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April 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

District Court Action

On March 23, 2010, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, the Honorable Terry Flenniken sentenced four individuals. Rhonda Gale Dinwiddie, 49, of Lyons had her probation of her previous sentence revoked. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

Spring is finally here and the weather seems to be participating! City workers and volunteers with various organizations are very busy cleaing up around town and preparing for the Annual Lexington Homecoming, which is a few short weeks away. More...

Photo

Sisters Emilie and Sara McManus show off their Reserve Champion and Grand Champion decorated cakes from the Lee County Jr. Livestock Show held last weekend. More...

State Representative Tim Kleinschmidt April District Meeting Schedule

In an effort to reach all of the residents and business owners in Texas House District 17 which includes Bastrop, Brazos (part), Burleson, Colorado, Fayette and Lee Counties, Representative Tim Kleinschmidt has established a monthly meeting schedule More...

Community News

From the Chef’s Corner

Toasted Coconut- Chocolate Chunk Pecan Pie

I have a confession to make. Back in October, for the chocolate Lover’s Festival, my wife made this pie to enter in the contest. Of course, I convinced her to let me sample it. Well, we ended up eating the whole thing. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Patrons of the Giddings Public Library that like to check out CD’s will be pleased to see that the latest book shipment contained many of these popular items. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Tanner Bayne says, “Calling all Grandma’s! Send us those precious grandkids’ pictures. It’s free and a good place to brag. Just look at me!” More...

Sports

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Lexington Middle School hosted the Eagle Relays on Friday March 26, 2010. More...

Lady Eagles Spill Rice

9-7 in Eight

Lexington and Rice Consolidated battled to a 7-7 tie after seven innings Tuesday night. Jessica Parish led the Lady Eagles to victory with four RBIs. Parish had a single, two doubles, triple, and a sacrifice fly to knock in the runs. More...

Lady Eagles Romp Lago Vista

The Lady Eagle softball team romped over the Lago Vista Lady Vikings (Helga) 17-8 Saturday morning. Lexington scored three in the first, four in the second and eight in the fourth innings to put the game out of reach. More...

Emergency Stabilization Begins on Courthouse

The Emergency Stabilization of the Lee County Courthouse began last week when the Lee County Commissioners approved a Resolution supporting the effort, as part of the requirements set forth in the grant of $804,233 from the State of Texas and the Te More...

Lee County Veterans Receive Additional Funding for Mental Health Services

On March 25, 2010, Governor Rick Perry announced the recipients of grant funds to expand and initiate mental health treatment services for veterans and their families. More...

Photo

The Tanglewood Baptist Church held its annual community Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration on Saturday March 27, 2010. It was well attended by both young and not so young. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

March 22, 2010 Deputy York assisted with a funeral escort from St. Margaret’s Church to the Giddings cemetery. A motorist reported that a dog was in the middle of Hwy 290 West near the Lee & Bastrop County line. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 21, 2010 At 9:30 p.m, Officer Kelly conducted a traffic stop and during the course of interview found the driver to be intoxicated. The female driver was arrested for DWI and transported to the Lee County Jail. March 26, 2010 More...

Giddings Police Report

March 22, 2010 While on routine patrol, Officer Lehmann was contacted at the police department with a complaint of telephone harassment. Investigation ongoing. March 22, 2010 More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 31 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, April 1 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Church

Minister’s Message

Why Is It Hard to Forgive?

Between Palm Sunday, March 28, and Easter, April 4, is Holy Week. This is the last week in Lent. Many churches have services on Holy Thursday, April 1 and Good Friday, April 2. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Parents: Pick Your Battles with Your Teenagers Wisely

Question: When discussing adolescence, why do you focus your comments on parents? It’s the kids who do crazy things. More...

Church Briefs

Lenten and Easter Services

On Thursday, April 1, Maundy Thursday Communion Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, beginning at 7 p.m.. The Good Friday Tenebrae Service will be held at St. James Lutheran Church in Lexington, beginning at 7:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

David Milton Ahrendt

July 29, 1943-March 21, 2010

David Milton Ahrendt was born in Houston on July 29, 1943 to Frank Otto and Myrtie Campbell Ahrendt, he grew up in Lexington, TX and later settled in Austin. He was a loving family man and good friend to many. More...

Wilbert Christian Oltmann

March 3, 1921 - March 23, 2010

Wilbert Christian Oltmann was born on March 3, 1921 in Shiner, Texas to Wilhelm Friedrich & Alma Maria (Tietjen) Oltmann. He was baptized at home on March 25, 1921 by Rev. H.C. Biermann and confirmed on April 14, 1935 at St. More...

 













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