2011-03-31

Rogers Stalls Lexington Bats



Lexington’s Lady Eagles had a hard time hitting Rogers’ Paige Williams offerings Friday night. Lexington could only manage two scratch hits off the Rogers hurler in the 4-0 loss. Megan Scantlin opened the game with a slap single and moved all the way to third base but her teammates were unable to get a hit to send her home. Rogers […]

Lee County Extension Agent News

Private Applicator Training and Testing-April 11

Individuals wanting to become a licensed private applicator with the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) will have an opportunity to attend a training on Monday, April 11, in the Lee County Extension office, 310 South Grimes, Giddings. The training consists of lecture, video and worksheets. Registration is $50 per person and includes training materials and catered lunch. The training materials […]

Doris Rebecca Schoppe

May 2, 1931 - March 22, 2011

Doris Rebecca Smith Schoppe was born on May 2, 1931 in Dyersburg, Tennessee to William Robert & Mary Rebecca (Bland) Smith. She was united in marriage to Clarence A. Schoppe on July 27, 1948 in Oceola, Arkansas. She was a retired photographer and a loving homemaker. Doris passed away during the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at […]

Robbie Marion Knipstein

February 9, 1923 - March 28, 2011

On March 28th, Robbie passed into the loving arms of God. She was born February 9, 1923, in Carmine, TX to Bob and Blanche Zwernemann. Seven years later, her sister Betty (Carlton) was born. The family moved to Giddings, TX when she was a senior in high school. Robbie met a handsome young man at a dance, whom she later […]

Lorine “Little Granny” Hildegard Domel

August 19, 1921 - March 23, 2011

Mrs. Domel passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at the Country Care Plex in Giddings. Lorine Hildegard Malke Domel was born on August 19, 1921 in the Sand Community near Serbin, Texas to Robert H. & Mary (Biar) Malke. She was baptized on August 28, 1921 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin by Rev. Oswald Lugenheim and confirmed […]

Cameron Outlasts Eagles



Lexington and Cameron locked up in an epic duel for first place occupancy Tuesday night. It took 11 innings for Cameron to capture a 7-4 win over the Eagles. The two teams tied 3- 3 after the regulation seven innings. Both were scoreless for the next four before Cameron was able to get four runs in the top of the […]

Quality Of Life



Obesity is a burgeoning concern of many Americans. No pun intended. Well, maybe it was. I could have said: Obesity is a concern of many burgeoning Americans, but I didn’t want to offend fat people. You would think that with the number of weight loss clinics and health food stores cropping up all over the nation, obesity would no longer […]

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American Cancer Society Needs Volunteer Drivers for Lee County

Volunteers needed to drive cancer patients to life-saving treatments

The American Cancer Society is recruiting volunteers in Lee County to become Road to Recovery volunteers to provide transportation for cancer patients to and from treatment. Each new volunteer is required to attend one training session. The training sessions will be set to meet volunteer needs. Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their vehicles so patients can […]

Lexington FFA Wins at Lee County Junior Livestock Show and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo



Lexington FFA has been running the roads all year, and it has finally come to the end of their show season. From competing at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas to the Lee County Junior Livestock Show in Giddings, Lexington FFA has had a busy and successful year. At this years’ county fair Lexington had a total of 26 […]