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Texas Legislative Week in Review

Education Committee Changes Graduation Standards

Senators working on their version of the state budget are nearing a final proposal, but there is still plenty of work to do. More...

House Passes Legislation to Fulfill Medicaid Obligations

Last Thursday, the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 10. More...

Surviving A Shower

I watch those survival shows on television religiously, not because I want to, but because I can never manage to get control of the remote. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, February 27, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Fischer Called as Minister of First Christian Church

Rev. David Fischer has been serving as the Interim Minister of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for the past year. The congregation is pleased to announce that on February 24, 2013, they voted overwhelmingly to call Rev. More...

Just a Thought.......

I am excited. Spring is coming, and Lexington will be beautiful once more! I will get to drive down the wonderful lane on the way to the Rock House and delight in the Glory of God’s world. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Who is He? Sally was suffering from stage four lung cancer. She lost her mobility and became bedbound. Her world had shrunk to the size of her tiny room. There was nothing wrong with Sally’s mind, however. More...

Obituaries

Evangelina Sally Brumbelow

June 22, 1920 - February 25, 2013

Funeral services for Evangelina “Sally” Brumbelow will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Rockdale, with Rev. Jack Chelf officiating. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. More...

Richard Paul Hess

June 13, 1928 - February 20, 2013

Funeral services for Richard Hess, 84 of San Antonio, formerly of Lexington, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Lexington Cemetery in Lexington with Geary McManus officiating. More...

Ernest Haywood Stifflemire

May 5, 1940 - February 22, 2013

Funeral Services for Ernest Haywood Stifflemire were held at 2:00 pm Monday, February 25, 2013 at the Adina Christian Church with interment following at Adina Cemetery. Mr. Stifflemire, age 72 of Lexington, passed away Friday, February 22, 2013. More...

Oilfield Accident Turns Tragic for Smithville Man

A 52 year old man from Smithville lost his life last Wednesday morning while working at the Bert Dodd #1 well site off of Lee County Road 120. More...

Dispositions in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County

Five dispositions were handed down in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on February 14, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

LVFD Hosts Traffic Control Training

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department hosted a training class for highway traffic control for emergency responders last Tuesday, February 19. The class was taught by Ronnie Sexton of the Texas Municipal League. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 18, 2013 Deputy Rudolph and Chief Deputy Lapham received a report about possible sexual abuse of a child. A report was made and is under investigation. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

My door is open for input from our community. If there is a concern you have or a suggestion you’d like to make, come see me. I am here for you. More...

Commissioners Oppose HB 958

At the regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court on Monday, February 25, the Commissioners dealt mostly with routine matters; however, one item on their agenda was anything but routine. More...

President of the Lee/Bastrop County Farm Bureau, Mike Organ, is seen presenting a check to Gloria Richardson with the Tanglewood Food Pantry. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

We have wonderful and talented students in Lexington schools who shine both inside and outside of the classroom. This past month, two of our amazing student athletes signed on to play college ball. More...

Sports

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Lady Eagle Meghann Wrinkle slides into second base in their game against Ellison during the Rockdale Tourney. More...

Eagles @ Franklin Bb Tourney

The Eagles competed in a very competitive Franklin Tourney this past weekend. The Eagles opened with a 6-4 loss to 3A Fairfield. Next up was an 11-7 loss to a very good Franklin team. More...

Lady Eagles on All- District

Mackenzie Brown and Madison Bexley were chosen first team alldistrict in post season voting by basketball coaches from the district. Kristen Boettcher and Christen Schneider were given second team recognition. More...

 













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