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November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Lady Eagles officially claimed their District Championship last Tuesday and are waiting to hear when and where they will begin their quest for their next title, as they enter the playoffs. More...

Local Lions Club Hosts Annual Broom Sale

The local Lions Club will host their Annual Broom and Mop Sale on Tuesday, November 6, outside the Precinct 3 Building located on Highway 77 in Lexington. More...

General Stories

New Wildfire App Brings ARC Safety Info to Mobile Devices

On the heels of a major drought and busy wildfire season, and one year after devastating wildfires across Central Texas, the American Red Cross has released its official Wildfire App. More...

Bluebonnet Hosts Open House and Tours of New Brenham Campus

A high-tech demonstration house built with energy-efficient, sustainable construction methods and materials, renewable power generation and a geothermal heating and cooling system is just one of the features at Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s More...

Why Not Get Married?

Statistics show that young people are waiting to get married until they are in their late 20’s and 30’s. This is a good trend, I think, but one may speculate on the reasons for the trend. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 31 HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!Trick or Treat on the Square! Thursday, November 1 More...

Church

The Gathering Place - Prayer Walk

Join us on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Lexington City Park. We will meet at the park and then walk through the streets of Lexington. More...

Just a Thought.......

In the Book of Matthew, in THE BOOK, it is recorded that Jesus spent 40 days in the wilderness in prayer and fasting and then the devil came to Him with great temptations. More...

THEY SAID IT

I’m Scared

Franklin was a rough-and-tumble sort of guy. He was the quiet, silent type. He’d been an oilfield worker for decades. He was a tough dude in a tough world. Heart disease had confined Franklin to a recliner. He was on continuous oxygen. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie Baylor Cox

October3,1931–October25,2012

A funeral service for Marjorie Baylor Cox, 81 of Lexington, will be held on Wednesday, October 31, at 12 noon at the First Baptist Church in Lexington, with the Reverends Ernest Carl Baylor and David Jackson presiding. More...

Aline L. Miller

November25,1923-October26,2012

Aline L. Miller was born on November 25, 1923 in Grand Chenier, Louisiana, to Eugene and Edolia Miller. Aline passed away October 26, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan, TX of natural causes. More...

Death Notice

Dorothy A. Lehmann October13,1922-October30,2012

Funeral services for Dorothy A. Lehmann, 90 of Ledbetter, Texas, are pending at this time. Mrs. Lehmann passed away at her home in Ledbetter on the morning of Tuesday, October 30, 2012. More...

Polls Open Early in Lee County

Local Races to be Decided, Including Sheriff and Tax Assessor/Collector

Polls will open at 7 a.m. in Lee County on Tuesday, November 6, for the General Election. Several local elections will be decided on that day, provided the vote is not close enough to force a runoff. More...

Local Man Arrested for Outstanding Warrants

Last Thursday, October 25, at about 10 a.m., Cpt. Wooldridge with the Lexington Police Department observed Sam Scoggins, who had outstanding arrest warrants issued from the Lee County Grand Jury for two counts of Deadly Conduct. More...

District Court Hears Cases Involving Sex Offenders and Assault

Seven people were sentenced in the Lee County District Court last week, the Honorable Terry Flenneken presiding. Curtis Desha Brooks, 18 of TYC Giddings, was sentenced to four years confinement in the TDCJ for assault of a public servant. More...

Bar-Brawl and Shootings Send Three to Area Hospitals

Three men were shot Saturday night, following an altercation that took place outside a bar in Bastrop County. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 22, 2012 Burleson County called and advised they had received a call from a motorist reporting a dark colored van traveling westbound in the eastbound lane on Hwy 21. The van was reported about to enter Lee County. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 20, 2012 Officers Vivas and Presence assisted with traffic control at the Chocolate Festival. The festival went well and no problems occurred. October 23, 2012 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City continues to work hard to provide the best service to our residents. If you have something you’d like to discuss, remember, my door is always open. More...

Photo

This photo, by Lee County Cancer Resource Center Director, Carolyn Jackson, was featured by KVUE-TV’s Chief Meteorologist during his 10:00 Tuesday night forecast! More...

Four Car Pile Up

A four-car pile-up left several people shaken, but none seriously hurt. On Friday morning, October 26, at 8:41, four cars, all driven by 17- year olds, with the exception of one, who was 16, were traveling north in the 900 block of Main Street (Hwy. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

My mornings have been made brighter this fall as our Lexington Band students fill the air of our secondary campuses with beautiful music while practicing for our Friday night football games. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Sweep Jarrell

The Lexington Lady Eagles capped their district championship season with an exciting threegame sweep of second place Jarrell Tuesday night. More...

Lexington White Washes Blanco

Lexington came out fired up against a tried Blanco team Friday night. Lexington put up two touchdowns in 12 seconds of the first quarter and never looked back, as they defeated Blanco 48- 8. Lexington remains undefeated in District 14AA-DII play. More...

Eagles to Face Rogers

Lexington travels to Rogers Friday night with the opportunity to wrap up a playoff spot from District 14-AA Division II. Lexington is undefeated in district play, and Rogers lost to Blanco earlier in district play. More...

 













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