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March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Opens This Week

The Lee County Jr. Livestock Show opens this week, with the broiler show happening at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 21. More...

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A hundred or more family members and friends helped wish former Lee County Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace, Nick Hester (center), a happy 90th birthday recently. More...

General Stories

State Senate Weekly Review

Budget Bill heads to the floor

The Senate budget proposal will come before the full body for a vote next week after unanimous approval from the committee that wrote it. More...

Officer Shoots One During Family Disturbance

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 4:13 p.m., the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a female resident at 121 Stony Mont Drive in Del Valle, reporting a family disturbance and that the suspect had a firearm. More...

Three Layer Motel

When it comes to rating hotels and motels, we generally use the number of stars as a guide: Five stars being the best, one star being the worst. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 20, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

The wonderful church I serve recently sent me away for a week of continuous education. While at the conference, I learned something technical, but significant. We human beings are ANALOG in a DIGITAL world. Wait! More...

THEY SAID IT (Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“I was a P.O.W.” Orin was a career military man. He’d fought in Korea and Vietnam. At his assisted living facility he was simply known as “the colonel.” Orin never missed a Bible Study. More...

Focus on the Family

Parents Must Stop Monitoring Son So He Does Schoolwork

Q: Our son won’t do his homework! He’s smart and capable; he’d just rather play or watch TV. I don’t want to see him fall behind in school, so I have to monitor him at every step. What can I do? More...

Obituaries

Leroy Calvin Exner

May 25, 1933 - March 13, 2013

Funeral services for Leroy Exner, 79 of Giddings, were held 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. Mr. More...

Irene Esther Fischer

June5,1931-March14,2013

Funeral services for Irene Fischer, 81 of Giddings, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner & Rev. Wilbern Michalk officiating. More...

Calvin Kermit Koether

September21,1927-March17,2013

Funeral services for Calvin Koether, 85 of Giddings, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial followed in the Dodd Family Cemetery near Beat Five, Texas. More...

Chamber Members in Full Planning Mode for Homecoming

Free children’s entertainment featured in this year’s event, the theme of which is “The Story Book”

Members of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce are in full planning mode, as the 48th Annual Homecoming’s events are less than six weeks away. This year’s festival will be held Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 5, 2013. More...

Pedestrian Hit by Giddings Motorist

A Round Rock woman, Mandy Kay Martinez, 32, was struck by a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe when she tried to cross the street to a residence located at 408 N. Manse Street in Giddings last Friday afternoon at about 4 p.m. More...

Walch Receives Certification

Tim Walch, who has been working with the City of Lexington for a little more than 18 months, recently earned his Water Waste Water Operator’s license (type C). More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

March 11, 2013 Deputy Ayres was dispatched to a residence on FM 180 for a welfare check. MHMR requested that a deputy meet her at the residence because a family member called and reported that she was not taking her medication. Everything was okay. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 11, 2013 More...

Community News

Lexington Semi-Annual Antique Show and Sale

The first Lexington Antique Show and Sale was a huge success, as hundreds flocked to the Lexington Park Building last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, to peruse the merchandise featured by 17 vendors from across South and Central Texas. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Spring is finally here and the City will begin our annual cleanup in earnest now. April is our traditional Clean Up Month, so the City will be offering the use of large dumpsters at the City Yard throughout the month. More...

City of Lexington

February Revenue Report

Sales Tax Revenue - $14,227.03EDC - $4,671,27 Municipal Court Revenue$7,081.87 More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

I am very proud of the work being done by our teachers. They work tirelessly with hundreds of students to increase student knowledge and their love of learning. More...

Sports

Rogers Hammers Lexington 15-0

When the third pitch of the game is a fly ball that is misplayed into a double, you know things are going to be tough that night. More...

Salado Stops Lady Eagles 12-2

The reason for the Salado (SHS)12-2 execution of the Lexington Lady Eagles was the lack of execution by LHS. More...

Eagles Fall to Salado 7-1

Lexington lost to #1 ranked Salado in a game that was closer than the score shows. (I will refer to the teams as LHS and SHS, because they are both Eagles.) LHS took the lead 1-0 in the second, while holding SHS scoreless for two innings. More...

 













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