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2012-08-02 digital edition

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August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lost Pines GCD Interviewing for General Manager

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District posted a Help Wanted Notice on their website recently, looking to replace their retiring General Manager, Joe Cooper. More...

Lee County Fair Association Gets Grant to Replace Park Pavilion

The Lee County Fair Association will be able to replace a section of an old existing pavilion with the help of a $25,000 community development grant. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Leek, Potato, and Ham Soup

Just about once a month, my wife comes home from grocery shopping and places this big bundle of leeks on my chopping block table for me to do some recipe with. More...

AAPL Recommends Landowners Insist on a Professional

This summer, landowners in South Texas will have a new way tool to help them negotiate oil and gas leases with confidence: the AAPL membership mark. More...

Outzkirts

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Church

Just a Thought.......

We small town folks are an interesting bunch. On the one hand, we like things the way they are and will go out of our way to keep them the same as always. More...

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Following a meaningful year of organizing and establishment, Edgewood Christian Church of Lexington celebrated its Charter Sunday on June 24, with a special worship service and a shared fellowship BB More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

“What’s With the Hair?” Sally had just celebrated her birthday. She was now officially one-hundred-and-two. As I walked into the nursing home, I could hear them singing Happy Birthday from the dining room. More...

Obituaries

Michelle Lynn Iselt

February13,1973-July29,2012

Funeral services for Michelle Iselt, 39 of Giddings, are pending at this time. Michelle passed away unexpectedly the morning of Sunday, July 29, 2012 in Austin. More...

Boettcher Wins Top Prize at Annual Fundraiser

Craig Boettcher took home the top prize in the annual Lexington Volunteer Fire Department/Lions Club fundraiser last Saturday night. More...

Tragic Accident Claims Four Lives

Travis County deputies investigated a two car accident Monday morning that took the life of a young woman, her two children and her unborn baby. More...

Bonnets On Display at Wendish Museum in Serbin

The quilting angels visited the Wendish Museum in Serbin for a preview of the more than 70 bonnets which will be on display thru the Wendish Festival, which begins Sept. 23. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 23, 2012 A caller reported that she saw a fire in a pasture that appeared to be close to a house on Hwy 21 West of FM 1624. Deputy Ayres searched the area and advised that it was a control burn. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 23, 2012 More...

Community News

Summer Reading Parties and Winners Announced

The Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, would like to thank everyone who participated and helped with the wonderful success of Summer Reading 2012! More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

The heat is on! Stay cool and hydrated. It looks like our typical Summer Weather Pattern has arrived. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Shelbie Campbell, granddaughter of Bob and Pat Rao, seen with Cindy Lou who always acts like she is the great hunter! More...

Sports

Congratulations to the Brazos Valley Juniors 14 Mizuno Volleyball Team!

Lexington student, Karsen Ross, and her fellow Brazos Valley Juniors 14 Mizuno volleyball teammates finished 5th in the nation at the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships held in More...

Are you Ready for some Football!!!!?

New UIL Rules Impact Practices

Ready or not, fall (late summer) practice begins on August the 6th for football and volleyball. Coach Jason Holcomb is excited about the potential of this year’s edition of the Eagles. More...

Rockdale Open Tennis Tournament

The Lexington Youth Tennis Netters did very well in the Rockdale Open Tennis Tournament, which was played last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Playing in the Boys 12U Division were Colby Bexley and Coby Robertson. More...














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