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August 4, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

New Chief Checks in with a High Speed Chase

New Lexington Police Chief Jerry Bowden was initiated into Lexington and Lee County police action last Tuesday afternoon around 2 p.m. Chief Bowden, who was patrolling near Hwy. More...

City Council Hires Two Police Officers

And Two Public Works Employees

Last Monday night, the Lexington City Council met in special session to take care of some needed housekeeping, the most important being the hiring of two new police officers and two public works employees. More...

And the Winner Is............................. Six

who said “Cheese” while he posed for this picture!

This year’s winner of the Favorite Pet Picture Contest is Six Rother, best buddy and 11-yearold BIG pet of Megan and Zach Rother from McDade. For the rest of the winners in this year’s contest, turn to page B3 of today’s paper. More...

General Stories

Seven Sentenced in District Court

Seven people were sentenced in District Court last week, with the Honorable Reva Towlsee-Corbett presiding. Three of those sentenced had their original sentences revoked and were sent to jail for 180 days to 10 years. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

First, I want to congratulate Chance Sherrill on his performance in the All Star game held in Jerry’s World last week. I’m sure his family is very proud of him. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Seven

The Lee County Grand Jury had a full docket to review last week, indicting seven people, all of them from Giddings, except one. Toby Wayne Davis, 34, was indicted for Theft - $20,000 to $100,000. More...

Sports

Sherrill’s All-Star Week

The annual Texas High School Coaches Association all star game had a Lexington representative. Chance Sherrill is just the fourth Lexington athlete to participate in the game. More...

Parish Competes in National Tourney

Jessica Parish teamed up with college freshmen from Houston and Elgin to compete in the IFA 18U National Tournament in Beaumont last week. She was coached by Jeff Moore from Elgin and her dad, Richard. More...

Sports Thoughts…

The new fall high school sports season is underway. Football, volleyball, and cross country got started Monday. The Eagles will have their first scrimmage next week against Caldwell. More...

Breaking News - 8/4/2011 9:09 AM

Trailer Fire at Linda's Kitchen

Four Lexington Volunteer Fire Department trucks responded to a fire shortly before 11:30 Wednesday morning, August 3. Firefighters from three of the trucks fought the blaze, while a fourth truck was at the site on standby. More...

Lexington ISD Remains a Recognized District

According to the Texas Education Agency’s recent release of 2011 Preliminary Accountability Ratings, Lexington ISD continued its tradition of excellence and earned a rating of Recognized District. More...

Nance’s Win $10,000

Mike and Jeanice Nance won the 27th annual Lexington Volunteer Fire Department/Lions Club prize of $10,000 Saturday night in the Lexington Park Building. This is the fifth time Nance has won or shared the top prize. More...

Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

THERE IS A NEW SHIPMENT OF BOOKS EVERY MONTH.

If you need a new book to read, just stop by the Giddings Public Library and check out our new books. More...

Blue UMC Revival

Blue UMC invites everyone in the community to our annual revival, Sunday, August 7 - Tuesday, August 9. Dinner will be at 6 each night with the service beginning at 7. More...

Lexington Elementary Beginning of School Activities

New student registration at the Lexington Elementary will begin on August 8 and run through August 11. The hours for registering are 8:30 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 3 PM at the Elementary Office. For more information, please call (979) 773-2525. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 3 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, August 4 More...

Obituaries

Pearl Theresa Koym

July 19, 1916 - July 26, 2011

Pearl Theresa Hoffman Koym died July 26, 2011 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings at age 95. Born July 19, 1916, she was the last surviving of eight children born to Louis and Lydia Mosebach Hoffmann of Paige, Texas. More...

Laura Arldt

October 22, 1915- July 28, 2011

Laura Arldt was born on October 22, 1915 in Loebau, Texas to August and Algunda Hohhertz Fritsche. She was baptized on October 25, 1915 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau and confirmed at St. More...

Hulda Leonie (Toll) Zoch

Sept. 16, 1921 - July 30, 2011

Mrs. Zoch passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at Oakland Manor Nursing Center in Giddings. More...

 













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