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A man who lives on CR 123 in the Dime Box area called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 5:42 a.m. about some suspicious activity.

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Elmo Irvin called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. about cows out on the railroad tracks on CR 433 in the Dime Box area.

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SEPTEMBER 9

Local

Giddings High School

Lee County school districts came away with overall B ratings in this year’s accountability scores.

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A 26-year-old Giddings man has been sentenced to 4 years probation on Possession of Marijuana charges, 4 ounces-5 pounds in Lee County District Court on Sept.

A CITY employee is shown being hoisted down into a simulated manhole in a trailer where a ‘rescue’ will take place to train the sewer department. A&M’s Engineering Extension Service is doing the training.

A safety training program for the City of Giddings Electric and Water Departments put on by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service was held last Thursday.

Sports

Buffs host Yoemen this Friday night

The Giddings Buffaloes varsity football team will take on the Cameron Yoemen in Buffalo Stadium this Friday night. Kickoff is 7:30 pm.

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YESTERDAY’S GONE -- You know, you have heard the famous song by Fleetwood Mac, “Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow. Yesterday’s gone, yesterday’s gone.”

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The GHS Lady Buffs are nearing the end of non-district play, as they went 1-1 last week.

Columns

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THE BIBLE

Throughout Scripture, as in life, there are peaks and valleys. And there are also long stretches of highway without much scenery at all.

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YESTERDAY’S GONE -- You know, you have heard the famous song by Fleetwood Mac, “Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow. Yesterday’s gone, yesterday’s gone.”

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PIGEON FIRE -- I’ve heard that a grass fire on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 4 pm might have started in a very different way on CR 208 near Serbin.

Obituaries

Dorothy “Jane” Orts

Funeral services for Dorothy “Jane” Orts, 80, of Giddings were held Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner and Rev. Chris Nietubicz officiating.

Nancy Sheppard

Funeral services for Nancy Ella Sheppard, 69, of Giddings were held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church in Giddings. Pastor Evva McDowell Jr.

Marji Ann Chaney

Memorial services for Marji Ann Chaney, 59, of Giddings are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Giddings with Pastor Chris Harrison officiating.

The Giddings Times & News

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