Trucks Carrying Wide Load on FM 696 W

Lee County Judge, Paul Fischer, learned last week that the Texas Department of Transportation is putting in to action a request he has made for months. More...

Sex Offender Arrested

On October 10, 2012, Kyle Phillips, 27 years of age, was arrested for the offense of “Sex Offender’s Duty to register w/Previous Conviction” and was booked into the Lee County Jail. More...

General Stories

Home Country

The actual dressing and preening took place in Dewey’s house, witnessed by Doc and Steve. Dewey told them that morning over coffee and horoscopes that the stars were right. Today would be the day. More...

Columnist to Receive The Rounders Award

Albuquerque-based writer and former mule packer Slim Randles will receive The Rounders Award at a reception October 16 at Governor Susana Martinez’s residence in Santa Fe. More...

Ordinary Parents

Overheard, as a group of kids waited for their pictures to be taken at a tournament: “Here comes my lazy dad. Look at him, trying to work the camera. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 17, 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 - Downtown Lexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, October 18, 2012 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Some years ago, there was a professional football game that became famous, not just for its ending, but for what prevented most viewers from seeing its thrilling finish. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

If You’re Ever Visiting Some Old Person The retirement community was a maze. The receptionist laughed when I asked for directions. “Just go that way, and good luck,” she said. More...

Obituaries

Louis Charles Lupin, Jr.

November13,1933-October12,2012

Funeral services for Louis Charles Lupin Jr., 78 of Giddings, were held on Monday, October 15, 2012 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Pastor Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Raymond C. Thompson

June15,1955–October2,2012

Raymond C. Thompson died at the age of 57 on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 in Lancaster, Texas. He was born June 15, 1955 in El Paso, Texas to E.V. “Sonny” Thompson and Henrietta Bailey Thompson. More...

Homecoming Queen and King

Last Friday night, Marley Ross and Kogan Garrett were crowned this year’s Homecoming Queen and King at Lexington High School. Marley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Early Voting to Start

Early Voting for the upcoming November General Election will begin on Monday, October 22 and continue until Friday, November 2. Temporary branch polling places will be set up throughout the county. More...

District Court Sentencings

Two people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County last Thursday. The Honorable Terry Flenniken presided over the court. More...

City of Lexington

September 2012 Revenue Report

Municipal Court Collected - $11,840.47$7,400.38 kept by the City$4,400.09 remitted to the State Sales Tax Collected - $19,690.61Lexington EDC - $6,405.09 More...

Photo

Cherry Stover of Lexington managed to kiss a clown last Sunday during the circus that came to town. The stands were filled to overflowing and everyone enjoyed the show! More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 8, 2012 Deputy Ayres and Deputy Rudolph assisted Trooper Manner at the scene of an accident on Hwy 290. A caller reported that a vehicle ran off the road and was up against a fence. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 11, 2012 More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor I would like to draw some attention to the lack of concern shown by the County Commissioner, Ronnie Bradshaw, towards the pleas and petitions regarding the maintenance and improvements needed for our county roads. More...

LISD Teachers Attend Workshop

Three Lexington High School teachers recently participated in a workshop organized by Humanities Texas on the plays of William Shakespeare. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

What a week! Congratulations to the Homecoming Queen and King, as well as to everyone selected for special honors at last Friday’s Homecoming ceremony. And.... did you go to the circus! More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

You may have heard some of the radio and TV announcements this past month from the Education Equals Economics Alliance (E3) regarding student absences in central Texas public schools. More...

Sports

Lexington Vetoes LBJ 59-0

Lexington dominated LBJ High School of Johnson City in the football portion of Friday’s 2012 Homecoming celebration. Lexington amassed 501 yards of total offense while the defense held LBJ to 59 total yards for the game. More...

Lady Eagles Flatten Florence

The #9 ranked Lady Eagle volleyball team did not have an open date Friday but it was close to having one. The Lady Eagles beat Florence 25-16, 25-16, and 25- 4. More...

Lady Eagle CC Team 1st

The Lexington Lady Eagle Cross Country team captured first place at the Franklin “Ranch Stampede” cross country meet Saturday. The course was long and hilly but the girls responded to the challenge. More...

 













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