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December 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Six Sentenced in District Court

On December 15, 2009, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, Judge Terry Flenniken handed down sentences of six individuals. More...

Lexington Rotary Club

Members of the Lexington Rotary Club gathered during their normal meeting time last Tuesday to wrap gifts for over 100 children who are recipients of the Blue Santa Project. Pictured above are Dr. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

Christmas Message

Dear Fellow Citizens: More...

Community News

Bad Santa

Every year, the holiday season brings debt, the flu, and holiday parties. Because it’s Christmas, the take-charge administrative assistant, Penny, decides that nobody should go home from the office party without a gift. More...

Alvina & August F. Brinkmann, Jr.

Married December 6, 1906 Great-Uncle to Charles Hartfiel of Lexington Photo Provided by Charles Hartfiel We are looking for old wedding photos, pre 1920, to publish in a special wedding issue. More...

TWC Alerts Unemployment Claimants of Text Message Scam

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) advises unemployment claimants that the agency does not use text messages to provide or gather information about unemployment benefits. More...

School

Mrs. Robertson’s 1st Grade Class Santa Letters

Dear Santa, How are the reindeer doing? I have been doing well in school. I want a baby bath. I am gointo leave you cookies and milk. Love, Hannah Dear Santa, More...

Mrs Patschke’s 1st Grade Class

Dear Santa, I hav bee good. Hawe are the randir? I want a DS. I want a pupee. Iwant a horse. I want a stuff Anmo. I want presins. Sincerely, Hayden Dear Santa, How are the reindeer? Hope you have had a good year. I have been vey good. More...

Santa Letters

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Obituaries

Gaila Jo Lester

July6,1951- December19,2009

Gaila Jo Lester was born on July 6, 1951 in Ardmore, OK, she was the daughter of Fred Warren and Amy D. (Wigham)Lester. Gaila Jo has lived in Rockdale for the past 25 years. More...

Elsie Domel Nitsche

February8,1914- December18,2009

Elsie Ruth Domel Nitsche was born on February 8, 1914 in Walburg, Texas to August Domel Sr. and Hulda (Zoch) Domel. She was baptized on February 22, 1914 and confirmed on April 1, 1928 both at Zion Lutheran Church in Walburg by Rev. J.H. Sieck. More...

Deaner Ray

November4,1932- December13,2009

Deaner Ray was born November 4, 1932 in Milam County, Texas to Edward Anderson and Clara Mae (Morris) Cotton. On January 1, 1949, she and David Ray were married in Rockdale. Two daughters were born to this union. More...

Lost Pines to Consider Moratorium on Commercial Water Wells

Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District is scheduled to consider a temporary moratorium on the issuance of permits to water marketers during their January 2010 meeting to be held in Giddings. More...

Dose Underwood

Dose Underwood was one of 275 who received free H1N1 vaccines last week in Lexington. More...

Former Lexington Resident, Lt. Jason Smith, to Recieve “Salute to Excellence” Award

The Helicopter Association International announced Monday the “Salute to Excellence” award winners for 2010 recognizing a Coast Guard Kodiak Air Station HH-65 helicopter crew for the Eurocopter Golden Hour Award which will be presented a More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

December 14, 2009 Deputy Crockett received a report in reference to mailbox damage on CR 226. A close patrol was requested for the area. More...

Lexington Police Report

Merry Christmas from the Lexington Police Department

December 18, 2009 December 18th 2009, at approximately 7:55 a.m., Officers Sherer and Liles conducted a warrant arrest in the 200 block of Cherry Drive. December 20, 2009 More...

Giddings Police Report

December 14, 2009 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 23 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, December 24 MERRY CHRISTMAS Christmas Eve More...

Church

Minister’s Message

I Wonder What Jesus Wants for Christmas?

I wonder what Jesus wants for Christmas? After all, it is his birthday. In all the gift giving we do, do we give Jesus anything? More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Keep Christmas Traditions Alive after the Holidays

Question: Once Christmas Day has arrived and the presents have been opened, my children always seem to be disappointed. More...

Sports

Yeguas Drop Eagles

The Somerville Yeguas proved to be ungracious hosts as they beat Lexington 69-51 Friday night. The Eagles were not ready for the physically gifted Yeguas. More...

Lady Eagles Drop District Opener

Lexington traveled to the north side of Lake Travis to open District 25-AA in Lago Vista. The Lady Vikings prevailed 41-39 in a game decided by the officials’ whistles. More...

Sherrill Twins Earn Honorable Mention All-State

Chance and Chace Sherrill were honorable mention all-state on the Texas Sportswriters 2A all-state team. The two usually led the team in tackles. Chance received his votes as a linebacker and Chace was noted for his work as a defensive back. More...

 













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