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November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Giddings Woman Charged with Theft

A Giddings woman was charged with theft ($50 to $500) after being accused of stealing $140 from the cash box at the Giddings Buffalo Stadium. More...

Hundreds Turn Out for Halloween in Lexington

Hundreds, yes, HUNDREDS, turned out for Halloween festivities throughout Lexington last Wednesday night, as the age-old tradition of Trick or Treating was enjoyed by all. More...

General Stories

Post Baby Jeans

At the beach, I spied a young woman in a bikini who was about 8 months pregnant. At first I thought, “Poor thing. More...

Home Country

Dud was awfully quiet all through the daily dissemination of anything on page one of the Valley Weekly Miracle, which wasn’t like him at all. Just sucked down caffeine and silently shook his head now and then. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Triple Ginger Squares

I wanted something with true fall feeling. My favorite autumn sweets are gingerbread and molasses cookies, so I combined them in this cake; an excellent dessert for the Thanksgiving holidays. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I’m Kind of Vague on That Sam and Pete are World War II veterans. They live on the same hall in an assisted living facility. They sit together at meals. Their favorite colors are olive green and khaki. More...

Just a Thought.......

I miss my father every day. I have lost count of the times I wanted to call him, but could not. The fact that he is not here, but there, haunts me, even though I trust he is in that beautiful heaven about which he always preached. More...

Sports

Lexington Outscores Rogers 58-53

Eagles Capture #1 Seed for Playoffs

No, this is not a report on a basketball game. The Lexington Eagles defeated Rogers in a football scoring duel not seen often in these parts. Rogers came out smoking, as they scored 47 points in the first half, 21 in the first quarter. More...

Lexington Outduels Anderson-Shiro

Advance to 3rd Round

Lexington and the Anderson-Shiro Lady Owls staged a great volleyball match Thursday at Bryan Rudder High School. More...

Eagles Finish with Schulenburg

Lexington will entertain Schulenburg in the final home game of the season. The Shorthorns are 3-2 in district with wins over Randolph, Jarrell, and Johnson City. Their two losses were to Blanco 22-21 and to Rogers 76-69 in overtime. More...

Students Get First Hand Experience in Election Process

This year’s election hubbub was not lost by the second grade students in Mrs. Leen’s class at Lexington Elementary this week. They learned about the electoral process first hand, by staging their own election. More...

Fatal Accident on FM 696 W

One person was declared dead at the scene of a one car accident that occurred Monday afternoon, November 5, on FM 696 West, near the intersection of CR 337, a few miles outside of Lexington. More...

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in District Court last week with the Honorable Reva Towslee-Corbett presiding. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

October 29, 2012 A resident reported that a vehicle was parked on the side of the road near his property. Deputy York located the vehicle and checked to make sure it was not stolen. He advised it was unoccupied, but completely off the roadway. More...

Lexington Police Report

October 29, 2012 Officer Nurse responded to the Dollar General Store on a stalking call. He made contact with the complainant and gathered all the necessary information to identify the subject. Officer Nurse completed a police report. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

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From the Mayor’s Desk

Congratulations to Sheriff Meyer, and all the other candidates running in this year’s elections. Voting is a privilege we should not take lightly and it is always encouraging to see that our local citizens take that privilege seriously. More...

Outdoor News

Even though a few bucks were reported at the local check station, opening weekend for most hunters wasn’t as good as they would’ve liked. Fog, rain, moon phase and natural food sources kept deer at bay. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Over the last year our high school staff has been working hard at educating students about the new End of Course (EOC) exams, which are the high school piece of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR). More...

CAP Meeting Scheduled

The Community Advisory Panel to Alcoa (Rockdale Operations) – CAPARO— will meet on Mon., Nov. 12, 2012 for an update from Alcoa and the annual report on emissions. The 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. More...

Luminant CAP Receives Site Updates and Emissions Report

Mine and power plant updates preceded presentation of the annual report on emissions to the Luminant Community Advisory Panel (LCAP) in October. Members learned that Dragline 80 is as close to FM 696 as it is ever expected to be. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy A. Lehmann

October13,1922-October30,2012

Funeral services for Dorothy A. Lehmann, 90 of Ledbetter, Texas, were held on Friday, November 2, 2012 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

Marie Mitschke

September19,1929-November5,2012

Funeral services for Marie Mitschke, 83 of Giddings, are pending at this time. More...














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