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July 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Lee County Seniors Place at National Olympics

Gayle and Peggy Berry of Giddings qualified for the National Senior Games held in Houston, recently. Peggy competed in the shot put, discus and javelin. She placed sixth over all with a throw of 48'. More...

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Lexington Mayor Robert Willrich, Sr. swore in the new Chief of Police, Jerry Bowden, last Thursday morning. More...

General Stories

From the Mayor’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

Please take note of the City’s Water Schedule. We are asking residents to do their outdoor watering on an every-other-day schedule. To find out when you can water your lawn, contact City Hall. More...

Thank Goodness for Small Town People!

Thank goodness for small town people’s courtesy & kindness. On Wednesday, June 29, I drove over to Giddings to meet with a friend to look at a sofa. On my way home I decided to take advantage of the good gas prices. More...

Prepare For Hurricanes Before They Make Landfall

Hurricane season, which runs annually from June 1 to Nov. 30, is now under way, so there’s no better time to have a plan, take stock of necessary items and safeguard your health. And, it all begins with a first aid kit. More...

Sports

The Eagles 7 on 7 in Buda

Collin Wiggins, Jason Washington and Josh Murray playing solid defense for the EAGLES. More...

The Courage Behind American Independence

“We hold these truths to be selfevident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. More...

Focus on the Family

Parents Try Balancing Needs Of Sick Child With Others

Q: We have four children between the ages of 5 and 13. Our youngest son has a serious medical condition that requires the majority of our time. More...

Lee County Named Natural Disaster Area

Low Interest Loans Available

Lee County is one of 213 counties in the state of Texas designated by the U. S. Department of Agriculture last week as a primary natural disaster area after one of the worst droughts in more than a century. More...

Daring Daytime Burglary

On Wednesday, June 29, sometime between noon and three in the afternoon, an unknown number of burglars entered the home of Kevin and Georgia Allen on FM 696 East and stole guns and two iphones. More...

Three People Sentenced

Three people were sentenced the last couple of weeks of June. On June 21, Misteri Marie Benford, 19 of La Grange, was sentenced in District Court for Theft of Property $ 1,500 to $20,000 – Aggregation of amounts involved in theft. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 27, 2011 A caller reported that a small silver car had been parked on the side of the road on CR 216 near CR 217. Deputy Ray checked on the vehicle and reported that it was disabled and completely off the road. More...

Community News

Lexington Garden Club

On June 9, 2011, members of the Lexington Garden Club met at the home of Neal and Pat Ahrendt. A very interesting program was given by Johnny George, with the help of his grandson, on the health benefits of honey. Mr. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 More...

Obituaries

Freddie Lawrence Markert

August 15, 1941 - July 1, 2011

Funeral services for Freddie Markert, 69 of Lexington, were held on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas with Rev. Paul Hartfield officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. More...

Patricia Anne Cochran Sisk

June 29, 1947-July 3, 2011

Pat went home to be with God on July 3, 2011. She was born June 29, 1947, to Eugene and Alice Cochran in Beaumont, Texas. More...

Bennie Jaehne April 3, 1946 - July 5, 2011

Funeral services for Bennie Jaehne, 65 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Bennie passed away during the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at the Heart Hospital of Austin. More...

 













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