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THIS LARGE barn belonging to Ron and Betty Kubesch in the Country Club area southeast of Giddings had the roof and sides ripped off by tornadic winds. A number of other barns in South Lee County were damaged by the destructive winds Friday night about 9:30 pm.



HEAR TWISTER -- Ben and Cindy Droemer, who live on CR 208 a half mile or so south of Ace Hardware, are shown cleaning up debris from twisted trees and other damage on their property Saturday. They said they heard what sounded like a freight train going over their residence around 9:30 Friday night as a violent storm struck areas of South Lee County.



GHS REUNION -- The Giddings High School Class of 1974 held their 45 year reunion on Nov. 9, 2019. Pictured, front row left to right are, Garry Blasig, Brenda (Schneider) Carmean, Pat (McKeown) Butler. Second row, Vicki (Mueller) Boriack, Karen (Behrens) Siegmund, Debbie (Mitschke) Muras, Tricia (Knippa) Krugler, Kathy (Keng) Anderson, Becky (Rackel) Michalk.

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Girl Scouts begin to sell cookies

Girl Scouts of Central Texas has launched the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie season, where cookies are sold at different stores from now through Feb. 23.

Varieties of cookies include caramel delights, peanut butter sandwiches, lemonades, peanut butter patties, shortbreads, s’mores, thanks-a-lots, and thin mints.

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St. Paul Lutheran Honor Roll

Distinction Roll

Grade 1- Cambrie Akin, Ryleigh Bailey, Colton Early, Samantha Glass, Madilyn Kalbas, James Miertschin, Jacob Ray, Nicholas Taylor.

Grade 2- Benjamin Appel, Max Sommerfield.

Grade 3- Brayden Schramm, Hudson Short.

Grade 4- Cooper Hinze, Elijah Kueck.

Grade 5- Gabriel Bailey, Grant Oltmann.

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Immanuel Lutheran Honor Roll


Grade 1 – Weston Beck, Ellie Boriack, David Fischer, Jaxson Matejcek, Cason Mersiovsky, Hadlie Pohorelsky.

Grade 2 – Dylan Arldt, AJ Awad, Avery Brewerton, Kason Hill, Henry Kalmbach, Liam Kalmbach, Easton Kleinert, Casen Miller, Grayson Nietsche, Sawyer Siegmund, Blake Smith, Jax Strickland, Antonio Villalobos.


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