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May 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County District Court Disposition

Charles Christopher Dugger, 32 years old of Spring, Texas, was sentenced in District Court for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. More...

Tie-Breaker City Council Election Scheduled

In one of the closest races for a city council seat in the history of the City of Lexington, incumbent Lori Barnikow and challenger Sam Scoggins each received 97 votes, forcing a runoff election. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor,

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From the Mayor’s Desk

By the time most of us read this, another school year will have come and gone. Our streets will be frequented by bicycles, strollers, walkers and, in some neighborhoods, basketball players. Be safe. More...

Creating a Texas Wildscape

As Texans, when we want wildlife to come to our gardens we often put up birdhouses and feeders. We should also remember that there are other wildlife species to enjoy besides the birds and butterflies. More...

Church

Adina Christian Church Summer Camp Fundraiser

Members of Adina Christian Church are sponsoring a fundraiser to help raise funds for kids wanting to attend Summer Camp this year. The event will be held at Lexington Auto Detail, located behind the St. More...

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

SET BOUNDARIES BEFORE LEAVING FOR FAMILY HOLIDAYS

QUESTION: How can parents preserve their own peace of mind and maintain harmony during car trips and family holidays? More...

Minister’s Message

The Perfect Minister I once saw an article by an experienced pastor in which he described the perfect minister. It went something like this: More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Honored by Coaches

Parish District MVP

Jessica Parish was named the Most Valuable Player in District 25-AA by voting district coaches. A senior, Parish batted .417 in district play with three home runs and an astonishing .524 with runners in scoring position (second or third base). More...

The End of the High School Sports Year

by Mike Organ This is the time that most of us don’t look forward to each year. We are totally wrapped up in high school sports and there is little or nothing going on at your high school. More...

Sports Thoughts……

The Longhorns are on a roll. They have won 27 of their last 28 games. Let’s hope they don’t go cold once it gets to the playoffs. More...

Lee County Courthouse Repair Update

Most of the regular meeting of the Lee County Commissioners’ Court held on Monday, May 24, 2010, was devoted to a review of the Schematic Design Package for the County Courthouse repair work needed. More...

Top Grads Named

Graduation Ceremonies Scheduled

Giddings and Dime Box School Districts announced their top graduates this week. Jena Meuth has been named the Valedictorian of Giddings High School and Trey Masek has been named their Salutatorian. More...

Mayor and Council Member Sworn In

Lexington’s Mayor Robert L. Willrich, Sr. More...

Emmett Hannes

Emmett, a long-time Giddings banker, passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

May 17, 2010 A motorist reported that a car was broken down on Hwy 290 West near the Bastrop County line. The driver was attempting to wave people down. Deputy Aderhold was dispatched but reported that the vehicle was gone upon his arrival. More...

Giddings Police Report

May 17, 2010 At approximately 8 a.m., Officer Adam Shepard was dispatched to the 1800 block of FM 448 for a theft, which was Sunbelt Concrete. More...

Community News

Relay for Life

It’s not just about walking. It’s more about supporting and encouraging your family, friends, and neighbors who are struggling with the effects of cancer. More...

Relay For Life Prepares For June

How Much Can Lee County Raise in 3 Weeks?

2010 is the 10th year that Lee County has hosted a Relay For Life event to benefit the American Cancer Society. We have set a goal of raising $125,000 to mark this anniversary and as of May 19th we have collected just over $30,000. More...

30 years of banking

Dorothy Rackel celebrated 30 years of banking, the latest with Prosperity Bank in Lexington, last Monday morning. More...

School

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has so many different kinds of books on hand that it is no problem making a selection. Sciencefiction fans can check out Dust To Dust by Heather Graham or Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan. More...

Lindbergh Graduates from Math, Science Academy

A student Amanda Rene Lindbergh, from Lincoln graduated from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, a highly touted and rigorous program for academically gifted students, at the University of North Texas. More...

LHS Academic Awards Ceremony

The Top 10 Seniors are (front row, l-r) Kathlyn McGuill (3), Jodie Armstrong (7), Stephanie Albreight (10), Ashton Johnston (Valedictorian), (back row, l-r) Jacob Suehs (8), Keldon Wren (9), Tim Tsche More...

Obituaries

Juanita Charlynn Allen

Charlynn passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. More...

Barbara D. Bates

Barbara passed away on Monday, May 17, 2010 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings following a battle with cancer. More...

Card of Thanks

The family of Donald Kenneth Ray Washington (Major) would like to express our most sincere appreciation and gratitude to everyone for their prayers, cards, flowers, food and visits during the passing of our loved one. More...














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