In a joint press release, Lee County, City of Giddings, City of Lexington, Giddings ISD, Lexington ISD, Dime Box ISD, Immanuel Lutheran School, and St. Paul Serbin School announced the closures.
Adopters receive criminal background checks to make sure there is no history of animal abuse and if an animal is adopted the family is given a $1,000 incentive.
Saundra Morris is a ninth-grade English and Language Arts teacher at Giddings and her passion and commitment aren't lost on her students.
The Giddings Buffaloes are still swinging after a fire burned the inside of their field house on Wednesday morning, scorching uniforms and equipment within it. Head Coach Adam Bloodworth said an electrical short in the air conditioning unit caused the fire.