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2009-11-05 digital edition

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November 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington EDC Offers Business Grants

The Lexington Economic Development Corporation is offering a grant program for projects to benefit the business community in the City of Lexington. More...

TxDOT to Replace Lee County Road Bridge

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will replace the 57-year-old Lee County Road Bridge with an expanded two-lane bridge. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

We want to thank our citizens for helping make our LISD Homecoming and Halloween a safe and enjoyable time for all. We are making good progress on the new City Hall and are anxious to finish the work in progress so we can officially open our doors. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing as a retired military person, one of the "troops" that has served this country. Everyone supports the troops when they go off to War. However, when they return, wounded, with problems, they are often forgotten. More...

Lockwood Wins Chili Cook Off

The Department of State Health Services Office of EMS and Trauma Systems had our annual Chili Cook Off and the winner was Phil Lockwood of Lexington. The competition was fierce but Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 4 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, November 5 Lexington Log Cabins - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Holding Your Child Back A Grade May Not Improve Development

Question: Is retention in the same grade ever advisable for a child who is not a late bloomer? How about the slow learner? Dr. Dobson: There are some students who can profit from a second year at the same grade level and many who will not. More...

Minister's Message

Feeding the Hungry

Jesus tells us in the book of Matthew that when we give food to the hungry, to the "least of these," it is the same as giving food to him! Over the years many churches have had food pantries here in Lexington. More...

Obituaries

Amanda Ella Drosche

June25,1916- November1,2009

Funeral services for Amanda Drosche, 93, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington with Rev. Leif Hasskarl officiating. Burial will follow in the St. More...

Salvador Garza

June1,1934- November1,2009

Salvador Garza, 75, of Rockdale died Sunday, November 1, 2009 at the Scott and White Hospital in Temple. He was born on June 1, 1934 in Kenedy, Texas to Santos F. Garza and Lionarda Rosales Garza. More...

Craig Edward Magee, Jr.

December24,1935- October31,2009

Craig E. Magee, Jr. age 73 of Milano was born December 24, 1935 in Hungerford, Texas and was the son of Craig Edward Magee, Sr. and Dessie (Calaway) Magee. Mr. Magee has lived most of his life in Milam County. More...

Work on New City Hall Moving Forward

Much progress has been made on the renovation of the old State Bank building in downtown Lexington for the new City Hall. More...

Lexington Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Intoxication Manslaughter

Gene Brian Ender, 35, of Lexington was sentenced to ten (10) years confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a charge of Intoxication Manslaughter. More...

Photo

These "interesting" ladies showed up at City Hall last Friday morning, bringing lots of smiles to many faces throughout the town. Pam Cox, Candace Walch and Jennifer Thomas dressed as "Red Neck Women" in celebration of Halloween. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

A motorist reported a young female walking down CR 117 near the creek. Deputy Aderhold located the juvenile and brought her to the Sheriff's Office and had her parents pick her up. The Sheriff's Office received an alarm call at a local business. More...

Giddings Police Report

October 27, 2009 At 10:57 am, Detective Corporal Carvin met with Navinbhai (Nick) Patel at the Police Department in reference to two fictitious checks that were passed at his place of business, Stop N Shop convenience store. More...

Community News

Magic Numbers

Do you know that every child has been programmed with a set of numbers? It's a sort of code. More...

Hugo and Elsie Drews

We are looking for old wedding photos, pre 1920, to publish in a special wedding issue. Please send them to us or bring them in and we will scan and return them to you immediately. Names, dates and local connections will be helpful. More...

Managing Winter Hummingbirds

Don't take your hummingbird feeders down in October. Many hummers are seeking a winter home in Texas and they might be depending on you to provide them with the groceries needed to survive the winter. More...

Sports

District Standings

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Eagles Jolt Jarrell

Lexington ran, passed, and defended their way to a 50-20 win over Jarrell in their 2009 regular season finale Friday. Lexington jumped out to a 22-0 first quarter lead and never relinquished control of the game. More...

Buffs Secure Playoffs

The Giddings Buffalos trampled Smithville 55-14 Friday night to secure a playoff bid from District 25-AAA. The Buffs scored from in close and long range in amassing a 42-0 halftime lead. Marcellus Mack scored on the first bomb from 62-yards out. More...

 













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