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January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Controlled Burn Left Unattended

An apparent controlled burn on CR 418 near the Lee/Milam County line was left unattended last Saturday, causing it to get out of control. More...

General Stories

People Will Talk

Women need to be so organized in order to make it through the harrowing hours of everyday life that they are sometimes very hard on themselves and other women. More...

Home Country

Delbert McLain came by to have coffee with us the other day. He’s our chamber of commerce, you know, and he ties fishing flies, but doesn’t fish. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Perfect Pulled Pork

When you’ve got a million things to do, it’s nice to know dinner can take care of itself. Your slow cooker is your best friend. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Hayden Bexley, Emery Brockenbush, Ashunti Cooper, Catherine Crow, Mackenzie Foley, Crystal Hicks, Vanessa Ortega, Evan Patschke, Maegan Seal, Sheldon Springer, Riley Stamport, Levi Sweat More...

Salazar Makes A&M Dean’s List

Lexington High School graduate, Hillary Salazar, was named to the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Dean’s List for the fall semester. She is studying in the College of Science and Technology, Biomedical Science. More...

Sports

Lexington Slays Salado 42- 39 in OT

The Lexington Lady Eagles made a fantastic comeback Tuesday night in defeating the Salado Lady Eagles 42-39. More...

Rogers Tops Lady Eagles 61-44

Lexington fell to Rogers, sending them out of contention for a play off spot in the state tourney. Rogers played out against the Lady Eagles, shutting down their three-point shooting. Madison Bexley made all three of Lexington’s big shots. More...

Softball Practice Starts

Coach Kristy Bradford started her first season as the Lady Eagle softball coach last Friday. Bradford expects to have 30 players out for the sport when basketball season ends. More...

School Board Reveiws Safety Procedures in Light of Sandy Hook Tragedy

At the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees regular meeting held on Monday, January 28, 2013, Dr. Frances McArthur, Superintendent of Schools, reviewed the LISD Emergency Operations Plan. More...

Giddings Runaway Found by Lexington Officer

A 15 year old female, reported as a runaway from Giddings, was spotted by Lexington Police Officer Amador Sandoval on Thursday, January 24, at about 1:05 in the morning. More...

A Full Dockett for District Court

Eight people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County on January 17, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding, and an additional five more were sentenced on January 24, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbet presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

January 21, 2013 A motorist reported an 18- wheeler driving recklessly on Hwy 21 headed west bound from the Hwy 77 intersection. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Ledenbach searched for the truck to the county line and then Bastrop was notified. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 20, 2013 Officer Sandoval made contact with two vehicles in the City Park. Subjects were looking for their son who had left home after getting into an argument. The son was located and returned home. More...

Community News

Birthday Parties for Area Ladies

Last week was a busy week at Herk’s Country Store, where (at least) three ladies were celebrated for having birthdays. More...

Lone Star Opry Lineup

The Lone Star Opry, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Giddings, presents a great list of perfomers for the February 4 program, including Country & Gospel Recording Artist Jerry Bennett, Moses Rangel, Sally Carlson, Dexter Rowe and Kadie Lynn, all b More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I want to encourage Lexington residents to attend our City Council meetings. They are open to the public and may provide insight about the day-to-day workings of your town. More...

Obituaries

David Coy Hall

February 2, 1963 - January 24, 2013

A service to celebrate the life of David Hall, 49 of Blue, Texas, was held on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the Blue United Methodist Church in Blue with Pastor Lance Richards officiating. Military Honors will immediately follow. More...














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