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July 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Livestock Thief Sentenced

Six others sentenced, as well

A livestock thief, along with other people convicted of various crimes, was sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Thursday, June 27, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Burglars With Familiar Modus Operandi

Three burglars broke into the Walch Store in Lincoln at 1:19 a.m. last Friday, June 28, having a familiar modus operandi. More...

General Stories

Overall Major Crime Rate Drops

At the same time, actual number of violent crimes increased

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced recently that the overall major crime rate in Texas has dropped, while at the same time the actual number of violent crimes committed in Texas increased. More...

DPS Boosts DWI Patrols for July 4th Holiday

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 10- day period that includes the July 4th holiday. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

My Favorite Chicken Casserole

I must admit, I’ve never been a huge casserole lover, but I’ll have to say I’ve changed my mind. This is a variation of the King Ranch Chicken Casserole. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, July 4, 2013 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“If It Grew Up Overnight” “If it grew up overnight, chances are it’s a weed,” Dale said. Yep. Good things take time, don’t they? Mediocrity is easy. You don’t have to do anything to drift there. More...

School

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Winners of the Lexington Elementary School summer reading program were announced last Thursday at the Library. More...

Lexington Elementary Awards

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Obituaries

Ardys Kellerman

1932 - June 24, 2013

Ardys Kellerman, 81 of Lexington, Texas, rode her motorcycle more than a million miles before she was killed in a crash Monday, June 24, 2013 in Alabama. More...

Gertrude Mathilda Mersiovsky

August 18, 1920 - July 1, 2013

Funeral services for Gertrude Mersiovsky, 92 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Keith Aschenbeck & Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier officiating. More...

Judge Enacts Emergency Burn Ban

But doesn’t put a damper on 4th of July fireworks displays

Lee County Judge Paul Fischer signed an Emergency Burn Ban order Monday morning, prohibiting outdoor burning except under specific guidelines. More...

The Show Will Go On

Despite the recent emergency burn ban enacted by the County, Lexington’s planned fireworks display will still go on, under the watchful care of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department. More...

LISD Adds to Coaching Lineup

Includes former LHS and GHS grads

Lexington ISD Athletic Director Kirk Muhl has only one more coaching spot to fill now that the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees hired two Lexington High School graduates, the son of long-time Giddings High School baseball coach, Mike Marlow, and forme More...

Meet the Postmaster

Kellie Kolodziejczyk (pronounced Kowa j chick) is the new post master in Lexington, having been transferred from New York state. Welcome, Kellie! More...

Bastrop Suffers Déjà Vu

Bastrop County residents and business owners had feelings of déjà vu Sunday morning as they saw smoke billowing into the sky, reminding them of the Labor Day fires of 2011. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 24, 2013 A caller advised that he was seeing headlights near his barn on PR 1416. Deputy Carvin and Deputy Jirasek checked the property and barn and did not locate anyone on the premises. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 24, 2013 Officer Sandoval, while on routine patrol in the 700 Blk of Ave- A, observed a group of subjects arguing. Officer Sandoval made contact with the subjects, and after an investigation, it was found the disturbance was verbal only. More...

Community News

ONE NATION UNDER FIRE

From time to time, in this space, I will issue an award recognizing those who have best fulfilled the new National Motto, “Shut Up and Do Something”. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Hopefully by now you know that the Lee County Judge has signed a Burn Ban Declaration for our county. More...

Baylor University Dean’s List Honors

Kyler Beisert of Dime Box and a 2011 graduate of Lexington High School, has earned Dean’s List Honors for the 2013 Spring semester with a 3.90 GPA. He will be studying in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor in the Fall Semester. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

Coach Muhl has only one spot to fill with the hiring of Jeff Rogers, Kevin Patschke, and Jenner Jones. It is nice to see products of the program coming back to keep some consistency. More...

Community League Baseball

Results of makeup games:JC 1, Plum 0 (forfeit) La Grange 10,New Ulm 6 (played June 28) JC 7, New Ulm 2(played June 30) More...

2008 THSCA All-Stars

Andrew Wolridge was Lexington’s next representative in a THSCA football game. Andrew was selected following the 2007 season as a fullback, linebacker for the south team. More...

 













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