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June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Survivor Lap Kicks Off Relay for Life

Friday, June 10, at the Giddings High School Buffalo Stadium, the Lee County Relay for Life will begin at 7 p.m. with the Survivor Lap. After that the Luminaria ceremony will take place. Teams are asked to have one person walking at all times. More...

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Antonio Washington of Lexington suffered minor injuries when he experienced trouble with his steering and ran into a light pole in front of The Lighthouse on Rockdale Street last Monday morning. More...

General Stories

Outdoor News

May 23, 2011

Over the Memorial Day weekend, Lee, Burleson and Washington county game wardens were assisted by two game warden cadets in their final water safety field trip prior to graduation in late July. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETINGThe Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session onWednesday, June 8th, 2011, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center.Agenda:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. Citizen input.4. More...

Governor’s Small Business Forum Set for Giddings

Giddings Economic Development hosts informative, one-day forum for small business owners More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 8 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. - 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9 More...

Mark Your Calendar!

The Annual Dime Box Homecoming and Black Bridge Festival, featuring BBQ Cook Off, Art Walk, Dog Dash, Art Fair, Parade, Craft and Swap Booths, and the 34th annual Mini Marathon, will be held Sept 30 and Oct 1, 2011. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

There are countless reasons why I am proud of our Lexington students and staff. An example of the wonderful job our staff and students did this year is the recently received TAKS results. More...

Obituaries

Marybelle “Jinx” Hooper Canfield

September 20, 1927 - May 30, 2011

Marybelle “ Jinx” Canfield passed away on Monday, May 30, 2011, at the age of 83. She lived in Lexington until a couple of years ago when she moved into an assisted living facility, the most recent complex located in Schulenburg. More...

Margaretha Christine Anna (Thompson) Dafler

January 16, 1915 - May 22, 2011

Margaretha Christine Anna (Thompson) Dafler passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 22, 2011 in Lexington, TX. She was born January 16, 1915 to Nels and Mary ( Wendt) Thompson in Washington Co, NE. More...

Dione Robin Davis

June 29, 1970 - June 1, 2011

Robin passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in Giddings, Texas. More...

Community Support Saves Giddings State School

Over 400 jobs saved; 35 more to come

Last Friday, June 3, the Board of the Texas Youth Commission, with direction from the Texas Legislature, voted to continue the operations at Giddings State School and five other secure facilities throughout the state. More...

Tragic Drowning of Toddler

Last Saturday, June 4, a 2 ½ year old girl tragically drowned in a pond in south Lee County. At 10:08 a.m. on Saturday, the Lee County Sheriff ’s Office received a 911 call regarding a child that had been found in a stock pond at 1096 PR 6001. More...

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Lena Scheel dressed as Cinderella during the Fashion for Fiction event at BeBe’s House in Lexington. For more information, see page B3. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 30, 2011 Several motorists reported that someone had put barrels from the road construction across the roadway on FM 141. Deputy Liles responded and cleared the roadway. More...

Community News

.Grandma’s Brag

Meet Addison Alysa Priem. Her Grandparents are Mickey and Robin Exner and Dean and Sharon Priem. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

THERE ISANEWSHIPMENT OFBOOKS EVERYMONTH.

By Judy Belyeu If you need something to read or listen to, stop by the Giddings Public Library to check out our large print editions or a book on compact discs (CD). More...

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Sports

Trinity Christian Warriors (local area home school athletics) Win Division Championships in National Tournament

The National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships, held in Springfield, MO, which the TCA Warriors participated in took place during spring break in March. More...

The Big O’s Sports Tidbits

The Mavericks made a tremendous comeback Friday night to even the NBA championship series at one game each. Most of the ‘experts ‘ call that game an aberration and the Heat will still win the series in five or six games. More...

Sports Thoughts……

The teams that made the 2A state baseball tourney: Palmer, Bushland, Central Heights, and Cameron, are all big schools. Palmer, Bushland, and Cameron played in 2A-Division I football. Central Heights does not play football. More...

 













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