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2012-12-20 digital edition

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December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

LISD Board Holds Public Hearing

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees held a special called meeting and their regular meeting on Monday, December 17, 2012. More...

General Stories

Refrigerator Relationship

I have a kind of love/hate relationship with my refrigerator. Some of you may wonder why I’m nurturing any kind of a relationship at all with my appliances. More...

Home Country

When Pop Walker sneaked out the kitchen door the other day, it affected all of us. He’s been a resident of the Rest of Your Life retirement home for several years now. More...

Christmas Fun Facts

Christmas World Records: The world’s largest Christmas present was the Statue of Liberty. The French gave it to the US in 1886. It is 46.5 meters high and weighs 225 tons! More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

It was late on Christmas Eve and the security guard for the Great Mall was making his rounds. That’s when he saw the oddly dressed man in the robe and the sandals. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

That’s No Phone! Albert was a quiet guy. Like a shadow, he would drift in and out of his room, noiselessly piloting his wheelchair down the hallways. Even a ninja would be impressed. More...

Sports

Eagles Scalp the Yeguas

Lexington drove east, further down the Yegua Creek, to play Somerville. The Eagles defeated the Yeguas 51-44. The Eagles did so with a lot of effort from London Jacob, who had 20 points and 17 rebounds, a huge double double. More...

Lady Eagles Stung by Bees 33-30

Lexington squandered an eightpoint halftime lead by scoring only one point in the first 7:59 minutes of the third quarter in their game against Academy. More...

Jarrell Drops Lady Eagles 53-34

First District Game The Lady Eagles ran into a hornets’ nest in the district opener Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars of Jarrell are currently ranked #3 in the state in Class 2A. More...

What Do Hamburger and Dominos Have in Common? Holy Cow!

There was no moon lighting a black night last Thursday, December 13, when Amy Hobbs was on her way home to Beaukiss west of Lexington, after spending an evening with her daughters at her mother’s house in Lexington. More...

Dear Citizens of Lexington,

It is with a heavy heart I write to you today. Most certainly you have heard the tragic news of the Connecticut elementary school shooting and the subsequent loss of twenty children and six heroic adults. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 10, 2012 A complainant reported that she could hear what sounded like someone was messing with her back window. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 9, 2012 Officer Nurse was dispatched to a burglary alarm at the Donut Shop. All exterior doors and windows were checked there was no sign of attempted forced entry. Officer Nurse was dispatched to the CEFCO Store on a Motorist assist. More...

Community News

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Second Graders from Lexington Elementary made their annual visit to the Lexington Leader last week, dropping off their Letters to Santa, all of which can be seen in today’s paper. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Merry Christmas and More...

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The Red Hat Ladies are seen here having their annual Christmas party, which was held at El Matador Mexican Grill on the Square in downtown Lexington. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut lies heavier on our heart, I believe, because as parents we cannot imagine anything more painful, and as educators it is our work and our passion to care for our students. More...

Obituaries

Pearl Bernice Alexander

September 4, 1923 - December 11, 2012

Pearl Bernice Alexander was born in Malone, Texas on September 4, 1923 to Gus and Ella (Wolff) Lentz. She was confirmed at the American Lutheran Church in Somerville by Pastor Weber in 1935. Pearl Married John H. More...

Ruth Elizabeth Sloan Haworth

Ruth Elizabeth Sloan Haworth, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, December 14, 2012, at the age of 81. More...

Max Eugene Roesch

October1,1961-December11,2012

Max Roesch was born October 1, 1961, in Houston, Texas, and grew up in Leander, Texas where he graduated from Leander High School. Max attended college at Southwest Texas State University where he earned his B.B.A., Marketing. More...














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