August 24, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

Chef's Corner

Easy Eggplant Casserole

It is so good to have two seasons to grow special vegetables. This summer vegetable makes a variety of delicious recipes. If you are looking for ways to dress up eggplant, try this one.  1 small eggplant ½ lb. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

August 23, 1877- Galveston Daily News: “LEE COUNTY. LEXINGTON, August 17- The cotton crop in this section will be nearly a failure, not more than a fourth crop. More...

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Several children from My Friend’s Day School in Lexington made a trek to the Recycling Center last Friday, a special trip they make several times a year. More...

Finding Money for Long-Term Care

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources can you refer me to for long-term care financial help? My 84- year-old mother needs assisted living or nursing home care, but we don’t have a lot of money and she doesn’t have long-term care insurance. More...

Everyone with Medicare has rights and protections

Remember how you learned back in your high school civics class that you have certain rights as an American? As we all know, those individual rights make up the first 10 amendments to our Constitution. More...

In The Garden

In the last article I wrote about how Jethro Tull, the agriculturist, not the band, wrote about compost and the relationship it has to the health of plants. His ideas were revolutionary for the day and went widely ignored for years. 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. Our annual Word Wrangler Festival will be held on September 7th & 8th. More...

Where There’s Smoke, There’s BBQ!!

Lost Pines BBQ

1534 E Austin St - Giddings - 979-542-2075Open Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ok. Just for the sake of “disclaimer” – I love barbecue!!!!! More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Smelling Like a Vine Today, I smell like tomato vines. I’ve been in the garden for about two hours, harvesting tomatoes. They’ve done really well this year. More...

Social Security Matters

Disability after starting Social Security Benefits

Dear Rusty: I am now 64 years old and started taking my Social Security at 62. I continued to work part time since I applied, until December of last year when I was disabled from a bad car accident. More...


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