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March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Child Abuse Prevention Month Set

Lee County Commissioners met on Monday, March 26, 2012, and approved a resolution presented by a group of Giddings ISD students. The Resolution proclaimed April 2012 as Child Abuse Prevention Month. More...

General Stories

Rainwater Harvesting

It was insane, but last year I had almost come to tolerate the severe drought in Central Texas. I was beginning to see the advantages of the absence of rain. I never fussed about tramping around in mud to feed my animals. More...

The Nightmare

I’m not a germophobe. You get over that the first time your beloved bundle of joy spits up down the front of your shirt. That was 28 years ago for me. More...

Home Country

It was the sun’s fault; that’s all we could figure out later. Well, that and the demise of Doc’s phantom squirrel. For a couple of days the sun had been warming our shoulders and making us smile. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - Downtown Lexington 7 - 9 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

My Mind Just Will Not Slow Down More...

Just a Thought.......

My Lexington education continues. No, not at Herk’s breakfast table, but at Snow’s. More...

Focus on the Family

Husband Has Reason To Worry About Wife’s Facebook ‘Friend’

Q: I recently discovered that my wife has connected with an old flame through Facebook. She keeps telling me it’s not a big deal, but I think it is. Do I have a right to be angry and to tell her not to talk to this guy? More...

Obituaries

Melvin Ray Iselt

January 20, 1951 - March 21, 2012

Melvin Ray Iselt was born on January 20, 1951 in Giddings, Texas to Paul & Natalie (Sander) Iselt. He was baptized on February 11, 1951 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln by Rev. Henry Stroebel and confirmed on April 11, 1965 also at St. More...

Walter Herbert Kaiser

September 25, 1912 - March 23, 2012

Mr. Kaiser passed away at his home on Friday, March 23, 2012. More...

Edward “E.J.” James Mitschke

September13,1930-March18,2012

Edward James “E.J.” Mitschke was born on September 13, 1930 in Loebau, Texas to Ervin & Gertrude (Kasper) Mitschke. He was baptized on October 4, 1930 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau by Rev. More...

Attempted Abduction of Teenage Girl

On Saturday, March 24, at approximately 8 p.m., Lexington Police Officer Nurse made contact with a 14 year old black female, who advised that she was almost abducted by an unknown older black male. More...

Austin Man Gets 4 Years

An Austin man was sentenced to two consecutive two-year jail terms for theft in Judge Terry Flenniken’s 21st Judicial District Court last Thursday. Four others were also sentenced during the proceedings. More...

Hit and Run

At approximately 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 27, on FM 448, a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck hit a motorcycle and fled the scene. More...

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Sale Totals $418,505

The Lee County Jr. Livestock Show made just over $1,300 more than last year at last Saturday’s sale. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 19, 2012 A motorist reported approx 6 black cows out on FM 619 near the Down Home Ranch. Deputy Liles responded and cleared the cattle off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

Lexington Police Report by Captain Clarence Yarbrough Chief Jerry Bowden is on medical leave. March 14, 2012 More...

Community News

Meet the Rep. Candidates Forum for 21st District Court Judge

The Bastrop County TEA Party will host a “Meet the Candidates” Forum for 21st District Court Judge. The Democrat race is uncontested, thus so, the focus of this forum is on the contested race. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Homecoming is barely a month away, so the City will be focusing on preparing our town for the hundreds of people who flock home for the annual celebration. Clean Up Month will begin April 2. More...

APRIL IS CLEAN UP MONTH

April is Clean Up Month for the City of Lexington. Dumpsters will be at the City Yard on FM 1624, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., starting on April 2, 2012. Call City Hall at 773- 2221, or come by City hall and someone will assist you. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week was a busy week for our students and staff with the Lee County Stock Show and the Invitational Track Meet all taking place the same week as High School Academic UIL. More...

Sports

Eagles Fall to Cameron 2-1

W.E. Meuth pitched the game of his young high school baseball life, but the Eagles could not convert it into a win over Cameron last week. The Eagles got seven hits, but could not get them in a timely fashion. More...

Sports Thoughts

The Lady Eagles started last week tied for first place in district. By Saturday they were in fourth place, all alone. I hope they get their act together in the second round. They have to go to Academy and Rogers in the second round. More...

27-AAA Baseball Standings

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