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January 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Sentenced in District Court

The first session of the 21st Judicial Court of Lee County for the New Year was convened on January 5, 2010, with Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

Plans are moving forward to transfer City Hall to the new facility in the old Prosperity Bank Building in the next week. The signs are up and the face lift did the old girl a lot of good. More...

Knobbs Springs Baptist Church to Host Birthday Celebration

On Saturday, January 16, 2010, from 1 to 4 p.m., there will be an 80th Birthday Celebration honoring Earline Burns. Earline is a former member of the Blue Volunteer Fire Department and a longtime area resident. More...

Meet and Greet the Candidates

On Saturday, January 16, 2010, there will be a Meet and Greet for all Lee County canditates running for office in the upcoming elections. The meeting will be held in the Meeting Room in the Citizens National Bank building in Giddings at 6 p.m. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 13 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. Lexington City Council - 6 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

The After Christmas Let Down

I remember as a child having a terrible day on December 26th. The presents I thought I wanted so badly and dreamed about for months had lost their sparkle. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Drop Florence 42-28

The Lexington Lady Eagles captured their first district win with a 14-point defeat of Florence. Emilie Bell broke out of her scoring doldrums with a 12-point game. Eight Lady Eagles scored making the victory a truly team win. More...

Eagles Clip Rogers 41-21

Lexington had a cold, cold night from the field against Rogers Tuesday night. The tough Eagle defense made the night even colder for Rogers. Lexington could muster only 41 points but the defense allowed Rogers only 21. More...

MS Basketball

Full Story

Contractor Falls to His Death

Lexington emergency personnel were dispatched to the Ron Brewer residence Monday afternoon, January 11, at approximately 5 p.m. in reference to a man who had fallen from a second story structure. More...

Sales Tax Revenues Plummet

Sales Tax revenues for Lee County plummeted this month as State Comptroller Susan Combs sent allocations to area cities last week. More...

Ranchers Break Ice During Hard Freeze

Local ranchers were in their pastures daily last weekend, breaking ice on their water troughs and stock tanks so that their livestock could get to water. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

January 4, 2010 Deputy York spoke to a complainant on CR 306 regarding criminal mischief. A report was made and the investigation continues at this time. More...

Giddings Police Report

January 4, 2010 At 12:16 p.m., Officer Griffin initiated a traffic stop in the 200 blk. of W. Austin. More...

Community News

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Parents Must Make Time for Their Rebellious Teens

Question: Teenage rebellion has hit our home at last. My 15- year-old son’s rotten attitude just went from bad to worse! More...

Wedding Announcement

Jamie Nicole Vayon and Timothy Neal Edwards

Jamie Nicole Vayon and Timothy Neal Edwards will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, January 30th. Jamie is the daughter of Jeffrey and Janet Vayon and Timothy is the son of Jack and Trina Edwards. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Cream of Cilantro Soup

I never in my wildest dreams thought I would rave over a cilantro dish. But, through my years of cooking, I have really become infatuated with this dark green vegetable. More...

Obituaries

Millie Milady Blaha

February 17, 1915 - January 10, 2010

Millie Milady Blaha began her earthly journey on February 17, 1915 on the family farm near Caldwell, Texas on land acquired by her grandparents when they immigrated to this country from Europe. Her parents were Joe Jerry and Trezie Kristoff Dusek. More...

L.B. Blake

September 15, 1915 - January 8, 2010

L.B. Blake was born September 15, 1915 in Cameron, Texas to Robert Lee and Bessie (Fuller) Blake. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. More...

Wilhem “Bill” Gottlieb Foehr

June 29, 1918 - January 11, 2010

Wilhem “Bill” Gottlieb Foehr was born on June 29, 1918 in Fedor, Texas to Gus & Louise (Melcher) Foehr. More...














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