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Students Celebrate 100 Days of School

To celebrate the 100th Day of School, Lexington Elementary Kindergarten classes were challenged to bring 100 cans of food to donate to the local food pantry. More...

General Stories

Tending To the Rules

The world is a busy place, especially for those who follow all the rules. More...

Home Country

The bonafide members of the Mule Barn truck stop’s philosophy counter and world dilemma think tank adjourned early Saturday to reconvene at the top of Geezer Hill. That wasn’t its real name, of course. It didn’t have a real name. More...

Valentine’s Day Is Good For A Broken Heart

Boxes of chocolates and sentimental cards. Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day (and the love surrounding it) may actually be good for your health. In fact, studies show nurturing, loving relationships can improve heart health, says Deborah K. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013 More...

School

Lexington Elementary School UIL Competition

On December 11, 2012, Lexington Elementary took 42 students, grades 2-5, to Rogers Elementary for our annual UIL Academic competition. Lexington competed against students from Rogers, Cameron, and Academy. More...

A few more pictures from UIL Competition:

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Superintendent’s Corner

The Lexington ISD Middle School Library is getting some much needed renovation this summer. The building that now houses the LMS library was built in 1956 and is in poor repair. More...

Obituaries

Yvonne Elaine Koenning

July22,1936-February1,2013

Funeral services for Yvonne Elaine Karisch Koenning were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Winchester, Texas. Burial followed in the St. Michael’s Lutheran Cemetery. More...

Ellford “E.R.” Bigon

April6,1924-January29,2013

Funeral services for Ellford Bigon, 88 of Northrup, Texas, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. More...

Ruby R. Baack

July24,1928-February1,2013

Funeral services for Ruby R. Baack, 84, of Abilene, formerly of Giddings, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. More...

Dussetschleger Honored for Years of Service

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department honored Dennis Dussetschleger (center) last week, for 10 years of loyal and energetic service. More...

New District Judge Lets Defendants Know, “This is Serious.”

He’s been in office for just over a month, but already, District Judge Carson Campbell seems to be sending a message to people who break the law and end up in his courtroom. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 28, 2013 A caller reported some cattle on the road on CR 133 about a mile off of Hwy 290. Deputy Ray was able to remove the cattle from the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 27, 2013 Officer Sandoval conducted a warrant service in the 700 Blk of 5th St. for subjects wanted on outstanding warrants. More...

Community News

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From the Mayor’s Desk

Work continues on various projects throughout the city. Sewer lines are being repaired, brush cleared, and other maintenance that improves all of experiences of the citizens of Lexington. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has many new books with CD’s. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Okay, guys, this is your warning. You have one week until Valentine’s Day. Still time to listen to your lady and get the gift she wants. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Want to be Happy Cora liked everything just-so. Her hair was always done. Her make-up was carefully chosen. Her outfits always matched. Cora was lacking, however, in the contentment department. More...

Focus on the Family

With Husband Overseas, Couples’s Problems Are Unresolved

Q: My husband was recently deployed to Afghanistan. Just before he left, I discovered that he was having an affair. More...

Sports

Eagles Outlast Cameron 49-43

The Lexington Eagles held off a furious Cameron rally to defeat the Yoe 49-43 Friday night in the APK Center. The game was close throughout, with neither team having more than a five-point lead. More...

Lexington Buffaloes Florence 61-46

by Mike Organ The Lexington Eagles used a 20- 0 skunking of Florence in the second quarter to earn a 61-46 win. The Eagles stopped Florence cold in the second quarter after a lackluster first quarter that Florence won 6-3. More...

Lady Eagles Finish Florence 44-38

The Lexington Lady Eagles staged another one of their comebacks Tuesday night, in defeating Florence 44-38. Lexington fell behind in the second quarter, going to the locker room down 22-16 at halftime. More...

 













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