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2012-11-15 digital edition

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November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

General Stories

Home Country

“Ahhh! Coffee!” said our resident cowboy, Steve, raising his cup at the philosophy counter. More...

Exterminating Anomalies

My freezer is full. One would think if one has a full freezer, there would be something in there to make for dinner. More...

Texas Water Development Board Announces New Water Data for Texas Website

On November 8, 2012, the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) launched a new website www.waterdatafortexas.org, which provides the most comprehensive information available on Texas reservoir conditions. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - DowntownLexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2012 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Shock . . . anger . . . sadness . . . depression. Grief can take many expressions. But getting through it is always hard work and we are never the same again. This last is testimony to our love. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Give Me Strength! Lizbeth prowled the halls of the nursing home on her walker. Up and down, back and forth. She’d stop here and there, quietly peer into rooms, and then continue on. More...

Annual Supper for Heroes

The Youth Group of Forest Grove Christian Church is hosting it’s 3rd Annual Appreciation Spaghetti Supper for the Fire, Police, and EMS of Lexington, Tanglewood, and Rockdale as its big service project of the year. More...

Obituaries

Annie Marie Mitschke

September 19, 1929 - November 5, 2012

Annie Marie (Winter) Mitschke was born on September 19, 1929 in Giddings, Texas to Louis D. & Minnie T. (Rost) Winter. She was baptized on October 22, 1929 by Rev. William Mueller and confirmed on April 11, 1943 by Rev. More...

Doris Beatrice Knippa Wren

January 2, 1929 - November 11, 2012

Doris Beatrice Knippa Wren was born on January 2, 1929, in Lexington, Texas to Paul Henry Knippa and Ella Martha Patschke Knippa. She was received into God’s Kingdom of Grace in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on February 3, 1929, at St. More...

Some Questions Raised About Voter Turnout

“Mathematicians would have noticed the discrepancy immediately. People only interested in the results – probably not.” More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people, all from Giddings, were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, November 8, 2012, for charges ranging from assault of a public official to burglary of a habitation. More...

Harvest Time Meals Planned Around Town

Several meals focusing on harvest time, Thanksgiving and area heroes, are being served throughout Lexington between now and next Thursday. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 5, 2012 A Giddings bus driver called and reported cows out on CR 204. Deputy Allen located the cattle and ran them off the roadway into a pasture. Chief Deputy Lapham put up a large bull that was out on FM 180 near CR 130. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 5, 2012 Officer Nurse and Chief Yarbrough assisted Texas D.P.S. and Lee County Sheriff’s Office on a major one vehicle accident on 696 West in which a male subject was fatally injured. November 6, 2012 More...

Community News

Outdoor News

November 12, 2012

Several reports came in this weekend worth mentioning. The first, a hunter reported on Sunday morning finding a bullet hole in his tower blind last weekend and then finding an illegal buck (antler restrictions) on his side of the fence. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting onWednesday, November 14th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center, 631 N. More...

Atmos Says, “Expect Another Affordable Winter”

Atmos Energy Corporation said today that natural gas prices are expected to remain low and steady throughout the Winter 2012/2013 season bringing another year of affordable heating bills for customers. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week was a special week in Lexington, as our secondary students paid tribute to our Veterans at a community wide celebration held at Eagle Stadium. Our elementary students honored them in a smaller ceremony on Monday. More...

Sports

Season Ends as Centerville Dinks Lexington

The Centerville Lady Tigers used the dink kill (just tipping the volleyball over the reach of the blockers) effectively to negate Lexington’s blocking to advance to the next round of the state playoffs. More...

Lady Eagles Open Basketball Season

Lexington played Weimar Saturday to open the 2012-13 basketball season. The Lady Cats won the game 35-31. Lexington was led in scoring by transfer Andrea Plummer with 13 points. Weimar won the game with a 10-4 margin in the fourth quarter. More...

Sports Thoughts

Two things, I have to brag that I am the only one to pick A&M to beat Alabama. The other was that when A&M hired Kevin Sumlin, I said I thought they might have made a mistake. Obviously, they got the hire very correct. More...














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