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July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Lexington’s Kelly Brown is seen reading a Lexington Leader in front of the beautiful fountain at a famous Russian shopping mall during a 3-week trip she took recently. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Mexican Cheese Grits

Whether it’s time for brunch, or you need a hearty side dish for a crowd, add grits to the menu. If you only have quick cooking grits on hand, you can substitute them. More...

Nominate Your Community For The First Lady’s Texas Treasures Award

Follow the preservation success of Texas communities like Paris, Brownsville, Castroville, Georgetown, Mt. Vernon, Nacogdoches, San Marcos, and Waxahachie, and nominate your town for the 2014 First Lady’s Texas Treasures Award. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 10, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

“It’s Summertime, and the living is easy, Fish are jumping, and the cotton is high”

Sam Cooke’s famous words provide us an excellent introduction for a few words about the season upon us. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“If You Don’t Want to Get Shot…” “If you don’t want to get shot,” Grady said, “Don’t go looking down the gun barrel!” More...

The Eyes of Kenya

Traveling to Kenya, Africa, Nancy Newkirk of Lexington More...

Obituaries

Billy Jasper Norris

August 26, 1931 - July 3, 2013

Billy Jasper Norris of McDade, Texas, formerly of Elgin, Texas, passed away on July 3, 2013 at the age of 81. He was born on August 26, 1931 in Greenville, Texas to parents Bill Cleve and Vena Norris. More...

Joe Morgan Norman

September 28, 1935 - July 2, 2013

Joe Morgan Norman, 77, retired Insurance Adjuster, of Lexington, Texas, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Joe was born September 28, 1935 to Joseph and Edith Norman in Childress, Texas. More...

35 Firefighters Battle Building Fire

Total of three structure fires in two days last weekend

On Saturday, July 6, the Giddings Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to Brad and Sons Construction, a company occupying a large building located at 3492 Hwy. 77 in Giddings. More...

Giddings State School Misses the Cut

One of the six remaining state school facilities must be closed by January 1, 2014, according to a report from the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. More...

Scammers Frighten Local Elderly Man

Threaten him for refusing to pay

Last Wednesday, July 3, a 90 year old man living in Lexington, received a phone call that left him stunned and frightened over the safety and wellbeing of his grandson. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 1, 2013 Deputy Ledenbach put a cow up that was reported out on CR 217 near the Bull Pen. A caller reported that there was a shell of a car dropped off on her property. Deputy Jirasek checked on the vehicle and a report was taken. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 3, 2013 More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I just wanted to say a BIG thank you to the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department for the beautiful fireworks display on the 4th of July! More...

ONE NATION UNDER FIRE

In a small Kansas town, long before we knew how cruel it was to call someone retarded, Marsha struggled against powerful forces. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

All of us at City Hall want to send out a big Thank You to the Lexington EDC, the Lexington VFD and the Lexington Chamber for hosting a wonderful Fourth of July event at the park again this year. More...

Sports

The Eagles Non-District Schedule

Coach Muhl takes over an Eagle football program with probably its second toughest non-district schedule in history. More...

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Jacob Townsend and Tanner Towery won third place in the Boys 14U doubles division of the Taylor TIF tournament held on July 3rd and 4th. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Lee County Little League Major all-stars gave a good accounting of themselves in the playoffs. They fought with their backs to the wall until the very end. Great job, young men!!!!!! More...














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