August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Chef's Corner

Banana Strawberry Trifle

Summertime is upon us. It is a time for out-door fun and family gatherings. It’s also a time to try out some new recipes on guests and family. You can’t go wrong with this one. If you don’t have a trifle bowl, buy one!   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. More...

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These folks celebrated August Birthdays at Herk’s last Tuesday. More...

Big Town Eats at Uptown Café and Catering

Uptown Cafe & Catering - Good American Food

204 US Hwy 79 - Thorndale - 512-898-4182 Sunday Brunch 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  by Cindy Terrell with Tonya Rodgers and Kaden Myers  More...

Social Security Matters

High earners and the Family Maximum

Dear Rusty: My question is this: If both spouses are high earners with significant Social Security contributions in their own right, delaying their benefits to get a bigger Social Security amount could mean they will exceed the maximum “family& More...

Old Friends Never Say, “Goodbye.” They simply say, “See you soon!”

At the left, Dr. Kristi Burkhart proudly stands as one of Four Generations present at her Farewell Reception held in Lexington last week. More...

Other Places to Try on Sunday near Thorndale:

Schroeder’s Place 29875 W Highway 79, Thorndale - 512-898-2608AmericanOpen Sunday 4 – 8 p.m. While not open until 4 p.m on Sundays, from the reviews, this “little dive” may be just what you need for Sunday dinner! More...

Food for Thought

Eating Well, Eating Locally

It’s a simple idea, to eat well by “eating local,” but for too many of us, “eating local” means getting a sub sandwich or hamburger from a quick stop shop. More...

Join the Red Cross to Sound the Alarm

Hundreds of volunteers needed to install smoke alarms in Austin area on September 23, 2017

The American Red Cross asks everyone to help Sound the Alarm in Central Texas and be part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires. More...

In The Garden

Fall planting season is coming up!

Now is the time to prepare for your fall garden. The summer plants are at the end of the growing season and are ready to be pulled. The soil is “tired” and will welcome some help to get ready for fall. More...

Grandma’s Brag!

What! Nothing to brag about this week?  Stay tuned, there’s more to come.   More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

as uncovered by Stanley Miller   August 8, 1867 – Galveston Daily News: J. F. More...

Area Girl Scouts Enjoy Galveston

Lexington area Girl Scouts enjoyed several days on Galveston Island the last week of July, as witnessed by these pictures provided by Monica Eberz. Family members and siblings went along too! More...

Finding Help for Seniors Addicted to Opioids

Dear Savvy Senior,  I’m worried about my 72- year-old mother who has been taking the opioid medication Vicodin for her hip and back pain for more than a year. More...

GriefShare

Starts August 17 in Giddings

GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group: Meets at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings, 300 North Grimes. More...

Summer Reading Parties and Winners Announced

The Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center would like to thank everyone who participated and helped with the fantastic success of Summer Reading 2017! More...

Preparing for the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

The solar eclipse will reach maximum visibility in Lee County at about 1:10 p.m. on Monday, August 21.

On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a total eclipse will cross the entire country, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. More...

Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Summer Planning Meeting

The Gamma Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met for their July meeting in the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg, TX with twenty-one members present.  More...


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