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Grand Jury No Bills Allegations in Report Regarding State School

The Lee County, Texas Grand Jury met on Friday, June 8, 2012 to consider allegations raised by Texas Juvenile Justice Department Independent Ombudsman Debbie Unruh in an April 13, 2012 ninepage report about conditions at the Giddings State School. More...

City of Lexington

May 2012 Revenue Report

Sales Tax Collected - $16,359.48 Lexington EDC $5,351.43 More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Caribbean Crab Sandwich

I have never been to the Caribbean Islands, but if their meals are as good as this one, I need to start saving money to make the trip. Caribbean Crab Sandwich2 limes1 lb. More...

Outzkirts

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Driving Me Bonkers

Love comes in many forms. The love for your spouse is much different than the love for your child, which is different from the love for a pet, which is different from the love of a friend. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Mtg.– Woodson Bldg. More...

Hospice Brazos Valley

Brenham Branch More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Amazing Grace Tess was an artist and a knitter. Beautiful paintings adorned her room. She donned a handmade sweater almost every day. She had a lovely smile, and a quiet, peaceful demeanor. More...

SUMMER WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

Starting June 18 Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted More...

Just a Thought.......

Sometimes writing a column is difficult because the words just aren’t there. Other times putting thoughts in this space is made tougher because of the challenge of a friend. More...

Obituaries

Clarence Milton Weiser

July 21, 1939 - June 10, 2012

Funeral services for Clarence Weiser, 72 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Texas with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Lexington’s Chief of Police Resigns

Lexington’s Chief of Police, Jerry Bowden, submitted a letter of resignation to the Mayor and City Council members on Sunday, June 10, citing financial and health issues as the reason. More...

Unannounced Inspection at County Jail

On May 22, 2012 the Lee County Jail had an unannounced inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. The inspection by the Jail Commission demonstrated that the Lee County Jail was in compliance with the Texas Minimum Jail Standards. More...

Local Man Sought for Hit & Run

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Crime Stoppers, is looking for Sergio Lara-Martinez, 27, for a hit and run accident that occurred on March 27, 2012 on FM 448 southwest of Giddings. More...

New Show to Feature Snow’s BBQ

A popular chef and television personality was at Snow’s BBQ in Lexington last Friday night and Saturday morning to film a segment that will be featured on his new show, Man, Fire, Food, which will air on The Cooking Channel next Septe More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

June 4, 2012 A caller reported that he had fallen and needed assistance getting up. He advised that he was not injured. Deputy Ray assisted. More...

Lexington Police Report

June 4, 2012 More...

Community News

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Woodson Community Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas. The Agenda is as follows: More...

Luminant CAP Members Hear about Power Generation

With strong member interest in understanding more about how Luminant’s Sandow power plant makes electricity, the Luminant Community Advisory Panel (LCAP) heard from Production Manager Jon Rice at its May meeting in Taylor. More...

Photo

LMS History Teacher, Connie Moss, took five students and two parents on a learning tour to Washington, DC June 5-9, 2012. The group toured George Washington’s estate, Mt. More...

School

Lexington Elementary School Honor Roll

All A’s Third Grade: Avery Carter, Elexus Cooper, Jazmine Cranston, Ellie Doerfler, Payson Eberz, Ty Hawley, Alyssa Hilcher, Lorelie Howard, Ethan Iselt, Marla Iselt, Victoria Mathis, Luke Scheel, Margaret Woodward, and Miranda Woodward More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Again, The Giddings Public Library offers a nice variety of large print books. More...

End of the Year Awards at Lexington Elementary Grades PreK - 2

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Sports

Jarrell Wins State Baseball Championship

The Jarrell Cougars, representing District 27-AA, won the state baseball championship. It was not easy for the Cougars as they played Elkhart in the opening round. The semi-final game went 13 innings with both teams having a chance to win. More...

Sports Thoughts……

The state baseball tourney was quite entertaining. Four games were played on Wednesday, with three decided by one run, and the other by three, with the tying run at the plate when the final out was made. More...

Community Baseball League Results - Wk 9

by Roland Zoch La Grange 9, Fedor 1Winchester 14, Plum 4 (8 innings)WP: Colter Zoch - 8IP, 16KLP: Jared MichalecFayetteville 12, Flatonia 11WP: Trevor MalotaLP: Luke Prihoda More...














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