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2009-12-10 digital edition

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December 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

This Weeks City Council Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, December 8th, 2009. More...

Ogden to File for Re-election

State Sen. Steve Ogden, R-Bryan, will file for re-election to the Texas Senate today. More...

Santa Came to Town

Santa arrived in Lexington last Saturday night for an event that is an annual favorite. Over 100 people gathered at the Log Cabins to enjoy an evening of community singing, homemade hamburgers and steaming hot chocolate. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 9 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. Lexington City Council - 6 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Holiday Trips Can be Pricey, but Memories are Priceless

Question: Money is tight this year and we’re thinking about cancelling our trip home to see my mother and father for Christmas. More...

Minister’s Message

Once-Wooden Soldiers

Wooden toy soldiers have become a colorful part of Christmas decoration and celebration. They were made famous in the Nutcracker Ballet. In the end, the Nutcracker turns into a Prince. More...

Church Briefs

First Baptist Church Lexington More...

Obituaries

Mozelle White

October 28, 1915 - November 29, 2009

Mozelle White was born October 28, 1915 in Palestine, Texas to Walter and Viola (Walston) Broughton. She was a graduate of Elkhart High School and Nixon Business College. On November 2, 1937, she and Bernard White were married in Palestine. More...

Larry Dean Requardt

November 9, 1941 - December 1, 2009

Larry was born in Beasley, Texas to Henry & Caroline (Roehe) Requardt. He was united in marriage to Jean Guttormson on March 19, 1960 in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Larry was a Machinist Mate in the U.S. Navy for 8 years and served during Vietnam. More...

Betty Jean McClain

March21,1920- December5,2009

Betty Jean Pendery McClain was born on March 21, 1920 in Brookfield, Missouri to Walter & Esther (West) Pendery. She was united in marriage to William McClain on December 30, 1939 in Cameron, Missouri. Mrs. More...

Deadly Bridges on FM 696 Finally Being Replaced

A grassroots effort produced a petition that resulted in two bridges being replaced. The petition, which was drafted in March 2008, called for the replacement of the bridge over the Pin Oak Branch of the Yegua Creek on FM 696 west of Lexington. More...

District Court Sentences Five

In the 21st Judicial District Court on December 3, 2009, Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett handed down sentences to five individuals. More...

Rockdale High Looking for Your Vote

Rockdale High School has been named as one of the top ten contenders in the State Farm Friday Night Feats, a national video contest that turns Friday Night’s big moments on the gridiron into big moments for high schools. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

November 30, 2009 A motorist reported several cows out on FM 2440. Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched and put the cows up and notified the owner. Deputy Easley put up donkeys that were out on Doak Springs Road. The owner could not be located. More...

Giddings Police Report

November 30, 2009 More...

Lexington Police Report

December 4, 2009 Approximately 9:00 p. m., Officer Sherer assisted with a vehicle pursuit in the area of CR 405 and Ave. ‘A’ in Lexington. More...

Community News

No News Is Good News

There was a time in my life when I didn’t watch the news on television because it was just too depressing. It wasn’t just news, it was bad news. We were just starting out and we didn’t have diddly-squat. More...

Fred and Lena Hilscher

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...

Were You the Last Child in the Woods?

Blackberry – juicy fruit or electronic gizmo? Thanks to changes recently made to the Oxford Junior Dictionary for children, a “blackberry” will now be defined as an electronic device or smart phone, rather than the fruit. More...

Sports

Eagles Fall to #2 Mumford

The talented Mumford Mustangs ran past the Lexington Eagles 79- 47 Tuesday night. Mumford jumped out to a 24-8 lead in the first quarter and kept their feet on the accelerator the rest of the game. More...

Lady Eagles Quiet Mumford

Lexington improved to 4-3 for the young 2009-10 season with a 26-24 win over the Mumford Mares. Lexington used a stall for nearly two minutes in the fourth quarter to preserve the win. More...

We have Eagle Pride !

#12 Corey Strain and #22 Eriq Mitchell head down court on offense in 8th Grade Basketball Action. More...

 













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