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January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Celebrating 20 Years of Entertainment and Scholarships

The Lone Star Opry, the primary fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Giddings, will host their 20th Anniversary Celebration of Country Music Monday on January 7, 2013 at the Giddings High School Cafetorium, which is located at 2337 N. Main in Giddings. More...

General Stories

Goodbye and Thank You

After nearly 20 years in Washington, this is my final week as the senior US Senator from the great state of Texas. More...

Home Country

Annette George, owner of the Soup ‘R Market, picked up the list of her New Year’s resolutions: 1. Replace cracked glass on the meat cooler. 2. Walk two miles each morning before work. 3. Lose 15 pounds by summer. 4. More...

Procrastination and Flying Arachnids

I tried. I really tried. I picked up a pen and a pad of paper. (I don’t use my computer unless I have to.) I sat down in my comfortable chair facing a bank of windows where a peaceful scene of trees, grass, and sky would help to clear my mind. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 2, 2013 Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Patsy was a resilient lady. She grew up in a volatile, alcoholic household. Her father was violent and couldn’t hold down a job. Her mom spent days in her room, weeping and depressed. Her siblings were outof control. More...

Just a Thought.......

Forgiveness, Purpose and Resolution were having coffee one day when the subject turned to the New Year. Resolution’s face was bright as an LED light and it was obvious he was excited about the recent turn of the calendar. More...

Obituaries

Edna Reuther Gloyna

December 10, 1921 - December 25, 2012

Edna (Reuther) Gloyna was born on December 10, 1921 in Lincoln, Texas to William & Augusta (Pratho) Reuther. She was baptized on March 12, 1922 and confirmed on April 5, 1936 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lincoln by Rev. William Mueller. More...

Milton “Pete” Nimtz

November 23, 1931 - December 22, 2012

Pete was born on November 23, 1931 in Dime Box, Texas to John and Gladys (Grundman) Nimtz. He attended school at Dime Box and graduated in 1951 and went to the University of Houston for several years to become an accountant. More...

Sharon Holub Heller

September 14, 1946 - December 29, 2012

Sharon Ann Holub Heller was born on September 14, 1946 in Schulenberg, Texas to Jerome & Alma (Naiser) Holub. She attended St. More...

Four Sentenced in District Court

Four people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on December 17, 2012, with the Honorable Terry Flenniken presiding. More...

Photo

Michelle Lockhart and friends started the Lee County Coats for Kids Campaign last month. More...

Gunshot Shatters Store Window

Officer Vivas of the Lexington Police Department was on patrol on December 23 when he heard a gunshot come from the CEFCO Store located on Hwy. 77. Upon arrival, Vivas observed that one of the large front windows was shattered. More...

Volunteer Blood Donor Month

January marks the annual celebration of National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, a time to raise awareness and honor those caring individuals who touch the lives of patients through the selfless act of blood donation. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

December 24, 2012 Deputy Skinner assisted Lexington P.D. at Cefco after a shot was fired and the bullet hit the window. Investigation revealed that the bullet was accidentally fired in a truck and ricocheted off the window. More...

Lexington Police Report

December 18, 2012 Officer Vivas was dispatched to the 400 Blk of Cherry St. in reference to a verbal disturbance. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

To the editor: More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Welcome back! More...

Outdoor News

December 24, 2012

I attended a district meeting in Brenham where we completed biannual training in Sexual Harassment and annual training in Fraud. We also updated computer training for our new online offense report writing requirement. More...

Sports

Lexington Misses Salado 38-33

The Lady Eagles missed seven straight free-throws, leaving them down 30-28, very late in the fourth quarter, as they lost their third straight district game. More...

Salado Whistles Past Lexington 58-44

The Salado Eagles used some good shooting and a few curious whistles to defeat the Lexington Eagles in the District 22A opener for both teams. More...

Eagles @ Cameron Tournament

Lexington won one game and lost three in the Cameron Tourney held December 27th and 28th. Lexington beat Cameron and lost to Rockdale, Robinson, and Lampasas. Eriq Mitchell had a huge 30- point game against district rival Cameron. More...

 













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