May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Giddings Public Library News

Summer Reading Program registration is May 30th to June 12th. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World”. The first program is on June 14th. Come visit the library and check out some of the new books and CDs: More...

Grandma’s Brag!

Kinsley Smothermon Daughter of Mark and Sarah Smothermon in Phoenix, AZ; Granddaughter of Diane and Rick Smothermon of Houston, TX; and Great Granddaughter of Rita and Rainey Owen of Lexington, TX. More...

Should All Baby Boomers Get Tested for Hepatitis C?

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve recently read that all baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C. Is this really necessary, and if so, what are the testing and treatment procedures? Healthy Boomer Dear Healthy, More...

Medicare can help you manage your chronic illnesses

Caring for yourself when you have a chronic illness like diabetes or heart disease is hard work. When you have more than one such illness, it can sometimes seem overwhelming. More...

Oops!

The picture seen at the left was mislabeled in last week’s Lexington Leader. The group of young acrobats were performing in the Lexington Elementary Talent Show the week after Homecoming. More...

Chef's Corner

Fried Rice

I’m not sure how many of you cook in a wok at times. I use mine quite often and I usually use mine when I make fried rice, but you certainly can do the same meal in a large skillet. More...

Hundreds Attend Bluebonnet’s Annual Meeting

Nearly 600 Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members and guests filled the Sons of Hermann Hall in Giddings Tuesday, May 9, for the co-op’s Annual Meeting. More...

Social Security Matters

Government Pension Offset (GPO) & Maximizing Benefits

Dear Rusty: I recently retired from my job after 35 years at the U.S. Department of Defense. I know I’m not eligible for Social Security because I was part of the CSRS pension program and never had FICA taxes withheld from my paychecks.  More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

May 18, 1877- Brenham Banner: “A man named Pace, from Winchester, had his throat cut by Ben Hinds at Giddings last week. Hinds is in jail. Pace is not expected to recover.” More...


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