Lee County Chief Appraiser Resigns



Patricia Davis, Lee County Chief Appraiser, issued a Letter of Resignation on Monday, March 24, stating that her last day of employment will be April 30, 2014. She came to Lee County in 2007 and since then has served on several key committees and organizations in the state. She is active in the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts, and is […]

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Giddings Officer Captures Fleeing Suspect



Giddings Police Officer, James Johnson, had to pursue a subject last Wednesday, after attempting to make a traffic stop. Darrell Eugene Habbit, 41 of Manor, was driving through Giddings shortly after midnight when Officer Johnson attempted to stop him. Officer Johnson made contact with Habbit and attempted to detain him after verifying that he had two active warrants for his […]

Giddings Man Sentenced for Crime Spree

Seven others sentenced also

The 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County had a full docket last Thursday, March 20, 2014, with the Honorable Judge Carson Campbell presiding. A Giddings man was sentenced for five different charges involving a crime spree that spanned the entire county, most of which saw Jason Wayne Clark, 32, along with others, stealing four wheelers and other equipment from […]

Grand Jury No Bills LHS Student in Injury Case



The Lee County Grand Jury returned a No Bill of indictment regarding the January 16, 2014 fight at Lexington High School. A No Bill means that Kevin Page will not be prosecuted for the January 16 incident. Page had been arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury. The Grand Jury could have indicted him for the Aggravated […]

Funding for Law Enforcement Education Approved



The Lee County Commissioners met in their regular meeting on Monday this week and accepted funds from the Comptroller of Public Accounts to help underwrite the costs of continuing education of County law enforcement personnel. The Sherriff’s Department will receive $2,600, and each of the Constables will also receive funds. These funds are dedicated to educating law enforcement personnel. The […]

Five Indicted by Grand Jury



Five people were indicted by the Lee County Grand Jury last Friday. Arthur Lee Allen, 36 of Giddings, was indicted for two counts of burglary of a building, enhanced. Garold Farr, 51 of Lexington, was indicted for burglary of a building. Jacqueline Jnae Lewis, 31 of Giddings, was indicted for two counts of possession of a schedule III controlled substance […]

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The Lee County Jr. Livestock Show



begins this Thursday at the Lee County Sheriff’s Posse Arena in Giddings. Support the Youth by coming to this event. The Sale is Saturday.

Annual City-Wide Garage Sale



Lexington’s Annual City-Wide Garage Sale is scheduled for April 5. For a $5.00 Fee – The Chamber will add any sale to a Locator List which will enable, especially out-oftown, shoppers to find all sale locations. Applications are available at the Chamber Office. Appliations are due by noon on Thursday April 3.