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2012-10-25 digital edition

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October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Community News

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LVFD firefighter Rodney Qualls fights the fire that happened in Blue last Tuesday. More...

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Members of the American Petroleum Institute in Giddings kicked off the upcoming holiday season last weekend by making their annual donation to Blue Santa. More...

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Hostess Sharon Murphy (left) is seen with her cohostesses of the October Lexington Garden Club meeting. Pictured with her are Pat Ahrendt (back), Lou Peebles (center) and Lynn Speier. More...

Outdoor News

I’ve receive some questions concerning trespassing and hunting without landowner consent. While each case stands on its own merit, each element must be proven. More...

Local Red Cross Awards Top Volunteers

The American Red Cross of Central Texas gave top honors to Volunteer of the Year, Joanna Johnson of Spicewood, at the Volunteer Recognition Dinner held recently. More...

Chocolate Lovers Festival Baking Contest Winners

Melissa Brown won First Place in this year’s Baking Contest with her delicious - and beautiful - Raspberry Chocolate cake. More...

Bobby Flores & The Yellow Rose Band

Grammy Award recipient, Bobby Flores and his Yellow Rose Band are scheduled to perform Thursday, November 1, 2012 at the Silver Wings Ballroom in Brenham, Texas. More...

Giddings Library Wants to Spook You!

Attention all children: the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center will be celebrating Halloween on Wednesday, October 31, 2012! More...

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Dime Box hosted their annual Black Bridge Festival and Mini Marathon earlier this month. Pictured above is one of the entries in the parade. More...

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Jeremiah Warren was a great help to his momma in her booth during Chocolate Lovers! More...

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Donald Boriack, along with his wife, Karen, both with the Fedor Volunteer Fire Department, were guest speakers at the Lincoln 4H meeting. More...

What a Beautiful Baby Boy!

Born Monday, July 25, 2012, 8:40 a.m. at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas. Weight - 9 pounds 5 1/2 ounces, 20 inches long Parents are Andy and Micah Holcombe of Temple, Texas More...

Dear Editor,

After reading the 4 letters to the editor in your October 18, 2012 edition, I felt it necessary to write a response to those letters that appear to be an attack on our current Road Commissioner, Ronnie Bradshaw. More...

Dear Editor:

Lexington’s Homecoming game and celebrations were great and the half-time presentations were beautiful. More...

Lexington ISD Board of Trustees Meeting Notes and Briefs

The Lexington ISD Board of Trustees held their October regular meeting on October 22, 2012. The meeting was called to order by Phillip Brown, Board President and a quorum was declared. Mr. Green and Dr. Strain were not at the meeting. More...

Outdoor News

“Special Youth Only” season is fast approaching and will take place this weekend from Saturday the 27th through Sunday the 28th. More...

Lexington Garden Club Learns About Water Gardening

The Lexington Garden Club held their October 11th meeting at the home of Sharon and Tom Murphy. Host Tom Murphy was also the speaker and gave a presentation on *Water Gardening*, along with a tour of their beautiful gardens. More...

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Lee County Farm Bureau President, Mike Organ (right), is seen presenting Eric Davis, Secretary/Treasurer of the Giddings VFD, a check for $860. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Children of Bobbie and Tim King andWesley ReynoldsGrandchildren of Glenna and Ray King,Connie and Mike Bales, and Beverlyand Paul Russo More...

More Pictures from Chocolate Lovers!

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Megabus.com Expands Service

Travel to/from Austin, Brenham, Giddings, Katy, LaGrange, Prairie View and Houston for as low as $1

Megabus.com, the first city-tocity express bus company will offer routes to/from Austin and Houston with stops in Brenham, Giddings, Katy, LaGrange and Prairie View. Customers may begin booking at www.megabus.com for travel Nov. 1 and beyond. More...

Coral Snake Snacks on Copperhead

Donald Boriack of Moab was out jogging on Saturday morning, October 13, when he came upon a most unusual sight! He witnessed a huge coral snake with 28 yellow stripes eating a copperhead! More...

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Angie Prihoda (left) was the winner of the quilt drawing held during the Pink Ribbon Affair earlier this month. More...

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Rebecca French, Lexington High School Principal and “most special drawer of winners”, is seen selecting a winning ticket from the tumbler, with Lexington Masonic Lodge’s Worshipful More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library is proud to announce the arrival of some very interesting non-fiction books. Come by the library and check them out. More...

 













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