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June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Special City Council Meeting

The Lexington City Council met in a Special Meeting on Thursday, May 26. More...

General Stories

McCaul in Colombia and Mexico

Last week I traveled to Colombia and Mexico and met with presidents Santos and Calderon to discuss solutions to combat the Mexican drug cartels that continue to intensify their violent operations on both sides of the US-Mexico border. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken, Apple, and Smoked Gouda Salad

Summer is here and time to put the soul comfort food recipes that were so satisfying during the cold winter away. I enjoy salads for lunch as long they have some variety of meat in them. This is one of my favorite. More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 1 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, June 2 More...

Sports

Sports Tidbits……

Cameron and Weimar will be a good series for a baseball fan to watch. Weimar has a storied baseball program and Cameron has a good group of athletes playing baseball. More...

Sports Thoughts

How can you explain UT’s poor softball performance in the post season? They never won a national championship even with Cat Oostermann pitching. The last two years have been an early out for the Lady Horns. Is there an explanation? More...

Photo

Catcher Charlie Schindler catches an inside pitch as first baseman Wes Sanders, second baseman Ty Garrison, and rightfielder Tristen King were ready if the ball was hit their direction. More...

Unsolicited Goods and Volunteers Threaten to Overwhelm Recovery in Joplin, MO

FEMA has asked the American Red Cross to help educate our public and disseminate the following message: A second disaster threatens to overtake Joplin, MO by way of a tidal wave of unsolicited goods (things like clothing, miscellaneous household item More...

Elation and Celebration

Lexington High School graduates showed their elation last Saturday night following their commencement ceremony by throwing their hats in the air. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 23, 2011 A motorist reported that a large calf was running down the road on Hwy 77 just north of Tanglewood. Deputy Crockett responded and ran it off into a pasture. More...

Community News

Upgrades to GEDC website help show Giddings to the world

Recent upgrades to the Giddings Economic Development Corporation (GEDC) website have proven to be a success. The site has a fresh new look and “hits” to the site are on the rise. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

We know all the students and teachers are happy to have a break from school! As we wish everyone a wonderful summer, we again ask that all our folks watch for our kids who are out and about, on foot and on bicycles. More...

Alcoa Retirees

Alcoa Retirees will meet at the Rockdale KC Hall, June 9, at 6 p.m.,doors open at 5 p.m. A catered meal of fish will be served for $8.00 a plate.Members whose last name begins with A-L bring a dessert. More...

Obituaries

Lawrence Eugene Behler Jr.

April 30, 1973 - May 25, 2011

Lawrence passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at the Round Rock Medical Center. Lawrence Eugene Behler Jr. was born on April 30, 1973 in Fort Worth, Texas to Lawrence Eugene & Cleora Ruth ( Boatwright) Behler. More...

John Boyd Butterwick

February 28, 1943 - May 23, 2011

John Butterwick, 68, of Ledbetter, Texas went to the Lord on May 23, 2011 in La Grange, Texas. More...

Nixon Lee Lehmann

March 14, 1959 - May 24, 2011

Nixon passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the Schulenburg Regency in Schulenburg. More...














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