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January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

LISD Sophomore Band Members Earn High Praise

Sophomores Jason Handrick and Clayton Suehs were selected to the Association of Texas Small Schools Bands Region 18/26 Band, an honor not easily achieved, according to Lexington ISD Director of Bands, Nora Mosby. More...

General Stories

Major Legislation Unveiled Last Week in Austin

Senators last week filed bills dealing with two major issues facing the Texas Legislature this session: the budget and rising health care costs. More...

Once Upon A Time...

Once upon a time, there was a fairly average, run-of-the-mill maid named Laura. More...

Home Country

Why are winter mornings so heartbreakingly special? They’re sure cold, at least around here. And with the snow you’d think they’d be white, too. But they aren’t, are they? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 23, 1213 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 1213 More...

School

‘Blended’ courses changing the way Blinn instructors teach

Since Plato’s Academy, teaching technology hasn’t changed all that much. More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Every day I see many examples of our Lexington students standing out in academics, athletics, and the arts. I wish I had space to share them all in this column. More...

Sports

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The Lexington Middle School 7th Grade Eagles won 1st Place in the Lexington Basketball Tourney earlier this month. More...

Alcoa Workers Should Resolve to Get a Chest X-ray

With the new year, many people re-dedicate themselves to a healthy lifestyle. If you are one of these people, you may have decided to exercise more or make healthier food choices. More...

Lady Eagles Fall to Bees

The Lexington Lady Eagles saw a bad fourth quarter translate into their sixth district loss Friday night. The Lady Eagles fell to Academy 36-29. More...

Woman Dies at Giddings State School

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, an un-named employee of the Giddings State School tried to save the life of a 53 year old woman, Jeulene Sams of Hempstead, who was found down, on the ground, at the facility on Sunday, January 20, More...

Vast Array of Varmints Sought

The Fourth Annual Lexington Lone Star Varmint Tournament happens this weekend, starting at 12 noon on Saturday and ending at 1 p.m. on Sunday. More...

Motorist Finds Vehicle that Hit a Tree

Driver nowhere to be found

On Saturday, January 19, at about 6:00 a.m., a motorist called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and reported that he was on his way home from work when he came up on a vehicle that had hit a tree, but that there was no one in the vehicle and no More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 14, 2013 A resident on CR 233 called for assistance after she fell and needed help getting up. Deputy Ayres was dispatched and was able to help her up. More...

Community News

Texas Czech Genealogical Society Annual Meeting

This Year’s Theme: “Digging For Gold (Ancestral Answers) in 2013”

This year’s Texas Czech Genealogical Society Annual Meeting will be held at the Caldwell Civic/Visitor Center in Caldwell, and will begin Friday evening, January 25, 2013, with a Wine and Cheese Reception beginning at 5:00 PM. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City continues to make needed improvements to our sewer system. Please remember to discard your waste oil-based products properly, by disposing of them at the recycle center in Lexington. More...

What Can a Girl Do?

Girl Scout cookies on sale now

Girl Scouts of Central Texas will ask customers to help girls do great things by purchasing a box of their tasty treats that not only taste good, but that do good, beginning January 16, 2013. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Have This Pain Under My Heart. I first met Sal in a small, greasy spoon establishment. He sat alone in a booth, nursing a lukewarm cup of coffee. He eyed me as I approached, noticed my name tag, and broke into a broad, toothless grin. More...

Just a Thought.......

Progress

In this country, we love to talk about progress, and I agree that some things are better than what we had yesterday. However, I live in a house that makes me wonder. More...

Focus on the Family

Financial Generosity Should Come With No Strings Attached

Q: Our daughter and her husband are struggling financially. We’d like to help them out, but we don’t want to set an unhealthy precedent or violate the integrity of their marriage. How should we handle this? More...

Obituaries

Aline Ruby Leutz

November 28, 1922 - January 17, 2013

Aline Ruby Biehle Leutz was born on November 28, 1922 in Paige, Texas to Oscar H. & Alma M. (Kaiser) Biehle. She was baptized on December 10, 1922 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, Texas and confirmed on December 8, 1957 at St. More...

Wilfred E. Mack

July 31, 1957 - January 15, 2013

Wilfred E. Mack, born July 31, 1957 in Rockdale to the parents of Namon and Arlethia (Maloy) Mack, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, January 15, 2013 at the age of 55. More...

Gerald W. Sitterle

February 25, 1930 - January 15, 2013

Gerald Ward Sitterle was born on February 25, 1930 in Victoria, Texas to Sid & Minnie (Wagner) Sitterle. He was united in marriage to Artie Jean King on February 3, 1951 at the First Baptist Church in Victoria. More...














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