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September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Lift Burn Ban Due to Welcomed Rain

Lee County Commissioners voted on Monday to lift the County Wide Burn Ban, following last week’s welcomed rains. Rainfall reports across the county showed anywhere from two to four inches enjoyed by all. More...

LISD Opens New Middle School Library

Last Tuesday, parents, students, and Lexington Middle School staff celebrated the Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the new Middle School Library. More...

General Stories

Texas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.4 Percent in August

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Texas fell to 6.4 percent in August, down from 6.5 percent in July, and from 6.8 percent a year ago. Texas’ unemployment rate remained below the national unemployment rate of 7.3 percent. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Pancakes with Buttered Honey Syrup

This weekend, make pancakes! When we have family coming, we know what’s on the menu – their favorite pancakes. Use a light hand when stirring the batter; over mixing will cause a rubbery texture. More...

One Nation Under Fire

Small things give us away. We tell who we are by what we do, or don’t do. Take shopping carts, for instance. More and more people are just leaving them anywhere in the parking lot. More...

Community News

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“Remembering Alma” is the last quilt made by Alma Holub, Sharon Heller’s mother. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I want to encourage our community to come out this Sunday and support our friend, Robert Mack, who has worked for the City for almost 20 years and, due to a stroke suffered last March, is in need of financial support. More...

Fifth Sunday Sing

The Ministerial Alliance will be hosting a Fifth Sunday Sing this Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. at Lexington Faith Temple. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Sting Academy

Lexington defeated Academy in three games 25-19, 25-8, 25-20, Tuesday night to remain undefeated in district play. The Lady Eagles were in command the first two games. In the third game, Lexington relaxed and Academy mounted a charge. More...

Lady Eagles Drop Salado

Remain Undefeated

Lexington traveled to Salado for an early volleyball game Friday. When they arrived in Salado, the home coach had not made arrangements for the varsity game to start early. More...

Eagles Host Jarrell for Homecoming

Lexington 2013 homecoming game will be against the Jarrell Cougars. Lexington has had its way with the Cougars in recent years. This may be the year Jarrell gets revenge. More...

County Taxes for $100K Home to Increase by 30¢

The Lee County Commissioners approved both the 2013-2014 Budget and the 2013-2014 Tax rate for the County during their Commissioners’ Court meeting held Monday, September 23. More...

Lexington High School to Name Homecoming Royalty

Lexington High School will name their Homecoming Queen and King Friday night during the halftime ceremony at Eagle Stadium. More...

Hundreds Turn Out for Lexington Antique Show

The Lexington Fall Antique Show and Sale was a great success, with more than 20 vendors displaying and selling a wide range of antiques and collectibles. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 16, 2013 Deputy Jirasek was dispatched to FM 2239 after a caller reported a white Ford truck spinning around in an oil well pad near the Serbin baseball field. Deputies will be patrolling the area. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 18, 2013 Cpl. Nurse and Deputy Burns assisted a female subject , who was walking north bound on SHWY 77, with a courtesy ride to her mother’s residence in the City of Lexington, located in the 300 Blk of Ave G. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

Maybe You Don’t Want to Hear What God Has to Say Teaching Bible studies in assisted living and nursing facilities is always a delight. Those folks come up with some terrific stuff, and what I’m about to relate is no exception. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Friday night, I watched with pride as our Lexington Eagle football team continued to play with courage and grit in the face of what everyone in central Texas was calling overwhelming odds. More...

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Pictured above are those students at Lexington High School chosen as Class Representatives by the student body. More...

8th Grade Lexington Eagles Open Season vs. Franklin Lions

After finishing their 7th grade year with a record of 8 – 1, the Lexington Eagle 8th grade football team opened the season on September 12 with the Franklin Lions. More...

Obituaries

Stuart Laxson Marble

December 15, 1954 - September 22, 2013

Stuart Laxson Marble, son of Eugene and Carolyn Marble of Lincoln, Texas, died at home on Sunday morning September 22, 2013. Born in Galveston, Texas on December 15, 1954, Stuart grew up overseas and graduated from high school in Ankara, Turkey. More...

Patricia Bertha Porter

March 17, 1935 - September 23, 2013

Funeral services for Patricia Porter, 78, of Giddings are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Church of Christ in Giddings with David Porter and Don Middleton officiating. Burial will follow in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Ellie M. Schkade

July 2, 1928 - September 16, 2013

Mrs. Ellie Schkade passed away peacefully and was called to the Lord her Savior on Monday, September 16, 2013. Ellie was born July 2, 1928 in Ellinger, Texas to Mrs. More...

 













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