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2012-10-25 digital edition

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October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween on the Square

For the second year in a row, businesses, organizations and individuals will be setting up their Halloween Trick or Treat stations on the Square in downtown Lexington. More...

Lady Eagles are District Champs!

Lexington defeated Rosebud- Lott Saturday afternoon to capture the District 22AA volleyball championship. The Lady Eagles came out with a vengeance defeating the Lady Cougars 25-4 in the first game. More...

General Stories

TSTC Forecasting Releases Unmanned Aircraft Industry Forecast

Texas State Technical College Forecasting has published a technology forecast on the unmanned aircraft industry and how this industry is poised for job growth in Texas. More...

Home Country

When Dewey realized what he’d just told the woman of his dreams, he couldn’t say another thing. More...

Tae Kwon Do-ing

Six months ago, I realized I had a choice. I could continue going to my son’s Tae Kwon Do lessons, sitting on the sidelines and watching him work his way to the black belt he is determined to earn. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 24 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 25 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Soon it will be Halloween. As I am too old to trick-or-treat, I thought I might make my contribution to the day by writing of its origins. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Pray I Would Be Fearless Jose was in his late fifties, suffering from cancer. He’d gone from working in his garden to piloting a scooter to being bedbound in a span of six months. More...

Obituaries

Josie Flippo

August6,1934-October22,2012

Funeral services for Josie Flippo, 78 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 26, 2012 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Ben Earl Farmer

May14,1941-October21,2012

A graveside service for Ben Earl Farmer, 71, of Barry, Texas, is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 at the Lexington Cemetery, with Rev. Rhonda Whited, officiating. Ben was born May 14, 1941 to Patsy Opal Poston and Belvin Lee Farmer. More...

Six People Safe Following Trailer Fire in Blue

On Tuesday, October 16, at about 11:20 a.m., the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Lexington EMS and Blue Volunteer Fire Department, were dispatched to a home (trailer) fire at 1491 CR A in Blue. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Twelve

Three from Lexington

Twelve people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury on Thursday, October 18, three of whom are from Lexington Mary Catherine Atkins, 63 of Lexington, was indicted for two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, stemming from an incide More...

Photo

Kelly Brown, left, is seen with V.P. of Round Top State Bank, Diane Walch, receiving one of serveral door prizes given away Tuesday in celebration of Round Top’s 100th Anniversary. More...

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Lexington High School 2012 graduate and USMC Pvt., Ethan Ragland, is seen raising the United States Flag prior to a Lexington HS football game. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 15, 2012 A caller reported a suspicious vehicle on FM 696 around the Blue Fire Station. Deputy Skinner searched the area but was unable to locate the vehicle. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 8, 2012 Officer Vivas assisted Lee County Sheriff’s Office in the arrest of a subject wanted out of Burnet County on a Felony warrant. October 9, 2012 More...

Community News

Dear Editor,

After reading the 4 letters to the editor in your October 18, 2012 edition, I felt it necessary to write a response to those letters that appear to be an attack on our current Road Commissioner, Ronnie Bradshaw. More...

Dear Editor:

Lexington’s Homecoming game and celebrations were great and the half-time presentations were beautiful. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Halloween is almost here, which means there will be plenty activity around our town then, and in the weeks and months to come. Please watch out for the trick or treaters and honor the road closures that will be in effect that night. More...

Sports

Eagles Scuttle RoHawks 38-7

Lexington cruised down to San Antonio Friday, expecting little more than an open date with the Universal City Randolph RoHawks. What they found was a team that was more than ready for the Eagles and played them harder than other district teams. More...

Lady Eagles to Playoffs

Lexington‘s Lady Eagle volleyball team assured themselves a spot in the state playoffs with a three-game sweep of Salado Tuesday night. More...

Photo

No, you’re not seeing double! Amanda Zgabay is shadowed by her “twin”, Courtney Strain, as the two of them keep their eye on the ball. More...

 













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