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May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Walmart Name Used in E-Mail Scam

There have been e-mails received by local residents recently that seem to tell them of significant sized purchases made in their name and being sent to some other address, usually out of State. More...

General Stories

Candy, The Great Motivator

Candy is the great motivator. I resisted it, even fought it. More...

Home Country

I heard the rumor down at the feed store, later in the afternoon. We had a real live Sherlock Holmes in our community, and he was our local barber, Curtis Naismith. More...

DPS Urges Texans to Report Suspicious Activities Through State Website

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages residents to report suspicious behaviors that might indicate criminal or terrorist activity to the department’s iWATCH websiteat www.iwatchtx.org< http:// www.iwatchtx.org>. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Not too long ago I visited with one of our veterans. It was a good conversation, but in many ways it made me sad. One of the things he spoke about was the lack of respect for veterans by so many people. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Oh no! She’s up! Glenda parked herself just inside the front door of her nursing home. She greeted everyone who walked in exactly the same way. “Do I know you?” she’d ask. “If not, I’d sure like to!” More...

Sports

Congratulations to Lexington’s Eagle Seniors

As the Lexington coaching staff says good bye to this group of seniors, they realize they will be missing some critical leadership, as well as skill. More...

Lexington High School Athletic Awards Banquet

Athletic Awards Banquet left to right are: Mariah Thornton(softball), Johna Alford (volleyball), Karsen Ross (volleyball, golf), Reagan Johnston (cross country), Meghann Wrinkle (track, softball, co- More...

Sports Thoughts

Did you pick all the MVP’s and Coaches Pride winners that the coaches did? I think they did an excellent job of choosing athletes. More...

Obituaries

Robert Kovar

January24,1934-May14,2013

Robert (Bob) Kovar, 79, passed away on May 14, 2013, at Burleson St. Joseph Manor in Caldwell. Services for Mr. Kovar were held graveside at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013, at Hranice Cemetery in Dime Box, Texas. More...

Lost Pines Approves Wells With Restrictions

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District (LPGCD/ Water Board) met in Bastrop Wednesday night with a big, controversial agenda staring them in the face. The water board tried to placate all parties with their decisions. More...

Mark Strain Elected President of School Board

Monday night the regular meeting of the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees was called to order by Phillip Brown, Board President, at 7:10 p.m. More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three dispositions in the 21st Judicial District of Lee County, Texas, were handed down on May 16, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 13, 2013 Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to FM 3403 to get cows off the roadway in Lincoln. They were run into a pasture near CR 442. A complainant reported to the Sheriff’s Office that someone stole some property from him. More...

Lexington Police Report

May 13, 2013 Officer Nurse was dispatched to the 300 Blk of Ave G in reference to a verbal disturbance. Officer Nurse controlled the scene and deescalated the situation by calming all parties involved down. More...

Community News

A&M Graduation

Congratulations to Stephanie Iselt on her graduation from Texas A&M. Steph graduated with honors receiving her Master of Science Degree in Poultry Science. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lee County Fair and Rodeo this weekend was a GREAT three day event with something for every age group. Friday the Senior citizens had free admission. I hope you were there to enjoy all of the many activities, great music and the rodeo. More...

A&M Graduation

Shelby Graves of Lexington recently received a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing Degree from Mays Business School, A & M University, College Station. More...

School

Elementary School Science Fair

Fifth Graders: Awarded first place was Drake Olson -“Losing Your Mind”, Second place was Rylee Beddow “Rainbow Rays” and Third place was awarded to Florecita Nava “The S More...

Superintendent’s Corner

Monday, May 27, is Memorial Day, a time for all of us to remember those who have given their lives to preserve the freedoms that we enjoy. I am thankful for our fallen heroes and their families. More...

National Honor Society Spring Induction Ceremony

National Honor Society held its Spring Induction Ceremony earlier this month at the Sirloin Stockade. More...














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