There is So Much to Offer!



With the official day of summer happening this week, families are making plans for special activities and travels for the vacation season. Some friends and I spent a recent Saturday, kicking off our summer excursions right here in Lexington! A couple of weeks ago, we arrived in Lexington at about 9 a.m. and made our first stop at the Farmers […]

Cooper Resigns as Trustee



Riza Cooper, who serves on the Lexington ISD Board of Trustees, submitted her resignation from the Board Monday night, June 11, which became effective on Tuesday, June 12. Riza is the Middle School Principal in Elgin, but lives in Lee County and her children attend or graduated from Lexington ISD. When asked why she resigned, she said, “I’ve been considering […]

Senior Expo Scheduled



The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 4th Annual Senior Expo next Tuesday, June 26, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event focuses on Senior Living in our region. Featured will be businesses whose purpose is to serve area senior citizens. Local senior citizens and their caretakers are invited to come to the Expo and to meet […]

New Traffic Signal Confusing to Some



A new blinking yellow turn signal on the light at Hwy. 290 and Hwy. 77 in Giddings confused an elderly driver last Sunday afternoon. Alyse Fields, 90 of Giddings, was driving her 2003 Oldsmobile Alero eastbound in the center turn lane at that main intersection, where she intended to turn north onto Hwy. 77. at about 2:20 p.m. A new […]

Part Time Hires to Work Recycle Centers



In a workshop held Tuesday morning, Lee County Commissioners discussed how to find a solution to the misuse of the County Recycling Centers. They discussed putting fencing around each facility and installing cameras to document and deter violators from using the centers as their dumping ground. With some experience in this matter, Commissioner Alan Turner, Precinct 3, said the cameras […]

From the Superintendent



Greetings from LISD! I hope each of you are enjoying this great summer sunshine! I tend to enjoy it mostly from the window in the nice cool air-conditioning, but I have had some outside fun this summer. Last week the board and I went to San Antonio for the annual Texas Association of School Board Summer Leadership Institute. The board […]

In The Garden

Drought Tolerant Plants for the Texas Summer

As we go into the hot dry days of summer, the rain faucet has pretty much been shut off. Your next question is, “Oh no! What about my plants?” For those of you who like to have color during the summer but don’t want to go into hock with a water bill that makes the national debt look like pocket […]

Brewer Graduates from Baylor



Baylor University, the oldest continuously operating university in Texas, conferred degrees on a record number of nearly 3,000 graduates during three spring commencement exercises May 11-12 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. Receiving a Bachelor or Science, Neuroscience, was LHS graduate Bliss Marie Brewer. Also receiving a Bachelor of Science, Biology, was Mikayla Marie Hohle from Giddings. Congratulations […]

Honor Students Named at Baylor



More than 4,000 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2018 spring semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor undergraduates with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours. Kristin DeLaine Elam of Lexington was named, as were Camila Isabel Montelongo and Amber Nicole Schulze […]

Community Calendar



Wednesday, June 20, 2018Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m.Story Time – Giddings Library 10:30 – 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2018Order of Eastern Star Breakfast – LexingtonMasonic Lodge 7:30-10:00 a.m.Lexington Log Cabins – Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Giddings Rotary Club – NoonLexington Lions Club – 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2018Lexington Log Cabins – Open 9 a.m. – […]