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May 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Brown/Mitchell Third in State Tennis

The mixed doubles tennis team of Mackenzie Brown and Eriq Mitchell, from Lexington High School, saw their state championship dreams come to an end in the state semi-finals Monday afternoon. More...

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Jason Washington is seen running in the 110M Hurdles during the Regional Track Meet held in Stephenville last Friday. More...

General Stories

The Triple Phooey

My daughter, bless her heart, has an amazing capacity for empathy. Her heart is as big as Jupiter. Too bad she inherited one of my strongest genes: The one that requires her to forget critical pieces of information at crucial times. More...

Home Country

Emily’s dilemma was obvious: how do you sell manure? Since she fell in love with Dewey Decker, she could think of nothing less than spending her life with him and embracing the fertilizer business whole hog, so to speak. More...

Peace Forum Held At Immanuel Lutheran School

The Rotary International President, Sakuji Tanaka, challenged each of the 34,000 Rotary Clubs around the world to hold a peace forum and promote PeaceThrough Service, our 2012- 2013 Rotary Theme. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Your calendar may not show it, but if you are reading this column on May 2, it is the National Day of Prayer. Given the recent events in our nation, and our state, we could certainly use it. Funny thing about prayer. More...

Church Briefs

First Baptist Church - Lexington Clothes Closet Is Now Open

First Baptist Church’s Clothes Closet is now full and ready for people of the community to drop in. This ministry is motivated by the love of God and to meet community needs in His name without discrimination. More...

Obituaries

Michael Albert Buchan

April 1, 1920 – April 23, 2013

Michael Albert Buchan, 93, passed away on April 23, 2013. He was born on April 1, 1920 to Frederick Emil Buchan and Emelia Reinke Buchan in Galveston. In 1929, Michael began selling newspapers to 80 or more subscribers. More...

Amanda Emilie Faske

July30,1919-April24,2013

Funeral services for Amanda Faske, 93 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Nora Jean Morris

April23,1943-April27,2013

Services for Nora Jean Stifflemire Morris were held at 10:00 a.m.Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Geary McManus officiating. Burial followed in the Knobbs Springs Cemetery in Lee County. More...

Fraud Attempts on Bluebonnet Electric Customers

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, who serves Lee and surrounding counties, announced this week that they have been made aware that some people falsely claiming to be Bluebonnet employees or contractors have been attempting to trick co-op members into More...

Farm Accident

At about 11 a.m. More...

Early Voting in School Board Election

Early voting for the upcoming May 11 Lexington Independent School District’s Board of Trustees’ election started on Monday of this week. Two positions are up for election, including those currently held by Russell Iselt and Alan Turner. More...

Lexington’s Homecoming Festival this Weekend

Lexington’s Square will be teeming with people this weekend, as the 48th Annual Lexington Homecoming will be held on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 22, 2013 A caller reported to Deputy Carvin that her sister was in an abusive relationship and needed help. She was able to gather most of her belongings and a relative picked her up. A report was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

by Chief Clarence Yarbrough

April 24, 2013 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

You may have noticed that all of the streets leading into the city have taken on a new kind of shine this week, as we enter into our Annual Homecoming! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

We have a nice selection of fiction books at the Giddings Public Library. More...

More Work To Do, More Money Needed

It has been almost 18 months now since the most destructive wildfire in Texas history roared thru Bastrop County, destroying 1704 homes. More...

Sports

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Shakora Latimar on the 2nd leg of the4x200M at the Regional Track Meet in Stephenville More...

Senate Measure Would Tap Rainy Day Fund

The Senate approved a measure Tuesday, April 23 that would let voters decide whether or not to use almost half of the Rainy Day Fund to pay for state infrastructure and education. More...

Lexington Pirated by Crawford

The Crawford Lady Pirates stole Lexington’s state playoff dreams, defeating the Lady Eagles in the first two games of a best-of-three scenario. Crawford took game one 11-1 in five innings, and game two 15-4 in the full seven at-bats. More...

 













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