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August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Dixie Chic Wins Pet Contest

Dixie Chic is this year’s First Place Winner of the Leader’s Annual Favorite Pet Picture Contest. She is owned by Emery and Teal Brockenbush of Lexington and was one of more than 60 entries in this the fourth year of the event. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

I attended the funeral of my friend, Mayor Bernard Rychlik last Friday morning in Caldwell. It was a touching service, as several friends commented on his many acts of kindness and hundreds of people attended. More...

Dorothy Rackel Retires

Dorothy Rackel retired last Friday after spending 30 years in the Banking Industry. More...

Lexington Trainer Enters Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover

With $50,000 on the line for the winner of the $100,000 Supreme Extreme Mustang Makeover, Laura Scott of Lexington hopes to More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 4 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, August 5 Lexington Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Eagles Open 2010 Practice

Coach Jason Holcomb opened the 2010 football season with a speech outlining the goals for the Eagle football team. More...

2010 Lady Eagle Volleyball

Monday morning at 7:00 a.m. officially started volleyball for the 2010 season. The Lady Eagles hit the court running, jumping, digging, and spiking the volleyball as they prepare for the upcoming season. More...

Sports Thoughts…

The high school sports seasons are back in force, having started Monday morning at 7:00 a.m. Most of the athletes haven’t been up that early all summer long unless they have a job. More...

Lexington Resident Has Mystery Book Published

PublishAmerica announced this week that it is publishing The Chef Detective, a book written by Stephanie Milburn of Lexington. This is Milburn’s first book. More...

Lifetime Achievement Award for Kubiak

Lexington native Jimanne Kubiak received a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Houston Chapter of Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) during their annual awards ceremony held in Houston last month. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer

July 26, 2010 Chief Deputy Kothmann was dispatched to CR 1624 to put up cattle that were out on the roadway. The cows were run off into a pasture. A motorist reported several cows out n FM 112 approx 3 miles out of Lexington. More...

Community News

Summer Vacation

Jeff and Melody Hooper and Randy Green on vacation in Port Aransas. More...

“Annie”

Milam Community Theater stages the final performance of the popular musical “Annie” this Saturday and Sunday at the Cameron ISD Performing Arts Center. The show features a cast drawn from all over Milam County. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Crawfish Frittata

Everyone has heard of the delicious dishes served in the Bayou Country of Louisiana, but the taste for Crawfish has been spreading West and North into Texas and other areas of the country. Here is one of two of my favorite recipes. More...

Church

Rededication Service at LUMC

Lexington’s United Methodist Church hosted a rededication service last Thursday evening. Almost 90 people attended the event that started with an Open House to show the public recent renovations to the main sanctuary. More...

Obituaries

Thomas U. Anderson Jr.

August 16, 1925 - July 9, 2010

Mr. Anderson passed away on Friday, July 9, 2010 at Home in Lexington, Texas. Thomas U. Anderson, Jr. was born on August 16, 1925 in Dallas, Texas., to Thomas U. and Mary Wilma Bell Anderson. More...

Frieda Emma Karcher

August 17, 1920 - July 31, 2010

Mrs. Karcher passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the Med Star Care Center in Giddings. More...

Travis “Big T” Lee Mertink

June 29, 1955 - July 31,2010

Travis passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Seton Medical Center in Austin. More...














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