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September 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Future Eagle Scout Brightens the Lightpoles with a New Paint Job

Tim Tschepl, assisted by his dad, Steve, was busy painting all the light poles and benches on the Lexington Square last Wednesday afternoon. He has also power washed all the concrete and brickwork around the Square. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

We are all so thankful that the rains came at last. The green returning to lawns and pastures is a wonderful sight. It's time to get ready for the Chocolate Lovers Festival scheduled for mid-October. More...

Americans are Speaking... Is the Administration Listening?

More than 235 years ago, American patriots fed up with the taxes being levied on colonists by the British government held one of the first and most famous political protests. More...

Community News

21st Annual Wendish Fest

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society will host the 21st Annual Wendish Fest on Sunday, September 27, 2009 on the grounds of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Museum and St. Paul Lutheran Church picnic grounds at Serbin, Texas. More...

From the Chef's Corner

Green Chilies Casserole

Are you looking for a different dish to try for Mexican cuisine? Here is one I think you'll like. Green Chilies Casserole 3 4oz. Cans green chilies, chopped and drained ½ lb. Grated Monterrey Jack Cheese ½ lb. More...

Grandma's Brag

Isabelle Grace Holland born May 6, 2009 in Vancouver, Canada. She is the daughter of Craig and Anne-Maree Holland. Granddaughter of Gary and Trudy Holland of Lexington, and Colin Imer of Sydney, Australia. More...

School

Tristian Jo Adams Graduates from A&M

College Station, September. 16, 2009 - Diplomas were awarded to more than 1,800 Texas A&M University graduates during summer commencement ceremonies. More...

Lexington ISD Board Meeting for September 21, 2009

The Lexington I.S.D. Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Monday, September 21. The minutes of the August 24 called and regular meetings were approved. The board financial report was also approved. More...

Blinn College Records 10% Increase With 17,000 + Students

Blinn College set another enrollment record in Fall 2009 with 17,245 students, a 10.23 percent increase from Fall 2008. The unofficial 12th class day figures include students on the four campuses, online, and in high schools and prisons. More...

Obituaries

Ronald Albert Hobbs

August 15, 1951 - June 29, 2009

Ronald Albert Hobbs suffered a stroke and passed away on June 29, 2009 at the Golden Age Convalescent Hospital in Capitola, CA. He was 57 years old. More...

Edna Myrl Parton Keen

March19,1921- September15,2009

Funeral services for Edna Myrl Parton Keen were Friday, September 18, 2009 at Forest Grove Christian Church in Forest Grove. More...

Bob Ross

June 10, 1928 - September 14, 2009

Funeral services for Bob Ross were held Thursday, September 17, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Chapel. Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery with Rev. Trish Holland officiating. Bob Ross was born June 10, 1928 in Pecos, Texas to John and Mary Lou Prewitt Ross. More...

Ogden Will Not Run Again for State Senate

Senator Steve Ogden (R-Bryan), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, announced recently that he will not be a candidate for the Texas Senate in the November, 2010 election. More...

District Court Busy with Multiple Court Dates and Sentencings

On September 17, 2009, with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding, three sentences were handed down in District Court. Michael Allen Seaton, 19, of Lexington received 5 years probation for Injury to a Child. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

September 14, 2009 Deputy Crockett and Deputy Lapham assisted with traffic control at the scene of an accident on Hwy 77 North. A mobile caller reported that a vehicle flipped and ran off the highway. More...

Lexington Police Report

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

Giddings Police Report

September 14, 2009 At approximately 8:15 a.m., Officer Griffin completed a report from an incident that occurred at 458 W. Austin, in the parking lot of the complex. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 23 Crafts, sewing, etc.@ Holy Family Catholic Church-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. City Council @ Woodson Bldg.- 6 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Intellectual Stimulation Has Good Effect on Kids' Brains

Question: What causes a child to be a "slow learner" - one who just doesn't learn like other children in the classroom? Dr. More...

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church Lock-In for Youth

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church is hosting its annual Youth Lock In on Friday, October 2. Pastor Mark McBride, along with the youth committee at KSBC, will coordinate the games, food, and music for the event. 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...

Sports

Photo

Josh Murray is seen being brought down by a Rice Consolidated defender last Friday night. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Eagles Almost Burn Rice

Lexington took a 16-6 lead in the fourth quarter before state ranked Rice Consolidated scored 20 unanswered points to take a comefrom behind 26-22 win. Rice held a 6-0 lead at halftime. More...

Eagles Travel to Lago Vista

The Eagles travel to Lago Vista to open their quest for a 2009 district championship. The Vikings are 2-1 on the season with victories over Austin Regents and Thrall. More...














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