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November 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Census Bureau Jobs for Lexington Area Just in Time for Christmas

U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting for temporary jobs in the Lexington area. The positions available include Census Takers, Crew Leaders, Crew Leader Assistants, Recruiting Assistants and Census Clerks. More...

If It’s Too Good to be True....

A local woman, Catherine Lofland, brought to The Leader an “Official” notification that she had been “confirmed as recipient of reported cash/prize opportunities totaling over: $3,276,450.00.” More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: “Tis the season for planning holiday celebrations – a time to get together with loved ones, host parties and go out on the town. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

We, at the City, want to wish everyone a safe and memorable Thanksgiving. The Holiday Season is now if full swing and the kids will soon be out of school for their long break. More...

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Lee County Sheriff, Rodney Meyer is seen receiving a $1000.00 check for Blue Santa from Bud Botkin who is representing American Petroleum Institute. More...

Community News

Male Motivation

When I married my husband 28 years ago, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I didn’t know that ideally, married people should first be required to have a degree in psychology. More...

Ernst Arnold and Agnes Paulina (Moerbe) Pampell

Married October 22, 1911

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 make this much more fun! More...

Brush Piles for Wildlife

Many wildlife species, including birds and small mammals, require adequate resting and escape cover for survival. If living brush or natural cover is not readily available, artificial brush piles can be created to serve this purpose. More...

What’s the Big Wave About Water?

“People compare water to oil. It’s more like blood, because where there’s no water, there’s no life.”

Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, which regulates pumping water in Lee and Bastrop County, has more applications to pump water from underneath Lee and Bastrop Counties than there is water to pump. More...

Lexington Blue Santa

The Lexington Rotary Club in cooperation with the Lexington Police Department, Lexington ISD, and the Lexington High School Interact Club will be offering Blue Santa services for children living in the Lexington Independent School District. More...

Two Sentenced in District Court

On November 17, 2009, Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett sentenced two in the 21st Judicial District Court. More...

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The Lexington Senior Citizens held their Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, November 17. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

November 16, 2009 Deputy Aderhold was dispatched to FM 696 East just east of CR 309 after a motorist reported a tree down blocking the road. A caller reported that his mother had assaulted him. More...

Giddings Police Report

November 16, 2009 At 12:31 pm, Officer Shepard was advised by dispatch of complainant in the lobby of the Giddings Police Department in reference to a past forgery of checks at B&W Grocery Store. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department wishes everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

November 17, 2009 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 25 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 26 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Volleyballers Honored

Jessica Parish was named to the All-District Defensive team in voting by District 25-AA coaches. Parish was the Lady Eagles’ libero this season. Freshman Karley Wren was named to the second team. More...

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Lexington Senior Jessica Parish signed with East Texas Baptist last Monday morning, committing to play softball for the D3 school. Sitting with Jessica are her parents, Richard and Helen Parish. More...

Eagles Get Post Season Honors

Chance Sherrill was named Co- Defensive Player of the Year and Mason Vecera was named Special Teams Player of the Year in voting by District 25-AA coaches last week. Four Eagles were named to the first team offense and five to first team defense. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy “Louise” Enloe

February17,1931- November20,2009

Memorial services for Dorothy “Louise” Enloe, 78 of Lexington, were held on Monday, November 23, 2009 at the First Baptist Church in Lexington with Dr. Forrest Lowery officiating. Mrs. More...

Don Travis Hord

November17,1955- November18,2009

Graveside services for Travis Hord, 54 of Waco and formerly of Rockdale were held Saturday, November 21, 2009 in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. More...

Marvin Lee Hohle

April 19, 1928 - November 23, 2009

Funeral services for Marvin Hohle, 81 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. More...














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