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November 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday Treats for Troops

After reading an article in the October issue of the Ladies Home Journal about providing “Treats for Troops”, Deckie Knipstein began wondering what she might be able to do to help the men and women from our community (or with More...

City of Lexington Revenue Report for October 2009

Municipal Court Revenue $ 5,122.90 Sales Tax Revenue $13,902.42 Lexington EDC $ 4,532.63 More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Thanks to the students for the excellent Veterans day program. Students, say a private prayer for vets of Vietnam who have such mental problems they are unable to function. About one third of the homeless are vets. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

I want to thank the Lexington School District, and particularly Mrs. Ward and the High School students, for the wonderful Veterans Day program they held last Wednesday. More...

Photo

Two men climbed the Lexington water tower last Friday to inspect it for the City as instructed by the Texas Commission for Environmental Quality. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 18 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 19 Lexington Log Cabins - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

Thank You, God

A grade-school class was asked by their teacher to list the seven wonders of the modern world. They were able to near a consensus: Egypt’s pyramids, the Taj Mahal, Grand Canyon, Panama Canal, the Empire State Building, St. More...

Obituaries

Donnie Ernest Batterton

October26,1934- November15,2009

Donnie Ernest Batterton was born on October 26, 1934 in Houston, Texas to Ernest & Frances (Allen) Batterton. He was united in marriage to Billie Jo Volkmer on April 13, 1956 in Houston. Mr. More...

Wyley Marshall Peebles

September28,1928- November12,2009

Wyley Marshall Peebles was born on September 28, 1928 in Lexington, Texas to Sam P. & Mary Ann (Johnston) Peebles. More...

Mae Evans

May2,1917- November15,2009

Sadie Mae Evans was born on May 2, 1917 in Groveton, Texas. She was one of three girls born to the union of Sam Patterson and Katie Pruitt Patterson. More...

Five Sentenced in District Court

On November 12, 2009, Judge Terry Flenniken sentenced five individuals in the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County. More...

Photo

Lexington ISD hosted a moving Veterans Day Ceremony last Wednesday. See Section C for more on the event. More...

OCTOBER 2009 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

CITY THIS YTD YTD % PERIOD 2009 2 More...

Help Your Neighbors in Need this Holiday Season

Donate to the Lexington Mobile Food Pantry

Please make your checks out to the Lexington Mobile Food Pantry and drop them off at any member church of the Lexington Ministerial Alliance, or at one of these businesses: The Lexington Leader, Granny’s, Lexington Food Mart, Woodson Lumb More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

November 9, 2009 Deputy Easley assisted at a residence on Sherrill Lane in Lexington after a caller reported that she believed her mother in law had passed away. A Justice of the Peace and Phillips and Luckey were called to the scene. More...

JAIL REPORT

Jail Count 11/16/09: 58 Males: 54 Females: 4 Doyle Alfred Penny’s name was inadvertently placed in error in the Crime Stoppers Top Ten Most Wanted in Lee County. More...

Giddings Police Report

November 9, 2009 More...

Community News

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Hormonal Changes are Start of Tumultuous Teen Years

Question: Many of the struggles of the teen years are attributed to hormones. If that explanation is accurate, then what implications does it have for parents of early adolescents? More...

Sports

Rice Ousts Eagles from Playoffs

The Rice Raiders beat the Lexington Eagles 21-11 Friday night in Navasota to eliminate the Eagles from the 2009 Class 2A state playoffs. This was the second time Rice defeated the Eagles this season. More...

Lady Eagles Open BB with a Win

Lexington’s Lady Eagles opened the 2009-10 basketball season with a win Thursday afternoon in Lexington. Emilie Bell led the Lady Eagles with 12 points as Lexington won 34-20. More...

Giddings Bows to Royal(ty) 40-21

The Giddings Buffalos beat Brookshire Royal everywhere but on the scoreboard Friday night. Royal won the game 40-21 but Giddings won the statistical battle. Giddings amassed 367 yards of total offense compared to 240 for Royal. More...














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