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August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Community News

Giddings Library News Corner

Come by the Giddings Public Library and check out our latest non-fiction books. More...

Alcoa’s Sandow Mine Receives OSM 2012 Excellence in Surface Mining Award

Alcoa announced today that its Sandow Mine in Rockdale, Texas received the “Good Neighbor Award” in the 2012 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Awards from Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM). More...

Impromptu Car Show?

Was it an impromptu car show, or just a group of car enthusiasts who decided to take a road trip to town? Well, it was a little of both! More...

Country Music Monday

A Community Service Project of The Giddings Rotary Club is the monthly presentation of Country Music Monday held at the Giddings High School Cafetorium on Highway 77 north of Giddings. More...

Winkler Named to TSTC Honor Roll

Jeff Winkler of Lexington has earned a place on the Dean’s Honor Roll for the 2012 spring semester at Texas State Technical College Waco. More...

From the Mayor’s Desk

by Robert Willrich, Sr.

The heat is on! Stay cool and hydrated. It looks like our typical Summer Weather Pattern has arrived. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Shelbie Campbell, granddaughter of Bob and Pat Rao, seen with Cindy Lou who always acts like she is the great hunter! More...

Facts and Fables About Rainwater Quality

“Facts & Fables about Rainwater Quality” is an event that will be held at McKinney Roughs, on Saturday, August 18 at the Texas Water Savers Co. More...

People

The Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, in conjunction with the Lexington Lions Club, held their annual fundraiser last Saturday night. The sold-out crowd is seen above. ALL PHOTOS BY MIKE ORGAN. More...

Giddings Lions plan 5K/10K in Recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day

To help raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s and to recognize World Alzheimer’s Day (September 21st), the Giddings New Horizons Lions Club (GNHLC) will be hosting a charity 5K & 10K Walk/Run to benefit Alzheimer’s Research. More...

Heat and Exercise Dangers

Before Texas shines its Friday Night Lights in the fall, thousands of high school students take to practice fields during the summer months. More...














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