November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

There is a chill in the air and the sound of pecans hitting the ground. Pecans, pronounced “pahcahns” are around here, and I have been corrected many times. More...

Chef's Corner

Chicken Piccata

When you need a special dish for company but are running short of time, try this recipe. More...

Photos

October was a busy month for Lexington. There was the PumpkinFest, sponsored by the Lexington Chamber of Commerce. More...

Amnesty for Library Fines

November 1 – 20, 2017

The Giddings Public Library invites anyone with outstanding library fines to deliver nonperishable food items to the library during regular business hours and leave the library with a cleared account (up to $100 in fines). More...

Bella and her bears

Little Bella Miller of Plainwell, MI told her family she wanted teddy bears for her sixth birthday - lots of them, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. More...

Assistance Dogs Provide Help and Love

Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister, who’s 58, has multiple sclerosis and I’m wondering if an assistance dog could help make her life a little easier. More...

Celebrating Elenora Medack’s 100th Birthday!

Elenora Medack, seated in pearls, celebrated her 100th Birthday last Saturday, with hundreds of family members and friends in attendance. Above, she is seen with 15 of her 16 children! More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

November 1, 1877 – Brenham Daily Banner: W. J. Wilson died near Lexington, Lee County, on the 15th of October, from the effects of a snake bite on the finger, received on the 13th. More...

Photo

Pictured above is a special look at 5 GENERATIONS! More...

Acid Reflux, GERD, or Angina?

How can I tell, and should I be concerned?

It’s your birthday, and you just finished celebrating with a big meal and cup of coffee. What comes next is something that was definitely not on the menu – the worst case of heartburn you’ve ever experienced. 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.   Cancel your magazine subscriptions and save yourself some money. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Cucumbers, Pickles, and Probiotics More...

A fender bender to remember

It happened on Oct. 9, 1992 in the town of Peekskill, NY. Eighteenyear old Michelle Knapp’s 1982 Chevy Malibu was in a fender bender to remember that made headlines around the world. More...

Social Security Matters

Delayed Retirement Credits

Dear Rusty: I have delayed taking my Social Security retirement benefits for about 3 years past my full retirement age. I now want to start collecting benefits and am confused about the benefit calculation if I start midyear. More...


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