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August 26, 2010 RSS feed / General Stories

Freedom Rally No. 1

On Saturday, August 28th, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Simmang Park, there will be a Freedom Rally Celebration. Posting the colors will begin at 5:00 p.m. with the local Boy Scouts Post in Giddings. More...

The Case of the Missing Burger

Detective Laura Snyder, here, on the case of the missing burger. Scene: Family picnic, Snyder residence Victim: My niece Suspects: My brother, my sister in-law, and a stray dog, cat, crow, or a really strong colony of ants. Back Story: More...

Giddings Library News Corner

There are always new books coming in at the Giddings Public Library. The Wolf At The Door by Jack Higgins is a suspense thriller with Sean Dillon as the main character. More...

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Traumatic Brain Injury is the Focus of TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium

Brazos Valley residents, neuroscience researchers, and interested clinicians will each have opportunities to hear from nationally recognized clinicians and researchers on the topic of Traumatic Brain Injury during the Texas Brain and Spine Institute More...

LMS 2011 Washington DC trip informational meeting

There will be an information meeting for Lexington Middle School students and parents interested in the 2011 trip to Washington DC, Williamsburg, VA and Jamestown, VA on Thursday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 116 at Lexington Middle School. More...

LISD Staff Celebrates High Ratings and Kick Off the New School Year

All of the Lexington ISD staff convened for a Welcome Back Breakfast on Monday, August 16th. The atmosphere in the Lexington Elementary Cafeteria was upbeat as they celebrated past accomplishments and looked to the future. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

You will notice in today’s paper that the City of Lexington has issued a Notice to the residents concerning the flushing or pouring of illegal waste into our sewer system. More...

AWSC Opposes GBRA Simsboro Project

Aqua Water Supply Corporation announces strong opposition to the GBRA Simsboro project. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Salmon-Potato Cakes

I hear everyday how more people are eating “in” instead of stopping for fast-food. Not only do you use more gas to get to the fast-food places, the food value is not anything you could compare to home-cooked foods. More...

Texas Cable Companies Help Protect Kids

As children go back to school, Texas cable operators are helping parents, educators and others take proactive steps to help shield children from viewing objectionable content while surfing the Internet or watching television. More...

Texas Unemployment Rate Steady

Texas employers add 168,900 jobs since January

The Texas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent in July, unchanged from June, and continued to trend well below the U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 9.5 percent. More...

Focus on the Family

Kids Tire Easily As They Progress Through Puberty

QUESTION: My thirteenyear old daughter has become increasingly lazy in the past couple of years. She lies around the house and will sleep half a day on Saturday. She complains about being tired a lot. Is this typical of early adolescence? More...

Central Texas Beekeepers

The Central Texas Beekeepers will meet on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. at the VIP Room at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Brenham. The topic for the meeting is “Keeping cool in the Texas heat while working your bees”. More...














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