Three Vehicle Accident Claims a Life

Giddings teacher/coach suffers serious injuries, but doing well

A three vehicle accident that happened Sunday afternoon just before 5:30 on Hwy. 290 just west of Giddings in front of Leisure Lanes Bowling Alley took the life of a 34 year old man from Austin identified as Eduardo Ulloa. A full obituary for Ulloa is found in today’s paper. According to the preliminary reports, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office […]

Cub Scouts Learn Valuable Lesson Serving Others



Grant Sought for Mental Health



LISD announced this week that it is working with Dime Box ISD, Giddings ISD, CAPCOG, and Tejas Medical Care to write two different grants that, if awarded, would supply one mental health professional to be a part of each of the districts, with their salary coming from the grant funds. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Tonya Knowlton said, “This is a […]

Pep Rally for Eagles



The Lexington Eagles are playoff bound! Come out and get spirited at a community pep rally Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6:00 pm on the square in Lexington. Come show your support by getting loud, wearing your green and gold, and showing our boys “We believe in their journey!”

Deputy Goes Home



Deputy C.J. Lehmann, with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, got to go home Saturday after being shot in the face while trying to serve a warrant in La Grange on November 1. A number of police agencies, including Fayette County, Williamson County and DPS helped escort Lehmann from the Dell Seton Medical Center in Austin where he’d been recovering. The […]

Weekend Happenings



The calendar tells us, and the schedule confirms, that the Holiday Season of 2018 has arrived. This weekend will serve three events that were designed specifically for the holidays. On Saturday, November 17, the Lexington United Methodist Church’s Women Ministry will host their Annual Fall Bazaar. The event begins at 10 and will run until 1 pm. Besides hand crafted […]

LMS Seats Six on Region Band



On November, 10, Region Band auditions were held in Smithville. Well over 400 students from our area auditioned for the honor to be in one of two bands that will perform in Bastrop on the evening of December 1st. Fourteen of our students auditioned, with six earning a spot in a band, and two alternates to be called up if […]

Community Calendar



Wednesday, November 14, 2018Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m.Story Time – Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. –11 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 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, November 16, 2018Lexington Log Cabins – Open 9 a.m. […]

From the Superintendent



It’s the season of gratitude, and I would like to begin this week with an expression of my appreciation for such a welcoming, kind, and supportive community. I absolutely love my job, and I feel extremely blessed to have an opportunity to serve Lexington ISD. I encourage everyone to take just a minute today and list some of your blessings. […]

In The Garden

The Birds and the Bees

Today we’re going to talk about the birds and the bees. Not THOSE birds and bees, the birds and bees that pollinate our gardens and crops. Bees and insects are one of the most important aspects of making sure our growing plants have a way of reproducing. Through their tireless efforts going from flower to flower looking for their food, […]