South Lee County Wakes Up to a Search for a Missing Child

South Lee County rallied in a frantic search for a nine year old girl Monday morning, who went missing when she thought her mother had left to go to work. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, the young girl went missing around 6:45 a.m. Apparently, her mother works down the road, babysitting for a neighbor, and the child may […]

Community Honors Retiring Public Servants

Community members attended a reception last Friday evening where Justice of the Peace Nick Hester and County Constable Buster Dussetschleger were honored for their years of service to the area. Judge Nick Hester retired on July 31 after serving for 18 years as the Justice of the Peace of Precinct 3 and the Municipal Court Judge for the City of […]

Go Green to Create 76 Jobs

A company has come up with a profitable solution to assist Bastrop County property owners recovering from the 2011 wildfires and the drought. Go Green International, Inc. plans to invest $18 million in land, plant and equipment, and to hire about 76 full-time employees for a facility in Bastrop County that recycles trees into biomass fuel. The company recently signed […]

Property Tax Rates May Decline LISD Offering EMT Training Classes Three Sentenced in District Court

Property owners in Lee County could see their property taxes go down for the 2012 year, compared to last year’s rate. “Valuations have actually increased over last year,” said Suzanne Kessler, Lee County Tax Assessor/Collector. “That is due, at least in part, to new properties being added to the tax rolls, oil and gas valuations undergoing some changes and personal […]

And the Winner Is ….

Promoted to Staff Sergeant

From the Mayor’s Desk

The Lexington City Council will meet in a Regular Meeting onWednesday, August 8th, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the WoodsonCommunity Center, 631 N. Rockdale, Lexington, Texas.Agenda:1. Call meeting to order.2. Welcome guest.3. Citizen input.4. Approve the minutes of the following meetings – July 11thand July 17th, 2012.5. Discuss and possible action to approve paying bills for themonth of July 2012.6. […]

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 8 Story Time – Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Lexington American Legion Coffee – 9 a.m.Lexington City Council Meeting – Woodson Community Bldg. -6 p.m.Chess Night at 40 Acre Wood – Downtown Lexington 7 – 9 p.m. Thursday, August 9 Lexington Masonic Lodge Coffee & Breakfast – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.Lexington Log Cabins – Open […]

Sheriff’s Report

July 30, 2012 B&M Ambulance reported a woman lying on the side of the road on Hwy 290. Deputy Rudolph and Deputy Allen searched for the female, who was in Bastrop County and the Bastrop County deputies took care of her. Deputy Skinner ran a cow off the road way on CR 114 near Hwy 77. Deputy Carvin investigated some […]

Lexington Police Report

July 30, 2012 Officer Jirasek conducted a civil standby in the 600 block of Ave C. No problems were reported during the standby. Officer Jirasek received a phone call at the Lexington Police Dept, in reference to a possible theft of a motor vehicle. The complainant did not wish to file charges at this time. Officer Jirasek responded to the […]