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October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Student Awarded $1,000 Scholarship for Environmental Essay

Going green is paying off for Lexington Elementary School fifth-grader Heather Exner who was awarded a $1,000 United States Savings Bond last Thursday, October 7, as part of the 2010 Luminant Scholar Program. More...

General Stories

Happy 90th Birthday

Mrs. Lorene Hall at her Lexington United Methodist Midweek After School Program (M&M’s) last Wednesday Sept 28, 2010. The M&M’s staff and children (54) helped Mrs. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Agenda: 1. Call meeting to order. 2. Welcome guest. 3. Citizen input. 4. More...

Courthouse Report

DBA’s October 1, 2010 - Derek Lynn Fitzhenry, doing business as, Fitzhenry Sports Performance Camps, 485 Sandridge, Giddings, Texas. October 4, 2010 - Thomas E. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 13 GRAND OPENING - TRENDY P’S!!! 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...

School

LHS Theater Department’s Fall Production

From the moment father Bud Turpin (played by Xavier Ward ) falls over dead at the breakfast table, right through his funeral in the “Gentleman Farmer” coffin, Dearly Departed makes it clear that there’s more to livin’ an More...

From the Superintendent of Schools

We are very pleased that Lexington continues to receive a Superior Achievement Rating by the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. The Superior Achievement rating is the highest rating awarded. More...

Obituaries

Olga Marie Brinkman Sara Frances Lewis

February 8, 1935 - October 5, 2010 June 26, 1929 - October 6, 2010

Mrs. Brinkman passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at the St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan, Texas. More...

Brady D. “Big Brady” Nelson

April 29, 1932 - October 6, 2010

Brady D. “Big Brady” Nelson, Sr. was born April 29, 1932 in Rockdale to Felix “Bud” and Addie (Powers) Nelson. He was one of seven children. He attended school in Salty and Rockdale. More...

Freda Lorraine Rubio

March 20, 1971 - October 9, 2010

Freda passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in Lexington, Texas. Freda Lorraine Rubio was born on March 20, 1971 in Galveston, Texas to Joe & Freda (Prater) Rubio. More...

Elementary Students Learn About Fire Prevention

Members of the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department treated Lexington Elementary students with rides on fire trucks last Wednesday morning. More...

Chocolate Lovers This Weekend

Lexington’s 7th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival will be held this Saturday downtown, on the Square. Read today’s paper for details on all the events. More...

OCTOBER 2010 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

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Bomb Squad Training

Members of the Austin Police Bomb Squad came to Lexington last Thursday for a training session on dealing with explosives. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 4, 2010 Deputy Carvin was dispatched to a residence on CR 450 in Dime Box after a lifeline call was made. Everything was okay. They were having phone problems. More...

Community News

Lexington VFD Gave Rides to Elementary School Students for National Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week was last week and the Lexington Volenteer Fire department gave rides on the Fire trucks last Wednesday. This is something the Lexington students look forward to each year. More...

Come to the 7th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce invites you to Lexington, Texas for its seventh annual Chocolate Lovers Festival which will be held Downtown on the Square this Saturday, Oct. 16. More...

Scenes From Last Year's festival

Grace Freeman, seen here with her baby brother and her mom, won First Place in the Children’s Dessert Division during last year’s Chocolate Lovers Festival. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts

I will go out on a limb and say the Texas Rangers will not make the ALCS. When they had a lead in the 7th inning and allowed it to escape, that was their season. Texas has its job cut out trying to stop Nebraska. More...

Buffs Hammer LaGrange

In one of the hardest hitting games you will ever see, Giddings bruised LaGrange 28-7 Friday night. Both teams left marks on their opponent that soap and water won’t wash off. It may take a couple of weeks for some of the marks to disappear. More...

Eagles Return to Action

The Lexington Eagles return to action Friday as they entertain the Franklin Lions. The Lions come to town with a 6-1 record for the season and 2-1 for District 12-AA action. More...














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