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May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Linda Patschke Named Citizen of the Year

Linda Patschke, who has been a volunteer for the Lexington EMS for more than 32 years, was selected by the Homecoming Committee of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce as this year’s Citizen of the Year. More...

General Stories

Puberty Day

“I can’t wait until my Puberty Day,” announced my nine-year old as he was settling into his bed one night. Ignoring all the obvious inaccuracies with that statement, I decided to address the sentiment instead. More...

Home Country

Those of us who call this little valley home have a unique blessing in the form of Perry, our dentist. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

You want a quick and easy recipe for dinner one night? Well, this one is not only quick and easy, but also tasty, filling and delicious! We eat it with hot crispy cornbread. 1 lb. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2013 More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

In Lexington ISD, college and career readiness actually begins in kindergarten. I don’t know a kindergartner who doesn’t have big dreams. More...

Sports

Washington in All-Star Game

Lexington’s fine senior athlete, Jason Washington, has been selected to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association’s All- Star game. The game will be played July 30th at Amon Carter Stadium on the TCU campus in Fort Worth. More...

Cheyenne Shed Brings Home the Gold from State

Cheyenne Shed a freshman at Dime Box High School became the State 1A, Division 2 State Champion in the 800 meter run last Friday at Memorial Stadium in Austin with a time of 2:23, setting the record for 1A Division 2. More...

Lady Eagles Get Honors

The Lexington Lady Eagles softball players earned numerous honors after their successful season. Meghann Wrinkle was selected Utility Player of the Year for the district. More...

Lexington High School Hosts Its Annual Prom

Have you ever seen so many beautiful people? This past Saturday, Lexington High School hosted their annual Prom. Pictured above are some of those who attended. More...

Six People Sentenced in District Court

Six people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, on May 9, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding. More...

Lexington Names Most Valuable Players

Monday night, the Lexington Athletic Association held this year’s Athletic Banquet. A huge crowd was in attendance as the Eagle coaches recognized all the athletes who participated in the LHS sports this past school year. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 6, 2013 A caller reported some suspicious activity on CrR117 near FM 141; Deputy Ledenbach searched the area but was unable to locate anyone. Chief Deputy Lapham and Deputy Ray responded to a domestic disturbance on CR 135. All was ok. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 5, 2013 Officer Stark was dispatched to the 8600 Blk of SHWY 77 N on a Criminal Mischief call. Upon arrival, Officer Stark observed a broken window, which was apparently broken out with a rock. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

It’s always good to learn when our young people are being recognized for their accomplishments. More...

Commissioners’ Court

The May 13, 2013 meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court was devoted mostly to routine matters. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

So, some friends and I were having a discussion. It was a difficult one because we were struggling with the issue of how to help people, especially those who seem to take advantage of the situation. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Guess You Being Here Takes This Long! More...

Obituaries

Rev. Theodore A. Michalk

September24,1920-May7,2013

Theodore Adolph Michalk was born at home on Galveston Island on September 24, 1920 to Emilie Theresa (Woelfel) Michalk and Rev. Adolph Fredrick Michalk, as their first born of 7 children. He was baptized at St. More...

Clifton "Cliff" J. Milburn

November14,1937-May4,2013

The only thing Cliff liked better than making new friends was visiting with old ones. On Saturday morning May 4, he went to make many new friends and to be reunited with old ones and with family who had gone ahead. More...

Rosalie Hattie Mitschke Davenport

November28,1921-May10,2013

Rosalie Hattie Mitschke Davenport passed away after a long and full life on Friday morning, May 10, 2013. More...














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