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2011-06-30 digital edition

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June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Fiber Optic Network to Launch

Reveille Broadband is completing a fiber optic connection between Lexington ISD, the Reveille Broadband equipment room and LiveAir Networks. More...

General Stories

Letters

Dear Editor, More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Happy Fourth of July to everyone! It is our hope that each and every one of you have a safe and memorable holiday. We encourage you to wear your seatbelts in the car and your life jackets on the lakes. More...

Lee County Law Enforcement Center Gets High Marks

The Texas Commission on Jail Standards wrote Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer recently, telling him that his jail received high marks during a recent, unannounced inspection held at the facility. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 29 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, June 30 More...

School

Lexington Resident Named to TSTC Honor Roll

Jeff Winkler of Lexington has earned a place on the President’s Honor Roll for the 2011 spring semester at Texas State Technical College Waco. More...

Lincoln Resident Named to TSTC Honor Roll

Taylor Jatzlau of Lincoln has earned a place on the President’s Honor Roll for the 2011 spring semester at Texas State Technical College Waco. More...

Education Staff at Giddings State School Top in the State

Giddings – Walter Kenion, Automotive Collision Repair (ACR) teacher was named 2011 Teacher of the Year by the Texas Youth Commission (TYC). Gloria Williams was named one of three finalists for 2011 TYC Teacher Aide of the Year. More...

Obituaries

Percy Joseph Creppel

December 30, 1934 - June 20, 2011

Memorial services for Percy Creppel, 76 of Ledbetter, Texas, were held Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. A funeral service was held on Monday, June 27, 2011 at Mothe Funeral Home in Marrero, Louisiana. More...

Milton Charles Friedrich

December 21, 1926 - June 21, 2011

Funeral services for Milton Friedrich, 84 of Lincoln, Texas, were held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. More...

Geneva Feathers

August 6, 1915 - June 15, 2011

Funeral services for Geneva Feathers were held on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 in the New Hope Baptist Church in Rockdale with burial in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale. More...

Madison Bexley Named Camp Champion

Lexington’s Madison Bexley won the Overall Camp Champion during a week long Barrel Racing Camp hosted by Martha Josey. Madison competed against 78 other Barrel Racers who attended. More...

Commissioners Approve Funding for Balcony Support

At the Regular Meeting of the Lee County Commissioners, the Commissioners heard and then acted to approve a proposal from Stephen Foster to provide the necessary technical data for making a request to the Texas Historical Commission for additional fu More...

163 Texas Counties Enforce No Fireworks for Fourth of July

With the Fire Danger Index well over 500 at 549, the Commissioners voted to continue the County Wide Burn Ban. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 20, 2011 Lifeline called and reported one of their subscriber’s reported hearing noises outside of his residence on CR 450 in Dime Box. Deputy Durrenberger responded and checked the property. More...

Community News

Crawford to Speak on Osage Indians at the Log Cabins

Sunday, July 10, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., the Lexington Log Cabins and Heritage Center will host the quarterly General Membership Meeting. Mark your calendars as we have an excellent program scheduled. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

THERE IS A NEW SHIPMENT OF BOOKS EVERY MONTH. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Madeline and Julia Wright Madeline (7) and Julia (3) Wright, are“riding” a bronzed elephant at the Dallas Zoo. Grandparents are Kay and Paul Van Dorn More...

Sports

Amanda Dowdy, Volleyball -Synonymous

Amanda Dowdy was Texas Tech’s top offensive weapon in her junior season. She was a Preseason All-Big 12 selection in a vote by the conference coaches. Amanda was elected a team captain prior to the season. More...

Sports Thoughts…..

I can’t say too much about the Horns or Aggies in the College World Series. They were the first two teams eliminated. More...

Little League All- Star Playoffs

The District 13 Little League playoffs started Monday night. Each team has visions of playing in the World Series for their division. Only two from around the nation will get to play for the American championship. More...

 













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