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April 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Pumping Permits Tabled at LPGCD Meeting

The Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District tabled three requests to pump water from the Simsboro Aquifer, one of which was from Forestar Real Estate Group, who was requesting to pump 45,000 acre feet per year from ten wells within Lee County. More...

Photo

Happy faces and overflowing Easter baskets filled the town last week as dozens of children took to the gazebo, personal yards and churches in search of the colorful treasures. More...

General Stories

State Senate Week in Review

All applicants for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program would have to take a drug screening under a bill passed out of the Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday. More...

Recycling Judges

Recycling has become a hot topic of late. Many people believe that we are using our planet’s resources faster than it can replenish them. The obvious answer is to reuse those resources over and over. More...

Home Country

Irma has it figured out. She’s a bona fide, egg-laying member of the “Production Red” hen sorority and she knows her rights. More...

Church

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

Getting Cleaned Out “Is it possible to get all that cleaned out?” Carl asked. Carl’s life had been a war. He lost his parents early. Depression and anxiety took over, later driving him to alcohol and drugs. More...

Just a Thought.......

As I live through the seasons at the Rock House, I continue to be surprised by the variety of flowers that suddenly bloom. They are as beautiful as they are varied and I often think of those who planted them. More...

Focus on the Family

Use ‘Natural Consequences’ to Get Kids to Clean Their Rooms

Q: We’re struggling to get our children to be organized and keep their rooms clean. Do you have any tips that would help? Jim: As the father of two boys, I know how you feel! Every parent has his or her own method of handling such challenges. More...

Obituaries

Emilie Bertha Birnbaum

January26,1922-April1,2013

Funeral services for Emilie Birnbaum, 91 of Manheim, Texas, are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim, with Rev. Herb Keistman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Ray Norman

October16,1928-March25,2013

Funeral services for Ray Norman, 84 of Lockhart, Texas and formerly of Giddings, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2013 at the Giddings City Cemetery in Giddings with Pastor Gary Roe officiating. More...

Arnold John Proske

August11,1936-March25,2013

Funeral services for Arnold Proske, 76 of Giddings, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. Mr. More...

Investigation of an Unusual Burglary

The Giddings Police Department is investigating an unusual burglary that happened over the Easter weekend. According to Farah Ramsey, with the GDP, someone gained access to Happy Nails by breaking through the roof of that business. More...

Five People Sentenced in District Court

Five people were sentenced on March 21, 2013, in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. More...

City Wide Garage Sale This Saturday

The Lexington Chamber of Commerce will provide a map of dozens of yard and garage sales throughout the town on Saturday. Pick one up at their office on Main St. More...

City Elections Cancelled

The Lexington City Council issued an Order of Cancellation, cancelling the City Elections that were scheduled for May 11, 2013. More...

Sports Thoughts…

I did not do so well in my ESPN March Madness bracket. I am standing at 6,926,607 place. Not too close to first place. Jessica Parrish seems to be doing very well with Concordia University’s softball team. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

March 25, 2013 A motorist reported cows out on the roadway on CR 116. Deputy Ayres searched all the way to the CR 117 intersection, but advised there were no cows out. More...

Lexington Police Report

March 24, 2013 Officer Vivas was dispatched to assist the Lee County Sheriff’s Department on a burglary call that occurred in the 1000 Blk of FM 1624. More...

Community News

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: I attended the standing-room-only hearing held recently by Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District, attended by folks from Bastrop and Lee County. Our district has been one of the best in the state. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Recent storms downed trees and limbs, but, thankfully, due to the diligence of our employees, it was less problematic than it could have been. More...

Community Calendar

Wednesday, April 3, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Last week was a busy week for our Lexington High School students with the One Act Play Competition and High School Academic UIL Competition taking place back to back last Wednesday and Thursday. Our students and teachers did a terrific job! More...

Sports

Lady Eagles Jolted by Jarrell 4-1

Jarrell dealt the Lexington Lady Eagles a serious blow to their postseason plans last week. Lexington was in solid possession of third place with hopes of being in second next week. More...

Eagles Fall to Jarrell 5-0

In a game that closely resembled last week’s game with Cameron, the Lexington Eagles let one inning decide the baseball game. Jarrell scored five runs in the fifth inning, the only runs scored in the game, to defeat the Eagles. More...

Lexington Tennis

The tennis team will be playing in the district tournament on April 8th and 9th in Taylor. “The team has worked really hard to this point and we expect to have a good showing again this year” said Coach Jarad Richards. More...

 













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