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October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pictured above are members of the Homecoming Court for Lexington High School. They are (left to right, front to back) Ashton Johnston, Rachel Edwards, Jodie Armstrong, Jessica Parish, Julien Clark, Keldon Wren, Chase Sunvison and Clinton Hutson. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, In an effort to help keep post-menopausal women from experiencing excruciating pain for months, like I recently did, I wanted to share a short story. More...

From the Mayor's Desk

On Wednesday, October 21, 2009, the Lexington City Council met in special session. Present were Mayor Willrich, City Attorney, Mark Luedeker, Councilpersons Tony Tavary, Tim Brown, Lori Barnikow and William Langehennig. More...

Luminant Community Advisory Panel Hears Status of Power Plants and Mining

Luminant's Sandow Power Plant Unit 5 was of primary interest when the Luminant Community Advisory Panel (LCAP) met in September after a summer recess. Improvements to Unit 4 and the status of Three Oaks Mine were also reported and discussed. More...

Community News

Cowboys & Ninjas & Clowns, Oh My!

It's time for witches and goblins and superheroes and fairyprincesses again. More...

Lexington Elementary Celebrates Bus Safety Week

In observance of National Bus Safety Week, Lexington Elementary staff and students honored the bus drivers this past week. Students made cards and colored pictures to give to the bus drivers to show how much they are appreciated. More...

Important Browse Plants for Deer

When discussing deer diets, many people do not realize what deer actually eat. For the most part deer eat forbs (weeds), browse, and mast (acorns and other fruits). 'Browse' consists of stems and leaves of woody plants. More...

Sports

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Lady Eagle Johna Alford sets a ball for her team during Tuesday, October 20th's game against Lago Vista. Players on both sides of the net wore pink to help bring awareness to breast cancer. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Middle School Football Report

7th Grade- The first win of the year came Thursday night against Florence 30-14. The youngsters are getting better each week. The team played together both offensively and defensively. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Eagles had things fall right for them Friday night. With Salado beating Academy 20-13, it all but assured Lexington of being in the playoffs this season. More...

Lower Student Enrollment Hard on LISD Budget

The Lexington I.S.D. Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Monday, October 19. In the Superintendant's report, Dr. Chuck Holt reviewed the 2009- 2010 budget following the end of the first six weeks. More...

Giddings Man Gets Concurrent Sentences

On October 20, 2009, during the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding, Kenneth Jobbor Simpson, 31, of Giddings was sentenced for charges steming from an 11+ hour manhunt. More...

LHS Homecoming This Friday

Lexington High School will present this year's Homecoming Queen and King this Friday night at Eagle Stadium during half time ceremonies. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. More...

Election Day is Tuesday

Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2009. The state of Texas will be considering 11 different constitutional propositions. A list of the polling places follows: Voting Pcts. 101, 102, 103 - Giddings Public Library, 276 N. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

October 19, 2009 A caller reported a cow out on FM 696 West near Sherrill Lane. Deputy Easley was dispatched and ran the cow back into a pasture. Deputy York served three civil papers in Lee County. More...

Jail Report

Jail Count as of 10/25/09: 50 Males:45 Females: 5 This Sunday is the end of Day Light Savings time; set your clock back one hour when going to bed Saturday night. Let's have a safe and Happy Halloween Saturday night. More...

Giddings Police Report

October 19, 2009 At 9:06 a.m., Officer Shepard received a call of a theft at Oakland Manor located at the 1400 block of N. Main. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 28 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 29 Lexington Log Cabins - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Church

Church Briefs

Lexington Faith Temple Free Fall Fest

We want to invite all children and their parents to come by and enjoy games, prizes, food and lots of candy on Saturday evening, October 31st between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. More...

School

Junior Class Favorites

Angel Parks and Spencer Taylor More...

Sophomore Class Favorites

Brooke Tuel and Zane Kleinschmidt More...

Freshman Class Favorites

Marley Ross and Kogan Garrett More...

Obituaries

Leona Bland

June 24, 1919 - October 20, 2009

Leona Bland was born June 24, 1919 in the Bushdale Community of Milam County one of eight children born to Fritz W. and Leona Selma Flisch Gest. More...

Eula Dean Elmore

March 10, 1927 - October 23, 2009

Eula Elmore peacefully slipped into the presence of her Savior on October 23, 2009. Born March 10, 1927 in Lovely, Kentucky, she met and married the love of her life, Lenard Doyle Elmore, on February 7, 1945 in Jacksonville, Florida. More...

Mary E. Fox

October 2, 1907 - October 21, 2009

Graveside services for Mary Emma Schmoyer Fox, 102, of Giddings and formerly of Hearne, Texas were on Sunday, October 25, 2009 at the Granger City Cemetery in Granger, Texas with Rev. Dr. Tim Edwards officiating. Mrs. More...

 













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