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2012-09-06 digital edition

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September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Chocolate Festival in Jeopardy

Lexington’s 9th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival scheduled for October 20 is in jeopardy this year. We have not been able to recruit even ONE volunteer to help put on the event, and many of our regular volunteers are unavailable this year. More...

General Stories

Most Wanted Fugitive Captured in San Antonio

Eddie Garza Jr., 40, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being captured in San Antonio. A $5,000 reward will be paid on a tip that helped lead to his arrest. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Baked Eggplant and Zucchini

For many, summer means countless ways to make vegetables out of our gardens into tasty and delicious dishes. This one is quick and easy. More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - DowntownLexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, September 6, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Where’s Our Bad Joke? I teach Bible studies at assisted living facilities and nursing homes. I begin by telling extremely bad jokes, to which residents respond with groans and eye-rolls. More...

Just a Thought.......

I know, I know, being the preacher, I am supposed to bring the Word to Lexington. However, as the summer wears on and the drought intensifies, I find that I am the one who is learning the Word from you. Particularly the Word on Faith and Endurance. More...

Focus on the Family

Make Sure Kids Have Right Goals In The Upcoming School Year

Q: I’m struggling with how to keep my kids motivated throughout the school year. In past years, I’ve felt like the cheerleader, constantly encouraging them to take school seriously. How can I make this year different? More...

Obituaries

James “Muddle” Allen Knipstein

March14,1931-August29,2012

James (Muddle) Allen Knipstein, 81, was born in Burton, Texas on March 14, 1931 to Louis Charles Knipstein and Lena Anna Roemer Knipstein. More...

Mary Sue Knipstein

June29,1937-September2,2012

Mary Sue Burns Knipstein, 75, was born in Fort Worth, Texas on June 29, 1937 to Dr. Robert Brookfield Burns and Mary Alice Minton Burns. More...

Walter Oswald Marburger

February3,1913- September2,2012

Walter Oswald Marburger was born on Feburary 3, 1913. He married Ruby Rankin on December 24, 1935 and she preceded him in death. He was baptized and was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Dime Box. More...

Who Will Be on the Ballot for JP?

Lee County Clerk, Sharon Blasig, told the Leader that as of Tuesday, August 28, which was the filing deadline for candidates wishing to run for Nick Hester’s unexpired term of Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace, there is one candidate qualified to More...

ALCOA and LCRA Water Meetings

There are two important meetings next week that may be of interest to many. More...

Photo

“Just in the nick of time!” That’s what many were saying last Friday morning as the new press box finally arrived at Eagle Stadium. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 27, 2012 A caller reported that he had two show lambs in his yard and would like a deputy to come find the owner. Deputy Skinner was dispatched and the owners came to pick up their lambs. More...

Lexington Police Report

August 27, 2012 Officer Nurse was dispatched to a suspicious person in the 300 block of Rockdale St. Officer Nurse checked the area, but was unable to locate subject. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater District should be named the “Permitting” District, since they approve all applications. More...

Dear Editor:

I got my new waste disposal container on Thursday afternoon. My first impression on going to the roadside to get it was it sure looked taller. Then I saw where it is quite a bit taller but not as large in circumference as the old ones. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

Congratulations to the Eagles on their first win of the season. And a super congratulations to the Lady Eagles and to the Cross Country team! What a wonderful group of student athletes, on all accounts! More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week at our August 27th Board Meeting, our trustees adopted our budget for the 2012-2013 school year. More...

Sports

Football Standings

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Lexington Cross Country Meet

On Saturday morning, if you see a huge crowd at the park, they did not move the auction sale out there. Lexington will be hosting its annual Cross Country meet. Coach Kellye Carter says she is expecting between 14-19 teams to enter. More...

Photo

Pictured above is Donnie Havard, 2012 graduate of Lexington High School, along with Coach McIntosh, Head Coach for the Clarendon Bulldogs at Clarendon Jr. College. More...

 













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