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January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

A Second Fatal Crash in One Week in Lee County

Last week was not a good week for Lee County travelers. Two fatal crashes were investigated by DPS and local law enforcement, one just south of Lexington and a second just west of Giddings. More...

County Court

Lee County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 14 and approved an extension of the lease of the County Clerk’s office space from First National Bank in Giddings for six months, with a provision to go on a month to month basi More...

General Stories

Stupid People Need More Towels

I think about strange things sometimes. Things like: If everyone in the Western Hemisphere jumped up, would everyone in the Eastern Hemisphere bounce? That’s something to which I’ll probably never know the answer. More...

Home Country

The problem was Billy, you see. Billy’s our town dog, ever since Sally passed away quietly on Doc’s porch, and Billy’s owner, Stewart Simpson, died two weeks later. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Fruity Granola When you get a craving for a wholesome snack, go with this fruity granola recipe. You’ll love the chewy sweetness of the honeyed cereal, and fruit and nut mixture. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 16, 2013Story Time - Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

We Dance to the Music We’re Listening To More...

GriefShare Begins 13-Week Program

Immanuel Lutheran Church of Giddings is, once again, sponsoring a special ministry called GriefShare for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one. More...

Just a Thought.......

These dark and cold days can lead to discouragement. You have to track through the mud to feed the cattle, or, you may feel trapped inside your house. More...

Obituaries

Clarence Albert Proske

February 25, 1951-January 12, 2013

Funeral services for Clarence Proske, 61 of Giddings, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas, with Rev. Paul Hartfield officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Marjorie Bernice Thompson Clark

September 18, 1925-January 10, 2013

Graveside services for Marjorie Bernice Thompson Clark were held Sunday, January 13, 2013 in the Prospect Cemetery near Lexington, Texas. Rev. Bobby Thompson officiated. More...

Mildred Lydia Kilian

December 30,1924-January 13, 2013

Funeral services for Mildred Kilian, 88 of Giddings, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Winchester, Texas with Rev. Nate Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Local Builders Donate Time and Talent to Disabled Marine

Recently, Brian Fischer and Tim Langham, owners of Fischer Langham Custom Builders in Giddings, spoke at the Giddings Rotary Club about a project they recently undertook to help a disabled Marine and his family by refurbishing a home in Giddings dona More...

Rain Slick Road Contributes to Fatal Crash

Highway 77, south of Lexington, about four miles north of Highway 21, was the scene of a fatal crash last Wednesday, that took the life of 25 year old Robert Martin Zoch, IV. More...

Photo

Lexington Garden Club members met last Thursday. The host was Pam Iselt (far left) and her co-hostesses were Pat Ahrendt, Jean Davis and Ann Chernosky. More...

LCGT Annual Domino Tourney

Lee County Go-Texan held its annual domino tournament on January 4, 2013 at Leesure Lanes in Giddings. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

January 7, 2013 A caller reported a silver colored Ford 150 truck that was driving up and down CR 114. Deputy Carvin spoke to the complainant and searched the area for a vehicle matching the description given. More...

Lexington Police Report

January 6, 2013 Officer Sandoval was dispatched to a 911 hang up call in the 700 block of Main St. Contact was made with a subject who reported her six year old son had dialed 911. The child was spoken to about when 911 should be used. More...

Community News

GIDDINGS LIBRARY NEWS CORNER

The Giddings Public Library welcomes the New Year of 2013 with a good selection of our latest books. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The City continues to be plagued with sewer problems. The “whistle” problem has been solved, but we continue to battle grease in the lines - cooler weather only exasperates that problem. More...

Lee County Game Warden Set To Retire

Lee County Game Warden, Victor Gonzales, is retiring after serving the state of Texas for 26 ½ years. His last working day is scheduled for January 25th and he will be on extended leave until his retirement date of February 28th. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

For several years I have been inviting our Lexington community to get involved andattendour school board meetings. More...

Sports

Eagles Clip Rosebud-Lott 59-48

Lexington knocked the petals off Rosebud-Lott Friday night with a 59- 48 win over the Cougars. Lexington battled a tough full court press by the Cougars all night. More...

Lady Eagles Get Bouquet

The Lady Eagles defeated Rosebud-Lott 66-30 Friday night to move them to 3-4 in district play. This was Lexington’s second district win this week. More...

Lady Eagles Deal Yoe Woe 40-32

On a night when few things went right, the Lexington Lady Eagles won a district game. The Lady Eagles shot poorly from the field, from the three-point line, and the free throw line, but did enough to defeat Cameron. More...














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