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September 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rain, Rain, Rain and the County Burn Ban Lifted

Lee County Commissioners voted on Monday, September 14, to lift the long running Burn Ban. Over the past couple of weeks, the county has seen anywhere from 4 to 12 inches of rain. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, At Wednesday's City Council meeting it was pointed out that I was one of the "others" that wasn't born and raised in Lexington and didn't have any concern for our town. I take personal umbrage at this sentiment. More...

From the Mayor's Desk

While we are grateful for the rain, Lexington is still under restricted watering usage rules. More...

Czars: Pulling the Curtain Back on Washington's New Power Class

The framers of the Constitution knew the founding document of our democracy must be both the anchor of liberty and the blueprint for its preservation. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

CrispyFriedCarrots

Is getting your family to eat carrots like trying to get a proper Southern lady to eat fried chicken with her fingers? I think they'll be coming for more when you try this one. ¾ cup cornmeal ¾ cup flour 1 tsp. More...

LCTS 4-H Fall Playday

The Lee County Texas Stars 4- H Horse Club will be sponsoring a fall playday series starting this month on Saturday, September 26th at the American Legion Memorial Arena in Lexington. More...

Labor Day Tournament

2009 Water Volleyball players end another summer season with their annual Labor Day Tournament. Winners and losers are: back row, bill Walton, L.D. More...

Sports

Oak Prairie Hunting Forecast 2009/2010

Deer hunting for the upcoming season is shaping up to be very good from the stand point of finding deer. More...

Yoe Spells "Woe" for the Eagles

The Cameron Yoe defeated Lexingotn 30-10 Friday night. Lexington played a good first half, leading at the break 10-7. Three quick turnovers in the third quarter spelled doom for the Eagles. More...

Eagles Host Rice

The Lexington Eagles host one of the top rated 2A teams in the state this week as Rice Consolidated comes to town. The Raiders are rated #7 in the state and #1 in Region IV. Rice has not won less than eight games in 10 years. More...

Kidnapper Leads Officers on 11-Hour Chase

An accused kidnapper led four different law enforcement agencies and sixteen officers, along with one DPS helicopter, on a chase that lasted 11.5 hours last Saturday, September 12. At approximately 4 a.m. More...

City Council Votes No New Taxes

Lexington City Council met last Wednesday and voted unanimously to adopt the 2009 tax rate at .4609 per $100 value, which is exactly the same as the 2008 tax rate. More...

Two Sentenced in District Court

On September 10, 2009, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding, the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County handed down two sentences. More...

No Cell Phones in School Zones

Lexington PoliceChief Randy Davenport advises that new "Cell Phones Prohibited" signs are being placed in School Zones. The new law effective as of September 1, 2009, prohibits the use of cell phones in an active school zone. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

September 7, 2009 The Sheriff's Office received a call from a subject advising that she had a criminal trespass warning issued to a female that had showed up at her house. Deputy Crockett was dispatched to the scene. More...

Lexington Police Report

Other surrounding cities and areas are experiencing an increase in crimes against property and people. Please report any unusual activities to the police so that we may continue to keep our neighbors safe. More...

Giddings Police Report

September 7, 2009 At approximately 3:58 p.m. Officer Ramirez was dispatched to 1676 E. Hempstead St., #5 to speak with a complainant in reference to burglary of habitation. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 16 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. City Council @ Woodson Bldg.- 6 p.m. Thursday, September 17 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Ministerial Alliance Picnic in the Park Sat. September 26th

The next Lexington Ministerial Alliance event will be Saturday, September 26. We will have our annual Picnic in the Park. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Routine Whining Can Be Eliminated By Ignoring It

QUESTION: My four-year-old daughter, Karen, is a whiner. She rarely speaks in a normal voice anymore. How can I break her of this habit? DR. DOBSON: There is a process called "extinction" that is very useful in situations like this. More...

Catholic Church Crafts

Do you like to sew, quilt, crochet, knit, scrapbook, make crafts?

Every Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m to noon we will be doing just that at Holy Family Catholic Church parish hall located on east 696, just across highway 77. Bring your own supplies and sewing machine if used, and a sack lunch. More...

Obituaries

Ervin Fritz Lerche

October 20, 1926 - September 12, 2009

Funeral services for Ervin Lerche, 82 of Lexington, were held on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington with Rev. Leif Hasskarl officiating. Burial followed in the St. James Lutheran Cemetery in Lexington. More...

Mary A. McCulloch

July 23, 1921 - September 7, 2009

Mary A. McCulloch was born July 23, 1921 in Somerville, Texas to Henry T. and Julia Proctor Hutto. She lived in Houston the past 64 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Woodforest Baptist Church in Houston. On March 6, 1943, she and J.C. More...

Frieda Nelson

September22,1915- September12,2009

Frieda Nelson age 93 passed away on Saturday September 12, 2009 in the Pleasent Manor Nursing Home in Midlothian, Texas. A resident of Milam County for most of her life, she lived the last six and a half years with her son in Midlothian, Texas. More...














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