August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Chef's Corner

Lemon Pudding Cake with Fresh Blueberries

Want a quick and delicious dessert? Try this one. It’s simply good! (Makes 4 cakes.)  2 eggs, separated 1 to 2 tsps. minced lemon zest 3 Tbsps. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 11, 1877- Galveston Daily News: Dr. A.V. Doak of Lexington, Lee County, raised some 600 bushels of wheat this year. More...

A Man for All Season…..ings!

I drove up to the packing warehouse for Harley’s Texas Style BBQ Seasoning in the outskirts of south Lee County last week. The owner, Harley Goerlitz, was just stepping out of his truck. More...

Food for Thought

Grilled Cheese Dreams

I have a lot of food memories. Certain flavors, certain cooking sounds, and of course, certain smells bring me back to various parts of my life in a heartbeat. More...

Low-Cost Wireless Plans for Seniors Who Use Smartphones

Dear Savvy Senior,  I’m interested in downsizing my smartphone wireless plan, and am looking for the best low cost options. More...

In The Garden

Compost and its Garden Benefits

Jethro Tull, the agriculturist, not the band, was an innovator in the field of gardening and how to increase the yield of a plot of land. 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...

Great Eats at Kasper’s

Kasper’s - Good American Food  Hwy 448, Seven miles south of Giddings Sunday Brunch 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.   More...

Fayette County Country Music

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host their monthly Opry on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Performers this month are: More...

Other Places to Eat at this Sunday:

Bistro 108  American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly 108 S Main St, La Grange 979-968-9108 Open Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.   More...

Social Security Matters

Collecting SS and Income Taxes; early retirement and working

Dear Rusty: My husband just starting collecting Social Security at his full retirement age. If he wants a part time job how much money does he have to stay under not to mess up his SS income? More...


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