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September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

"Don't Worry About It. Don't Worry About It." Just Don't Send Money

On Friday, August 28, 2009 just before 1 p.m. Officer Ramirez with the Giddings Police Department met with a complainant in reference to mail she had received that she suspected was a scam. More...

Photo

Middle School and High School sports are in full swing now that school has started again. Pictured above are Marley Ross and Karley Wren trying to block a Rudder hit during a Lady Eagle game last week. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

Your City Council and I are anticipating the finalization of the paperwork for the City to purchase the Old Prosperity Bank building. More...

St. Joseph Receives Quality Award

St. Joseph Regional Health Center Recognized for High Quality Health Care - Receives Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Achievement Award Bryan, TX - St. More...

Ooops!

Last week The Leader identified Marina Berrera as the office manager for the St. Joseph Family Medicine Clinnic in Lexington. However, Rachel Wolsholf is the office manager of the Clinic and Marina is the Xray/Lab Tech. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Mediterranean Flounder

I enjoy eating fish at least once a week. Therefore, I'm looking for different recipes to try for the weekends. Since I can't shop at Central Market as often as I'd like, I use fish that are accessible in our grocery stores close by. More...

Grandma's Brag

Keagan and Kensley Green

Children of Jake & Amber Green of Weatherford, Texas. Grandchildren of Rick & Rebecca Green of Lexington & Troy & Kim Leslie of Benbrook, Tx. More...

Be a Hospice Brazos Valley Volunteer!

Visit patients, deliver flowers, provide respite for caregivers, or help out in the office and be part of a caring team. New volunteer training will be held each Thursday, Oct. 1 — Nov. 5, 2009 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Sports

Lexington Tops Smithville

In a game that could be considered a poorly played game, you have to consider that both teams' defenses played very well. Both teams' defenses gave up two touchdowns. More...

Eagles Host Mart

The Lexington Eagles host the Mart Panthers in the 2009 home opener for the Eagles. Mart is a perennial state power that has dropped down to Class A but maintains a tremendous athletic program. More...

Lady Eagles Fell Flatonia

The Lexington Lady Eagles captured their first match win Friday afternoon in a five-game effort against Flatonia. Coach Tiffany Robertson said, "We played really well. More...

Student's Quick Thinking Saves Lives

On Wednesday, August 26, at about 12:40 p.m., two Giddings High School students were involved in a two vehicle accident on Highway 77 less than two miles north of Giddings. More...

Pipeline Explosion Rocks South Lee County

An apparent rupture of a pipeline located in south Lee County on the property of Albert Schautschick last Thursday morning shocked a few people who heard it explode. The Lee County Sheriff 's Department received a 911 call at 8:36 a.m. More...

DPS Clarifies New Laws on Wireless Devices

HB 2730 and HB 339, enacted recently by the 81st Texas Legislature, restrict all drivers under the age of 18 from using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

August 24, 2009 A caller reported that she was fighting with her boyfriend and he took her phone away from her so that she could not call the Sheriff's Office. Deputy Aderhold responded to the call on Shady Circle in Lexington. More...

Lexington Police Report

The Lexington Police Department reminds everyone the water restrictions are still in effect. The City is asking all water customers to continue with the schedule as follows: More...

Giddings Police Report

August 24, 2009 At approximately 1:54 p.m., Officer Harrison was contacted by Edward Mitschke in reference to illegal dumping on a lot that he owns located on W. Brenham St. Upon arrival at the lot, Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 2 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. Thursday, September 3 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Ministerial Alliance - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Childrens' Behavior May be Accidental, Not Intentional

Question: I need more help understanding how to interpret childish behavior. My problem is that I don't know how to react when my son annoys me. More...

School

Schools Open Healthier

With the beginning of the new school year, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced the full implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy (TPSNP). More...

Obituaries

Allen Maurice Clifford

June 25, 1938 - August 28, 2009

Allen Maurice Clifford at the age of 71 went to be with the Lord on August 28, 2009. He died at his home in Quitman, Texas after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in June 25, 1938, in Bedford, Kentucky. More...

Charles Everage, Sr.

January 7, 1951 - August 25, 2009

Charles Everage, Sr., was born January 7, 1951 in Milam County, Texas to Bertha Posey and Albert Everage, Jr. More...

Beau Garrett Green

December17,1985- August28,2009

Funeral services for Beau Green, 23, of College Station and formerly of Giddings were held on Monday, August 31, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings, Texas with Pastor Tim Clayton officiating. More...

 













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