Local Pharmacist Featured in Online Publication



J.D. Fain, owner of Pieratt’s Pharmacy in Giddings, was quoted and featured in an article by Chris Tomlinson with the Associated Press recently. While having one of our own featured by the Associated Press is impressive, the message in the article was dire. Like the corner grocery store, the neighborhood bookshop and the local music store, Fain worries that the […]

Investigation at Local Middle School



The following is a Press Release issued by the Superintendent of Schools in Lexington on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. As indicated, the investigation continues: “On Monday, February 27th, the District placed a Lexington Middle School teacher on administrative leave following allegations of misconduct with at least one student. Yesterday, [Monday], Dr. McArthur accepted that employee’s resignation. Both police and district […]

World Day of Prayer in Lexington



1st Annual Emmett Hannes Memorial 5k Run/ Walk



The Rotary Club of Giddings held the first Emmett Hannes Memorial 5k Run/Walk at the Lee County Courthouse in Giddings, Texas on Saturday March 3, 2012. Over 180 people from Lee County and the surrounding areas participated in the event. Medals were awarded to the top three runners and top two walkers in each age group. All proceeds from the […]

Live Theater Coming to Lexington

LHS One Act Play Presentation Scheduled

Lexington High School Theater Department is proud to present their 2012 One Act Play, The Voice of the Prairie by John Olive, on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:00 p.m. The production will be performed at the First Baptist Church Youth Activity Center located on Burns Street off of Third Street in Lexington. An exciting comedy/drama, The Voice of the Prairie […]

City and School Election Ballots are Set



The deadline to file to run for city and school positions in the upcoming May election have been finalized. The Lexington City Council election has a large number of people running for two positions, including those currently occupied by Lori Barnikow and William Langehennig. The two incumbents have chosen to run again and they will be challenged by four others. […]

District Court Hears Large Docket



The 21st District Court of Lee County, held on Wednesday, March 1, had a full docket, including the sentencing of eight defendants. The Honorable Terry Flenniken presided over the Court. Raven J. Ackley, 18 of Royse City, Texas, was sentenced to ten years in jail for harassment of a public servant. She was ordered to pay a total of $788 […]

Community Calendar



Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Story Time – Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m. Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. – 6 p.m. Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood – Downtown Lexington 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012 Lexington Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast – 8 a.m. – […]

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