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April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Felony Offenders Warned

Lee County Attorney Martin Placke announced that a Lee County jury made a statement to habitual criminals: “Don’t come to Lee County to do your crime!” A Lee County jury took just 33 minutes, after hearing three days of evidence, to More...

Mackenzie Brown & Eriq Mitchell Region 2 Tennis Champs!

Mackenzie Brown became the first three-time state qualifier from Lexington. Brown combined with Kaelyn Blok her sophomore year, and then Mitchell the last two years, all in mixed doubles. More...

General Stories

New Eligibility Rule for Farm License Plates

Lee County residents will now need to provide proof of eligibility at the Lee County Tax-Assessor Collector’s office in order to obtain farm license plates, which have reduced registration fees. More...

We Know Things

If my husband and I were one person, we’d be dangerous. We’d be richer than King Midas, smarter than Albert Einstein, and better looking than the biological off spring of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. More...

Home Country

“I don’t know about all this, Honey,” Dewey said. “It sounds pretty complicated. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 24, 2013Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Wanting What I Get “That’s an interesting question,” Stephanie remarked. “I find that things go easier if I just want what I get.” More...

Just a Thought.......

It is common practice to blame the churches for their loss of attendance on Sunday morning. The usual complaint is that they are boring, lecturing and “out-of-touch”. More...

Focus on the Family

Single Mom Wants Positive Male Role Model For Kids

Q: As a single mother whose kids are approaching puberty, I’m becoming acutely aware of their need for positive male role models. Where can I go to find this kind of input? More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Whack Lady Yoe 16-1

Clinch Playoffs

The Lady Eagles played one of their best games of the year when it counted the most. In a game they had to win to be in the state playoffs, Lexington stomped Cameron 16-1. More...

Lady Eagle Playoff Series

Lexington will play Crawford in the first round of the state playoffs. More...

Eagles Cage Cougars 15-2

After Lexington and Rosebud- Lott battled for two scoreless innings, the Eagles’ bats awakened in the top of the third inning. The Eagles scored nine runs, as they sent 13 batters to the plate in the pivotal period. More...

PLAYOFF CHANGES FOR LADY EAGLE SOFTBALL

UIL Announced yesterday changes to the Softball Bi-District Playoffs. Here is the new schedule: Friday @ Clifton - 8 p.m. Lexington is Visitor. Saturday @ Temple Junior College - 8 p.m. Lexington is Home. More...

Photo

Last Thursday night, the Lexington Elementary School hosted The Greatest Show on Earth! More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

Seven people were sentenced in District Court on Thursday, April 11, the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Commissioners Approve Resolution Supporting LPGCD

On Monday, Lee County Commissioners approved a Resolution in Support of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District’s Management Plan. More...

West Texas Aid

Anyone Interested in Donating to the Victims of the West, Texas Tragedy are Encouraged to go to www.WithWest.com More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 15, 2013 A caller reported that her exhusband was at her residence and refused to leave. She has an active protective order out. Chief Deputy Lapham responded to the call. He advised no one was at the house when he arrived. More...

Lexington Police Report

April 15, 2013 Officer Nurse made contact with a suspicious subject who was walking through the neighborhood late at night. The subject stated he was walking to a friend’s house. Officer Nurse identified the subject and released him. More...

Community News

Soil & Water Meeting Scheduled

In recognition of Soil and Water Stewardship Week, April 29 - May 4, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Lee County Soil and Water Conservation District #359 is hosting an educational program on May 2, at the Lincoln Community Center More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

With Homecoming just over a week away, the City crews have been getting the Square ready to welcome visitors and residents alike. You’ll find the stipes on the streets freshly painted, the lawns manicured and debris removed. More...

Fedor VFD 30th Anniversary

Before their quarterly meeting, which was held on Monday, April 8, members of the Fedor Volunteer Fire Department celebrated their 30th Anniversary. Charter members were invited and encouraged to attend. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

It is hard to believe we have only six weeks of school left. The year has flown by as we have seen many wonderful accomplishments of our students. Last week our girls’ softball team secured their place in the playoffs. More...

Elementary School Students Perform in their Own Circus!

Students at Lexington’s Elementary School hosted a Circus l More...

Obituaries

Bernice Lorene Saegert

November 6, 1924 - April 18, 2013

Funeral services for Bernice Saegert, 88 of Lexington, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial followed in the St. Peter's Cemetery in Lincoln. Mrs. More...

Herbert Willie Billig

July 16, 1920 - April 21, 2013

Funeral services for Herbert Willie Billig, 92, of Somerville, are set for 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Somerville with Rev. Corby Brizendine officiating. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Somerville. More...














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