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March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

1st Annual Emmett Hannes Memorial 5k Run/ Walk

The Rotary Club of Giddings held the first Emmett Hannes Memorial 5k Run/Walk at the Lee County Courthouse in Giddings, Texas on Saturday March 3, 2012. Over 180 people from Lee County and the surrounding areas participated in the event. More...

District Court Hears Large Docket

The 21st District Court of Lee County, held on Wednesday, March 1, had a full docket, including the sentencing of eight defendants. The Honorable Terry Flenniken presided over the Court. Raven J. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Creamy Sugar-Free Sweet Potato Pie

My new year’s resolution is to lose a few pounds this year. I have been trying different low calorie recipes that are tasty, but yet not to fattening. Here is a good one that satisfied my palate. Creamy Sugar-Free Sweet Potato Pie More...

Outzkirts

Full Story

The Line Between Right and Wrong

All of my children know the difference between right and wrong. We have been diligent in that regard. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson CommunityBldg. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

This week our LHS eleventh and tenth grade students will be taking the English Language Arts (ELA) Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skillsexam. More...

Sports

The Girls of Summer!

First baseman, Cassie Prew, makes the out against Del Valle. More...

Eagles 4th in Tourney

The Lexington Eagles finished fourth in their own tourney this past weekend. The Eagles defeated Burton, lost to St. Andrews, and to Bastrop. The caliber of competition in the tourney was quite high with two 4A teams, Wimberley and Franklin. More...

Lady Eagles Thrash Thorndale 17-2

The Lady Eagles would not be denied Tuesday night as they pounded Thorndale 17-2 in the district opener for both teams. Lexington scored early and often as they moved out to the lead. More...

Investigation at Local Middle School

The following is a Press Release issued by the Superintendent of Schools in Lexington on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. As indicated, the investigation continues: More...

World Day of Prayer in Lexington

The Lexington United Methodist Church hosted this year’s World Day of Prayer. Following the event, a pot luck luncheon was served. More...

Live Theater Coming to Lexington

LHS One Act Play Presentation Scheduled

Lexington High School Theater Department is proud to present their 2012 One Act Play, The Voice of the Prairie by John Olive, on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:00 p.m. More...

City and School Election Ballots are Set

The deadline to file to run for city and school positions in the upcoming May election have been finalized. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 27, 2012 A concerned motorist reported that a vehicle was pulled over on CR 200 east of the crossover in Hills. Deputy Allen located the vehicle and spoke to the driver who stated that he had just pulled over to get some rest. More...

Community News

Photo

Coby Robertson is seen pitching in the semi-final game that was held on the Field of Dreams in League CIty. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

One sure-fire way to know Spring is in the air is when we set our clocks forward - “Spring Forward” - for daylight savings time! Well, Sunday is the day! More...

Tonya Woelfel Wins Lee County Scholarship

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Area Go Texan committee recently announced this year’s winners of the Area Go Texan 4-year $16,000 scholarship award. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Don’t Rent for Free Alexander was always a pleasure to visit with. He didn’t have much formal education, but his vocabulary was outstanding. I nicknamed him Oxford, after the dictionary. His body was failing rapidly. More...

Just a Thought.......

So, I’m drinking my morning coffee and looking at the rain and feeling tired and trying to decide why I did not sleep well when a new phrase entered my mind. “Non-responsible sleep”. More...

Focus on the Family

Single Mom Worried About Rushing Into Relationship

Q: My husband left our four young children and me a few years ago. I recently met a wonderful man who wants to get serious very quickly. My kids need a dad and I need a husband. However, I’m terrified of making a mistake. Any advice? More...

Obituaries

Curtis William Doering

September 19, 1927 - February 29, 2012

Curtis William Doering was born on September 19, 1927 in Galveston, Texas to William Otto & Louise Elizabeth (Werner) Doering. He was baptized on October 9, 1927 at St. John Lutheran Church in Galveston by Rev. A. F. More...

Jace Carter Hamby

July 28, 2011 - February 27, 2012

Jace Carter Hamby was born on July 28, 2011 at Seton Medical Center in Austin to Alisha Hamby. Jace was a little fighter from the moment he entered into this world prematurely. He had the biggest and bluest eyes and loved his blue bear. More...

James Albert Mittasch

July 20, 1950 - February 26, 2012

James Albert Mittasch, 61, of Giddings, died February 26, 2012 at home surrounded by his wife of almost 40 years, Carol Mittasch, his two daughters, family and friends. More...

 













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