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September 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

TSCRA Reminds Ranchers of Disaster Assistance Deadline

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) wants to remind ranchers that the deadline to file a notice for 2008 livestock losses due to severe weather conditions and/or to submit an application for payment for 2008 More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

City Council Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in regular session on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center. Following the call to order and welcoming of guests by the Mayor, citizen input, if any will be called for. More...

Keep Reading, Texas!

In a rite of passage hundreds of years old, Texas families from Harlingen to Amarillo are hugging their children as they head back to school. This past summer, many parents nostalgically helped their kids complete their required summer reading. More...

ACC Awarded Grant to Train Women for Green Jobs

The U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau has awarded the Austin Community College District (ACC) a $59,800 grant to recruit women into renewable energy training programs. More...

Community Calendar

CoCmommumnuintyit y Caleennddarar

Wednesday, September 9 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. City Council @ Woodson Bldg.- 6 p.m. Thursday, September 10 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Jealousy Often the Cause of Sibling Rivalry

Question: Why do my kids have to fight all the time? I have three of them and they drive me crazy. Why can't they be nice to each other? Dr. Dobson: Good question! All I can tell you is that sibling rivalry has been going on for a long time. More...

Ministerial Alliance Picnic in the Park Sat. September 26th

The next Lexington Ministerial Alliance event will be Saturday, September 26. We will have our annual Picnic in the Park. More...

Sports

Eagles Put an "X" on Mart

Xavier Ward scored twice early in the game and Clint Hutson added the clincher as the Lexington Eagles beat Mart 21-14 Friday night. The Eagles are now 2-0 for the season and Mart is 0-2. More...

Eagles Travel to Cameron

To face toughest test so far

The Lexington Eagles will face their toughest test of the season Friday night in Cameron. The Yoemen beat Waco Connally and lost to Gatesville. Both opponents are tough 3A teams. Steven Townsend is the man in Cameron. More...

Lady Eagles in RTC

The Lady Eagles were 1-2 in pool play Thursday. They opened with a two game win over Buckholts 25-14, 25-22. Johna Alford led the team with seven kills, Karley Wren had nine aces, and Jessica Parish had 10 digs. More...

Get Seasonal Flu Shot Now and Prepare for Swine Flu

The Texas Department of State Health Services is encouraging people to get their seasonal flu vaccination now and prepare to get vaccinated for the H1N1 "Swine Flu" when the vaccine becomes available."Don't wait. More...

Volunteers Sought to Help Servicemen

Volunteers are being sought for knitting or crocheting helmet liners out of 100% wool for our servicemen deploying to Afghanistan and Iraq. Anyone interested is welcome to join in this project. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

August 31, 2009 A resident on CR 114 called and reported that he witnessed a white Ford F350 truck drive through his hay patch and purposely did donuts which caused damage. More...

Giddings Police Report

August 31, 2009 At approximately 1:54 p.m., Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop on a silver BMW 4door for a traffic violation occurring in the 2300 block of E. 290 eastbound. The driver, Michael Cullen Faulkner, Jr. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Jumbleberry Trifle

Are you intimidated by the thought of making a trifle? Well, chill out! They are easy. Find a glass salad bowl, wine goblets or just a big mixing bowl, and give this layered dessert a try. 1 10oz pkg. More...

4th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival

The Giddings Area Chamber is pleased to present the 4th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival on September 11th at the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center. More...

Grandma's Brag

Katelyn Pillack

Daughter of Eric Pillack and Tracy Griffith Grandaughter of Terry & Johnna Griffith & David & Brenda Pillack both of Lexington, Texas More...

School

School Supply Snafu

The traditional school year is starting again. This year, like every other year, I fall into the School Supply Trap. You'd think I'd know better after more than 20 years of First Days of School. More...

National Junior Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society had its fall induction Tuesday night, August 25th. Speeches were given by Mrs. Spencer the NJHS sponsor, Ms. Garrison the middle school principal and by Dr. Holt the Superintendent of LISD. More...

Obituaries

Arvilla Cooper Flow

February 14, 1933 - September 3, 2009

Arvilla Cheak was born on February 14, 1933 in Olustee, Oklahoma. She was one of five children born to the union of Arvil Cheak and Maudie (Stewart) Cheak. Arvilla was married to Eddie Joe Cooper who preceded her in death. More...

Doris Neal Gebhart

July 13, 1921 - September 4, 2009

Doris Neal Gebharat was born July 13, 1921 in the New Salem Community near Rockdale and was the daughter of John Byron & Ruth (Hollowell) Neal. Doris was a life long resident of Rockdale where she attended and graduated from Rockdale High School. More...

Delphenia Doris Luckey

July 29, 1931 - September 5, 2009

Delphenia "Doris" Luckey, was called home to be with her heavenly Father on September 5, 2009 at the age of 78. Doris will be dearly missed by her loved ones but welcomed into heaven by the love ones that preceded her death. More...

 













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