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October 8, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Prominent Community Leader Dies

Leonard Alfred Kriegel passed away on October 1, 2009 at the age of 89. Leonard was co-owner with his wife, Margaret, of Leonard's and Margaret's, a clothing store in downtown Giddings for over 40 years. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that the Sixth Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival is just around the corner. More...

Dear Editor

Dear Editor I would like to share something I learned as a teacher and principal most of my working life and what I have learned in church and from the Bible. I found that some students had either one of two problems. More...

Blue VFD Fundraiser

The Blue Volunteer Fire Department is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, October 10, 2009. The event will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Blue VFD Station. There will be an auction and raffle. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

Eggplant Sausage Bake

What can be used as a main dish, side dish, or soup? Eggplant! When you shop for an eggplant, choose one that is firm and heavy for its size. It is also a source of iron and potassium in the diet. More...

Grandma's Brag

Juliana is the daughter of Rhonda and Joel Cabello of Austin. Her grandparents are Ricki and Jimmie Hooper of Lexington and Emma Cabello (deceased) of Texas City. More...

"Jungle Book Kids"

The Brenham Children's Chorus will be performing "Disney's Jungle Book Kids" at the Blinn College O'Donnell Center in Brenham on Saturday, October 10 at 7 pm and on Sunday, October 11 at 2 pm. More...

Sports

Eagles Smoke Bees 34-14

A completely different team took the field this week than last for the Lexington Eagles. The Eagles came out blocking, tackling, and running with pride, which was not present in the district opener last week. More...

Lady Eagles Capture Cameron Cross Country Title

Lauren Johnston led the Lady Eagles to the championship of the Cameron Cross Country meet Monday afternoon. Sister Ashton Johnston, Hillary Salazar, Rachel Clark, and Lucero Martinez places were the ones used for the winning score. More...

Sports Thoughts

Did the Lexington coaches do a great job in turning the team around in a week? The blocking, tackling, and overall execution was great as compared to Lago Vista. The results were great also. The changes were very subtle. More...

Two Lexington Men Lead Police on Chase

On Saturday, October 3, at about 1:24 a.m., Officer Fredrick Kelly with the Lexington Police Department witnessed a 1995 white Buick Century four door sedan fail to stop at the stop sign at the intersection of FM 1624 and Rockdale Street in town. More...

Grand Jury Indicts Seven

The Lee County Grand Jury handed down 11 indictments to seven individuals last week. More...

Five Sentenced in District Court Action

In the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, Texas on October 1, 2009, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding, five individuals were sentenced. More...

Lifelong Resident and Beloved Teacher Passes Away

Betty Jo Parker Harrison of Lexington passed away on Wednesday, September 30, at the age of 87. Betty Jo was born in Lexington and lived most of her life there. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

September 28, 2009 A motorist reported that she was traveling eastbound on Hwy 290 near Paige and an 18 wheeler nearly ran her off the road. She was behind the vehicle with her flashers on. More...

Lexington Police Report

September 27, 2009 At about 9:10 a.m., Chief Davenport received a call in reference to speeding vehicles on Shaw. More...

Giddings Police Report

September 29, 2009 At approximately 1:20 a.m. Officer Shepard and Officer Connolly received a reckless driver call. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 7 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. Thursday, October 8 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Children's Stuttering Usually Disappers Over Time

Question: Should I be concerned about my two-and-ahalf year-old son's tendency to stammer and repeat words? If he has a real stuttering problem, I don't want to wait too long before doing something about it. Dr. More...

Church Briefs

First Christian Church in Lexington Welcomes You Our Worship Service beginning at 11:00 a.m. each Sunday morning is a traditional service with professional organ and piano music accompanying your favorite hymns. More...

School

TEACH Open Houses Set for October

Information about obtaining alternative teaching certification through the Blinn College Teacher Education Alternative Certification Host (TEACH) program will be available at open house sessions on all four campuses in October. More...

Photo

Lexington Middle School cheerleaders prepare to do a cheer where they lift one of their own high in the sky! PHOTO BY MARK STRAIN. More...

Obituaries

Betty Jo Parker Harrison

Elizabeth Josephine Parker Harrison, Betty Jo, to family and friends was born November 24, 1922 to Joseph John Parker and Pinkie Louise Ferguson Parker in Lexington, Texas just up the hill from where she lived most of her life. More...

Leonard Alfred Kriegel

July 8, 1920 - October 1, 2009

Leonard Alfred Kriegel was born July 8, 1920 in Giddings, Texas to K. Gus Kriegel and Alwina (Berger) Kriegel. The Rev. G.W. More...

Brian Conrad Stauffer

September 2, 1979 - October 3, 2009

Brian Conrad Stauffer was born September 2, 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Evelyn Pearson Woodward and Larry Stauffer. Brian was raised and lived most of his live in Rockdale. More...














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