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July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

State Rep. Kleinschmidt Establishes Roaming Office

In an effort to reach all of the residents and business owners of District 17 which includes Bastrop, part of Brazos, Burleson, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties, Representative Tim Kleinschmidt has established a roaming district office schedule. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I want to thank the Lexington Leader for printing the great photos and the wonderful article on 2009 Relay For Life event held in Giddings on June 12-13 (including the information on Tanna Furry - we are still so pround of this young More...

LISD Board Meeting

The Lexington I.S.D. Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Monday, June 22. The minutes of the May 18th called meeting and regular meeting were approved. The board financial report and budget amendments were also approved. More...

From the Mayor's Desk

To all City of Lexington water customers. We are under a burn ban and are experiencing a drought with no immediate relief in the forecast. The City of Lexington is asking for your help in monitoring the posted watering days and times. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Savory Chicken Salad

I'm not a salad eater as you can look at me and tell - but my wife made this one for us last week and I really enjoyed it and even asked for seconds. More...

Grandma's Brag

Monica Hargrove and Christi Carlin

Monica is the daughter of Kenny and Mary Hargrove of League City. Christi is the daughter of Gena Hargrove of Lexington and Darren Carlin of St. Petersburg, Florida. More...

Photo

Grandpa's Angels represented North Lee County in the Relay for Life which was held in Giddings on June 12-13, 2009. More...

Obituaries

Clayton Alton Evans

September 26, 1968 - June 21, 2009

Clayton was born September 26, 1968 in Cameron. He was a member of Apostolic Faith Church in Rockdale. Clayton became a police officer in 1994 starting in Caldwell. He then served his community as a Sergeant with Rockdale Police Department. More...

Gerald Glenn Johnson

May1,1943- June23,2009

Gerald Glenn Johnson was born May 1, 1943 in Cameron to Lewis Haywood and Lillie Mae (Hairston) Johnson. He was a graduate of C.H. Yoe High School in Cameron. Gerald lived in Minerva the past 45 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of Mt. More...

Riely Cole Key

April 15, 1991 - June 27, 2009

Riley Cole Key was born on April 15, 1991 in Brenham, Texas to Kenneth David & Tammy (Dube) Key. He graduated in May from Round Top-Carmine High School and planned to attend Blinn College in College Station. More...

City Council Authorizes Offer on Bank Building

The Lexington City Council authorized a committee to make an offer on the old State Bank building located on the Square during a specially called meeting last Wednesday, June 24. More...

Shots Fired While Police Investigate

Last Saturday afternoon, June 27, 2009 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Officers Sherer, Bell and Cary with the Lexington Police Department, along with Deputies York and Lapham from the Lee County Sheriff's Department responded to the 100 block of Lones More...

County Judge Bans Certain Fireworks

Lexington's 4th of July Celebration Still On!

Last Tuesday morning, Lee County Judge Paul Fischer enacted a Declaration of Local Disaster "due to extreme drought conditions, which leaves the County under imminent threat of fire resulting in widespread and severe damage, injury and loss of lif More...

Lexington Man Indicted

Grand Jury Hands Down Six More

On June 23, 2009, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down indictments to seven individuals. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

June 22, 2009 Deputy Aderhold assisted Giddings Police Dept in working a vehicle accident on Hwy 290. There were no reported injuries. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department reminds everyone the water restrictions are still in effect. More...

Giddings Police Report

June 22, 2009 Around 3:25 pm Officer Connolly and Det. Carvin were dispatched to the 600 block of W Boundary St. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, Det. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 1 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, July 2 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Minististrial Alliance - 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Photo

The Lexington Eagles coach pitch team has placed 2nd within the Rockdale Girls Softball League (in their age group). The team advances to the disctrict playoff tournament to be played in Academy the second week of July. Way to go Eagles!!! More...

Photo

Ron Jones of Blue, Texas was the $25,000 Non-Pro Circuit Champion of the American Southwest Cutting Horse Association. The three-day event in the Bell County Expo Center concluded on Sunday, June 21. More...

Dove, Teal Seasons Set for Texas Hunters

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service SRC (Service Regulation Committee) has approved the 2009- 2010 Texas dove season, including a 70-day season and 15-bird daily bag statewide, and a 16-day early teal season. More...

 













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