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March 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Arrested for Stealing A/C Units

On Sunday, March 3, at about 8:10 p.m., Sgt. Lacey Carvin and Officer John Yoder, with the Giddings Police Department, responded to a theft in progress report at Air Conditioning and Electrical, located at 384 E. Industry. More...

General Stories

DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 8 - March 17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. More...

House Republican Caucus Opposes Medicaid Expansion

Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt is the Policy Chairman of the House Republican Caucus and they met this past Monday to discuss the Medicaid System. More...

Senate Week in Review

The State Senate Finance Committee finished up the education and health and human services portions of the Senate budget bill last Thursday, adopting workgroup recommendations on the two largest portions of the budget. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 6, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Yes. Two Times, Please “It’s good to see you, whoever you are,” Rodney said. More...

Just a Thought.......

My Lexington education continues. This time I am learning about calves who have been newly separated from their mothers. The rancher where I live has put a large group of them together in a pasture on their own. More...

Focus on the Family

Kids Should Be Taught Discerning Music Taste

Q: My daughter listens to a lot of music, but we’re constantly fighting over what’s appropriate. I recently told her she can’t download songs tagged as “explicit” or buy CDs with a parental advisory logo. More...

Obituaries

Mary Nell Fowler

August 19, 1935 - February 25, 2013

Mary Nell Horvath Fowler was born on August 19, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois to Anthony & Alice (Tudor) Horvath. She was united in marriage to Daniel K. Fowler on November 26, 1975 in Chicago Ridge, Illinois. More...

Joyce Louise Schroeder

August 22, 1929 - February 26, 2013

Funeral services for Joyce L. Schroeder, 83 of Giddings, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

E.V. “Bud” Weiser

November 13, 1923 - February 25, 2013

E.V. “Bud” Weiser, 89, a longtime resident of Yoakum, was born on November 13, 1923 in Fedor to Selma Symank Weiser and Herman Oswald Weiser. More...

Water Marketer Seeks Permits for Ten Wells Near Lexington

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District will meet in regular session on Wednesday, March 20, and will consider permitting a number of wells that have been applied for by various entities. More...

Dispositions in the 21st Judicial District of Lee County

Four dispositions were handed down in the 21st Judicial District of Lee County Texas on February 21, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Terry Flenniken presiding, and four more were handed down on February 28, 2013, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbe More...

Electric Bills are Higher

The City has received several complaints this month about residents’ electric bills being considerably higher. More...

Photo

Several dozen people, including local dignitaries and politicians, attended the “unveiling” of a restored home in Giddings for wounded veteran, Corporal Sean Friedrich and his wife, Anna, More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

February 25, 2013 A caller reported that her son may have been assaulted by his father. Deputy Ray completed a welfare check. Deputy Crockett assisted Trooper Thorp on a car accident on FM 3403, about half a mile off of Hwy 77. More...

Lexington Police Report

February 20, 2013 Officer Sandoval observed a suspicious person at the CEFCO Store. After an investigation, it was found the subject was having a reaction to prescription medication, which caused drowsiness. More...

Community News

Area Residents Gather for World Day of Prayer

Several residents of Lexington and the surrounding area gathered at the Holy Family Catholic Church last Friday morning for this year’s World Day of Prayer. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

The high winds that have persisted over the past week or so pose more danger for outdoor burning. Please refrain from burning outdoors when the weather is windy. More...

St. Joseph Acquires Bellville General Hospital

Facility Renamed Bellville St. Joseph Health Center

St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) has acquired operations for Bellville General Hospital, in Bellville, Texas. Under the agreement, the facility will be renamed Bellville St. Joseph Health Center. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Lexington Elementary School joined students and teachers across the state in celebrating Texas Public Schools Week this week with a variety of activities. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles 2nd @ Weimar

The Lexington Lady Eagles went 2-1 in pool play on Thursday and turned that performance into a bid for the championship of the Weimar Softball Tourney. Lexington defeated Wharton and Weimar on Thursday and lost to Ganado. More...

Eagles Capture 3rd in Home Town Tourney

The Lexington Eagles won two games and lost one in the Lexington baseball tourney this past weekend. The Eagles avenged a defeat by Franklin last weekend with a 13-5 win over the Lions. St. More...

Eagles Honored

Senior Jason Washington and Junior Eriq Mitchell were chosen first team all-district in basketball voting done by opposing coaches. This is the second time Washington has been given the honor. Also, senior Zach Lay was voted to the second team. More...














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