2020-02-27 E-Edition

Samantha Iselt Wins Big in San Antonio!

Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Sale this weekend

The 17 year old daughter of Tobin and Fonda Iselt of Lexington left no eye tearless and no heart untouched when she sold her Grand Champion Hog at the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo last Friday for a record $157,000! Samantha’s family and friends were present in strong numbers, all cheering her on as the bidding climbed higher and […]

Sheriff’s Website Includes Inmate Roster

Lee County Sheriff Rodney Meyer announced this week that his department’s website has installed an inmate roster that gives the names of individuals held in the population of the Lee County Law Enforcement Center. After a brief look at the new feature, it was learned that the jail currently is housing six people from Lexington and eight from Giddings. For […]

Primary Election may Decide Lee Co. Sheriff

Tuesday’s Republican Primary Election in Lee County may decide who will succeed Rodney Meyer as Sheriff. Three people are running for the position, including the current Chief Deputy, James Crockett, along with Major Casey Goetz, DPS Retired, and Fayette County Deputy Garrett Durrenburger, a Lincoln resident. As is apparent from their titles, all three men have extensive experience in law […]

Funeral for Chief Balcar

Long time Dime Box resident and former Fire Chief in Matagorda Frank Balcar passed away on February 22, 2020. Frank was also a member of the Dime Box VFD.He was 94 years old. Frank was in Bastogne, Belgium on D-Day serving in the Army. In his younger years he helped build the Dime Box Brethren Church where he was a […]


The Lexington Youth Baseball and Softball Association held opening ceremonies last Saturday. For pictures of the event, go to page B4 of today’s paper. PHOTO BY DONNA FASKE.

Commissioners Discuss 911 Upgrade

Lee Couinty Commissioners met in regular session Monday February 24th. During the meeting, they accepted money from Magnolia Oil & Gas, LLC for $24,000 for damage to the CR 133. The most talked about item was the upgrade to the 911 system. Next Gen 911 will auto map the call to the correct county and locale. Lee County will receive […]

From the Superintendent

Greetings from LISD! Busy times at LISD! Our students are doing awesome in all of the extracurricular areas, and we are so proud of each of them! Check out our calendar for upcoming events. This week the district will be out on Thursday for an unused weather day and Friday for a holiday. This allows students and families to attend […]

In The Garden

Indoor fragrances

With spring just around the corner, we look forward to the smells of spring. Some bulbs are showing their flowers and some can be grown indoors, many have fragrances that will make the home smell like a spring garden but, without all the chemicals. Some plants that are starting to come up and make great indoor cuttings are: Hyacinth, this […]

Community Calender

Wednesday, February 26. 2020Lexington 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, February 27, 2020Order 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 […]