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August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Seventeen Indicted

Seventeen people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Nathan Arbuckle, 29 of Rockdale, was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More...

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Proudly dressed in their green and gold uniforms, the Lexington Middle and High School Band members, under the direction of Nora Mosby, have been practicing, getting ready for their marching season. More...

General Stories

Drought and Environmental Effects on Trees

Does it appear as though your trees are finally succumbing to a series of environmental and past life history stress factors? This is a very common occurrence that coordinates with this time of year. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Meatloaf with Cheese

This time of the year, when the weather is so hot and dry, it is hard to think of cooking a hot meal in the kitchen. This is a dish my wife likes to cook even though it means using the oven. It is even better as leftovers days later. More...

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Church

Blue United Methodist Church Revival

The Blue United Methodist Church held a Revival last Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Three guest speakers gave the message, one each night, and musical guests were also invited. Here are a few pictures from the event. More...

Just a Thought.......

Recently I had the ignominious task of cleaning up someone else’s trash. It was hot, smelly, dirty work. Humbling, but horrible. I realized that they were very consistent. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“All My Personalities are so Fascinating” “I’m so interesting to talk to! All my personalities are so fascinating!” Rita quipped. More...

Obituaries

Marion Emily Lindner

September 8, 1928 - August 9, 2013

Marion Emily Lindner was born on September 8, 1928 in McDade, Texas to Gerhardt & Emily (Beissert) Kessel. She was united in marriage to Lawrence William “L.W.” Lindner on November 24, 1945 in Giddings, Texas. L.W. More...

Laverne Margaret Steglich Nitsche Falke

July 8, 1922 - August 11, 2013

Laverne Margaret Steglich Nitsche Falke was born on July 8, 1922 at Serbin, Texas to Emil & Esther (Driessner) Steglich. She was baptized into the Christian faith on July 23, 1922 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas by Rev. More...

Joy Edna Tomanetz

November 9, 1927 - August 8, 2013

Mrs. Tomanetz passed away unexpectedly the morning of Thursday, August 8, 2013 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange. More...

County Clerk Records Available Online

Sharon Blasig, Lee County Clerk, announced last week that her office has made all of the County Clerk’s records available online. More...

County Creates Elections Administrator Position

During Monday’s Commissioners’ Court meeting, Commissioners agreed to create the position of County Elections Administrator, as requested by Sharon Blasig, Lee County Clerk. More...

City of Lexington

July 2013 Revenue Report Sales Tax $20,071.23 EDC $6,547.69 More...

Three Sentenced

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County. Jeremy Cole, 18 of Giddings State School, was sentenced on August 1, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 5, 2013 More...

Lexington Police Report

August 6, 2013 Cpl. Nurse was contacted at the Lexington Police Department by a female subject who wanted to report a Violation of a Protective Order. The Protective Order Violation is under investigation. More...

Community News

90th Birthday!!

JC Carothers, a life long Lexington resident and seen seated above, celebrated his 90th Birthday in July. Family and friends gathered with him at the Lexington Park Building to help him celebrate. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Lee County Clerk’s Office Offers Record Indexes Online

The Lee County Clerk’s office announced last week that it has completed the transition of all of the index records for their office to a public facing web solution. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

It is great hearing the excitement in our school corridors as teachers and staff members prepare for the coming school year. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Open VB Season

The Lady Eagles volleyball team opens their season in Austin at Brentwood Christian, Tuesday at 3:00 pm. The Lady Eagles will be a young team this season, as they return four players that contributed on a regular basis last season. More...

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Karsen Ross and Mikayla Daniels protect the net in a Varsity scrimmage against Franklin on Friday, August 9th. More...

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Marybeth Ross sends one back over the net in the Varisty scrimmage against Navasota Saturday. More...














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