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January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

TEN MOST WANTED BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

1. Florence, Darius Eugene Bm Dob: 10-29-1990 Chg: Harrassment By Person In A Correctional Facility 2. Steel, Virgil Wayne W/M Dob: 12-01-1964 Chg: Fraud/ Hindering Secured Creditors 3. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City of Lexington had a Prosperous and Successful 2009

Mayor Willrich said, “The City of Lexington had a prosperous and successful 2009. To start with, the City Council adopted a balanced budget for fiscal year October 1st, 2009 through September 30th, 2010. More...

Four Generations of Clarks

Four generations of Clarks gathered to celebrate Christmas. Pictured at the left are Laverne Clark, Ryder, J.R., and Joshua Clark standing behind. More...

Lee County Blue Santa

Lee County Blue Santa served over 700 kids this year. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Women Must Look To Each Other For Emotional Connection

QUESTION: My husband and I just moved to Arizona from Pennsylvania, and I haven’t established a network of friends here yet. My family is back east, and I have no one but my husband to talk to about problems the kids are having. More...

Photo

A ladies Sunday School class from First Baptist Church traveled to Salado for fellowship and Chirstmas shopping on December 12. More...

Minister’s Message

Abundant Life

I never really did prepare properly for Y2K. I was very busy and just hoped all the hype was exaggerated. A friend of mine had every bit of spare space in her house full of bottled water. More...

Obituaries

Robert Lee Cooke

March 22, 1919 - January 1, 2010

Robert Cooke, 90 of Giddings, passed away Friday, January 1, 2010 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange. He was born on March 22, 1919 in Waller County, Texas to William Howth & Lillian Dewey (Ward) Cooke. More...

Carl William Droemer

February19,1924- December25,2009

Carl William Droemer, 85 of Giddings, passed away Friday, December 25, 2009 at his home in Giddings. He was born on February 29, 1924 in Giddings to John Ewald and Annie (Goetze) Droemer. More...

Nolan P. Doss

May 5, 1922 - January 1, 2010

Nolan P. Doss, Sr. was born on May 5, 1922 in the Gay Hill Community in Milam County. He was the son of Richard A. and Emma Elizabeth (Brown) Doss. More...

Competition in County Races

With the deadline to file now passed, it appears there will be competition in five different Lee County races this year, with three of those facing opponents in the March 2 Primary, all of them Democrats. More...

Murder Suspect Captured in Giddings

A murder suspect, Isaac Tamayo, 25 years old, was arrested in Giddings Monday, December 21 in connection with the shooting death of 46- year-old Angelita Aguire of Sinton, Texas. He was the second suspect arrested for the December 16 murder. More...

Photo

Tanglewood Baptist Church Youth performed their annual Christmas program on December 20th. Narrators where Corey Strain, Kasey Smith, and Veronica Richardson. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

December 21, 2009 Deputy York assisted with attempting to locate a reported accident on Hwy 21. The wreck was located in Burleson County. A resident on CR 436 reported that he was having problems with his neighbor’s dogs. More...

Giddings Police Report

December 26, 2009 More...

Community News

Uncle Bud and Aunt Allie Rodgers

We are looking for old wedding photos, pre 1920, to publish in a special wedding issue. Please send them to us or bring them in and we will scan and return them to you immediately. Names, dates and local connections make this much more fun! More...

My Bathrobe, My Friend

Some of my best days were spent wrapped in my bathrobe and curled up on my bed with a good book. Of course, this scenario doesn’t happen unless I come down with strep throat and have a fever of 102. But hey, whatever it takes. More...

Urban Deer Issues

It is hard to believe that at one point the white tailed deer was on the verge of extinction. Today, it is one of the great success stories for wildlife conservation and management. The deer has always been something that most Texans marvel at. More...

Sports

Lexington Lady Eagles Fall to Salado

Lexington’s Lady Eagles fell to Salado 53-37 Saturday afternoon. Lexington had a hard time dealing with Salado’s tall players. More...

Photo

Deja Griffin puts up a lay in for two of her eight points in the Lady Eagles’ loss to Salado. PHOTO BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Lexington Drops Salado 51-43

Lexington played one tough basketball game against Salado Saturday afternoon. Lexington was hit while making shots, the Eagles hit Salado all over the court, and it was ruled incidental contact by the officials. More...














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