August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

The hot Texas sun is cooking many plants at this time of year; protect your flowering plants. One method to help plants survive the summer is to use plenty of mulch in the garden. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

The library has a shipment of new books and CDs. It’s too hot outside, so why not stay in and read a good book. THE MISSISSIPPI BLOOD by Greg Iles — The climax to the groundbreaking Natchez Burning Trilogy by Greg Iles. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 1, 1877- Galveston Daily News: Bill Longley has concluded his history of his life and adventures in the Giddings Tribune. He boasts of many murders and other crimes, and professes to expect to be hung. More...

How to Stop Unwanted Junk Mail and Guard Against Mail Fraud

Dear Savvy Senior, My elderly father gets over 100 pieces of junk mail every week, and I just discovered that he’s given away nearly $5,000 over the past few months to many of the solicitors that mail him this junk. More...

J & P Bees - A Family Affair

“Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.” Proverbs 16:24

1437 CR 320, Lexington979-773-2757 More...

Photos

Here are the winners of the auctioned, blue ribbon winning quilt made by Sheri Sweet for the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department and the Lion’s Club Benefit held Saturday night. More...

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In Texas, we once thought you knew it was hot by your ability to fry an egg on the sidewalk. More...

Chef's Corner

Italian Meatballs

My wife and I enjoy Italian foods. When we feel like spaghetti and meatballs, I am usually a step ahead because I usually have made meatballs and they’re in the freezer. You can’t beat this recipe.   More...

Troutman’s Treats in Rockdale

American Restaurant1209 S. F.M. 487, RockdaleSunday 10a.m. to 9p.m. More...

Social Security Matters

Ex-Spouse Benefit - Does it affect mine?

Dear Rusty: Two years ago, after 34 years of marriage, my wife divorced me. She was a full time homemaker most of those years. Is she entitled to half of my Social Security benefit when I collect at age 62? More...

Other Places to Try on Sunday near Rockdale:

Lee’s Landing  American 313 W Cameron Ave, Rockdale, TX 76567-2820 512-446-6177 Open Sunday 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.   More...


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