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February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s Office Makes Drug Bust

Last Friday, February 8, the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office was conducting an investigation that led to the arrest of two Giddings residents for possession of controlled substances. More...

Neighborhood Watch Program

Starting in Lexington. Meetings being held now. Contact the Lexington Police Department for more information. More...

Long Season Finally Over!!!!

the Young Lady Eagles from Lexington Middle School finished their regular season of Basketball last week, and they look as if it was just in time! More...

General Stories

The Real Magic of Techno-Toys

I don’t know how I managed to survive childhood, because if it weren’t for DVD players and portable video games, my children would have had a much shorter life span. More...

Home Country

In the week before Valentine’s Day, Marvin Pincus had two new customers for his (free of charge, of course) love advice and flytying consultation services. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Lemon Ginger Chicken Thighs

My wife tells me it is time to eat lightly. After all the rich and good food we ate during the holidays, now is the time to shed a few pounds. I seem to find the extra weight and she doesn’t. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

It’ll Eat Your Mind, Dude! Larry was diagnosed with MS in his early thirties. He adapted courageously for more than twenty years, but now he was declining quickly. More...

Just a Thought.......

Since it is Valentine’s Day, I thought I would share a favorite poem of mine. It is by Roy Croft. More...

Focus on the Family

How Can I Help My Stay-at-Home Wife?

Q: My wife is a stay-at-home mom with our two young children. I don’t think most guys realize how difficult it is to spend every day attending to the needs of little kids. What can I do to help shoulder the load? More...

Sports

Photos

Kristen Boettcher and Meghann Wrinkle (background) wait for the ball. ALL More...

Photo

Lexington Eagle Jason Washington signed a letter of intent with A & M Kingsville last week. He is seen surrounded by family, friends and the coaching staff at LHS. More...

Jarrell Stops Eagles 50-42

The Lexington Eagles had the Jarrell Cougars, but could not pull the noose tight. Jarrell rallied and won the game with a good finish. Lexington pulled into a tie at 40 on Kogan Garrett’s three point shot. More...

Hit and Run Accident Takes Life of Tanglewood Resident

A hit and run accident took the life of Tanglewood resident, Susie Woelfel, age 55, Tuesday morning, at about 2:35 a.m. The vehicle/ pedestrian accident occurred at 11485 Hwy. 77, about .4 of a mile north of CR 418 in Tanglewood, north of Lexington. More...

Young Child’s Death Raises Questions

A three-year-old boy was found unresponsive as Giddings Police officers were summoned to meet EMS last Saturday afternoon at 773 W. Independence Street. According to the Giddings Police report, GPD was dispatched at 2:10 p.m. More...

Deadline Looms for Sign Up for City and School Board Elections

Sign up for City and School Board elections are in full swing and have been for several weeks; however, no one has picked up a packet to run! While that may seem a little unusual, it really isn’t. More...

Two Sentenced in Lee County District Court

Two people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, Texas on February 7, 2013 with the honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 4, 2013 A motorist reported that he located a truck that had struck a tree on CR 208. He stopped to see if anyone was hurt, but no one was inside the vehicle. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 5, 2013 Officer Nurse was dispatched to the 1000 block of N Main St. in reference to a Terroristic Threat. A female subject threatened to cut another female’s throat. The suspect had left the scene before the officer arrived. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: 1. Call meeting to order. 2. Welcome guest. 3. Citizen input. More...

Dear Editor

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Community Calendar

Wednesday February 13, 2013Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week was a wonderful week for the children of Lexington! I received a letter from the Texas Education Agency that our Request for Grant Funding for a College For All, $100,000.00 grant had been preliminary selected for funding. More...

Former LHS Grads Earn Honors

Kathryn (Marburger) Turnipseed was named to the Dean’s List from the College of Education at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville for the Fall 2012 semester with a 4.0. Kathryn is a senior finishing her degree in Elementary Education. More...

Local Teacher participated in Humanities Texas Workshop

Earlier this month, a Lexington teacher travelled to Austin to participate in a one-day teacher workshop examining American writing on the Civil War sponsored by Humanities Texas. More...

Obituaries

Erwin Gustav Billig

May31,1915-February8,2013

Funeral services for Erwin Billig, 97 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert J. Tiner officiating. More...

Anna Bell McWhorter

July20,1929-February3,2013

Funeral services for Anna McWhorter, 83 of Ledbetter, Texas, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Father James Olnhausen of St. More...

Gregory Palm

Died February 9, 2013

Services for Gregory Palm are pending at this time. More...

 













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