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September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

9-11 Memorial Service This Sunday on the Square

On Sunday, September 11, the Lexington Ministerial Alliance will be assisting a group of local citizens in hosting a Memorial Service for the 10 year anniversary of 9- 11. The event will be held on the Square at 6 p.m. The community is invited. More...

Grand Jury Indictments

The Lee County Grand Jury met on Friday, September 2, and handed down indictments on ten (10) people. Raul Beltran, 47 of Victoria, Texas, and Martin Olalde Martinez, 25 of Diboll, were both indicted for driving while intoxicated-subsequent. More...

General Stories

Word Wrangler Festival

Lexington native, Sheryl Kleinschmidt, whose first novel, “Rest in Peace on the Yegua” will be featured.

The 6th Annual Word Wrangler Festival is scheduled for this Friday at the Giddings Library. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The cooler temperatures are surely welcomed. Hopefully, it’ll stay cooler from now on rather than “surprising” us with an Indian Summer. Keep praying for rain. More...

Rotary Club of Giddings 6th Annual Golf Tournament

The Rotary Club of Giddings is sponsoring its 6th annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at the Giddings Municipal Golf Course, Giddings, Texas. Registration begins at 7:30 A.M. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2011 More...

Sports

Buffs Blast Royal

Giddings avenged two 2010 defeats by the Royal Falcons with a 45-3 win Friday night. The Buffs are now undefeated for the young season. Joseph Glenn had another big night rushing for over 150 yards and three scores. More...

Giddings Goes Bear Hunting

The LaVernia Bears will come to Giddings Friday night as the Buffs take their 2-0 record into the contest. The Bears lost to Canyon Lake 34-23 last week after having taken the first week off. More...

Lady Eagles at RTC Tourney

The Lady Eagles beat Thorndale in their opening match 25-19, 25-10. Host RTC was not gracious as they beat the Lady Eagles 16-25,19-25. Louise also topped the Lady Eagles 22-25,18- 25. More...

Breaking News - 9/8/2011 2:49 PM

Update on Bastrop Fires-Thursday

Texas Forest Service update on Bastrop Fire: BASTROP COUNTY COMPLEX, Bastrop County. 34,068 acres, 30 percent contained. More...

Possession, Assault, Evading Arrest Fill Court Docket

Charges of possession, assault and evading arrest filled the docket of the 21st Judicial District Court on August 30 with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. More...

Photo

The 4-H Clubs of Lee County conducted their annual 4-H Awards Program recently at the Lincoln Community Center off Hwy 21 in Lincoln. More...

Austin Community College To Break Ground On New Elgin Campus

The Austin Community College District will partner with the Elgin community to host a groundbreaking celebration for the new ACC Elgin Campus later this year. ACC purchased 98 acres on Hwy. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

August 29, 2011 Deputy Rudolph responded to a medical call on PR 4484. A caller reported that his brother had fallen and was unable to get up. B&M Ambulance transported the subject to the hospital. More...

Lexington Hires Two New Officers

Scott Gaskamp, one of Lexington’s new police officers, is 24 years old and comes to More...

Community News

Home Country

Down at the county seat, the hearing room seats 20, and 40 people showed up. Marvin and Marjorie Pincus looked around at all their friends and neighbors. All they saw were smiles. More...

Annual 4-H Fried Chicken Dinner

The 4-H Clubs of Lee County will host their Annual Fried Chicken Dinner on Sunday, September 18, at the American Legion Hall in Giddings. Tickets may be purchased from 4-H members or at the door the day of the event. More...

Grandma’s Brag

Parents Jason and Kim HaasBig Brothers Brent and Cayden HaasGrandparents Kenneth and Karen PatschkeGrandparents The Late Charles and Patricia HaasGreat Grandparents Margaret Richter and theLate Ludwig Richter,Erna Patschke and the Late Adolph Patschk More...

Obituaries

Robert Neil Ahrendt

December 2, 1956 - September 1, 2011

Robert Neil Ahrendt was born December 2, 1956 in Giddings, Texas and is the son of Robert & Janie (Tucker) Ahrendt. More...

Glenn Goetz, Jr

October 7, 1964 - September 2, 2011

Glenn Goetz, Jr. was born October 7, 1964 in Cameron, Texas to Betty (Dragoo) and Carl Glenn Goetz, Sr. They lived in Cameron and moved to Thorndale during his junior year. He graduated from Thorndale High School the class of 1983. More...

Elbridge M. (Sonny) Brown

September 16, 1917- September 1, 2011

On Thursday, September 1, 2011, Elbridge M. ( Sonny) Brown passed away. Services were held at Hixson Funeral Home Chapel of DeRidder, La. on September 3rd at 10:00 a.m. More...

 













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