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2010-11-18 digital edition

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November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Just in time for pumkin pie, Tyner “Ty”, son of Amanda Bexley and Coby Burlin, checks out some pumpkins. More...

General Stories

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: To the hunters of Lee County: How can the killing of game animals be called a Recreational Sport? Many descendants of Bambi are mounted to demonstrate hunting skills of the hunter. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to the Eagles on beginning another run in the State Playoffs! These young athletes are proof of what hard work and dedication can do for us. Good luck this week against Frankston! More...

LCRA nearly triples wind power capacity

The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has nearly tripled its capacity for clean, renewable wind power with the recent completion of the Papalote Creek Wind Farm expansion near Corpus Christi. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, November 17 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

School

Students Walk to Raise Funds

On Friday, November 5, the Lexington Elementary PTO held a Walk-a-Thon to raise money to update the playground walking track. The kids worked really hard and some of them ran/walked 3 miles. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Top Franklin

Lexington’s Lady Eagles opened the 2010-2011 basketball season with a 56-49 win over Franklin. Four Lady Eagles scored in double figures as Lexington offered a balanced attack. More...

Royal Drops Giddings

The Giddings Buffaloes dropped out to the 2010 playoff losing to the Brookshire Royal Falcons for the second time this football season. The first game Royal beat Giddings 34-31 and Friday they put an end to the Buffs’ season with a 20-13 win. More...

Eagles Start State Quest Against Frankston

The Lexington Eagles start their post season quest for a state championship Friday night at the Waco ISD stadium. Gametime will be 7:30 for the contest. Lexington had a first round bye and Frankston beat New Waverly 24- 21 to get to this match up. More...

Land Owners, Watch Your Fences

Lee County Game Warden, Victor Gonzales, alerted land owners this week of possible trespassing and poaching going on in Lee County due to hunting season. More...

Six Sentenced in District Court

Six people were sentenced on November 9, 2010, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County. The Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presided. More...

OCTOBER 2010 SALES TAX ALLOCATION AMOUNTS

CITY THIS LAST % YTD YTD % PERIOD More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

Offenses Investigated 06 Incidents 26 Arrest Misdemeanor 05 Arrest Felony 00 Assist Other Agencies 09 Calls to L.I.S.D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

November 8, 2010 The Sheriff’s Office received a burglar alarm at a business on Hwy 290 West. Deputy Ray responded and the building was checked and found to be secure. The key holder was notified. More...

Community News

Giddings Chamber to host Christmas Merry Marketplace

Giddings Chamber of Commerce announced this week that they will host their Annual Christmas Merry Marketplace Arts & Crafts Show on Sunday, November 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Thanksgiving Turkey

For the past few years my Thanksgiving turkey has turned out especially good and moist. If you want your family and friends to think you have “outdone” yourself in the kitchen, try this recipe. More...

Taylor Conservation Christmas Home Tour

The Taylor Conservation and Heritage Society (TCHS) will be holding a Christmas Home Tour of 8 historical homes on December 11th, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and December 12th, 2010 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Mary Eleise Newton

October10,1943- November13,2010

Mary was called home by our Heavenly Father on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at her home in Giddings. More...

Leroy Gilbert Schulz

July14,1924- November10,2010

Leroy went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home in Temple, Texas. Leroy was born on July 14, 1924 in Vernon, Texas to Carl and Selma (nee Shoppa) Schulz. More...

Michael Wayne Matthijetz

June2,1965- November15,2010

Funeral services for Michael Matthijetz, 45 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Michael passed away on Monday, November 15, 2010 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin. More...

 













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