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July 30, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council to Hold Special Meeting on Bank Building, Again

The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 5 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center for at least the fourth time this month. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

Just a brief reminder that we are still under a Burn Ban and the City is still restricting water useage. With the record-breaking heat, there seems to be no end in sight for the dry desperate condition of all of our yards, pastures and gardens. More...

City Council to Hold Special Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church VBS

The Boomerang Express will be making it's stop at Knobbs Springs Baptist Church on August 2nd — 6th. VBS will begin at 6:00 each evening with a meal and then the fun and learning will be from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 29 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, July 30 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Sports

LOCALS COMPETE IN ROCKDALE TENNIS TOURNEY

Eriq Mitchell and McKenzie Brown placed 1st in the 14 mixed doubles competition defeating a Taylor team in the 1st round and a Rockdale team in the finals. Eriq also won consolation in the 14 singles division. More...

Volleyball Practice to Start Aug 3rd

Coach Tiffany Robertson will start her first year as Head Volleyball coach with fall practice starting August 3rd at 7:00 am. The opening practice will run until 9:00 am. The girls will get a one-hour break from 9:00 to 10:00am. More...

Local Tractsters Fare Well at Jr. Olympic Qualifier

The LC Express Track Club recently competed at the 2009 AAU Area 14 Jr Olympic National Qualifier Meet held at Dragon Stadium in Round Rock, Texas on July 14- 18, 2009. More...

Lexington High School Band Director in Cameron Musical

Lexington High School Band Director, Joey Guess, is one of dozens of actors, actresses, singers, dancers, musicians and backstage workers from all over Central Texas, who have converged on Cameron this summer to stage one of Broadway's most beloved More...

How to Beat the Heat on a Scorching Day

With more than 60 days of over 100-degree temperatures, everyone is trying to beat the scorching heat. These girls think the perfect way to beat the summer heat is to put your lawn chairs in a horse trough under a tree. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

July 20, 2009 Deputy Crockett assisted a motorist that was broken down on Hwy 21 between CR 113 and the Walch Store. More...

Giddings Police Report

July 20, 2009 At 11:21a.m., Officer Spencer was dispatched to the Dollar General in reference to a prior theft. Martha Vehene reported that two subjects entered the store and then left without paying for a bottle of Sprite. More...

Community News

Dear Editor Community Calendar

Dear Editor, Today, where are the Henry Gonzales? Barbra Jordons? The recent "Tea" parties appeared patriotic. More...

From the Chef's Corner Sprinkler Mania

Dear Reader: This column is a selection from my first book, Laura On Life: Wahoo For Dinner! A sprinkler is a kid magnet. More...

Effects of Grazing on Rangeland

In rural Texas, cattle are a way of life. But, is it a healthy life for YOUR rangeland? Think back to the last drive you had down a rural highway, how much tall grass prairie did you see? More...

Obituaries

George Elwood Berger

June 13, 1924 - July 21, 2009

George was born on June 13, 1924 in Manheim, Texas to Willie & Elenora (Behrend) Berger. He was baptized on June 28, 1924 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church by the Rev. C.W. Riske and confirmed on April 10, 1938 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church by the Rev. More...

Dustin Clint Etzel

July 1, 1993 - July 22, 2009

Dustin was born on July 1, 1993 in La Grange, Texas and was a student at Giddings High School and would have been entering his Junior year next month. More...

Alice S. Duncum

October 21, 1919 - July 25, 2009

Alice Duncum was born October 21, 1919 in Llano County, Texas and was the daughter of H. S. & Mamie (Nall) Simpson. She and Noble F. Duncum were married on October 8, 1943 in Floresville, Texas. She was a veteran of the U. S. More...

 













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