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July 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County 4th of July Celebrations Planned

Two big 4th of July Celebrations are planned for this Sunday. More...

Market Opens

The Hildebrandt Meat Market, newly opened in Lexington last week, hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, along with members of the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. More...

General Stories

Southbound 35

Throughout history, Texans have always put their unique touch on just about everything under the big sky. The way we talk, the way we govern, and the way we cook are just a few examples. Our music, particularly country music, has been no exception. More...

Terry Heart Award

Brandt Vaughn (left) attended Carolina Creek Christian Camp in Huntsville, TX last week. More...

Garden Party Nightie

“I’m not coming out! I can’t find my clothes!” It’s not often that one gets caught with one’s pants down. Getting caught with no pants at all happens even more infrequently. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 30 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

Young Adults Can’t Succeed If Living With Mom And Dad

QUESTION: I’m twenty-two years old and am still living at home. It’s driving me nuts. My folks are in my face every day. They want me to get a full-time job ‘cause I only work part-time at a convenience store. More...

New Pastor

Meet Rev. Lance Richards, the new Pastor at Lexington and Blue United Methodist Churches. He graduated from Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina in May with a Master of Divinity degree. More...

Obituaries

Allen Clinton Hees Jan. 23, 1944 - June 16, 2010

Allen passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. More...

Floyd Elmer Markert August 1, 1930 - June 21, 2010

Mr. Markert passed away on Monday, June 21, 2010 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. More...

Young Life Lost in Tragic Car Accident

Jennifer Escuadra, an 8-year-old girl from Austin, died in a tragic two-car accident last Saturday afternoon at about 5:00 p.m. The accident occurred at Highway 21 near FM 3403, east of Highway 77. More...

Reynolds a Hero One More Time

Mary Atkins of Lexington was driving to College Station on Friday, June 18, on Texas Hwy. 47 near the Riverside Campus of Texas A & M when her pickup collided with a septic tank truck. More...

New T-1 Line For County Emergency Communications

Lee County Commissioners approved a Business Service Agreement for a T-1 line with Verizon during their regular meeting held Monday, June 28. More...

City Continues Progress on Sewer Grant

The City of Lexington continues to make good progress on their finalized Sewer Grant Plan. The following items are completed: a) The I&I Study (mapping, manhole inspections, line inspections, and flow metering) have been completed. More...

Police

Sheriff ’s Report

JUNE 21, 2010 A caller reported that she had received a call from her minor daughter who was at her father’s house, stating that she wanted to go home. Deputy Ray was dispatched to the residence to check on the child. Everything was okay. More...

Giddings Police Report

June 23, 2010 At approximately 9:20 p.m., Sgt. Shane Ray was dispatched to the 200 block of S. Chambers Street in reference to a possible burglary of a residence. The case is being investigated. June 24, 2010 More...

Community News

Grandma’s Brag

Wyatt Knippa Parents: Matthew and Brandi Knippa and sister, Savannah of Lexington, Texas. Grandparents: Dusty and Lisa Atkins of Granbury, Texas. More...

Country Music Nite

Country Music Nite at the Blue VFD, third Friday of every month. Bring an instrument to play or just yourself to listen. More...

Caldwell Community Wide July 3rd Fireworks and Celebration

Everyone is invited to attend the 14th Annual Community Wide Elizabeth Lutheran Church July 3rd Celebration & Fireworks Display to be held Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Elizabeth Lutheran Church, on Highway 21 East & CR 307 in Caldwell from 6:00 p.m. More...

School

Giddings Library News Corner

If you need something to read, stop by the Giddings Public Library to check out a good book or CD. Blood Game by Iris Johansen is a Eve Duncan novel that will always keep you in suspense. More...

Sports

Items to Think About

Did Texas, Tech, OU, and A&M do the right thing in spurning the Pac 10 conference? More...

Sports Thoughts…

The Lexington baseball team is still getting in some at-bats in the summer league. The playing experience is invaluable in the future. More...














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