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2010-04-08 digital edition

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April 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring flowers

While Spring flowers came later than normal for our part of the country this year, Edna Rabe’s yard is in complete bloom. More...

Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments

On March 31, 2010, the Lee County Grand Jury handed down six indictments. More...

General Stories

Dime Box Man’s Life Threatened at Gun Point

On Monday, March 29, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at 12:28 p.m. from Pedro Vega, who has a farm in Dime Box. He reported that someone was trying to kill him. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

This Saturday is the Lexington Chamber of Commerce’s City- Wide Garage Sale. Maps to the many sale locations can be picked up at the Chamber office. April is Clean Up Month in Lexington. More...

Lexington Log Cabins News

The Lexington Log Cabins is holding their annual membership drive. Letters have been mailed seeking members. This year’s new exhibit is featuring schools of the area. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 7 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 8 Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast - 8 a.m.-10 p.m. More...

Church

2010 St. James and Trinity Lutheran churches’ confirmation class

The 2010 St. More...

Minister’s Message

Easter Everyday

We all sang, “Alleluia! Christ arose!” It is so hard for Christians to explain Easter to other people. To people who do not know Christ, the whole idea of someone rising from the dead is ludicrous. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Daughter’s Small Size May Not be a Matter of Genes

Question: My wife and I are above average in height, being sixfeet three-inches and five-feetnine inches tall. We both had rather tall parents, too. Nevertheless, our daughter is very tiny. More...

Obituaries

Milda Anna Kasper

May 3, 1926 - April 1, 2010

Milda Anna Zimmerman Kasper was born on May 3, 1926 in Pottsville, Texas to Willie & Emilie (Sommerfield) Zimmerman. She was baptized on June 13, 1926 at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pottsville, Texas by Pastor C. More...

Richard “Dick” Clare Whitehead

July 2, 1926 - March 29, 2010

Richard “Dick” Clare Whitehead was born on July 2, 1926 in Mexico, Missouri to Evered L. & Leta May (Clare) Whitehead. He was united in marriage to Reba LaVern Hall on July 30, 1950 in Troy, Missouri. More...

LHS NHS Receives $500 for Blood Drive

Members of Lexington High School’s National Honor Society were given $500 by the American Red Cross Southwest Region Blood Services recently for winning third place among other high schools for the largest number of units donated. More...

Workshop to Examine Demands on Area Groundwater

Directors of three Central Texas groundwater conservation districts and other experts will discuss the increasing demands being made on the area’s water resources at a workshop April 23 in Bastrop County. More...

District Court Sentences Two

On March 30, 2010, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, the Honorable Terry Flenniken sentenced two individuals. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

March 29, 2010 Deputy Ray was dispatched to FM 696 after a caller reported cows out on the roadway. The cow was put up at 3691 W FM 696. A motorist reported that a vehicle was on the side of the road with its flashers on. More...

Giddings Police Report

March 29, 2010 At 8:31 p.m., Officer Spencer met Rafael Salazar in the lobby of the GPD. Salazar reported that someone had used his name and social security number for employment and did not pay taxes. More...

Community News

Happy Hearts Quilt Guild “Spring Fling” Quilt Show

Happy Hearts Quilt Guild of Giddings is celebrating their 2010 Bi-annual Quilt Show Friday and Saturday, April 23 and 24, at the American Legion Hall 1502 S. Hwy 77, Giddings. More...

Save Texas History Goes Ghost Hunting

The Archives of the Texas General Land Office tell the grand story of Texas history. But who knew they could also tell ghost stories? More...

The Big Red Machines

Have you seen the big red washers and dryers in the appliance showrooms? I might need a set of those. I wash a ton of laundry every week and the machines I own were designed by experts on torture. More...

School

Attn: Students Interested In Legal Careers

Persons interested in a legal career can obtain information at an information session on April 20 about Blinn College’s Legal Assisting program. The information session will be held at 6:15 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Drop Salado 6-3

2nd Place is the Reward

Lexington dropped Salado 6-3 Friday morning to move into second place alone in the District 25- AA race. The two Lady Eagle teams had been tied for second prior to the game. More...

Eagles Fall to Academy

Lexington waited too long to mount a rally after falling behind 6-0. The Eagles scored four in the fifth inning to close to 6-4 but then allowed Academy three more runs in the top of the sixth inning. More...

Lady Eagles Snuff Queens

Lexington stopped the Academy Lady Bees 2-0 Tuesday night to move out of a three-way tie for second place. Lexington got their first run in the bottom of fifth inning and the second in the sixth. More...

 













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