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PIER DRILLING -- A crew begins drilling holes for the pier foundation for the Lee County Veterans monument. The 20,700 pound granite monument to be erected there will have a pavers walkway and flag poles displaying military, state and U.S. flags at Veterans Park.

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Buffs travel to Bellville Friday

The Giddings Buffaloes Varsity football team will travel to Bellville to take on the Brahmas this Friday night at 7:30 pm.

The Brahmas are 1-0 in district after defeating Smithville 23-20. Their overall record is 4-2. Statistically they are 4th in the district on offense, averaging 283.5 yards per game. This is just behind Giddings at 324.5 yards per game.

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Damage to siding at Lexington home Jean Griffith called the

Jean Griffith called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 1:21 p.m. after she heard something hit her house the night before, but did not go out to check it.

The next day, she found there had been damage done to her house siding, and she wanted to file a report. Lexington officers put a close patrol on the house between the hours of 1-2 a.m.

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Loud pop noise as 18-wheeler on fire

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an 18-wheeler fire on Hwy. 290 in front of Village Market in Carmine on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7:04 a.m.

The Carmine Fire Department was notified and responded to the scene. Assistance was requested from the Ledbetter Fire Department, who also responded to the scene.

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Lock to gate cut at Three Oaks Mine

A security officer with Three Oaks Mine called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 10:36 p.m. about criminal mischief.

She was doing her rounds and noticed the lock to the gate on CR 304A had been cut, and the second gate had been driven through.

Deputy Alfred Flores took information for a report about the incident.


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