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2010-07-09 digital edition

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July 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington ISD Trustees Focus on Leadership

Jeremy Romoser, Board President, Dr. More...

General Stories

Lexington Celebrates Fourth of July

Lexington’s Chamber of Commerce served up hot dogs, frito pie and brisket during Sunday night’s Fourth of July celebration at the City Park, once again helping to sponsor an event that always manages to bring on the “oooo’s More...

The 2010 Favorite Pet Picture Contest Is Here Second Week Entries

Submit your pictures now: by mail at P.O. Box 547 Lexington, TX 78947, or via e-mail at editor@lexingtonleader.com or bring them by the office at 612 Weatley. The Deadline is July 23, 2010. More...

Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010

This week the House passed, but I voted against, H.R. 4173. I support certain provisions, such as auditing the Federal Reserve, which I have sponsored. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 7 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

Lexington United Methodist Church Restores Sanctuary

The sanctuary restoration project at Lexington United Methodist Church is complete. The first worship service in the newly restored sanctuary was held on Sunday, June 20th. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

A DISENCHANTED PARTNER MAY BE DISRESPECTFUL TO SPOUSE

QUESTION: You have described the “trapped” feeling that causes some people to withdraw from their spouses. I think that applies to my wife, who has been strangely distant from me in recent years. More...

Obituaries

Ruby Elsie Weerts May 1, 1921 - June 30, 2010

Funeral services for Ruby Weerts, 89 of Ledbetter, Texas, were held on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine, Texas with Rev. Paul Bohot officiating. Burial followed in the Ledbetter Cemetery. More...

Eagles Fare Well at Taylor Tennis Tourney

Bring Home 13 Medals With 4 Double Winners; Townsend Gets Two First Places

Young Eagle tennis players brought home 13 medals, with four double winners at the Taylor Tennis Tournament held last week. More...

McDade Watermelon Festival this Saturday

The McDade community will host its 62nd Annual Watermelon Festival Saturday, July 10 in historic downtown McDade. More...

Blood Drive Scheduled

An American Red Cross community blood drive is scheduled in Lexington for Tuesday, July 13 at the United Methodist Church from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. More...

Enter the Leader ’s Annual Favorite Pet Contest!

Submit your pet pictures via email at editor@lexingtonleader.com or bring them by the office at 612 Wheatley Street. Deadline for picture submissions is Friday, July 23. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 28, 2010 Deputy Ray investigated a Burglary of a Building in Dime Box where an open window was found; he also found a pickup truck parked that was loaded with stolen items from the building. The case is under investigation. More...

Community News

Information Session For Legal Careers

Persons interested in working in legal-related fields are encouraged to attend an information session on July 21 about Blinn College’s Legal Assistant program. The information session will be held at 6 p.m. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Cranberry Chocolate Nut Pie

My wife likes to serve this pie on the first really chilly day, still warm from the oven; but it is a delicious dessert anytime of the year. One of my favorites. More...

Medals

In February, Amanda Zgabay received her medal as a result of completing her Marathon Kids Program for 2009-2010 at the closing ceremonies for Marthon Kids in Austin. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

The school is quiet this week. They are getting ready for the push to the start of school. Football and volleyball practices start on August 2nd. The summer is almost over, even though it seems like it is just starting. More...

More Items to Think About

The Soccer World Cup Competition - The World Cup every four years is more focused than the Olympics. Nations forget wars and religious beliefs are put on hold as nations focus their national pride on their soccer team representatives. More...

Flat Screen Winner

The winner of the LC Express raffle for the 42 inch flat screen tv was Cindy VanWie of Lexington, Texas. Drawing was held on July 1st at Peterson’s Food Mart. More...

 













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