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July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighborhood Dispute Evolves into 90 Day Sentence in County Jail

Friday Lexington resident Sam Scoggins was sentenced to 90 days in the Lee County Jail for spraying his neighbors with wasp spray. Mr. Scoggins was tried on two Class A Misdemeanor counts of Assault and was found guilty on both counts. More...

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The Lexington Leader Building has a new face. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

She was five and he was an adult, albeit a very drunk adult. More than that, he was sitting in her play area and the manner in which he looked at her was not appropriate. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Fried Green Tomatoes

You read the book and saw the film. Now see why Southerners make a fuss about them. 3 large green tomatoes, sliced½ cup unsifted self-rising flour¾ cup self rising cornmealsalt and pepper to tastevegetable oil3 Tbsp. bacon grease More...

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Just a Thought.......

I read a lot of books. Lately, I have been trying to catch up by giving my attention to those volumes loaned, or given, to me by friends in Lexington. One of those tomes is by Mitch Albom and the preface contains a haunting line. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Sometimes we find ourselves where we don’t want to be. The unexpected happens. We lose a friend, a loved one, or perhaps our health. The color goes out of life. Our hearts ache. Our hope fades. More...

Sports

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The Lexington Rekin’ Crew of the Rockdale Girls Softball League, on their way to compete in state competition, finished first place in their season and undefeated at their district tournament. More...

Wrinkle Softball

Meghann Wrinkle is playing with the Texas Dirtbags Gold 18 this summer. This is a select team playing softball at the high school level. The latest tourney was the monumental Colorado Sparkler on the July 4th weekend. More...

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The Lexington Lady Eagle 15U Softball team out of the Rockdale Girls Softball League completed their regular season with a perfect 10-0 record. The first place finish sent the team to the District Tournament in Bartlett held July 1-4. More...

Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District to Discuss Legal Ramifications of Permit Requests

Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District will go into a closed executive session Wednesday, July 17, at their 7 p.m. meeting, to consult with their attorneys about the applications of Forestar Real Estate Group, Inc. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indictments

Ten indictments were handed down by the Lee County Grand Jury on July 11, 2013. Eric N. Ball, 17 of Giddings State School, was indicted for Indecency with a Child-Exposure. More...

City of Lexington

June 2013 Revenue Report

Sales Tax - $18,706.93 EDC More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

Three indictments were handed down in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on July 1, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 8, 2013 A motorist reported cows out on the curve on CR 216 near FM 448. Captain Crockett was able to run them off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 7, 2013 Officer Vivas was dispatched to FM 112 for loose livestock on the roadway. No Deputy was available to take the call at that time. More...

Community News

Man Drowns in Fisherman’s Park in Bastrop

This release is being issued in reference to the drowning of an adult male in the Colorado River within Fisherman’s Park located within the City of Bastrop. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I have been in conversation with TXDOT for six months to a year to get them to fix what we call Herk’s Road, the two to three blocks from HWY 77 to Rockdale Street. If you have been on it, you know how bad it needs work! More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on July 15th, with Dr. Mark Strain, Board President, presiding. Also present at the meeting were Chad Garrett, Riza Cooper, David Boettcher, and Doug Havard. More...

Obituaries

Royce Roy Witte

February 21, 1949 - July 11, 2013

Royce Roy Witte was born on February 21, 1949 in Brenham, Texas to Eddie Gustav Witte & Anna Mae (Bridges) Witte. After graduating from Giddings High School, he attended the University of Texas in Austin where he received his Degree in Business. More...

Gina Gayle Henderson

March 28, 1974 - July 13, 2013

Gina Gayle Armstrong Henderson was born on March 28, 1974 in Kaufman, Texas to Douglas Armstrong & Joy (Grammer) Armstrong. She graduated from Seagonville High School and was a loving and devoted homemaker and mother to her two daughters. More...

 













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