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October 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rains Welcome But Drought Impact Lingers

"The rains may have finally begun to fall across much of the Lone Star State, but a few rainclouds does not mean Texans will soon recover from the horrible drought conditions many have faced for more than a year," Lee County Farm Bureau President M More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

The City is really excited about preparing the new City Hall for our use. You will see many activities happening in and around the bank building on the corner of Third Street and Rockdale Street. More...

State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt Meets with Constituents

In an effort to reach all of the residents and business owners in Texas House District 17 which includes Bastrop, Brazos (part), Burleson, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties, Representative Tim Kleinschmidt has established a monthly meeting schedul More...

Livestock Forage Disaster Program

Farm Service Agency ClarifiesLivestock Eligibility Program Requirements- Emphasis on Insurance Requirements Juan M. More...

Community News

Thank You

Whitney & Gregory Keith Willrich Jr. We appreciate all the sponsors and everyone who supported us for our trip to Des Moines, Iowa for the AAU Junior Olympics Track Meet that was held this summer. More...

Grandma's Brag

Matthew Mitschke Parents are Nicole McAllister of Round Top and Dwayne Mitschke of Giddings. Grandparents are George and Susan George of Magnolia and Marvin and Mickey Mitschke of Giddings, and Lloyd and Marie Nelius of Round Top. More...

From the Chef's Corner

Sausage Brunch Braid

When all our family gets together, it is always a challenge for my wife and me to come up with a special breakfast. This is one of our favorites. Sausage Brunch Braid 12 oz. More...

Sports

Volleyball Standings

2009 District Varsity Volleyball Standings District 2009 District Junior Varsity Volleyball Standings 2009 District More...

Lago Vista Runs Past Eagles

The Lago Vista Vikings unleashed a potent running attack on the Lexington Eagles in Friday's district opener for a 29-6 win. Lago Vista surprised the Eagles with their tough rushing offense in the first half. More...

Jr. Varsity Eagles Victorious

The JV Eagles beat Lago Vista 26-6 Thursday night in Lexington. Jason Washington, seeing his first action of the year due to injury, threw two TD passes and ran for another. More...

City Adopts Balanced Budget

The Lexington City Council adopted a balanced budget for their fiscal year October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010, at their regular council meeting on Wednesday, September 16, 2009. More...

Lexington ISD Earns Superior Financial Rating

Lexington Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of "Superior Achievement" under Texas' Schools FIRST financial accountability rating system. Superintendent Dr. More...

County Increases Taxes

At the regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioner's Court on Monday, September 28, 2009, The Court adopted the County's 2009- 2010 Budget. The Court also ratified the tax revenue increase reflected in this new budget. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

September 21, 2009 Deputy York was dispatched to a residential burglar alarm in Dime Box. The alarm company advised there was a lady on the premises but she did not know how to turn off or reset the alarm. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 24, 2009 At about 6:10 p.m., Chief Davenport reseved a call of a four wheeler traveling at a high rate of speed down Giddings Street. Chief Davenport was not able to locate the four wheeler vehicle. More...

Giddings Police Report

September 22, 2009 At 2:47 p.m. Officer Harrison received a report of a burglary of a habitation located on W. Austin. After meeting the victim at the police department, he was told the burglary took place between Sept. 17, 2009 and Sept. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 30 Crafts, sewing, etc.@ Holy Family Catholic Church-9 a.m. Story Time @ Giddings Public Library - 10:30 - 11 a.m. American Legion Coffee - 9 a.m. City Council @ Woodson Bldg.- 6 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

The Key To Good Parenting Is Beyond Scientific Explanation

QUESTION: What does behavioral research tell us about the best way to raise children? Have scientific studies spelled out what works and what doesn't, especially regarding how to discipline properly? DR. More...

School

TYC Students Receive CSS Certification

Twelve students at the Texas Youth Commission (TYC) Giddings State School received certification as Customer Service Specialists (CSS) by the Electronic Technicians Association (ETA), International. More...

Fire Safety House Comes to Lexington Elementary

Nearly 5,000 Americans die in house fires each year. Many of these fire victims are children. Children (and adults) often do not know how to react when fire breaks out in a home. These grim statistics show the need to increase our fire awareness. More...

Obituaries

Myrtle E. Rolan Jones

January 26, 1928 - September 21, 2009

Services for Myrtle E. Rolan Jones 81 of Caldwell were held on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Burial was in the Salty Cemetery near Thorndale with Minister John Boydston officiating. More...














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