November 24, 2016 RSS feed / General Stories

Leader Column Writer Honored by National Book Award

The i310 Media Group has announced the winners and finalists of THE 2016 BEST BOOKS AWARDS. Winners and finalists were selected from over 2000 titles from mainstream and independent publishers. More...

The Med Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2016 Leapfrog Safety Score

New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were announced recently by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety wat More...

Dime Box Lions Club installs new members

Lions District Governor Michael Smalley is shown with new members, Sharon McCoy Johnson and Bonnie Estes (far right), along with sponsor Sharon Brown. PHOTO BY CAROL DISMUKES. More...

The Nitsche Group Named among Best Places to Work by Business Insurance

The Nitsche Group has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in 2016 by Business Insurance magazine and Best Companies Group. More...

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Lexington business owner, Wendy Stover, sits atop her polo pony, Shakin Vibes. Wendy and her husband, Stacey, own Herk’s Store and Grill. More...

One Nation Under Fire

The liberals are marching in the streets. Having lost the election, when they seemingly had every advantage, has made them mad enough to raise you-know-what. They are marching because they believed they had the battle won. More...

TFB Thanksgiving Meal Report shows prices increased

A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $48.85 this year, up $2.37 from a year ago, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Thanksgiving Meal Report.  More...

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The Giddings Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting during the Grand Opening of the new St. Mark’s Clinic at 598 Cactus Street. The new facility will include Giddings Family Health, St. More...

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Work on the Lexington United Methodist Church’s new community building is coming along nicely. Last Friday, concrete was being poured for their driveway, as is seen above. More...

Former Marine overcomes college admissions obstacles

After eight years in the Marine Corps, including a seven-month tour of duty of Afghanistan, Travis Bush already had faced plenty of obstacles. Enrolling in college didn’t need to be another. More...

Shiloh Baptist Salutes Veterans

We presented our veterans and their families with a Veterans Day Banquet Friday evening at First Shiloh Baptist Church, Thrall, Texas. (Pastor Ray Dennis) We had 150 attend and awarded 27 Quilts of Valor. More...


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