March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

Lexington’s Past Reported

March 2, 1848 – Democratic Telegraph and Texas Register (Houston, Texas): A Mr. Shaw was listed as the delegate from Milam County to the State Democratic Convention, held February 21, in Austin. More...

Open Stage

I’m applauding hope, audacity and a pretty good voice this week in the person of one Briana Adams. If it’s tempting to refer to her as “local girl makes good,” I don’t think she’ll object. More...

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Neta Callahan, member of Blue United Methodist Church, shared this picture of her granddaughter with other members of her troup, all of whom are stationed in Afghanistan. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Sneaking in Vegetables Many parents have a hard time getting their kids to eat vegetables. But it surprises me to hear from friends that it’s also a problem with many of their husbands! More...

Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

The Little River Basin Master Gardener Association will have their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, March 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. inside the Milam County Expo Building at 301 S. Houston Avenue, Cameron, Texas.  More...

AMAC: give thought to the stress of retirement

Know what you are getting into and prepare

There’s more to consider than your financial wellbeing if you are planning early retirement. More...

Chef's Corner

Sausage, Egg, and Biscuit Casserole with Sage Gravy

1 lb. More...

There’s a deficit of knowledge about Social Security

Knowing how the system works will help ensure you don’t leave benefits on the table

There is a knowledge deficit among those who are approaching the age at which they become eligible for Social Security, says senior advocate Dan Weber. “Social Security is not an entitlement, a government hand-out. More...

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CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Amie Finch; Barbara Schafer; Phyllis Fritsch; Sandra Stepan; Ally Brugger and Jack Cashion (left to right) More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Everyone who checks out a book from the Madeline L Engle series will be entered into a drawing to win a free movie pass from Westwood Cinema 6 in Brenham to see A Wrinkle In Time. Drawing will be March 16th.  More...

Poster Contest Winners Announced

The annual poster contest for the 2018 Lee County Junior Livestock Show has concluded and the winners have been announced.  The contest, sponsored by Bluebonnet Electric and coordinated by Lee County 4-H, was open to all youth of Lee County with More...

Social Security Matters

Paying FICA doesn’t change benefits

Dear Rusty: I am 73 and self-employed, but each year I must pay self-employment tax – money for Social Security and Medicare – as part of my income taxes. More...


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