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November 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Jail Time Ordered for Three People

Three people were sentenced in District Court last week. One person, Jamal Rasheed Williams, 32 of Lexington, was sentenced on November 14, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. Williams was sentenced for two counts of kidnapping. More...

Directions to Dub Farris Stadium

Lexington is almost guaranteed to be a ghost town this Friday night, as Eagle fans flee the sleepy hollows of Lee County and head toward San Antonio to support the Eagles in furthering another playoff run. Directions to the stadium follow: More...

General Stories

No Water In The Glass

The little annoyances of everyday life are usually only on the fringe of your consciousness. Normally, the irritating things simply pass into your brain and out again with only a furrowed brow as evidence of their existence. More...

Home Country

Coffee always tastes perfect before daylight on the opening day of deer season, Dud Campbell thought as he sat in near-total darkness in his kitchen. He was being extra quiet so as not to awaken Anita. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Toasted Coconut Cake with Walnuts and Cranberries

I’ve found the biggest help to successful baking is to be organized! Gather all your ingredients and read through your recipe so you don’t find any surprises. This cake is worth all the ingredients it calls for and more. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Don’t Want to be a Coward Charles sat in the dining hall and chewed his turkey in a methodical, disinterested sort of way. He glanced up at me and sighed. I knew he felt weary and frustrated. More...

Just a Thought.......

There is a phrase I hear that causes me to cringe. It is“Nobody is going to tell me what to do!” I get concerned because when I hear those words I know immediately that the person speaking has a problem with authority. More...

Sports

Eagles Pop Poth Pirates 42-25

Advance to Regional Semis

The Lexington Eagles struck by land and by air as they sent the Poth Pirates into basketball season last Friday. More...

Eagles vs. Refugio Game 3

For the third year in a row, Lexington and Refugio face off in the biggest game of the 2A-DII playoffs. Lexington won game 1 in 2010 decisively 45-24 at the Berry Center near Houston. More...

Predictions for November 30

Full Story

Santa Claus and Annual Pioneer Festival of Lights

The Christmas Season officially gets invited in with Lexington’s Annual Pioneer Festival of Lights. More...

Thanksgiving Day Propane Scare

A potential hazardous waste scare was avoided on Thanksgiving evening, following the rollover wreck of a truck towing a large propane tank. More...

Commissioners’ Court Lets Bids

At the regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held on Monday, November 26, 2012, the Court awarded bids previously accepted for gravel and paving topping rock, excluding any bids for transportation of these materials. More...

Eagles Win Area

Lexington receiver, Jason Washington, gets tripped by a Poth defender, but the move didn’t trip up the Eagle win! More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 19, 2012 Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the intersection of FM 180 & CR 125. A motorist reported approx 5 cows out on the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 19, 2012 Officer Vivas assisted with a civil standby in the area of Main St and 2nd St. for an individual to retrieve pets from their previous residence. The individual was able to take possession of the pets without incident. More...

Community News

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Savanna Park residents enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal last Tuesday night, provided by the Lexington Police Department, along with City Secretary Pam Cox and Justice of the Peace Candace Walch. More...

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Chris (far right),Vivan (next to Chris) and Alley Josh, along with Vivan’s dad, Min Zhang (far left), were guests for Thanksgiving weekend at the home of Rainey and Rita Owen of Lexington. More...

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Lexington sign painter, sculptor, and artist extraordinaire, Johnny Jones, stands beside a door he recently carved - to exact scale - of the Alamo for Jenny Lu Johnson. More...

School

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees met on Monday, November 19, 2012, and conducted a public hearing on FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas). Twenty indicators were reviewed by the state, and LISD received a superior rating. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

A special Thank You to our Police Department, Pam Cox, and Judge Candace Walch, for providing a Thanksgiving meal to the residents of Savanna Park Apartments. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Some of our tenth-grade students will be taking End – of – Course retake exams next week. More...

Obituaries

Maryisabel Baehr Atwood

March24,1923-November17,2012

Maryisabel Baehr Atwood was born on March 24, 1923 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to George & Susan (Wheatley) Baehr. She was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy as a nurse. Mrs. Atwood was formerly of Giddings and a retired Registered Nurse. More...

Michael “Mike” Ray Blaha

January 24, 1954 - November 21, 2012

Mike Blaha, 58 of Caldwell, Texas, died unexpectedly the afternoon of Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at the College Station Medical Center. More...

Robert Green Chadwick

September 25, 1923 - November 24, 2012

Bob was born September 25, 1923 in St. Albans, Vermont, the son of Harold H. and Frances Shirley Green Chadwick. He grew up in Montpelier, VT. More...

 













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