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December 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Busy Day for Grand Jury

On November 24, 2009, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down indictments of 24 individuals. More...

Walch Store Robbed Again

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for burglary of the Walch Store located on Hwy. 21 in Lincoln on Friday, November 27. More...

Lexington Area’s Best Decorated Yards for the Christmas Season

The Lexington Garden Club, along with the Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to see some Christmas lights already going up in yards around the area. They are looking for the Best Decorated Yards for the Christmas season. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

Come out for the Annual Tree Lighting event for Lexington. It will be at the Log Cabins on the Square and will start at 5:00pm. Santa will be there about dark for pictures! See you there. More...

Upcoming Events

From the Chamber

We are entering into a very busy season, so we want to give everyone an idea about all the “happenings” coming up in the near future: More...

Country Music Monday

A well known Gospel singer, music composer, and dedicated Christian performer will provide a wonderful program for the December Country Music Monday presentation sponsored by The Rotary Club of Giddings. Program time is 7:30 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, December 2 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, December 3 Masonic Lodge Cofee & Breakfast- 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Drop Rockdale

Lexington increased its record to 3-1 with a hard fought 28-23 win over neighboring Rockdale. Angel Parks led Lexington with 10 of the 28 points. Lexington won the second half 17-10 to overcome a Rockdale lead and put the game in the win column. More...

Eagles Drop Opener to Giddings

Lexington and Giddings opened the 2009 basketball season Monday night. Giddings prevailed 65-57 in the Lee County rivalry. The game was close until Giddings pulled away in the fourth period. More...

Lexington Soars Over Thrall

The Eagles blasted the Thrall Tigers 54-26 Tuesday night in Lexington. Kaelan Blok led the Eagle scoring with 11-points. Lexington ran out to a fast 19-5 in the first period. More...

Lexington Firefighters Train on New Tools

Lexington Volunteer Fire Department held a training session last Tuesday night after receiving a new set of Jaws of Life tools from Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. More...

Citizen Catches Thief Red Handed

Suspected in 9 other thefts

On November 23, 2009 at 6:29 a.m., Officer Spencer, Officer Connolly, Officer Lehmann, Cpl. Carvin, and Sgt. Ray with the Giddings Police Department responded to 199 Larabie Cr., in reference to a burglary of a motor vehicle. More...

Superintendent of Lexington Schools Announces His Retirement

Dr. Chuck Holt announced at the LISD Board Meeting last Monday night that he will retire from public education effective June 2010. The announcement came as a shock to the board and staff who have enjoyed his guideance for the past five years. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

November 23, 2009 More...

Giddings Police Report

November 23, 1009 More...

Community News

Once Upon A Time...

Once upon a time, there was a fairly average, run-of-the-mill maid named Laura. More...

Clyde and Lula Stifflemire Ruthven

Married September 27, 1912 In-Laws of Maxine Ruthven of Lexington. Parents of Wilma Helgran of Elgin We are looking for old wedding photos, pre 1920, to publish in a special wedding issue. More...

Pecan Bake Show Results

Residents from both Lee and Burleson counties competed last week in the 2009 Lee/Burleson County Pecan Bake Show, sponsored by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. More...

Obituaries

Amanda Ottilie “Tillie” Albrecht

June 17, 1921 - November 26, 2009

Amanda Ottilie “Tillie” Albrecht, loving wife, mother and grandma passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at her Paige home. She was 88 years old. More...

Jean LaRue Alford

January 27, 1926 - November 28, 2009

Jean LaRue Alford was born January 27, 1926 in Waterloo, Texas and was the daughter of Jim and Ruth (Sides) Talley. More...

Louise B. Richards

September 24, 1921 - November 24, 2009

Louise B. Richards was born September 24, 1921 in Hearne, Texas to Harry David and Bertha Margaret (Gode) Beaumont. She was a graduate of Hearne High School. More...














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