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May 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Bryan Named Citizen of the Year

Ronnie Bryan has been chosen as this year's Citizen of the Year by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. More...

Photo

The gazebo in downtown Lexington got a facelift this week. Workers stripped and gave it a fresh coat of paint. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Congratulations to the City of Lexington for another successful Homecoming! Thank you, especially to Mr. McHenry and his family for their time and efforts for the Classic Car Show. More...

From the Mayor's Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

I'm sure everyone in the City has noticed a marked improvement in their water service over recent weeks. The complete renovation of the City Water Tower is finally finished and our service has never been better. More...

City Council to Discuss Hiring New Police Officer

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Community News

Lexington Homecoming 2009 1st Annual Pet Contest

On Friday May 1, 2009 Lexington held the 1st Annual Homecoming Pet Contest. Approximately 30 proud pet owners brought their beloved animals and participated in a variety of competitions. The Pet Contest began with Best Dressed competition. More...

2009 Lexington Rotary 5K Run/Walk Results

8 & under 20-29 2nd Place 3rd Place 30-39 40-49 2nd Place 3rd Place 50-59 60-69 Overall Female Walker: (No male walkers) 8 & under 9-12 20-29 2nd Place 3rd Place 30-39 2nd Place More...

The Lexington Rotary Club Completes Book Drive

The Lexington Rotary Club recently completed a book drive for schools and libraries in South Africa through the Second Wind Foundation. More...

Obituaries

Martha Marie Hammett

August 9, 1928 - May 9, 2009

Martha Marie Hammett passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at her home in Rockdale having reached the age of 80. Services for Martha were held Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Peace Lutheran Church in Rockdale. More...

Harold Herbert Handrick

August 26, 1944 - May 7, 2009

Harold Herbert Handrick, 64 of Giddings, passed away Thursday morning, May 7, 2009, at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with Rev. More...

Earlene Morton

February 1, 1927 - May 7, 2009

Earlene Morton passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009 in the Richards Memorial Hospital reaching the age of 82. She was born February 1, 1927 to Raymond and Willie Mae (Key) Willard. More...

Incumbents Re-Elected for City and School Positions

Last Saturday, on Mother's Day weekend, voters in the city and school elections sent four incumbents back to their offices and one newcomer to the City Council. More...

New Veteran's Clinic to Open in La Grange

Fayette County Judge Ed Janecka said, "After 5 long years of working to get a veteran's clinic, I am happy to announce that there will be a Veterans Clinic in La Grange to serve veterans from all surrounding counties." Sterling Medical Corporation More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

On May 7, 2009, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding over Lee County District Court, dispositions were made in five pending cases. More...

City Announces Continued Water Restrictions

The City of Lexington reminds everyone that last year's water restrictions are still in effect. Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

May 4, 2009 Deputy Crockett and Deputy Aderhold were dispatched to a family disturbance on P.R. 4052 in Dime Box. The female caller reported that her common law husband was screaming and at her and broke out the tail lights on her vehicle. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department reminds everyone the water restrictions are still in effect. Due to the overload on our water pumps and low water pressure, the City is asking all water customers to continue with the schedule as follows: More...

Giddings Police Report

May 4, 2009 While on routine patrol, Officer Shane conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver was identified and did not have a driver's license on file. An odor of marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 13 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Lexington City Council - 5 p.m. Thursday, May 14 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Top Thorndale

The Lady Eagles dusted off their bats with a 3-1 win over Thorndale Saturday morning. More...

Eagles One of Elite Teams

The Eagle track team is one of the elite teams in the Regional IVAA meet this weekend. The Eagles have the top two competitors in the 100 meter dash, and the top time in both hurdle events. More...

Eagle Baseball Camp

An Eagle Baseball Camp has been scheduled for June 1, 2 and 4 for children ages 7 through incoming High School Freshmen. The camp will run from 9 a.m. until noon each day and be held at the Eagle Baseball Field. More...

 













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