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2011-12-22 digital edition

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December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council Votes to Secure $1.5 Million Bond

The Lexington City Council voted last week to secure a $1.5 million bond to complete water, wastewater and sewer commitments with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More...

General Stories

The Blinding Truth

The trouble with the world can be characterized by an example of human behavior that is readily recognized, but is nonetheless unexplainable. This example happened while I was driving home one night. More...

Home Country

The last of the geese went by the other day. The late ones. The big dark geese. Headed south noisily. More...

Just a Thought.......

Something to think about. If the Christmas Angels had come to Lexington, they would have had to stop by the house. Cattlemen, unlike Shepherds, do not spend their time “watching their flocks by night”. But I believe they would visit us. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Because this is Christmas Week, check with all activities before trying to attend! Wednesday, December 21 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, December 22 More...

Sports

Eagles Win Opener

In Jason Holcomb’s basketball coaching debut in Lexington, the Eagles won 55-53 in overtime over Somerville. The winning shot was turned loose just before the buzzer in overtime. A.J. More...

Lady Eagles Drop Opener

Lexington fought a taller, more talented Thorndale evenly for the first half of the District 27-AA opener for both teams. More...

Omission

Due to an error in communications, Eriq Mitchell was left off the District 12-2A DII all-district team on defense. More...

Christmas Wishes Told to Santa by Area Children

Santa heard “double the wishes” from this sweet set of twins during Lexington’s annual Pioneer Festival of Lights. Look for more Santa pictures throughout today’s paper. More...

Candidates Sign Up for Local Elections

March Primary Moved to April

Local candidates worked to meet a December 15 deadline in order to have their names included on the 2012 Primary election. More...

Six Sentenced in District Court

Six people were sentenced in the 21st District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, December 13, the Honorable Reva Towlsee- Corbett presiding. More...

Photo

Letters to Santa are found in this week’s paper! More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 12, 2011 Deputy Rudolph was dispatched to FM 3403 approx 2 miles off Hwy 77 to put up cows that were out on the road. He was able to run them back into a pasture. A resident on CR 333 called and requested a deputy meet him on his property. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 12, 2011 At 10:38 pm: Officer Gaskamp was dispatched to Sonny’s RV Park reference a complaint of a suspicious person on foot in the area. The suspect was gone on arrival of the Officer. December 13, 2011, More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: I read the message “From the Mayor’s Desk” in the Leader. I didn’t realize that “the City is in much better condition than when I [Mayor Willrich] took office.” More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

We wish you all a Safe and Happy Holiday Season Merry Christmas and Happy New Year More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has some college board SAT subject tests for college bound students. The Official Study Guide For All< More...

Obituaries

Earlee Carl Hartfiel

September 16, 1931 - December 15, 2011

Earlee Carl Hartfiel was born on September 16, 1931 in Dime Box, Texas to Carl William and Alvena (Brinkman) Hartfiel. He married Ruby Matejcek Suehs on July 17, 1999. On March 1, 1952, Mr. More...

Lorieta “Rita” Brown Spencer

May 22, 1942 - December 16, 2011

Lorieta “Rita” Brown Spencer, age 69 of Giddings, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 16, 2011 at her home surrounded by family after a lengthy illness. More...

Mignonette Florine Preuss

March 21, 1928 - December 19, 2011

Mrs. Preuss passed away the morning of Monday, December 19, 2011 at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston. More...

 













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