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2013-05-09 digital edition

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May 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifteen People Indicted

If the indictment docket is any indication of whether or not a Grand Jury can “earn their keep”, the latest from the Lee County Grand Jury must be a perfect example. More...

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This is Dylan McManus, the Diamond Cross Rodeo official sheep fighter. More...

General Stories

Maintenance Outage Topics Among Updates at Luminant CAP Meeting

Both Steve Parker, Luminant Generation Director, and Curt Lightle, Mine Director, started their updates with a report on worker safety. As of April 8, mine workers had worked 189 days without an injury requiring a doctor’s intervention. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken Portobello Stroganoff

Traditional stroganoff is a dish of sautéed beef with sour cream sauce. This version is a keeper in our house. More...

Home Country

When the Rafter E branded recently, a bunch of us went out to help. It’s a badge of pride to have worked your way up the branding ladder. As a kid, you flank the calves; you grab them, throw them and hold them down. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A’s & B’s More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Every parent has a dream that their children will be happy and successful. More...

Obituaries

Frederick “Rick” Bernard Moses

October26,1951-April28,2013

Frederick "Rick" Moses was born on October 26, 1951 in Del Rio, Texas to Ira & Mary (McWhirt) Moses. He graduated from Sanderson High School in Sanderson, Texas and had been employed with the railroad. More...

Evelyn Beatrice Nitsche

May7,1925-May2,2013

Funeral services for Evelyn Nitsche, 87 of Giddings, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Keith Aschenbeck officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. Mrs. More...

Edwin Herman Schmidt Sr.

January29,1920-May2,2013

Edwin Herman Schmidt Sr. was born on January 29, 1920, the seventh child of Bernhard J. & Emma (nee Jurk) Schmidt of Northrup, Texas. The grace of God was bestowed on Edwin through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on February 20, 1920 at St. More...

Garrett and Cooper In

Chad Garrett and Riza Cooper were elected to serve as Trustees on the LISD School Board Saturday. Garrett received 179 votes overall and Cooper received 127. Incumbent Russell Iselt lost his bid for re-election. More...

Local Real Estate Office Vandalized Twice in Two Days

Last Sunday morning, May 5, at about 8 a.m., Tammy Janda went to Giddings to pick up her daughter. When she returned to Lexington, she went by the Sherrill Real Estate office, where she works, to feed her cat, who resides at the office. More...

Seventeen Sentenced in District Court

Seventeen people were sentenced in District Court recently, eight on April 25 with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding, and nine on May 2, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

April 29, 2013 A caller requested a welfare check on a child that was reportedly not attending school. Deputy Rudolph went to the residence and spoke to the mother. The child had already left to go to school. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Woodson Community Building, 631 N. Rockdale. The agenda items are as follows: 1. Call to Order 2. Welcome Guests 3. Citizen Input 4. More...

Stands Packed for 1st Lexington Homecoming CPRA Rodeo

The stands were packed for the first CPRA Rodeo held for the Lexington Homecoming on Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5th. The rodeo was hosted by the Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Club and their families. More...

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Nellie Eichler, is the most “mature” mother, at 96 years young, at Country Care Plex Nursing & Rehab Center in Giddings! Happy Mother’s Day, Nellie! More...

Sports

2012-2013 Lexington Sports

The school sports year is now over for Lexington. It was a very successful year for the Green and Gold. The football team advanced three weeks into the playoffs. The volleyball team was one win away from the Regional Tourney. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Lexington Athletic Association will hold its annual sports banquet Monday, May 13th. At the affair, coaches will honor players who have been judged the best in their sport. More...

Eagles’ Off Season

The ability to compete at the highest level in Class 2A has changed in the last 15 years. Now athletes cannot have an “off season” where they lounge around. More...

 













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