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August 1, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

State Says Lee County Still in an Extreme Drought

Lee County remains in an extreme drought, according to the Texas Water Development Board. More...

And the Winner Is...!

The 1st Place Winner of the Lexington Leader’s Annual Favorite Pet Picture Contest is Skeeter, seen above. More...

General Stories

From the Chef’s Corner

Tomato Basil Dip

“Girls Day Out”. Women can find any excuse to get together. It may be for a birthday, baby shower, or home party linked to a selection of popular house wares. This is a dip that my wife had at one of these home parties. More...

Grandpa’s Brag!

Tyler, Miller, and Carter Organ riding the tractor with Grandpa Mike during their week with grandparents, Mike & Nancy Organ. They are the sons of Rodney & Michelle Organ of Austin. More...

Outzkirts

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 31, 2013Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Story Time - Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m.– 11 a.m. More...

Church

Just a Thought.......

Having some health problems? Well, let me share the latest news with you. According to Professor T. M. Luhrman, who has studied the topic extensively, you need to be in church. More...

THEY SAID IT

Life Lessons from Hospice Patients

“Something Funny is Going On” “Something funny is going on,” Lorenzo whispered in a frantic, confidential tone from his wheelchair in the middle of the hallway. “Look in those rooms. They’re empty. More...

Blue United Methodist Church to Host Revival

Blue United Methodist Church will hold their yearly Revival on Sunday, August 4 - Tuesday, August 6. Dinner will be at 6:00 each evening followed by the Revival Service at 7:00. More...

Obituaries

Dena Lynne Kuhlmann

May 23, 1962 - July 26, 2013

Funeral services for Dena Kuhlmann, 51, of Northrup, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin, Texas with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. More...

Lost Pines Upholds Forestar’s 12K Acre Feet of Water Permits

In a regular meeting held Wednesday, July 17, the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District Board (LPGCD) voted to uphold their findings to grant Forestar Real Estate Group, Inc. More...

Derek Dane Selected to Pre Season All American Team

After Lexington’s Derek Dane returned home from Arizona where he played as a member of the Baseball Factory Under Armour baseball team in the USA 17U Nationals, he received a call from Maryland informing him that he has been selected as a Pre-S More...

Texas Sales Tax Holiday Aug. 9-11

The Texas Legislature set August 9 - 11, 2013 as the dates of this year’s annual Sales Tax Holiday. More...

Police

Sheriff’s Report

July 22, 2013 A report of suspicious activity was called in on CR 118. Deputy Burns responded and all was ok. The activity was part of some railroad work. Captain Crockett responded to a welfare concern on FM 3403. More...

Lexington Police Report

July 21, 2013 Officer Sandoval was dispatched to Prosperity Bank in reference to an alarm call. Officer Sandoval checked all exterior windows and doors, finding the building all secure. More...

Community News

Summer Reading Parties and Winners

The Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, would like to thank everyone who participated and helped with the wonderful success of Summer Reading 2013! More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

Happy Summer, Everyone! We continue to strive daily to take care of your town and your needs. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The Giddings Public Library offers a wide variety of books for your reading pleasure. More...

School

Superintendent’s Corner

Only three and a half weeks left until our students arrive back for the 2013-2014 school year. I am so excited about seeing the faces of our children and our empty corridors replaced by the activity and excitement of a new academic year. More...

Sports

Photos

Tanner Towery placed second in the Boys 14U singles and he and his partner placed second in the Boys 14U doubles division in the Rockdale tournament held July 24th and 25th. More...

 













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