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October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

City Revenues for September 2009

Municipal Court Revenue Sales Tax Lexington EDC More...

Annual Chamber Halloween Bonfire Scheduled

Lexington's Chamber of Commerce will host their 4th Annual Bonfire and Ghost Stories on Thursday, October 29 behind the Lexington Log Cabins. The event will begin at dusk with selfroasted hot dog and free makeyour own S'mores. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

Another successful Chocolate Lovers Festival is in the record books. It was a beautiful day - about as close to perfect as a day can be. We had a good turnout and everyone enjoyed the food, games and the vendors. More...

Brazos Valley Soil Testing Campaign

Oct. 1 - Nov. 13, 2009

As the cost of fertilizer continues to rise and agriculture producers are forced to look more closely at the bottom line of producing their crops, soil sampling just makes sense. More...

Lexington Little Dribblers Organizational Meeting

The Lexington Little Dribblers will hold a League organizational meeting on Tuesday, October 26, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in the LHS Gym. The purpose of the meeting is to elect officers and discuss league operations for the coming season. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 21 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. Thursday, October 22 Lexington Log Cabins - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Rogers Recovers to Beat Lexington

Guard Garrett Rice recovered a teammate's fumble in the end zone to tie the score at 20. The Rogers placekicker, Kory Mitchell toed the winning PAT and Rogers took home a hard fought 21-20 win over the Lexington Eagles. More...

Eagles "Movin On Up" to Florence

Lexington travels to the Hill Country Friday to hunt for Buffalo. They will be looking to take a Florence Buffalo down for their third victory in District 25-AA action and move closer to a playoff spot. More...

Rogers Spikes Lexington in 3

The Rogers Lady Eagles dropped Lexington in three games Friday night. Rogers won the games 18-25, 12-25, and 23-25. Lexington played the game with a new libero, Megan Scantlin who did a great job according to Coach Tiffany Robertson. More...

Farmers and Ranchers Endorse Prop 11

Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Texas Wildlife Association and Texas Association of Realtors

Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples stated this week that the right to own and use private property is one of the most sacred rights of Texans. The ability of government to abuse this right is one of the most frightening. More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

On October 15, 2009, the Honorable Terry Flenniken, Presiding Judge, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, sentenced three individuals. More...

Photo

Showing their Eagle Pride are several of the ladies from the Lexington Clinic. Pictured are (left to right) Lindsey Grimm, Peggy Leutz, Rachel Wolfshohl, Marina Berrerra and Mia Williams. More...

Grand Jury Action

On October 15, 2009, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down three indictments. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

October 12, 2009 A motorist reported that a vehicle had slid off the road and into the ditch on Hwy 77. There was no property or vehicle damage reported. Deputy Lapham was dispatched and assisted with traffic control. More...

JAIL REPORT

Jail Count: 44 Males: 39 Females: 5 The past couple of weeks, Motorola has been reprogramming all emergency service 800 Frequency radios for rebanding. More...

Lexington Police Report

September, 2009

"To Serve and Protect" More...

Community News

Lemmings and Lines

The Norway Lemming is a species of rodent that is renowned for its mass migrations, sometimes leading to mass suicide because of their penchant for following one another right into the sea and drowning. More...

Lexington Garden Club News

On October 8, 2009, members of the Lexington Garden Club gathered on the the Square at 9:00 a.m. for a field trip to visit Washington-on-the-Brazos. More...

From the Chef's Corner

Prune Cake

It's football time and time to think of some good and different dishes to serve friends during the half or after the game. More...

Obituaries

Nina Faye Avrett

October 27, 1946 - October 15, 2009

Nina Faye Avrett was born October 27, 1946 in Cameron, Texas to George Truitt "Nat" and Dera Pierce Mathis Bankston. She was a graduate of Milano High School. More...

Doyle "Byrd" Byrd, Jr.

October 9, 1942 - October 17, 2009

Doyle "Byrd" Bryd, Jr. was born October 9, 1942 in Lampasas County, Texas to Irene Meadors and Doyle Standley Byrd, Sr. He served in the U.S. Marines. On October 8, 1961 he and Virginia Crawford were married in San Saba. More...

Edna Mae DuBois

July 18, 1914 - October 18, 2009

Edna Mae (Eiland) DuBois was born July 18, 1914 in the Gay Hill Community. She was one of 12 children born to Joe and Willie Hazel Eiland. On April 22, 1933 she and Albert Joseph "Pat" DuBois were married in Milano. More...














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