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April 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Grand Jury Wrangles Over Huge Docket Involving 20 People

Twenty-three indictments indicate upcoming busy court schedule

Twenty-three indictments were handed down by the Lee County Grand Jury on March 27, 2013. They dealt with people having charges ranging from DWI to possession of a controlled substance. More...

General Stories

Taylor company opening new positions to aid business growth

Durcon Incorporated’s CEO, Cordell Bennigson, announced last week that it is creating approximately 80 new production, technical and managerial jobs at its Taylor manufacturing facility. More...

Home Country

We were a bit perplexed … stunned, really … when we poured into the Mule Barn truck stop coffee shop at the crack of dawn and saw our fertilizer mogul, Dewey Decker, in earnest conversation at a booth with his girlfriend, Emily Stickles More...

Use Caution

Coming home from a week-long vacation, we decided to take a shortcut. You know…one of those “shortcuts” that really isn’t? More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Lexington City Council Meeting – 6 p.m.Hospice Brazos Valley - Pot luck Dinner – Men and Women WhoHave Lost a Spouse – 6:00 pm – 8:00 p.m.- 979-277-9525 Thursday, April 11, 2013 More...

Church

Wild Horse Ministries And Cowboy Church Lee County

Cowboy Church Lee County presents Wild Horse Ministry with Paul Daily and family from Trout, Louisiana on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Dime Box Rodeo Arena (across from High School gym). More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Jesus was, and is, his Best Friend Leroy suffered with dementia for years. It finally progressed to the point where his body was shutting down. By the time I began my hospice visits, he could no longer speak. He just looked at me and smiled. More...

Just a Thought.......

It’s interesting what you hear around a coffee table. Much of the conversation reflects what is called “conventional wisdom”, that is, the way folks understand the world today. More...

Sports

Salado Drops the Eagles 11-3

Salado topped the Eagles 11-3 in a game played in beautiful weather Saturday afternoon. The Eagles continue to fall on bad bounces and bad luck. More...

Salado Nips Lady Eagles 10-9

Lexington’s extra-inning rally fell short as Salado nipped the Lady Eagles 10-9 Saturday afternoon. Lexington held the lead twice in the game, but could not keep Salado from bouncing back each time. More...

Eagles March by Academy 7-3

Lexington captured their second district win, defeating Academy 7- 3 Friday night after a week’s moratorium for state testing. The Eagles used some good pitching by W.E. Meuth and some timely hitting by Meuth to put the Bees back in the hive. More...

Public Hearing to Discuss Well Applications Scheduled

About 100 people crowded into the community room at the Giddings Public Library last Monday night. More...

Town Hall Meeting

A Town Hall Meeting will be held Saturday, April 13, at 7 p.m. at the Lexington Memorial Park Building, located on Hwy. 77 at Loop 123. More...

Four Sentences Handed Down in District Court

Three people were sentenced, one on two charges, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on March 28, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Yes! Homecoming is Almost Here!

The Lexington Garden Club descended upon the Square last Tuesday morning to engage in their annual beautification project for the City. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 1, 2013 A motorist reported a male wearing red shorts and a white tshirt walking down FM 141 attempting to flag vehicles down. Deputy Rudolph located the subject and gave him a courtesy ride home. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 3, 2013 Officer Sandoval spoke to a subject in reference to an unknown subject dumping trash in the area of Belton and 4th Sts. The officer advised that the City would be notified to see if it could get cleaned up. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale. More...

Lee County Commissioners’ Court

At the Lee County Commissioners’ regular meeting held Monday, April 8, the Court, by transferring funds from the Right of Way account to the County Clerk Building, made funds available to proceed with plans for converting the building on East I More...

Lexington Garden Club News

The March meeting was held at the Holy Family Catholic Church Parish Hall. Host and co-hostesses Sally Colonna, Sylvia DeClue, Kay Dunn, and Kathi Olechowski served an array of tasty dishes. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

What a great school district we have here at Lexington ISD! More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Leslie Araujo, Hayden Bexley, Emery Brockenbush, Ashunti Cooper, Catherine Crow, Melissa Gural, Crystal Hicks, Aubrey McNair, Spencer Rhodes, Savanna Robertson, Kaden Schimank, Sheldon Springer, Riley Stamport, Levi Sweat More...

Obituaries

Dawn M. Goldstein

February26,1977-April6,2013

Funeral services for Dawn Goldstein, 36 of Paige, Texas, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Friendship Cemetery in Paige. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. More...

Leslie Delbert Pietsch

December14,1942-April4,2013

Funeral services for Leslie Pietsch, 70 of Brenham and formerly of Ledbetter,were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013 in the Lillian A. Wilder Memorial Chapel at the Brenham State Supported Living Center in Brenham with Rev. More...

Modena A. Ramsel

November7,1919-April5,2013

Funeral services for Modena Ramsel, 93 of Giddings, were held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Leif Hasskarl officiating. Mrs. More...














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