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October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Courthouse Vandalized

Sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning, September 19 and 20, vandals painted graffiti on the Lee County Courthouse in Giddings. More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

On October 8, 2009 in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, the honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett handed down sentences to seven individuals. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor's Desk

City Council to Meet Wednesday

The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at the Woodson Community Center. More...

Fish Fry Benefit to be Held at the Park

A Fish Fry Benefit has been scheduled for Sunday, October 18, from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 at the Lexington Park Pavilion to help offset medical expenses for Liz King, a former resident of Lexington. More...

Commissioners' Court

The Lee County Commissioners' Court met on Tuesday, October 13, at the Lee County Courthouse in Giddings. More...

Community News

From the Chef's Corner

San Antonio Style Chicken Bundles

You can depend on versatile chicken breast. The entrée doesn't have to be time consuming or expensive when the menu features a chicken breast recipe. Serve with a baked potato and salad - that's all you need! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has recently received several new large print fiction books, romance, mystery, suspense, and westerns. More...

Grandma's Brag

Matthew Cabello

Matthew is the son of Rhonda and Joel Cabello of Austin. Grandparents are Ricki and Jimmie Hooper of Lexington and Emma Cabello (deceased) of Texas City More...

Sports

Lexington Stuns Salado

Salado jumped out to a quick 10-0 lead on Lexington. They made it look relatively easy as they scored less than two minutes into the game on a 44-yard run around left end. More...

JV Birds Fall to Salado

The Lexington JV fell to Salado 24-12 Thursday night in Lexington. Lexington got off to an early 12-6 in the first half. Salado scored 18 points in the second half while holding Lexington scoreless. More...

Eagle CC Boys 1st @ St. Joe's

The Eagle Cross Country team won the Bryan St. Joseph's invitational meet Monday. Jeff Pena and Aaron Berry led the way with second and fourth place overall finishes. This is the first team win for the Lexington boys this season. More...

City of Lexington Holds Its Own in Economic Downturn

The latest Sales Tax allocations returned to Texas Cities by State Comptroller Susan Combs this week show Lexington holding its own in this economic downturn. More...

Lexington EDC has Accumulated $200,000

According to a report submitted to the Lexington City Council in September by the Lexington EDC, for the purpose of setting the City's 2009-2010 budget, the EDC has an estimated $200,000 in reserve for promoting economic development for the City. More...

SEPTEMBER 2009 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

CITY PERIOD More...

Scottish Masons Visit Lexington

Nineteen men and woman, ten of them Masons, all from Fife, Scotland, visited the Lexington Masonic Lodge for breakfast last Thursday morning. More...

Police

Sheriff 's Report

October 5, 2009 Deputy Lapham was dispatched to a one vehicle accident on Hwy 290 East @ FM 180. The driver ran off the roadway and struck a fence. The deputy stood by until a trooper from Bastrop County arrived at the scene. More...

Giddings Police Report

October 5, 2009 At 7:12 a.m., Officer Shepard and Officer Ramirez were dispatched to the 700 block of E. Austin in reference to a possible break in at Lavender Cows Resale and Collectables. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 6, 2009 At approximately 6:00 p.m., Officer Sherer was called to the Lexington Food Mart in reference an intoxicated male. The male was arrested and transported to the Lee County Jail for public intoxication. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, October 14 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. More...

Church

Church Briefs

St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Giddings Fall Festival St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Giddings will host their annual Fall Festival Sunday, October 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Sons of Hermann Hall on Hwy. 77 South. More...

School

Lexington Middle School Honor Roll

All A's 6th Grade: Jessica Chrisner, Robert Dimock, Kennedee Herklotz, Krista Lerche, Sara McManus and Jason Winkler 7th Grade: Alyssa Dussetschleger, Kaitlyn Romoser, Megan Rother, Maegan Sanders and Caitlin Sherrill 8th Grade: More...

The Mobile Dairy Classroom Program

Teaching kids about the dairy industry is one of the priorities of the Southwest Dairy Farmers Association. Their Mobile Dairy Classroom is a traveling milking parlor, featuring a live cow and an oral presentation. More...

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A's Third Grade: Kayla Boettcher, Jeremiah Cargill, Lillie Clifford, McKenzie Dimock, William Dorsett, Luke Drosche, Jewell Glover, Cade Hawley, Caroline Heller, Katelyn Iselt, Stassney Krueger, Jordan Marek, Blake Ragland, Helen Rogers, Cait More...

Obituaries

Ryndol L. Brown, Sr.

November27,1934- October10,2009

Ryndol L. Brown, Sr. was born November 27, 1934 in Milam County to Walter Lee and Pearl Caffey Brown. He lived the past 18 years in Davilla and was formerly of Houston. On January 1, 1955, he and Dorothy Winfrey were married in Davilla. More...

Myrtle Elizabeth Ford

February 8, 1919 - October 6, 2009

Myrtle Elizabeth Ford was born February 8, 1919 in Briary, Falls County, Texas to Henry Thomas and Stella Jane (Davenport) Burgess. She was a lifelong resident of Milam County, living in Milano. More...

Juanita Mae Maxfield

April 1, 1959 - October 7, 2009

Funeral services for Juanita Maxfield, 50 of Giddings, were held on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at New Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Giddings with Rev. Richard Washington officiating. Burial followed in the Antioch Cemetery in Dime Box. More...














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