November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

Mistletoe, the parasite that everyone loves.

Mistletoe has many different faces; first it is a parasite that once it attaches to a tree will grow, feasting off the nutrients of the host tree. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Abram Boettcher  Son of Walt and Jaclyn Boettcher of East Bernard. Grandson of Dennis & Cathy Kovar of East Bernard and Tommy & Kathy Boettcher of Lexington.   More...

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Gathering at Herk’s Grill and Store for celebrating November birthdays were friends and neighbors of the “Birthday Girls,” (seated, left to right) Jeannine Brewer, Janie Ahrendt, Na More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Antibiotics More...

Interesting Stories

Growing old in America   More...

Lights of Tejas Christmas Event Returns for Eighth Year

Lights of Tejas will take place over 20 magical nights, beginning Friday, November 24 through December 29, 2017 at Tejas Camp and Retreat Center in Giddings. More...

When Will Medicaid Pay for Nursing Home Care?

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the eligibility requirements to get Medicaid coverage for nursing home care? Caregiving Daughter Dear Caregiving, More...

Fayette County Country Music Club next Monday

The Opry will be held at the Ellinger Chamber of Commerce Hall in Ellinger, Texas on November 20. The show starts at 7:30 P.M. and the doors will open at 5:30 P.M. Admission is only $5.00. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

November 10, 1857 –  More...

Chef's Corner

Herbed Wild Rice Dressing

Try this Wild Rice Dressing with apples and walnuts and enjoy the flavors and crunch!   More...

Family Walk the Track Night

The Lexington ISD SHAC committee is sponsoring a “Family Walk the Track Night” to encourage all students and families to become more active.  More...

4th Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Frank Smelser American Legion Post 6 will be holding its 4th Annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, December 2 starting at 10 a.m. and ending with the awards ceremony at approximately 4 pm. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Giddings Public Library has a good assortment of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment.  Story time for ages 6 and under is every Wednesday at 10:30 AM.  The next Learning Library session for ages 7 to 11 will be held o More...

Lexington Turkey Trot Results

There was a fantastic turnout for the 1st ever Lexington Turkey Trot, sponsored by the Lexington Class of 2023. The 5K race had over 90 registered runners and began and ended at First Christian Church in Lexington on Saturday, November 11th. More...

Social Security Matters

Maximizing Widow’s Benefits

Dear Rusty: I am 64 years old, born in October of 1952, and in rapidly declining health. I took my Social Security early, as soon as I was 62, and now get $1838 per month in Social Security benefits (before Medicare premiums are taken out). More...

Hoarding paid off for lottery ticket hoarder

Jimmie Smith of East Orange, NJ is a lottery ticket hoarder. He has old tickets going back many, many months and doesn’t check them very often. More...

CASA Celebrates National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, and CASA of Lee, Bastrop, & Fayette Counties is working to inform the public of the urgent need for families to support vulnerable children in the foster care system.  More...


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