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May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Five People Sentenced

Five people were sentenced on May 24 in the 21st District Court of Lee County with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

General Stories

A Bittersweet Trip on the Honor Flight Network

In May 2005, an incredible effort was started to bring veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam from across the country to see the Washington, D.C. memorials constructed in their honor. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans

Most Southerners have a favorite Chicken Salad in their recipe collection. If you’re an enthusiast like my wife, then you’ll love this scrumptious recipe. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library offers new large type books for our patrons. Diamond Bay by Linda Howard finds Rachael Jones getting involved with a wounded man who is washed up on shore and into Rachael’s life. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 30, 2012Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood - DowntownLexington7 - 9 p.m. More...

Church

Focus on the Family

Aging Parents No Longer Have Zest For Life

Q: My parents are in their 70s and have lost their passion for life. They have a hard time finding meaning and purpose. Is there any advice or resources that would challenge them to find purpose again? More...

Just a Thought.......

Like you, I had a lot of conversations during our recent Homecoming weekend. But the one I remember was at a table in the 4th Street Bakery. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

What Else Would I Do? Maggie was a delightful lady suffering from a very slow decline. She’d watched numerous friends and relatives pass away. She moved from her home in the country to an assisted living facility. More...

Primary Election Results for Lee County

Tuesday’s Primary Election saw 1945 votes cast throughout Lee County, which is considered a nice turnout considering the number of uncontested races on both the Republican and Democratic tickets. More...

American Legion Honors Fallen Veterans

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LHS Grads Awarded Over $52K in Scholarships

Over $52 thousand dollars were awarded Tuesday, May 22, to many deserving seniors at Lexington High School’s Award Ceremony. Lauren Johnston and Zach Rother each received $8,750 in scholarship awards. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

May 21, 2012 Deputy Liles spoke to a business owner about some suspicious activity. Deputies will be closely patrolling the area on all shifts. More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

Well, it’s finally here - the end of another school year! Congratulations to all the kids for their scholastic accomplishments over the last year. We hope you enjoy your summer! Be safe! More...

Summer Volunteer Opportunities Abound at Ranch Camp

Down Home Ranch’s 18th season of Ranch Camp, a five-day residential camp for teens and adults with intellectual disabilities such as Down syndrome, will open Sunday, June 3 and run for four consecutive weeks during the month of June. More...

Nice Crowd Assembles for American Legion Ceremony

A large crowd of almost 100 gathered on the Square last Sunday afternoon for a ceremony performed by the Lexington American Legion in honor of all fallen service men and women in our armed services. More...

Sports

Eagle Year in Review

The Eagle year was excellent once more. The football team made it deep into the playoffs. The cross country team competed well and the volleyball team tied for third in district action. Then came basketball season. More...

Sports Thoughts…......

The Aggies are in; the Horns are probably out. Texas is glad that Missouri and A&M are now out of the Big XII. It seems they took two of the NCAA post-season spots that Texas is used to receiving, based on politics. More...

Photo

Will Holcomb and Lauren Johnston were named Mr. and Miss Lexington High School during last week’s Academic Awards Ceremony. More...

Obituaries

Florence Cooke

November 10, 1915 - May 22, 2012

Florence Cooke was born on November 10, 1915 in Giddings, Texas to William and Elsie Christiansen Smith. Florence died at the age of 96 years, 6 months and 12 days on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at her residence in Giddings. More...














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