October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

Most people think that since it is winter, nothing will grow that is edible. Surprisingly, there are many edible plants that can grow even into the depths of the coldest nights. More...

Chef's Corner

Chile Rellenos Casserole

One of my Mother-in-Law’s favorite meals, which she made often at this time of year, has become one of our favorites too. More...

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The Big Green Music machine has been practicing and working hard since the first of August to polish their show and skills. More...

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The Lexington Rotary Club welcomed Sarah Garrison (front left) into their ranks last Tuesday. More...

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Thank you to the Lexington, Blue and Tanglewood VFD’s for taking some of our students on a ride in their trucks for fire safety week last week! More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book. More...

Social Security Matters

Railroad Retirement Benefits vs Social Security

Dear Rusty: My neighbor was a long time employee of the railroad and has told me that he doesn’t receive Social Security like I do, but rather gets Railroad Retirement Benefits which are, according to him, better than Social Security. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

October 16, 1877- Galveston Daily News: The Nacogdoches News prints a letter from that prolific writer, Wm. P. Longley, dated Galveston jail, Oct. 5, and addressed to the Sheriff of Nacogdoches, Capt. M. Mast. More...

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Daniel Green, a graduate of LHS, with the Bryan Fire Department, and also a volunteer with the Lexington VFD, gave a career presentation to 3rd-5th graders for fire safety week. More...

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Phillips and Luckey Funeral Homes enjoyed a Ribbon Cutting and Open House at their new facility in Giddings last Friday. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Kale   I’ve got my fall garden in now – mostly broccoli and kale, plus a few other things. I plant a lot of broccoli and kale.  More...

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Giddings Chamber of Commerce Director Denice Harlan gets some help from a young man at this year’s Pink Ribbon Affair, hosted by the Lee County Cancer Resource Center. More...

Getting a Handle on Prescription Medications

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m concerned that my 80-year-old mother is taking too many medications. She currently takes 10 different drugs prescribed by three different doctors, which I think is causing her some problems. More...

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Janis Fischer and Kathy Spurger of Giddings are the owners of All Around The Block Quilt Shop. They had a booth at the Black Bridge Festival in Dime Box earlier this month to show off their goods. More...


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