2020-05-07 E-Edition

Your City at Work!

You won’t see this happen just anywhere – city employees, city council members and the Mayor all working together to save the tax payer money! How? you ask. By providing all the manual labor needed to repaint the Woodson Community Building. Pictured above are Lexington City Secretary Tina Biehle and Municipal Court Clerk Candace Walch on the lift, along with […]

65 Tested for COVID-19 Last Week

As of Wednesday of last week, Lee County had administered at least 143 tests for COVID-19. Sixty-five of those tests were administered free last Wednesday at the Giddings Library by appointment, courtesy of the Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Division of Emergency Management, the Texas Military Department, Emergency Medical Task Force, and the Hospital Preparedness Program Healthcare Coalitions. […]

Appraisals Expected to Rise Again

Lee County’s Chief Appraiser, James Orr, issued a notice to the public this week, which is published on page B3 of today’s paper, unedited. The notice has a few items of specific interest, including the fact that property appraisals are most likely going to increase again this year. COVID-19 has put some restrictions on the local Appraisal District’s ability to […]

Storm Pummels Lee County

On Wednesday April 29th, a fast moving, intense storm ripped through Lee County. There were many trees and limbs downed from this storm that blocked roads throughout the county, leaving road crews and fire departments with cleanup work to allow passage. FM 606 East suffered a number of trees downed, causing temporary road closures that forced early morning commuters to […]

Two Car Accident Sends One to Hospital

A two-car accident that happened last Thursday, April 30, shortly before 1 pm, sent a Lexington resident to the hospital. According to the preliminary accident report, Phyllis Hawkins of Lexington was driving a 2020 Subaru Forester northbound on Hwy. 77 just south of Tanglewood in the outside lane. At the same time, Joshua Ray Brady of Rockdale, was driving a […]

Single Car Rollover

A single car accident that happened on Friday, May 1, at about 7:45 pm, saw one person taken by ambulance to the hospital. According to the preliminary accident report, Jordan Christie Bell of Lexington was traveling northbound on Highway 77, near the 454 road marker, at a high rate of speed. For an unknown reason, she lost control of the […]


Ella Lenox, a Senior at Lexington High School, has chosen to attend Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA next year. She and her horse Jasper will be competing in collegiate rodeos on the West Coast for the Cal Poly Rodeo team. Ella is the daughter of Chet Lenox of Blue and Christy Lenox of Tanglewood.

From the Superintendent

Greetings from LISD! Things are still progressing towards the end of the school year with our “new normal” processes. We want to thank all of you again for your continued support and encouragement through this situation. This community continues to amaze me! Let’s finish the year strong! We should have information on graduation and end of the year activities by […]

In The Garden

Rocky Raccoon checked into his room only to find Gideon’s Bible Looking like a bandit in the night, raccoons appear to be a cuddly little animal. Don’t be fooled by their innocent looks! A raccoon can be a fierce foe if confronted or cornered. They are best left alone, for a several reasons. First they are not a cuddly little […]