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December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Looking for a Whistle Blower!

In the past two months, between 400 and 500 party whistles have been flushed into the sewer system by an individual or individuals living in the city! More...

No Burn Ban, Yet

Commissioners decided to not declare a Burn Ban at this time, even with the fire index at 627 (taken before the rain on Monday night) with the index over 500 being considered the danger threshold. More...

General Stories

Twelve Things For Christmas

Dear Reader: This is an excerpt from my book, Laura On Life: Wahoo for Dinner! More...

Home Country

Mrs. Richardson doesn’t often go to the city, but Ardis saw the ad in the big daily paper for the singles group and which church they used for meetings. Mrs. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Applesauce Carrot Cake A just-right sweetness and the flavor of fresh apples – that’s the difference applesauce makes in this recipe. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

This column is for men only, unless, ladies, your man does not read it, then you have my permission to put it where he cannot fail to see it. Face it, fellows, Christmas is coming, and we are already in pre-panic stage. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

It Never Shuts Up! Steve had worked on power lines all his life. He’d been all over the country, tending to one emergency after another. More...

Lexington United Methodist Church Quartet

Judy Belyeu, Janie Ahrendt, Belinda Robertson, and Matt Everett - the renown quartet from the Lexington United Methodist Church - entertained the crowd at the Giddings Public Library Open House, cele More...

Obituaries

M. J. Alford

May 17, 1923 - December 6, 2012

M.J. Alford was born May 17, 1923 in the Black Jack Community to Elmer and Inez (Luckey) Alford. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. More...

Aaron Samuel Sherrill

August8,1942-December3,2012.

Aaron Samuel Sherrill was born on August 8, 1942 in Beaumont Texas to Garland and Winnie Sherrill. Mr. Sherrill graduated from Lexington High School and then joined the US Navy on June 26, 1962 and served for 4 years. More...

Johanna Magdalen Rother

February 3, 1929 - December 4, 2012

Johanna Magdalen Rother was born on February 3, 1929 in Paige, Texas to Walter Robert & Louise (Behrend) Rother. More...

Lexington Heritage Center Burglarized

On Thursday, December 6, Chief Yarbrough and Officer Sandoval with the Lexington Police Department, were dispatched to the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center, located in the 500 block of 4th St., in reference to a burglary. More...

Report from Extension Office

The Lee County Commissioners heard the annual report from the Lee County Extension Office last Monday. More...

Approval for Construction Documents for Courthouse

The Commissioners gave final approval on the agreement between Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc and the county for preparing necessary construction documents so that the next phase of the Courthouse restoration can occur. More...

Lopez Surprised by Judge’s Sentencing

Former Lexington Middle School teacher and Pflugerville resident, Holly Lopez, age 32, was sentenced to four years in the state jail facility last Friday, December 7, in the 390th District Court of Travis County. More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

December 2, 2012 While on patrol, Officer Nurse observed an individual at the Lexington High School. Officer Nurse conducted a field investigation and made contact with the suspicious person on school property. More...

Sheriff’s Report

December 3, 2012 Deputy Ledenbach was dispatched to Hwy 290 West to meet with a complainant regarding a theft. A report was taken and investigation continues at this time. More...

Community News

Outdoor News

December 10, 2012 More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETINGThe Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meetingon Wednesday, December 12th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at theWoodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington,Texas.Agenda:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. More...

Photo

One of the many things people love about Lexington is the myriad of events that dot the local Calender of Events. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Our vision in Lexington ISD is for our individual students to be fully prepared, both academically and socially, to meet the challenges in a changing world and for our graduates to be successful, confident, creative, critical thinkers who will have e More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Top Moulton

The Lady Eagles topped Moulton 39-29 Tuesday night to avenge a 26-33 defeat in the finals of the Dime Box Tourney. Mackenzie Brown led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 10 points. More...

Lexington Basketball Tourney Results

Girls Christen Schneider and Madison Bexley were named to the all-tourney team by a vote of coaches. The Lexington Lady Eagles claimed third place in the tourney held this past weekend. More...

Eagles Dominate All- District Selections

Lexington captured a large majority of the MVP football recognitions, and placed the rest on the other teams. Leading the selections were codistrict MVPs Logan Meuth and Jason Washington. The offensive MVP for the district was Kogan Garrett. More...

 













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