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August 4, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Want to Learn To Play Bridge?

Please contact the Giddings Public Library at (979) 542-2716 to sign up for your free bridge lessons. Maybe you are a beginner or simply want to sharpen your card playing skills. More...

Ledbetter one of 223 Texas Post Offices Considered for Closing

As more customers choose to conduct their postal business online, on their smart phones and at their favorite shopping destinations, the need for the U.S. More...

Get Immunizations Up To Date Before School Starts

The Texas Department of State Health Services reminds parents to be sure their children are current on all required immunizations before school starts. More...

Accelerated Reader Picnic

Below are pictures from the end-of-year Accelerated Reader Picnic. An all-time high 309 students participated. To earn the picnic, students had to achieve the reading goals set at the beginning of the school year. More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Blue Cheese Walnut Finger Sandwiches

My wife is always looking for different recipes to take to Garden Club functions. This one was a “hit” last month. ¾ cup chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened5 oz. More...

Seven Sentenced in District Court

Seven people were sentenced in District Court last week, with the Honorable Reva Towlsee-Corbett presiding. Three of those sentenced had their original sentences revoked and were sent to jail for 180 days to 10 years. More...

Lee County Grand Jury Indicts Seven

The Lee County Grand Jury had a full docket to review last week, indicting seven people, all of them from Giddings, except one. Toby Wayne Davis, 34, was indicted for Theft - $20,000 to $100,000. More...

Outdoor News

August is here and the temperature remains hot as ever! With hunting season around the corner, outdoorsmen will be preparing hunting blinds, feeders, clearing shooting lanes and cleaning hunting camps. More...

Sheriff’s Report

July 25, 2011 A caller reported a truck was parked behind the Methodist Church on CR 331 in Lexington. Deputy Ray was dispatched and searched the area. The church was found secure and no vehicle was located. More...

Texas Department of State Health Services Urges Precautions to Avoid Rabies Exposure

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging precautions to reduce the risk of contracting rabies. More...

It’s All In The Words Home Country

You would think that having a mother who is a writer, my children would be fairly competent when it comes to the English language. Spelling, grammar and vocabulary should be strengths for them because I correct them constantly. More...

.Grandma’s Brag

Daughter of Derek and Tara Medack, Derek is a 2004 graduate of Lexington, and Tara is a 2005 graduate of Giddings. Granddaughter of Donnie and Tina Medack of Lexington, and Doug and Cindy Wheeler of Georgetown. More...

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