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July 9, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

General Stories

LCATS Place in Divisional Swim Meet

On June 20, 25 athletes from the Lee County Area Team Swimmers (LCATS) competed at the NWAL Divisional meet in Huntsville, Texas against five other teams from Huntsville, Bryan, College Station, Navasota, and Brenham. More...

Community Information for Butler Family Needs Following Fire

Mike (Dad) Size 34x30 pants, XL shirts, size 9 shoe Interest - Loves to fish, and collects Clint Eastwood movies. Casey (Mom) Size 5 or 7 pants or shorts, Med shirt, size 3 shoe (sm foot) Interest - Loves to read classics. More...

From the Mayor's Desk

The City is proud to mention that we have commissioned a new sign for the City's Memorial Park. If you haven't seen it yet, you'll want to notice it as you pass by the main entrance on Highway 77. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

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

Sports

Texas Tornadoes of Lee County Bring Home National Championship

The Texas Tornadoes returned home Saturday night, July 4, with smiles on their faces. Autumn Hall, Jana Torn, Katie Turner, and Kayla Turner bring home a National Championship title in Equestrian Color Guard. More...

Summer League Basketball Report

The summer basketball teams coached by Byron Wren had a very productive summer. The boys finished 8-4 for the season. Lexington was very competitive in the league. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Little League playoffs are underway. Parents, if you would e-mail some game stats to mrosr@verizon.net we will try to get some articles in the paper about your stars. A digital picture or two would be nice to go along with the article. More...

Offer Made on Bank Building

Lexington City Council members Lori Barnikow and Tony Tavary met with Tommy Jatzlau, Lee County Regional President of Prosperity Bank, last Friday to make an offer on the old bank building located downtown on the Square. More...

Large Group Assembled at First Lee County Tea Party

An estimated 160 people assembled on the west lawn of the Lee County Courthouse last Friday afternoon to show solidarity behind a grassroots movement that promotes limited government, fiscal responsibility and a free market. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

June 29, 2009 Milam County reported an oversized load coming towards Giddings on Hwy 77 that was swerving all over the roadway. Deputy Easley located the vehicle and spoke to the driver. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 3, 2009 At approximately 8:36 a.m., Chief Davenport was dispatched to the 100 block of N. Rockdale in Lexington in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival a female was standing outside talking on a cell phone. More...

Giddings Police Report

June 29, 2009 At approximately 0841 hours, Officer Harrison received a call from dispatch in reference to a burglary that had occurred at 545 N. Orange. More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library is filled with all types of books, CD's, etc. and all one needs is a library card in order to check out items. Fans who like Texas authors will enjoy Bill Crider's books. More...

Grandma's Brag

Ava James Banks

Daughter of Angie Green of Weatherford, Texas Granddaughter of Rick and Rebecca Green, Charlie Banks & Barbie Banks, all of Lexington More...

From the Chef's Corner

Peach and Blueberry Parfaits

Summertime is a perfect time for fruit desserts that are light and easily prepared. This dessert makes a pretty and different way to be served - in pint sized mason jars or tall glasses. 2 cups whole milk or 1% low-fat milk 1 lg. More...

Obituaries

Gladys O'Nell Lynn

July 21, 1930 - July 2, 2009

Gladys O'Nell Lynn, born July 21, 1930 in Cameron to Dewey and Fannie Arvilla (Haggard) Simmons. On June 1, 1948, she and John Martin Lynn were married in Tanglewood. To this union three daughters were born. Gladys was a homemaker. More...

Floyd McCoy

January 10, 1938 - July 5, 2009

Floyd McCoy, born January 10, 1938 in Milam County, Texas to Claude Hampton and Eunice Jewel (Baird) McCoy. Floyd lived all of his life in Rockdale where he was a farmer. He was a member of The Assembly of God in Rockdale. More...

Ellen Bartlett

February 15, 1920 - July 5, 2009

Graveside services for Ellen Bartlett, 89, are planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009 in the IOOF Cemetery in Rockdale. Visitation is Thursday morning from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. at the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. More...

 













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