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September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Paige Tractors Donates Chainsaw to Blue Volunteer Fire Department

Paige Tractors, Inc. donated a Stihl MS-181C 16" chainsaw to the Blue Volunteer Fire Department to be auctioned at their fundraiser on October 12, 2013. More...

Sixteen Indictments Handed Down

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down 16 indictments last Wednesday to ten people. Shaun Patrick Bracewell, 32 of Giddings, was indicted for theft – less than $1,500 with two prior convictions. More...

General Stories

Kleinschmidt Reminds Voters On Photo ID Requirement

Rep. Kleinschmidt reminds voters that photo identification will now be required for voting in person. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Mango, Chicken and Chorizo Quesadillas

Not all sandwiches come with two slices of bread – try tortillas! More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2013 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Thank you! Recently I was visiting several patients at an Alzheimer’s facility. As I walked down the hall, I looked up and saw Arnie. He was pacing nervously back and forth, wringing his hands and mumbling to himself. More...

Just a Thought.......

Confessions of a frustrated pastor. According to the internet, I am broke and I don’t believe in Jesus, and, it’s all my fault. I had an opportunity (actually more than one) to avoid these calamities, but I chose not to. More...

Sports

Franklin 68, Lexington 21

Franklin struck early and often as they beat the Lexington Eagles Friday night in the third game of the pre-season. Franklin is now 3- 0 and Lexington 0-3, with Navasota next on the docket. More...

Eagles to Host Navasota Rattlers

The Lexington Eagles are going to face their fourth straight 2012 playoff team in the Navasota Rattlers Friday. More...

Lady Eagles Open District with a Win

Lexington and Rogers hooked up in one of the best volleyball matches seen in these parts. Rogers won the first two games 19-25, 22-25, and Lexington countered by taking the next three 25-9,25-17, 15-9 for the win. More...

Lexington Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle

A 23 year old Lexington man, identified as Joseph Scott Janda, was crossing Highway 77 in Giddings last Friday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Pamela Dunk, 43 of Giddings. More...

Lexington Woman Gets One Day in Jail

Mary Catherine Atkins, 64 of Lexington, was sentenced to one day’s confinement in the Lee County Law Enforcement Center during proceedings in the 21st Judicial District Court last Thursday, with the Honorable Judge Dan. R. Beck presiding. More...

Lexington Antique Show and Sale Starts Friday

Lexington’s own Fall Antique Show and Sale runs this weekend, opening on Friday, featuring many vendors from all across Texas, including antique tractors, for eveyone to enjoy. More...

City of Lexington

Revenue Report for August 2013

Sales Tax $17,308.72EDC $5,672.23 More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 9, 2013 While on routine patrol, Deputy Grover located a vehicle accident near Hwy 77 and the Nails Creek Bridge. A trooper was dispatched to the scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 9, 2013 Officer Stark took a walk-in report at the Lexington Police Department. The complainant filed a report of possible Credit/ Debit card abuse. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

We all know how hard it is to be up when things seem to be down. I want to encourage our young Eagle football players, and remind them, as I am sure their coaches are, all is not bad. More...

Terrell Races New Vet in Vegas

Larry Terrell, from Lexington, traveled to Las Vegas last week where he spent two days racing the new 2014 Corvette Stingray at the renowned Spring Mountain Motor Sports Ranch, where many professional race car drivers get their training. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Son of Andrew & Janelle Hooper of Katy, Tx. Grandson of Jeff and Melody Hooper of Lexington and Tom and Lisa Jones of Katy, Tx. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December reminded all of us in Lexington schools that our students are a gift from God and that life is very fragile. More...

Obituaries

Edward “E.E.” Eugene Centers

August 10, 1923 - September 12, 2013

Edward Eugene Centers was born on August 10, 1923 in Hillsboro, Illinois to Phillip & Bertha (Pepper) Centers. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was united in marriage to Loraine Pruns on March 25, 1946 in Galveston, Texas. More...














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