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December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington’s Blue Santa

Chief Clarence Yarbrough announced this week that the Lexington Police Department will be teaming with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to provide toys for area children through the Blue Santa Program. More...

Former Teacher to be Sentenced

Former Lexington Middle School teacher and Pflugerville resident, Holly Lopez, is expected to be sentenced on Friday, December 7, in the 390th District Court of Travis County located in the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center on West 11th Stree More...

General Stories

Princess Palace

Once upon a time, there was a princess who collected frogs, turtles and rocks. She was fascinated by worms and befriended spiders. She intercepted bugs from the traps her mother put out and, in general, was very un-princess-like. More...

Home Country

It was Herb who discovered it. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Tomato Cheese Strata

When it comes to breakfast, we Texans start it off big, also proving that eggs are all-time-favorites to many recipes that make hearty main dishes and accompaniments. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 5 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, December 6 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

My mother’s favorite hymn was “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”. As a child I can remember her singing it on the way to my grandmother’s house. Later, as I began my ministry, I sang it in church and remembered her voice. More...

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Children from First Baptist Church in Lexington sang at this year’s Pioneer Festival of Lights, under the direction of Kim Washington. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

That Nurse’s Wings More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Randall Cook

July 14, 1951 - November 28, 2012

Kenneth Randall Cook was born July 14, 1951 in Houston, to Kenneth Harlan andAmalita Marie (Vinegra) Cook. He graduated from Deer Park High School and attended San Jacinto Junior College. More...

Wilbur Calvin Graeter

February 16, 1930 - November 30, 2012

Wilbur Calvin Graeter was born on February 16, 1930 in Giddings, Texas to Harry T. & Frances (Wilson) Graeter. He served in the U.S. More...

Lucille Irene Wolff

October 2, 1917 - November 30, 2012

Lucille Irene Fritsche Wolff was born in Giddings, Texas on October 2, 1917 to Herman Fritsche and Ida Risse Fritsche. She was baptized on October 21, 1917 by Rev. G.W. Fischer at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings. More...

Santa Lights the Tree and Children Sing!

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Eagles’ Season Ends at the Regional Semi-Finals

The Lexington Eagles made it deep into the playoffs again this year, proving what hard work, determination and a team mind-set can do. More...

Mayor Says Repairs to Begin on Sewer System

Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. said things have been quiet in Lexington lately, but work continues on the upgrading of our sewer system. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

November 26, 2012 A motorist reported that a cow was out on FM 141 near CR 430; Deputy Ledenbach was unable to locate the animal. A report was taken by Deputy Ledenbach about some wire theft on CR 205. More...

Lexington Police Report

November 25, 2012 Officer Vivas responded to the Lexington Police Department to meet a complainant and take a walk-in report. The complainant reported a suspicious vehicle on the 800 block of Hale St. More...

Community News

Wildlife Rescue Featured in Elgin

The Owl, Elgin’s home goods store and wine bar, is pleased to announce that Wildlife Rescue, Inc. of Austin will be at the store on Sunday, December 9, 2012 from 2pm until 4pm with two live Screech Owls. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to the Eagles on another fine season! We are all very proud of you! Thank you to the Cabins, Round Top State Bank and the Rotary Interact Club for bringing Santa to town last Saturday night! More...

Milam Theater Presents Scrooge

Milam Community Theater will present “A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marley,” on stage at the Williams Civic Center in Cameron, Dec. 7, 8 and 9. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Two of our senior Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) students recently turned 18 and have signed on with the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD). More...

Sports

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Allyson Biehle of Lexington bagged this big buck in Lee County last Wednesday morning while hunting with her father and little brother. The deer has 11 points and has a 19" inside spread. More...

Lexington vs. Refugio - Game 3 Lost its Charm

The two spirited rivals met for the third time in three years. Lexington won in 2010, ending Refugio’s undefeated season with a thud, when Refugio had been ranked #1 all season long. More...

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Lexington Lady Eagle softball pitcher Courtney Robertson signed with Northwood University last week. She is seen with her family, coaches and LISD staff. More...














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