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September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Malinak Promoted to Major in Texas Rangers

During a ceremony in Austin last week, the Texas Department of Public Safety promoted 1974 Lexington High School graduate and Texas Ranger Captain, Frank Malinak of Austin, to the rank of Major. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Wonton Walnut Ravioli

If you like oriental food and Italian cuisine, try this tasty dish. 3 ½ cups cubed peeled butternut squash1 TBsp olive oilSalt and pepper to taste½ cup half and half cream40 wonton wrappers1 egg, lightly beaten½ cup butter, melted6 TBsp. More...

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Child Passenger Safety Seat Check-Up Scheduled

In conjunction with National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 15 - 21, the Lee County Extension office will host a Child Passenger Safety Seat Check-Up Event on Tuesday, September 17, at the Giddings Public Library, from 10 am to 1 pm. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 11, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson CommunityBldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Overheard conversation.

First lady: “We have been missing you in church. Have you been sick?”Second lady” “No, I just don’t want to go anymore.”First lady: “Why? Is there a problem?” More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I Want My Daddy Back! “I want my daddy back!” Shelley screamed. The bedroom was packed with grieving family. Doug had just passed, surrounded by his children. More...

Sports

Cameron 47 Lexington 0

Lexington faced a talented Cameron team that had more experienced personnel, and some excellent skill players, Friday night. The Yoe spared nothing in building a 40-0 halftime lead before backing off after one offensive possession in the second half. More...

Small School Challenge

The annual Cross Country Meet was a tremendous success again this year. With 19 schools and over 350 competitors, the meet is one of the largest for small schools. Caldwell won the varsity girls division. More...

Eagles Host Franklin

Lexington can finally leave the buses in the garage. They play Franklin at home in the first 2013 game on friendly turf. The Eagles have lost a heartbreaker to Crockett 35-34, and then were handled easily by Cameron 47-0 in the second game. More...

Murder Victim’s Roommate Found Dead

Abinadab Arroyo Rubalcava, a 54 year old man of Smithville, was found dead on Tuesday, August 27, at a storage unit located at 9706 Manchaca Road in Austin, and his death is being investigated by the Austin Police Department as a possible suicide. More...

8th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival

The 8th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival, sponsored by the Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center, along with the Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held this Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Giddings Library located at 276 N. More...

Lee County Studies Software Consolidation

On Monday of this week, Lee County Commissioners approved a committee to examine the various software packages used by each of the county offices in order to come up with a unified software approach. More...

Cleanup Day Set

Burn Ban Upheld

Lee County Commissioners chose the second Saturday in October, as the County Wide Cleanup Day. This is a periodic event in Lee County to encourage residents to properly dispose of large items of trash. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 2, 2013 A complainant reported that two men driving a black car were following him, attempting to start a fight. Deputy Jirasek and Deputy Ayres located the vehicle and both subjects were arrested and booked into Lee County Jail. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 3, 2013 Chief Yarbrough was dispatched to the 600 Blk of Wells St in reference to a possible Sexual Assault that had taken place. A report was written and the case is under investigation. More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

Well the time is here. The Giddings Public Library is featuring books from Texas authors who will be featured at the Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival on September 13th from 9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P. M.. More...

Mother’s Day Out

Mother’s Day Out program at First Baptist Church is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8am to 1pm every week for children ages 18 months up to school age. Classes start Tuesday, September 10, 2013. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Regular Meeting More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington ISD is joining school districts across the state and nation in initiating the first-ever Attendance Awareness Month. I encourage all parents to help their child be present for school every day, unless he or she is sick. More...

Obituaries

Lois Lewis Bennett

June 19, 1922 - September 4, 2013

Lois Lewis Bennett was born on June 19, 1922 in Normangee, Texas to Clayton and Annie (Gustavus) Lewis. She was baptized in the Navasota River in Madison County as a teenager. More...

Patricia Ann Frontera Neusch

Patricia Ann Frontera Neusch, 70, was brought to heaven by her Glorious Father on August 31, 2013. More...

Dorothy Lee McPhaul

February 8, 1930 - September 4, 2013

Dorothy Lee (Wuneburger) McPhaul was born February 8, 1930, in Paige, Bastrop County, Texas, to Vanner and Lydia Wuneburger. She died at home with family at her side on September 4, 2013. More...














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