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March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Car Accident Sends Two to Hospital

A three car accident on Wednesday, March 8, in front of Wal-Mart, sent two people to St. Marks Hospital for treatment. Giddings Police Officer Lacey Carvin was dispatched to the 2200 block of E. Austin Street at 10:08 pm. More...

Poster Contest Winners Announced

Winners of this year’s Poster Contest for the Lee County Junior Livestock Show are found in today’s paper. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

My Way Meatloaf

I have a passion for “meatloaf”. I’ve tried many different recipes, made up my own, and I have come up with some I like better than others. My Way Meatloaf More...

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – WoodsonCommunity Bldg. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Sometimes it helps to know “the rest of the story” as Paul Harvey used to say. This tale is about two matching trees which stand close together in the backyard of my adopted Rock House. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Just Did What I Knew to Do Maximillan was quite a guy. He grew up in the inner city, a harsh and unfriendly world. Rather than growing bitter, he developed a heart for people. He joined the armed forces at 18, and became a veteran of three wars. More...

Focus on the Family

Learn To Reconnect With Husband After Deployment

Q: My husband just returned from his first deployment to Afghanistan. We’re both feeling a bit intimidated by one another after a year apart. How do we deal with this? More...

Sports

Lexington Middle School Participants in the Giddings MS Track Meet

Halle Mitchell won 1st Place in the 7th Grade Girls 100 M Hurdles. More...

Bees Sting Eagles 3-2

Lexington opened the 2012 District 27-AA race with a 3-2 loss to Academy. The two teams played close baseball throughout the entire game. More...

Eagles Honored

Donnie Havard was chosen as 6th Man of the Year by District 27AA coaches in recent balloting. Jason Washington and A.J. Flot were voted first team all-district and Eriq Mitchell was selected second team all-district. More...

Drivers License Office to Re-Open in Lee County

Courthouse Balcony Repairs

Lee County Commissioners learned recently that the State Drivers License Office will be reopening in Giddings. It is anticipated that it will be opened at its original location, at 170 E. Industry just off of Hwy. More...

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Lexington ISD Librarian, Debbie Johnson, seen with her granddaughter, Kaedyn Johnson, enjoyed the Lexington Elementary PTO Movie Night, held last week. More...

City of Lexington

Revenue Report February 2012

Sales Tax Revenue$12,699.47EDC $4,176.74 More...

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The Lexington Garden Club held their March meeting at the Holy Family Catholic Church parish hall last week. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 5, 2012 A concerned citizen reported seeing a lot of black smoke from somewhere west of CR 320. Deputy York located the source and advised that it was a controlled burn. Deputy York was dispatched to a residence on CR 208. More...

Community News

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels are being offered each Wednesday in Lexington at the Senior Citizen Center on the Square. Serving begins at 11:30. More...

Outdoor News

March 12, 2012

Spring break is here and recent rains will greatly benefit area lakes and streams. Locally, Lake Somerville and surrounding creeks will allow anglers to access fishing spots previously off limits. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

REGULAR MEETING The Lexington City Council will meet in Regular Session on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. Agenda: Call meeting to order, Welcome guests, Citizen input. More...

School

LHS Students attend “Highway to Success” Leadership Meeting

Lexington High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America ( FCCLA) members attended the Region 5 Leadership meeting in Corpus Christi held at the American Bank Center, Thursday, Feb. 23rd - Saturday, Feb. 25th. More...

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The Lexington Elementary School PTO hosted a movie night last week, featuring “Dolphin Tails. From the look on the face of the young boy at the left, it must have been pretty exciting movie! More...

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These young girls said, “The movie was GREAT!” More...

Obituaries

Dorothea “Dorothy” Eleanor Blasig

October 24, 1929 - March 6, 2012

Dorthea “Dorothy” Eleanor Synatschk Blasig was born on October 24, 1929 in Warda, Texas to Carl & Clara ( Mitschke) Synatschk. She was baptized on October 27, 1929 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda, Texas by Rev. More...














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