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Giddings High School Principal Chad Rood called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, Feb. 21 at 3:28 p.m.

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The Lee County Democratic and Republican Primary elections will be held Tuesday, March 3.

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For the last several years, Ralph Fisher of Swiss Alp and his armadillo, Bee Cave Bob, have taken center stage at a Texasthemed Groundhog Day event in the community of Bee Cave.

Local

GIS STEAM NIGHT

-- Giddings Intermediate School hosted a “STEAM” Night on Feb. 10. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math.

GIDDINGS 4-H

GIDDINGS 4-H member Kamrie Stewart captured Champion Cow/Calf with SH Fantasia Lexus 1734 in the National Hereford Show at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on Feb. 3.

Corbin Pierson

The Smith-McMillan Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution honored school winners of the Good Citizens Award at the annual Presidents Day Tea on Feb. 16.

Sports

The GMS Boys basketball

The GMS Boys basketball 8th grade B team for 2020 is: (front row from left) Rafael Salazar (#20), Joseph Villegas (#21), John Dowell (#22), Conner Kalbas (#15), and Cyrus Kubena (#4).

LEE COUNTY 4-H Shooting Sports Club members are pictured at the D9 Archery Match in their first contest. Local team members racked up awards in numerous different categories at the competion.

The Lee County 4-H Shooting Sports Club competed in the District 9 Archery Match, and the members did very well for their first contest.

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The GHS varsity boys basketball team ended their season last week when they were defeated by Caldwell 45-37. The Buffs ended the season 5-21 overall and 3-7 in district, finishing in 5th place.

Columns

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David, the shepherd boy who slew the giant Goliath and was anointed by King Saul many years before he actually ascended to the throne himself, certainly had a right to want revenge.

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GROUNDHOG FAKE -- It’s not just people living up north and in the Northeast who think the world famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, is full of baloney this year.

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So much can be learned from reading the books of 1 and 2 Samuel, and the lives of both King Saul and King David.

Many people actually do better with adversity than with huge success.

Obituaries

Robert Brister Sr.

Funeral services for Robert Earl Brister Sr., 80, of Lexington were held Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 at Lexington United Methodist Church in Lexington with Rev. Reagan Seaton officiating.

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Another year has come and gone.

It has been 19 long years that you passed away. We love and miss you. Rest in peace my precious son.

Barbara L. Webb, Mother

Frank Balcar

The GMS Boys basketball 8th grade B team for 2020 is: (front row from left) Rafael Salazar (#20), Joseph Villegas (#21), John Dowell (#22), Conner Kalbas (#15), and Cyrus Kubena (#4).

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