2022-11-03 E-Edition

Huge Halloween Event on the Square

Once again, Lexington was covered with all kinds of costumed folks, young and old, on Halloween night. The Square started the evening with local businesses and organizations setting up stations to pass out everything from cotton candy to hot dogs! The City of Lexington blocked off Hale Street too, another favorite “haunt” in Lexington on Halloween. Hundreds came out for […]

LISD Considers Development of a Solar Project

According to a notice in today’s paper, Lexington Independent School District will consider the creation of a reinvestment zone relating to an agreement between LISD and Schoolhouse Solar, LLC, under Chapter 313 of the state tax code. The Chapter 313 agreement will benefit both parties, providing payments to LISD to supplement state funding while providing tax incentives to Schoolhouse Solar, […]

Several Sentenced in District Court

Several people have been sentenced recently in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County. On September 27, 2022, three people were sentenced. On October 4, 2022 four people were sentenced and on October 18, 2022 six more people were sentenced. In two of the courts, the Honorable Carson Campbell presided. Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presided over the October 4th […]

Tanglewood Subdivision Planned

Another subdivision was discussed during Commissioners’ Court recently. The Tanglewood Subdivision by Tanglewood Properties LLC has made application to turn approximately 411 acres into 29 tracts averaging 14.175 acres each for single family homes. According to their application, there will be 11 tracts with ten or more acres, 12 tracts between two and five acres, one tract larger than five […]

Early Voting Indicates Record Mid-Term Turnout Possible

Turnout for early voting seems to be indicating we could see a record number of people going to the polls for the midterm gubernatorial election. Already 18.69% of all registered voters in Lee County have gone to the polls, a total of 2,157 ballots cast as of Monday, October 31. One prognosticator on election statistics forecasts that Lee County will […]

It’s Noteworthy

Save the Date: Nov. 11 Lexington High School will host their annual Veterans Day program on Friday, November 11, starting at 10am at the APK gym. This program is open to everyone, especially our veterans, who will be honored by the students. Pick Up Shoe Boxes at FBC Shoe Boxes for Operation Christmas Child are available at First Baptist Church […]

In The Garden

Winter weather

Many people have contacted me about their predictions for this winter. Are we going to have a cold winter? I checked my persimmons and there are TWO spoons in the seed when I split them. I have heard a lot of people saying their persimmons have two spoons.. What is this about spoons? A lot of wives tales are based […]

Let Me Tell You…….

Never send an old woman to get a license plate for a golf cart. And give a “thank you” to our dear young lady in the Tax office next time you have business there. She was invaluable — and very patient. First – it is my nature to not let snow, sleet, or time of day stop me if I […]

Community Calendar

BEFORE GOING TO ANY EVENT LISTED BELOW, CHECK WITH THEORGANIZERS TO SEE IF THEY ARE MEETING AS SHOWN.Wednesday, November 2, 2022Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2022Order of Eastern Star Breakfast – LexingtonMasonic Lodge 7:30-10:00Giddings Community Blood Drive – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.For appt call (979)540-9359 […]