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March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Easter Sunrise Service

The Lexington Ministerial Alliance will host their annual Community Easter Sunrise Service. It will take place Easter morning, Sunday, March 31, at 7 a.m. at the gazebo on the Lexington Square. More...

General Stories

Senate Week in Review

Senate passes Budget Bill

The Senate approved its version of the state budget on Wednesday, March 20, one that would spend $95 billion in general state revenue in 2014 and 2015. More...

Rules For Punch Bug

When I was a kid, we used to play a game while riding in the car. Every time someone would see a Volkswagon Beetle, they would yell, “Punch Bug!” and slug the person next to them. More...

Home Country

We buried Marshall Sprack last Saturday, and we will miss him. Ol’ Marsh was the cheerful old-timer who could be seen each day walking his two tiny dogs around the neighborhood. He always had a smile and wave for everyone. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 27, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Our dedicated staff has had their eyes on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams all year. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Flush Florence 12-0

Lexington cruised to a 12-0 win over Florence Tuesday afternoon. Meghann Wrinkle pitched a nice game and the Lady Eagle offense went to town in the truncated game. More...

Lady Eagles’ Rally Nips Cameron

Going into their last at-bat, Lexington trailed Cameron 3-1. Lexington rallied to score four runs in the top of the seventh inning to win the game. More...

Florence Rally Nips Eagles

Lexington went into the bottom of the seventh inning with a 6-4 lead. It wasn’t enough, as Florence staged a furious rally to score three runs without an out, to win the game. More...

Lee Co Jr. Livestock Show Raises Over Half a Million $$$!

“The sale was awesome!” That’s what Kerry Bexley said following last Saturday’s sale at the Lee County Jr. Livestock Show. Bidders spent $542,919 as they purchased many of the entries in this year’s event. More...

Shooting Range Approved for Sheriff’s Dept.

During their regular meeting last Monday morning, the Lee County Commissioners approved a request by Sheriff Rodney Meyer for a shooting range to be constructed behind the Sheriff’s Department facilities. More...

Photos

About 80 teachers, students, parents, and grandparents filled the LISD board room to show support for Superintendent Frances McArthur Monday night, at a special called board meeting to discuss her ev More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 18, 2013 Deputy Allen searched for a small blue car traveling westbound from Carmine into Giddings and was reported to be swerving all over the roadway. Subject had turned into Bucees. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Letter to the Editor: More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

We at the City wish each of you a very blessed Easter. We hope your holiday is filled with opportunities to be with your family, as well as in prayerful thought of the Easter blessings. Be safe and be well. More...

Music for Your Country Soul

Area Entertainers to Hold Country Gospel Show in Giddings

Tired of what is passing for music today on the radio? If so, make plans to attend the 1st Annual Country Gospel Jamboree, to be held Sunday, April 7 at the Giddings High School auditorium. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

This Sunday is Easter. If you want to go to church, but don’t want to hear any snide comments about “Christmas and Easter” Christians, come on by. More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

My Memory is Not What It Used to Be “Do I know you?” Alfred asked. More...

Focus on the Family

Child’s Swearing May Be Sign Of Something More Troubling

Q: How can I stop my child from swearing? I’ve confronted him about this several times, but the problem only gets worse. What can I do? More...

Obituaries

Allen R. Belzel

May23,1942–March13,2013

Family Memorial services to be held in May. Mr. Belzel passed away at the age of 70 on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 after a short battle with brain cancer. Mr. Belzel was born on May 23, 1942 in The Bronx of NewYork City to John and Dorothy Belzel. More...

Mary Rodriguez Gutierrez

September6,1927-March24,2013

Funeral services for Mary Rodriguez Gutierrez, 85 of Giddings, were held on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Pastor Tim Clayton officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. More...

David Jacob Richardson

July23,1981-March21,2013

Funeral services for David Richardson, 31 of Serbin, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 25, 2013 at the First Assembly of God in Giddings with Pastor Pat Herlitz officiating. Burial followed immediately in the St. More...














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