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January 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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On January 14, 2010, the Lexington Garden Club met at the Woodson Building for their monthly meeting. The Guest speaker was Gary Fritcher. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The New Year brings new opportunities to make our community stronger and better! We expect our water service to show a marked improvement soon with the installation of two new 1,000 gallon pumps on the square. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: More...

Photos

Sarah and Richard Hallum were welcomed as new members to the Lexington Lions Club earlier this month. PHOTOS BY ESTELLE PROSKE. More...

Community News

Improving The Home

So, there we were in the home improvement store again, buying some work. There must be a lot of homes that need improving because there certainly were a lot of people there. More...

Paul Henry and Ella Patschke Knippa

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...

Importance of Snags

Most everyone understands the benefits that living trees provide for wildlife, however, not many people understand the value of dead trees. More...

Sports

Jarrell Jars Lady Eagles

If you watched the game without looking at the score board you would have though Jarrell was mopping the floor with the Lady Eagles. If you looked at the scoreboard, you were surprised. Lexington stayed eight to 12 points behind all night. More...

Eagles Fell State- Ranked Jarrell

The Lexington Eagles had another ‘landmark’ victory Tuesday night as they beat longtime nemesis Jarrell 55-51 in match of District unbeatens. Jarrell lead at the end of each of the first three quarters. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Eagles basketball team is for real. They are accomplishing a lot by hustle, desire, and a little basketball talent. They are fun to watch. They make the opponent’s offense look like Tony Romo against the Vikings. More...

LISD Begins Search for New Superintendent

Lexington Independent School District’s Superintendent Dr. Chuck Holt announced in early December that he will retire from public education effective June 2010. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

On January 12, 2010, the Lee County Grand Jury convened and indicted seven individuals on a range of charges. More...

The Students of the Class 2013 Kick Off “Remember Me Brick Campaign”

The Lexington Grad Bash Class of 2013 is sponsoring a special fundraising campaign called the “Remember Me Brick Campaign” that they hope will enhance the Lexington ISD High School campus as well as raise funds for Grad Bash 2013. More...

Kleinschmidt to Serve on Committee Focusing on Efficiency & Accountability

Last Tuesday, Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) appointed State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington) to the House Select Committee on Government Efficiency and Accountability. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

January 11, 2010 More...

Giddings Police Report

January 11, 2010 More...

Lexington Police Report

January 12, 2010 At 10:00 p.m., Officer Connolly responded to the 300 block of Avenue E in reference to a medical call. Officer Connolly gained entry into the residence and found the home owner needing medical aid. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 20 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, January 21 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Church

One of the Original Painted Churches?

When the congregation of Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor began a small church “restoration” several months ago in preparation for their 150th Anniversary celebration scheduled for 2020, many were surprised to see some stenciling and fau More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Fathers’ Influence Key to Daughters’ Self-Esteem

Question: Talk about a father’s impact on his daughter and what he should hope to accomplish through that relationship. More...

Minister’s Message

What Can We Do?

It has been really cold but finally warmed up above freezing as I write this. Many people I know suffered broken water pipes. We just heard about the earthquake in Haiti. I hate to think how many people were injured or killed in that. More...

Obituaries

Margaret Bryan

February 19, 1922 - January 16, 2010

Margaret Hooper Bryan was born Feb. 19, 1922 in Lee County to Lawrence and Hazel (Gay) Hooper. She and Hugh Bryan were married July 15, 1940 in Lexington and to this union four children were born. More...

Opalene Roberson Cooper

September 25, 1932 - January 8, 2010

Opalene Roberson Cooper was born on September 25, 1932 to Elmer Roberson Sr. and Paralee Stafford Roberson. She was the oldest daughter of fourteen children. More...














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