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June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bluebonnet Scam Spreading

People falsely claiming to be Bluebonnet Electric Coop employees or contractors have widened the area in which they are targeting members, attempting to trick consumers with supposedly delinquent accounts into making payments to them with prepaid mon More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Mama’s Lemon Squares

I believe this dessert is one of the all time favorites at social functions. I know I always look and hope to find these tangy delicious squares. More...

Outzkirts

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Community News

Dear Citizens of Lexington:

I would like to say how incredible it has been to serve Lexington ISD as athletic director and head football coach for the past thirteen years! It has truly been a privilege to come to work every day! More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

School is out and it is time for lots of SUMMER FUN! We all need to be careful of the children. There will be more bikes and foot traffic in our community. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library has a wonderful selection of new large print books. Ransom River by Meg Gardiner is about a high profile murder case. Rory Mackenzie is juror number seven in a case in her hometown of Ransom River, California. More...

School

2013 GHS Graduation Candidates

Ryan Yantz, Valedictorian More...

Meet the 2013 Dime Box High School Graduates!

Miranda Bage, Valedictorian More...

Lexington High School Graduation

Left to right graduates Christian Conner, Ryan Brower, Christian Hess, Todd Glass,Tyler Meyer, Christopher Brandon, and Ray Gardner gather together to share a moment before it’s time to begin g More...

Man Air Lifted after being Run Over by His Own Truck

On Saturday, June 1, at approximately 7:15 in the evening, Deputy R.L. Carvin with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the Edgar Arldt property located at 4178 FM 2440, northwest of Giddings. More...

Ten Indictments Handed Down by the Lee County Grand Jury

Ten indictments were handed down by the Lee County Grand Jury on Friday, May 31, 2013. Phyllis Michelle Bradshaw, 47 of Giddings, was indicted for Theft-Less than $1500 – with Two or More Prior Convictions. More...

Upcoming Events

Benefit for Rick Murphree, hosted by the Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 12 pm – 6 pm at the Tanglewood Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Police

Lexington Police Report

May 25, 2013 Cpl. Nurse and Officer Jones responded to the CEFCO Store for a gas drive-off report. Upon arrival, the vehicle had departed the area. More...

Sheriff’s Report

May 27, 2013 A motorist reported a black calf out on CR 216 near CR 217. Deputy Carvin responded to the call and ran the calf off the roadway. Lifeline reported they had received a “fall” alert from their subscriber on CR 127. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 5, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

When I was a child, I had no understanding of a most famous date, D-Day, 1945. Later, I studied it in history as something that happened to someone else. More...

THEY SAID IT

It Was a Whole New World

William had battled cancer for almost two decades. He had outlived every prognosis he was given, but now he was declining rapidly. The doctor indicated he had about a week to live. More...

Sports

Coaching Changes

Every year about this time, there are hundreds of coaches that move from school to school. Some leave by their own choice and some by the departing schools’ choice. More...

Sports Thoughts……

The state softball tourney is over with some familiar names winning the gold medal. Weimar won their first gold medal in Class A, after winning three championships in 2A. The community lives and breathes baseball and softball. More...

Obituaries

Ronald Thomas Dymke

July14,1964-May29,2013

Ronald “Ronnie” Thomas Dymke, born July 14, 1964, died May 29, 2013, following a long illness fighting Muscular Dystrophy. Ronnie had been a lifetime resident of Hitchcock, Texas and died in Joshua, Texas with family. More...

Howard Ivan McKinney

June25,1939-May28,2013

Graveside services for Howard McKinney, 73 of Giddings, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery in Vernon, Florida. More...

Duane “D.W.” Williams

October3,1939-May30,2013

Graveside funeral services for Duane W. “D.W.” Williams age 73 were held Monday, June 3, 2013 at 10:00 am at the North Elm Cemetery near Cameron. D.W. was born October 3, 1939 in Houston, TX. He was the son of Garland W. and Doris L. More...

 













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