2019-08-29 E-Edition

Small Grass Fire Extinguished

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department responded to a small grassfire on Belton Street Monday afternoon at about 3:20 p.m. Scott Brown, a resident living near the fire, which was behind the Urbanovsky Auto shop, saw the smoke and fire and called 911 to report it. LVFD responded with one truck and three firefighters. Anthony Retzlaff is seen with the hose […]

Are You Ready for Some Football?????

Eagles Travel to Burton

Well, it’s finally here, the beginning of football season! While the Lexington Eagles begin bringing up some younger players, fans can expect to enjoy the fruits of their labor throughout the late summer and fall season, and, hopefully, into the winter months. This week, the Lexington Eagles travel to Burton to open the 2019 football season Friday night. Game time […]

New Businesses Opening in the Area

There seems to be a lot of new business activity in Lee County these days. At least three new businesses have either opened or announced upcoming openings in Giddings. Plus, the Lexington Economic Development Corporation is expected to hear from Eric and Nikki Wilhite soon regarding a business they hope to open on the Square in downtown Lexington. Nikki posted […]

Commissioners Discuss Tax Rate

Burn Ban extended

The commissioners met for a public meeting Monday for input on the proposed tax rate for the county of 0.66 per $100 evaluation tax rate. The proposed rate is 0.0211 less than last year. However, the appraisal values of real property in the County is up $172,000,000, which means the county will see an increase in tax revenue. Another Public […]

Three Sentenced in District Court

Three people were sentenced in the 21st Judicial District Court of Lee County on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, with the Honorable Carson Campbell presiding. Kevin Soto, 51 of Bryan, Texas, was sentenced to 200 days confinement in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice State Jail Division for theft of property, %2,500 to $30,000. He was ordered to pay $293 in […]


Lexington’s Dalton Lambert holds a Toshiba television he won in a drawing held at his dentist’s office, Giddings Dental. Congratulations, Dalton!

From the Superintendent

Greetings from LISD! This week, I would like to highlight our campus administrators as we start our new year. Each of our campuses has wonderful educational leaders, who work daily to provide the best learning environments for our LISD students. These individuals help to establish a positive and productive climate on our campuses. They also spend their days managing the […]

In The Garden

“Will you walk into my parlor?” said the spider to the fly. Just the mention of spiders will cause some people to cringe. Spiders have a special place in nature, eating many of the insects we are trying to get rid of in the home. While they, like rats, are given a bad reputation because of myths behind them, of […]

Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 28, 2019Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m.Story Time – Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Beacon of Hope Recovery House-NA 7:00 p.m.578 E. Industry St., Giddings Thursday, August 29, 2019Order 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 – NoonBunko Group @ Lexington Senior […]