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June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Kleinschmidt to Run Again

Lee County State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt announced this week that he will seek reelection in House District 17. More...

City of Lexington

Revenue Report for May 2013

Sales Tax Collected$22,853.96 EDC $7,440.38 More...

County to Sue Entities Involved in 2001 Courthouse Restoration

During an executive session of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held on Monday, June 10, the Commissioners took action to retain Donald Holcomb with Knolle, Holcomb, Kothmann & Callahan from Austin to pursue legal action against the arch More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Buttermilk Pie

My mother-in-law was one of the best cooks in her time. Her pies couldn’t be beat! This one is my favorite of all her pies. 1 recipe – single crust pie pastry or 1 rolled refrigerated unbaked pie crust (1/2 of a 15 oz. More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

Gov. Perry Signs Religious Freedoms Bill

Last week, Gov. Rick Perry signed House Bill 308, which allows public school students and staff to use traditional holiday greetings and display religious scenes and symbols on school property. The governor was joined by bill author Rep. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 19, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

“Heaven Won’t Have Me!”

“Heaven won’t have me and hell is afraid I’ll take over,” Clark quipped. “Guess that means I’m stuck! Clark had lived hard. He began drinking early and prided himself on how much he could put down. Drugs followed. More...

Just a Thought.......

O, Lexington, my Lexington, do you have any idea what a treasure you have? You would if you lived in a noisy crowded city as I do most of the week. More...

Sports

High School Football All-Stars

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about the folks that were involved in or associated with Tommy Jackson’s appearance in the High School Coaches Association All- Star football game. Jackson was the first Lexington athlete involved in the game. More...

Sports Thoughts…

In my latest conversation with Coach Muhl, he had not officially hired any assistant coaches. He has a myriad of interviews this week, trying to fill the four slots. I wish him the best luck in finding the proper applicants to fill the job openings. More...

Community League Baseball Results - Week 11

New Ulm 11, Fayetteville 7Jackson County 13, Flatonia 3Winchester 7, Plum 5 More...

Burglars Smash Safe & Get Away with the Cash

Early Monday morning, Hildebrandt’s Meat Market in Lexington was broken into. The thieves searched the place, smashed the safe, took all the cash and checks in the safe, and were out in a matter of minutes. More...

Vandals Leave Trail of Destruction

Vandals have been leaving a trail of destruction in Lexington, recently, and Mayor Robert Willrich wants it to stop. He is encouraging citizens to report any such activity immediately to the authorities. More...

LISD to see Pay Increases

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees voted Monday night, to give a 3% across the board pay increase for all teachers, administrators, and supporting staff. More...

Lee County 4H-ers Fair Well at State

The Lee County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl team won 4th in State competition recently. More...

Photo

The Lee County Relay for Life was held last Friday night. Pictured above are Megan Harbers, Donna Harbers, Sherry Zgabay, Gloria Brockenbush and Rachael Zgabay. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 10, 2013 Deputy Liles and Deputy Rudolph met with a complainant on FM 141 in Dime Box. The caller reported that some people were on his property. Two criminal trespass warnings were issued. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 8, 2013 Officer Vivas was advised by a complainant of a subject sitting in a truck drinking beer in the 8600 block of Hwy 77. Officer Vivas drove to the area and looked for the vehicle, but was unable to locate it. June 9, 2013 More...

Community News

Former LHS Grad Named Principal of BHS

Lane Buban, son of Tony and Sharon Buban of Brenham, was recently named Principal of Bryan High School, which boasts a student population of about 2100. Lane is known by many people in Lee County, having graduated from Lexington High School in 1989. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Come by the Giddings Public Library and check out our new books, plus we have them in CD’s also.

Some Like It Hawk by Donna Andrews writes funny mysteries. In this book, Meg helps run Caerphilly’s summer arts-andcrafts festival while trying to smoke out a murderer. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I am very concerned about some of the illegal activity that has been happening in our town lately. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll Third Grade: Leslie Araujo, Hayden Bexley, Emery Brockenbush, Ashunti Cooper, Catherine Crow, Mackenzie Foley, Crystal Hicks, Aubrey McNair, Vanessa Ortega, Spencer Rhodes, Savanna Robertson, Kaden Schimank, Allison Schneider, Sheld More...

Obituaries

Johnnie M. Holton

April2,1926-June5,2013

Johnnie M. Holton was born April 2, 1926 in the Day Community of Anderson County, one of six children born to Grady Patrick and Allie Mae (Parker) Bridges. On October 14, 1958, she married Virgil R. Holton in Wharton. More...

Jae’den Angel Moore

January26,2013-June14,2013

Funeral services for Jae’den Moore, 4 months, of Rockdale, Texas, are pending at this time. Jae’den Angel Moore was born at 8:32 a.m. on January 26, 2013 in Georgetown, Texas to Cassius & Kate (Duarte) Moore. More...

Mary Ellen Owens

February11,1927-June11,2013

Mary Ellen (Lampley) Owens was born on February 11, 1927 in Memphis, Tennessee to William Robert Lampley Sr. and Audrey (Hoye) Lampley. She was united in marriage to Winford R. “W.R.” Owens on January 15, 1944 in Hernandez, Mississippi. More...














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