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September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City continues to have sewer problems due to the illegal dumping of items and products down residential, business and street drains. More...

Subway in Lexington Open

This picture was taken the first night of business for Subway in Lexington. The staff pictured above are ready to help you. Subway opened in Peterson’s store on Hwy. 77 about two weeks ago. More...

Lexington Log Cabins Membership Meeting

The General Membership meeting of the Lexington Log Cabins will be held on Sunday afternoon, September 12, 2010, beginning at 2 p.m. in the Heritage Center. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 8 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Bldg. - 6 p.m. More...

Sports

X-Factor Rushed Through Blanco Defense for Eagle Win

Xavier Ward, a.k.a. The X-Factor, was one BIG reason for the Eagle win over Blanco last Friday night. Ward rushed for 120 yards during the game. And when he needed a rest, Josh Murray slashed the Panthers for 70 more yards. More...

Eagles Travel North to Take on Academy

The Eagles will travel up Temple-way Friday for a game with the Class 2A-Division I Bumblebees. The Bees are 1-1 for the season. They beat Waco Reicher in their opener and lost to Rogers 28-7 last week. More...

Buffs Find Williams ‘Royal’

Oklahoma recruit Brandon Williams put on a show Friday night in Giddings. He carried the ball18 times for 259 yards and four touchdowns. Williams scored on runs of 42, 1, 72, and 60 yards. More...

14 People Sentenced in District Court Over Last 30 Days

Several people were sentenced in District Court during the month of August and one was sentenced on September 2. More...

LISD Board Passes Balanced Budget

Lexington Independent Board of Trustees met in a public meeting on Monday, August 30, and approved the 2010-2011 district budget composed of the general fund, debt service, technology, and school nutrition funds recommended by the administration. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 29, 2010 Deputy Durrenberger was dispatched to CR 304 in reference to mail being taken out of mailboxes and thrown on the ground and at other mailboxes. More...

Community News

Exemplary Campus Hosts Open House

Lexington high school, an Exemplary Campus, will host its 2010 Fall Open House on Monday, September 13, 2010 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. This is a great opportunity for parents to come and visit their child’s classroom and teachers. More...

FM 696 Bridge Dedication

Congressman Michael McCaul and State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt sit on either side of David Sherrill at the new bridge dedication on FM 696 last week. More...

Laura On Life

Touchless Restrooms

A public bathroom in the United States is called a “restroom.” I have a South African friend who thinks that the word “restroom” is misleading because nobody goes in there to rest. She has a point. More...

Obituaries

Maria Del Carmen Rocha Fernandez

April 27, 1968 - September 3, 2010

Maria Del Carmen Rocha Fernandez, 42 of Giddings, passed away Friday, September 3, 2010 in Yoakum, Texas. Maria “Carmen” was born in Monterrey, Mexico on April 27, 1968 to Jose Cruz Sanchez and Beatriz Fernandes Ibarra. More...

Wilma Jean Jones

December24,1920- September1,2010

Funeral services for Wilma Jean Jones, age 89, were held on Sunday, September 5, 2010 at the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, with Minister Ray Don McIntosh and Elder Gary Jackson officiating. Burial followed in the I.O.O.F. More...

Jose Alfredo Carrizales Maldonado

May19,1990- September3,2010

Jose Alfredo Carrizales Maldonado, 20 of Giddings, passed away Friday, September 3, 2010 in Yoakum, Texas. More...

 













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