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April 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Suicide Victim Found

Last Thursday morning, at 8:30, the Lee County Sheriff's Office was contacted by a motorist who saw a man lying in a driveway on CR 113 off FM 2440. The motorist reported that it appeared the man was a gunshot victim. More...

Photos

First Place Winners at last week's District Meet included Julien Clark with his 6'2" High Jump and Courtney Jackson with her 111'71/2" Discus throw. PHOTOS BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: Last Friday (Good Friday), I went to the courthouse to see the agenda for the next commissioners' court meeting. I noticed that item number 7 contained an important issue about repealing the $12,000 exemption for homeowners. More...

From the Mayor's Desk

Homecoming is in two weeks, and people are getting the Square ready. The Garden Club is tending to the plants and flowers on the square, the city is repainting the yellow lines, and business owners are sprucing up their store fronts. More...

Giddings' Spring Fling Art, Craft Show

The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the Spring Fling Arts & Crafts and Downtown Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, April 25 in Downtown Giddings. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 15 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, April 16 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

School

Lexington FFA Results from District 1 Convention

by Rachel Edwards, Reporter

Lexington FFA attended District 1 FFA Convention at Franklin High School Monday April 6, 2009. One of our local, chapter officers, Emilie McManus was elected as the District 1 FFA Treasurer. More...

What's All That Screaming About?

If you heard a lot of screaming on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 8, rest assured the screaming was for excitement. Not fear. On this day, 173 students received their reward for working hard selling products for the PTO fundraiser. More...

TEACH Open House

Information about obtaining alternative teaching certification through the Blinn College Teacher Education Alternative Certification Host (TEACH) program will be available at open house sessions on all four campuses in April. More...

Obituaries

Marvin Milton Beisert

July 9, 1932 - April 11, 2009

Funeral services for Marvin Beisert, 76 of Conroe, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas with Rev. David Quail officiating. More...

Victoria Berry

April 24, 1950 - April 7, 2009

The light in the world is a little less bright as Victoria Berry, age 58, was called home to heaven after her courageous battle with inflammatory breast cancer. More...

Germaine Lance Dawson

April 5, 1987 - March 25, 2009

On April 3, 1987 a beautiful baby boy was born in Cameron to Melinda Dawson, she named him Germaine Lance Dawson. He was raised in Rockdale where he was a 2005 Rockdale High School graduate. More...

Commissioners Vote to Retain $12,000 Exemption

Lee County Commissioners voted to retain a $12,000 exemption for disabled persons and people 65 years of age or older last Monday morning. More...

Justice of Peace Troy Bise Injured in Auto Accident

Troy Bise, Lee County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1, was injured in an automobile accident at approximately 8:30 Thursday morning, April 9, while he was in route to an inquest. More...

Burn Ban Lifted

Commissioners' Court voted this week to remove the Burn Ban for the entire County. More...

APRIL 2009 SALES TAX ALLOCATIONS AMOUNTS

CITY PERIOD More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

April 6, 2009 Deputy Carvin spoke to a complainant who reported that she was assaulted by her boyfriend. She was on her way to the emergency room to be checked out and would stop by and file charges. More...

Lexington Police Report

There is a concern about the constant speeders on 7th Street. The Lexington Police Department will continue monitoring and issuing citations in this area. More...

Giddings Police Report

April 6, 2009 At approximately 2:14 p.m., Lt. Harney took the City deposit to the first National Bank. While bank teller, Hilda Ugalde was using the counter to count the bills, she found a counterfeit $20 bill. More...

Community News

Johnny & Debbie's Easter Egg Hunt on the Square

Johnny's on the Square Restaurant sponsored an Easter Egg Hunt for the children of Lexington last Saturday. They had two separate hunts with hot dogs and drinks served free of charge in between them. More...

Fayette County Country Music Club

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, April 20, 2009 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. More...

Taking A Cue From Pro- Growth Texas Policies

Recently I opposed the $3.6 trillion federal budget proposed by President Obama and Democrat leaders in Congress. Simply stated, their budget taxes too much, spends too much, and borrows too much. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Clinch Playoff Spot

With a 10-2 win over Florence, the Lexington Lady Eagles clinched a 25-AA playoff spot. Lexington will advance to the post season for the seventh year in a row. Lexington got off to an early lead, scoring two runs in the top of the first inning. More...

Lexington Tops Rogers

In the battle of Lady Eagles, the Lexington version won 4-1 Tuesday night in Lexington. The win avenges Lexington's only loss in District 25-AA action. Lexington did not take long to jump out to a lead. More...

Florence 20 Lexington 19 - In Baseball!

Lexington and Florence engaged in a very high scoring baseball game Thursday afternoon. Florence won in the last at bat by scoring two runs to take the game 20-19, The game was good theater for the fans in attendance. More...














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