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July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hay Baler Cause of Fire

Last Thursday, July 14, a fire broke out at the Hutson property on CR 309 near Fedor. They were baling hay when a bearing went out on the round baler, apparently causing a fire to ignite. More...

General Stories

Aqua Water Asks for Voluntary Water Conservation

Implements Stage 1 of Drought Contingency Plan More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Pray for rain. More...

Special Meeting

The Lexington City Council will meet in Special Session onTuesday, July 19th, 2011, at 5:30 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center. The Agenda follows:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. Citizen input.4. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 20 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, July 21 More...

Church

Ministerial Alliance Hosts Fifth Sunday Sing

The Ministerial Alliance will be hosting a Fifth Sunday Sing on Sunday, July 31, at 6 p.m. at Tanglewood Baptist Church. More...

School

From the Superintendent of Schools

It is hard to believe that August 22, the first day of school for Lexington students, is less than a month away. More...

Obituaries

Howard John Boriack

February 24, 1935 - July 15, 2011

Howard passed away peacefully into the loving arms of His Lord and Savior on Friday evening, July 15, 2011 at Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale, Texas. More...

Milton Edgar Frosch

May 9, 1927 - July 10, 2011

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Alfred Walter Zoch

June 13, 1931 - July 17, 2011

Alfred Walter Zoch was born on June 13, 1931 in Giddings, Texas to Carl M. & Maria (Prellop) Zoch. He was baptized on June 21, 1931 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings by Rev. G.W. Fischer and was confirmed on March 25, 1945 by Rev. More...

Lee County Makes National News

Over the past two weeks, the CNN Express bus was seen in and around Giddings, prompting area citizens to wonder what news was so big that CNN would want to spend that much time in our tiny county. Then, last Friday, the story aired on CNN.com. More...

Eleven Receive Sentencing

Eleven people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, Texas on July 12, 2011, with the Honorable Reva Towslee- Corbett presiding. More...

Clubbers Cool off with Ice Cream

The Lexington Garden Club enjoyed their Annual Ice Cream Social on the Square last Thursday night. Homemade baked goods rounded out a feast of delicious ice cream. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 11, 2011 Deputy Ray was dispatched to put a bull up on FM 448 near CR 215. Caller requested a civil standby while she went to pick up her kids. Deputy Kahn responded and assisted. More...

Community News

Colorado Valley Quilt Guild

Ladies of the Colorado Valley Quilt Guild are busy with many activities this summer and have not let the heat affect the progress of their favorite hobby. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“You Think You Know Somethin’. . .” Neda typically sat in her daughter’s living room with the lights off and the curtains drawn. She’d see me coming and squint. You could tell she was trying to figure out who I was. More...

Fayetteville Country Opry

The American Legion will host the Fayetteville Country Opry, Monday July 25th at the St. John Catholic Church recreational building located at 209 E. Bell St. in Fayetteville, Tx. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for meals, and showtime is at 7: 00 p. More...

Sports

Derek Dane’s Baseball Summer

Derek is playing this summer with the Brazos Valley Renegades (BVR). The BVR is a 16 and under team made up of ball players from Bryan, Caldwell, Brenham, LaGrange, Schulenburg, Columbus and Rogers, with Derek being the youngest on the team at 14. More...

Eagles at State 7 on 7

Lexington opened the Fox Sports Southwest 7 on 7 tourney with a 27-13 win over Pettus. Perineal power Celina proved to be too much for the Eagles as they topped Lexington 38- 21. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Eagles’ 7 on 7 Pool did not do very well in the tourney sponsored by Fox Sports Southwest. All four teams in their Pool got to play four games and go home. The talent level in Texas is very good and the heat was even better. More...














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