The LTJ celebrates two years in print

This week’s newspaper marks our 104th weekly edition of The Lewisville Texan Journal in print. August 15, 2015 was the first time we put...

Editorial: LISD’s handling of sexual assault claims disappointing, needs improvement

By STEVE SOUTHWELL steve@LewisvilleTexan.com Lewisville ISD failed one of our students back in 2012. As we learned in court, the then-14-year-old was at an off-campus party,...

Editorial: Voting is a good first step

Last week I wrote about why in city and school board elections we don’t address partisanship.  If you haven’t read it, I hope you’ll...

Editorial: Why we don’t address partisanship in local races

By STEVE SOUTHWELL Publisher In a Facebook thread, a reader told us they wanted us to provide more information about local candidates’ political party affiliation in...

Our top wishes for Lewisville in 2017

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD In our last newspaper of 2016, we presented our readers with the top stories from the year. This week, in honor...

Happy Thanksgiving, Lewisville!

By STEVE SOUTHWELL Publisher As I write this, it's Thanksgiving morning still, and I've been up for hours cooking today's feast for my family.  The ham...

Column: Lewisville reps should step up for ratepayers’ trashed recycling

For 21 months, from May of 2014 to January of this year, about 19 percent of the recyclables picked up from homes in Lewisville...

Column: The Electoral College doesn’t represent today’s America

Donald Trump won the election Tuesday evening with at least 290 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 228. Without the Electoral College, though, Clinton would...

When your path is uncertain, hit the road

It’s probably part of being 45 years old and that mid-life crisis thing we’re supposed to go through, but I’ve been questioning if my...

A year in print for The Lewisville Texan Journal

By STEVE SOUTHWELL Publisher This week’s print edition is our 52nd consecutive weekly newspaper. It is one year in print for us. It seems odd and...