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July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Badly Needed Visibility Improvement Done on CR 309

Lee County Commissioner, Precinct 3, Ronny Bradshaw took a crew to the intersection of CR 309 and FM 696 W, at the Blue Volunteer Fire Station, Monday morning with an important mission on their schedule. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

Are you as tired as I am of the too-often, one-sided media? Case in point: Recently there was another flare-up in the Middle East between Israel and her neighbors. It was caused by the firing of rockets into Israel by her enemies. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Fresh Peach Cobbler

This is the time of year for family reunions. Old and new recipes are sought out for the best dish to take. This is our favorite family reunion dish. Georgia peaches are the best if you can find them. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 More...

Church

Vacation Bible School at Lexington’s United Methodist Church Just a Thought.......

The pictures below are a few sent to us from Lexington’s United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School group. Telling from the smiles on all the faces of these children, it must have been a fun and blessed experience! More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“I’m Fine” Sandra didn’t want to be here. She was in her bed in our Hospice Inpatient Facility. Not the place you would expect to see someone in their 20’s. More...

Obituaries

Judy Elaine Blackston Harvell

January 29, 1944 - July 14, 2014

Judy Elaine Blackston Harvell, of Houston, went home to be with The Lord on Monday morning, July 14, 2014. She was born on January 29, 1944 in Porter, Alabama, to Curtis & Bertha Mae (Hicks) Blackston. More...

Lorene Selma Zoch

August 11, 1926 - July 15, 2014

Lorene S. Zoch age 87 of Giddings died Tuesday, July 15, 2014. She was born August 11, 1926 in Giddings and was the daughter of Henry and Selma (Fischer) Namken. More...

Emergency Responders Training

About 25 members of the Lexington, Blue, Fedor and Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Departments gathered at the Lexington Memorial Park on Tuesday, July 15, to refresh their knowledge of setting up landing More...

Lady Strangled by Neighbor

Last Saturday, at 12:30 p.m., a white female, 26 years of age, reportedly went next door to confront her neighbor. However, according to the Giddings Police Department, when her neighbor, Robert Mangrum, 37 years old who lives in the 600 block of S. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 14, 2014 A caller reported several cows out on FM 3403 about 1 mile off Hwy 21 in Lincoln. The cows ran off into a pasture. The office attempted to locate the owner. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 14, 2014 Cpt. Wooldridge met with a complainant at the Lexington Police Department who reported the burglary of a motor vehicle. The complainant, who resides in the 700 block of Giddings St,. reported a battery being stolen out of his vehicle. More...

Community News

Black Jack VFD Sausage Wrap Fundraiser Saturday July 26th

The Black Jack VFD will be conducting a Sausage Wrap fundraiser Saturday, July 26th in front of the Rockdale City Hall. Black Jack VFD has been providing emergency services for the Black Jack community and its neighbors for the last 35 years. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

For several weeks the City has been trying to get the information out to the general public and especially parents about safety issues involving young unlicensed children operating motor vehicles such as golf carts, ATV’s and UTV’s. More...

Ribbon Cutting for Fresh Donuts

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Ribbon Cutting for Fresh Donuts last Monday morning. More...

Sports

Lexington Tennis Players Celebrate July 4th

Seven Lexington tennis players celebrated July 4th by competing in the Taylor TIF Tennis July 4th Tournament. More...

Giddings 2014 Outlook

Giddings(3-6) has suffered through two tough seasons, since the departure of Coach Derek Fitzhenry. This should be the year the Buffs return to the playoffs. More...

Sports Thoughts…….

We went to a Round Rock Express game Friday night, thanks to a friend’s generosity. I saw something I had never seen before. The Express brought in a reliever in the eighth inning. More...

 













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