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September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

GPD Deals with a Rash of Thefts and Burglaries

The Giddings Police Department had to deal with a number of thefts and burglaries last week, most of which are still under investigation. More...

Girl Scout Daisy Troop

Daisy troop #2397 was invited to help open the all staff HR meeting at the Girl Scouts of Central Texas headquarters in Austin, TX. More...

General Stories

One Nation Under Fire

It occurred to me recently that there may be a strong connection between the actions of those who want to kill everyone who is not like them and their negative treatment of women. (Think: the current extremists in the Middle East). More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

“Expect the unexpected”, “Seek shelter when you hear thunder”, “Don’t stand under a tree when it’s lightning”, “A cat has nine lives; a human has only one”. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Spinach Salad Wraps

Looking for a light salad for a luncheon? Try this tasty dish. You will get lots of ooh’s and ahh’s over this one. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30–11 Thursday, September 18, 2014 More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

One of the very human things which we all do is to beat up ourselves for our mistakes. We also have a tendency to remember them for a long time. This means that we keep feeling shame, which prevents us from having a more positive self-image. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

I’m Seeing Things You Aren’t “I’m seeing things you people aren’t. Guess that means I’m moving on, huh?” Clyde said. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles March by Academy Bees MS Volleyball at Cameron

Lexington defeated Academy 25-16, 25-16,and 25-16 in the opening game of district play. The Lady Eagles were never really challenged in the match. Karsen Ross led the Lady Eagles with 10 kills, 10 digs, and five service aces. More...

Sports Thoughts

How far has the University of Texas fallen? There were three college games played in the state of Texas that drew more fans than the Texas/UCLA game. The Horns need to rebuild while performing at an acceptable level. More...

Eagles Capture 1st Win of 2014

Lexington invaded the Bee Hive of Academy Friday night, and came out with a honey sweet 26-21 win. The Bees fought hard, but the Eagles made a special play that propelled them to victory. More...

Lexington’s 4th Antique Show and Sale Happening This Weekend

The 4th Lexington Antique Show and Sale, produced by Angel Kisses Antiques, will happen this Friday through Sunday at the Lexington Memorial Park Building, September 19 – 21. More...

LPD’s National Night Out

The Lexington Police Department is happy to announce its National Night Out. National Night Out is a community based organization held to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community. More...

Chief Appraiser Lee County Appraisal District

The Lee County Appraisal Board of Directors has selected James Orr for the position of Chief Appraiser of the Lee Central Appraisal District. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

September 8, 2014 A motorist called and reported cows out on Hwy 77. Deputy Ledenbach ran the cows into a pasture and temporarily fixed the fence until the owners could be notified. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 8, 2014 More...

Community News

Photo

Debbie Wahrmund was on the Square last Wednesday morning, prepared to help people register to vote, if they were not already. More...

Lexington City Council Regular Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a regular meeting on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. More...

Last reminder To Register to Vote

Volunteer Deputy Registrars will be available Wednesday 7am-noon, September17th in Lexington at the Heritage Square under the gazebo on the corner of Wheatley Street & Third St. More...

School

New Teachers

My name is Karen Harper and I am teaching 3rd grade Reading , Science, and ELA. I am originally from Dallas and moved to the Austin area in 2006, but we recently moved to Hutto. I graduated from Texas State in December of 2012. More...

Thinking About Home Schooling Your Children?

Want to learn more about the perceptions and realities of schooling at home? More...

Superintendent’s Corner

There are countless reasons why I am proud of our student athletes. One example is our football players being positive role models for our younger students by taking the time to go read to our primary school children. More...

Obituaries

James W. “Jim” Hodson

Dec. 31, 1946 - Sept. 11, 2014

Jim was born December 31, 1946 in Pleasant Plain, Iowa to Jack Wilton and Beverly Jean (Litton) Hodson. He graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1965 and the University of Iowa with a Civil Engineering degree in 1969. More...

Henry Eugene Kyle, Jr.

Feb. 24, 1950-Sept. 14, 2014

Henry Eugene Kyle, Jr., 64 of Rockdale passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 I the Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale. He was born February 24, 1950 in Cameron to the late Myrtie Rose (Crim) and Henry Eugene Kyle, Sr. More...

 













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