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May 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Herklotz Given Hall of Fame Award

Shannon Herklotz, a resident of Lexington, has earned recognition as a Hall of Fame Award Winner by the Texas Jail Association. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

School is out in Lexington on Thursday, and for some it is the end of their High School career. I want to congratulate all those who are graduating this weekend for a job well done. More...

Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter Bill Middleton Plays Giddings

The accomplished guitarist, singer and song writer, Bill Middleton will be the featured entertainer at Country Music Monday sponsored by the Rotary Club of Giddings on Monday, June 1st. More...

Lions Club News

The Lexington Lions Club members were pleased to honor Lexington High School graduating seniors on Thursday, May 21, 2009. Four of the six honored seniors were present and gave a presentation of their plans for the future. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 27 Early Release at LISD schools Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, May28 Last Day of School Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

School

Athletic Awards LHS 2009

On Monday, May 18, 2009 Lexington High School coaches awarded Most Valuable Player plaques to at least one deserving athlete in each sport. More...

Scholarships and Awards 2009

Lexington High School Hosts Annual Award Ceremony

On Tuesday evening community leaders and school teachers and administrators gathered at the LHS Cafeteria to announce scholarships and present awards to Lexington High School students. More...

Giddings High School 2009 Graduation Candidates

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Obituaries

Lady Jane Bredt

November29,1908- May17,2009

Lady Jane Bredt was born November 29, 1908 in Guthrie, Texas to Hal D. and Nellie (O'Dell) Ferrell. She was a graduate of Quannah High School, member of St. More...

Novelene Curry

January 9, 1928 - May 21, 2009

Novelene Currey was born January 9, 1928 in Milam County, Texas and was a daughter of James Arthur Caffey and Bessie Rolan. She and Milton R. (Jim) Currey were married July 6, 1946 in Rockdale and to this union three children were born. More...

Gary Wayne "Bubba" Baxter III

May22,2009- May22,2009

Bubba was born and died at 6:05 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2009 at the Odessa Regional Medical Center in Odessa. He is survived by his parents, Gary & Jamie Baxter Jr. More...

City to Let Bid on New City Hall

Petition Circulates Requesting Council to Reconsider Old Bank Building

The Lexington City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, May 29, 2009 at 5 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center where one of the agenda items states "Accept contract or bid on new city hall from Fischer- Langham. More...

Graduation Scheduled

Graduation ceremonies have been scheduled throughout Lee County. Lexington High School will host its graduation this Saturday night, May 30, at 7 p.m. at the A.P. Kleinschmidt gym. More...

Phone and Email Scams Hit Home

On Tuesday, May 19, at approximately 3:37 p.m., Officer Harrison with the Giddings Police Department met Dorothy Gerdes in the lobby of the police department. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

May 18, 2009 Deputy York assisted Phillips & Luckey with a funeral escort from Giddings to Elgin. The Sheriff's Office received a burglar alarm at a place of business on Hwy 77. Deputy Carvin responded and met with the key holder. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department reminds everyone the water restrictions are still in effect. More...

Giddings Police Report

May 18, 2009 At approximately 3:37 p.m., Officer Harrison was confronted by Angie Brown in the lobby of Giddings First National Bank. Brown stated that she had a $50 bill that she believed to be a counterfeit. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

"Drunken" Beans

Another favorite recipe from Mexico. I find the spices quite pleasingly hot. "Drunken" Beans, called frijoles borrachos in Mexico, are accented with dark beer. More...

Sign Up Now for Giddings Summer Reading Program

The 2009 Texas Reading Club, "Libraries: Deep In The Heart Of Texas" provides opportunities for children of all ages to enjoy reading. It begins on June 17, 2009 at the Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center. More...

Grandma's Brag

Katelyn, Marla Joy, Sierra, Clay, Casey and Ty Iselt Clay and Ty are sons of Michael and Leigh Ann Iselt. Katelyn, Marla Joy, Sierra and Casey are children of Russell and Ronica Iselt. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Season Ends

Hallettsville Wins 4-1

Lexington scored early in the game and fought off several Hallettsville charges before succumbing to the Lady Brahma charge in the top of the seventh inning. The loss ends Lexington's softball season with a final record of 23-8-1. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Indy 500 had enough crashes to keep all the fans happy. The race was run in great weather conditions. The Lady Eagle softball season finished on a bad note with the loss to Hallettsville Tuesday. More...

Four Eagles Head to State Track Meet

Four Lexington athletes qualified for the State Track Meet June 5th and 6th in Austin. Clint Hutson won the 110 meter hurdle event to lead the qualifiers. More...














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