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August 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Lexington ISD earns "State Recognized Status" from TEA

The Texas Education Agency released its annual rating status for 1,235 school districts and charter operators and 8,322 schools last week. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 5:30 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Photos

Poppies at Clara Grace Sherrill's house in March of this year are only one of the many things this native Lexington gardener grows. You should get her to show you her Orchids or her roses. More...

Richards Memorial Hospital Standardizes Use of Wristbands

Voluntary Effort Protects Patients

Imagine this scenario: Hospital workers almost fail to rescue a patient who had a cardiopulmonary arrest because the patient had been incorrectly designated as DNR (do-not-resuscitate). More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 12 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Lexington City Council - 5:00 pm.m Thursday, August 13 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Without Counseling Chances of Marital Failure Much Greater

Question: If you were a counselor who was helping someone manage a crisis situation, your recommendations to exercise tough love could potentially kill the marriage. Doesn't that make you nervous? More...

Photo

Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor is undergoing a "facelift". For weeks, the congregation has been responding to surveys regarding the paint and other items to be considered during the painting and repairing of the church. More...

Obituaries

James Edward Becker

June 8, 1950 - July 30, 2009

James Edward Becker was called to rest by our Lord and passed peacefully at his home in Smithville, Texas on July 20, 2009 at the age of 59. He was born to Rubin and Ruth Becker in Serbin, Texas on June 8, 1950. James was a member of St. More...

Rojelio "Roy" Olivares Correa

January 29, 1948 - August 7, 2009

Rojelio "Roy" Olivares Correa was born January 29, 1948 in Dilley, Texas to Andreas and Francisca Olivares Correa. On June 14, 1972 he was united in marriage to Maria Elena Garza and was a lifelong farmer and rancher. Mr. More...

Elizabeth "Susie" Kappler

June 15, 1920 - August 10, 2009

Funeral services for Elizabeth "Susie" Kappler, 89 of Giddings are pending at this time. Mrs. Kappler passed away Monday evening at her residence in Giddings. More...

McCaul Requests Disaster Relief for Lee County Ranchers

Congressman Michael McCaul, member of the House of Representatives for District 10, which includes Lee County, sent a letter last week to the U.S. More...

Five-County Water Pipeline Requests Resolution from Lee County

At the Lee County Commissioner's Court meeting on Monday, August 10, 2009, the Court heard a presentation from R. W. More...

Lexington Rotary New Member

Frank Partee, President of the Lexington Rotary and pictured at the far left, welcomed new member Patricia Davis, the Chief Appraiser for Lee Couinty at last week's meeting. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

August 3, 2009 Fayette County advised Lee County regarding a gas drive off in their city. The vehicle was last seen heading towards Giddings on Hwy 77. Deputy Lapham located the vehicle just north of Hwy 21. More...

Giddings Police Report

August 3, 2009 Officer Spencer and Cpl. Carvin were dispatched to the East City Park Tennis Courts where Rodney Kessel reported that someone had discarded several burning beer bottles onto the Tennis Court. Numerous items were taken as evidence. More...

Community News

Giddings Library Corner

Memorials to the Giddings Public Library are always a wonderful tribute to our loved ones. Each book or item has the honoree's name as well as the person's name who gave the memorial. Ada W. More...

Grandma's Brag

Madison Mikulin

Madison is the 6 year old granddaughter of Jeff and Doloris Mikulin and Doris Turner of Lexington. More...

From the Chef's Corner

Mediterranean Pasta with Fire Roasted Tomatoes

Pasta lovers all over the world, whether in Italy, the Mediterranean, or good ole USA will enjoy this recipe. Serve it with chicken or beef - it is one you will do over and over again. More...

Sports

Sports Thoughts…

Well the High School sports seasons are underway. There have been several interested parents and other onlookers enjoying the practices in football and the scrimmages in volleyball. More...

Photo

Lexington resident Randall Bownds (center) stands between two of his co-workers and teammates after they won Second Place Overall Cooperative Division and Third Place Overall Rodeo Team in the Seguin Lineman's Rodeo held July 18 of this year. More...

Lady Eagles Volleyball Starts Season With Summer Practices

The 2009 Lady Eagle of Coach Tiffany Robertson had a good first week of practice. The young ladies exhibited a willingness to condition and do all the demanding drills the coaches designed. More...














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