March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

In the Garden

Time for those plants to wake up!

Spring came upon us this past Tuesday. Looking forward, we can expect the plants that were dormant to begin to wake up.  More...

Chef's Corner

White Bean, Fennel, and Italian Sausage Soup with Parmesan Toast

Pantry staples and a few fresh ingredients is all it takes to make this soup. It doesn’t take more than an hour to be ready for a delicious meal. Serve it with crunchy Parmesan Toast for dunking.   More...

Bugle Boy News

“If blues, soul, and rock can be said to form a triangle, you’ll find Hamilton Loomis right in the center of it”, says Guitar Player Magazine. More...

Community Shred Event

While cyber attacks pose a major threat, not all attackers are found online. More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Kids take notice of our new READER OF THE MONTH program. The two top readers in the Giddings Intermediate School for each month will be honored at the Public Library. More...

Social Security Matters

Should my wife wait until age 66 to claim benefits?

Dear Rusty: I will be at my full retirement age of 66 in June. I now work part time and plan to continue for the foreseeable future. My wife will be 63 in June. She now works full time but plans to shift to part time in the near future. More...

Savvy Senior - Tips and Resources for Older Job Seekers

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources can you recommend to help older job seekers? I’m 60 and have been out of work for nearly a year now and need some help. Seeking Employment Dear Seeking, More...

Lee County Texas Stars Buckle Series Playdays Scheduled

The Lee County Texas Stars 4H Horse club is hosting a buckle-series playday, at the Lexington Memorial Arena in Lexington, in which youth from 5-19 are eligible to ride and earn points toward a custom belt buckle at the end of the series. More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

Compiled from reports in the March 17, 1888 editions of the Fort Worth Gazette and Galveston Daily News: On March 16, Lee County Sheriff W. M. More...

Open Stage

I’m not allowed to discuss the project I just worked on – the production company forbids any public disclosure of details before they do a public rollout. More...

Four County Opry

Our next Four County Opry will be held on Monday, March 26, when we will be featuring the toe-tapping music of Bob Appel from Austin and Paul Schlesinger from Taylor. Other guests will include Boogie Allen from Garwood, Tx. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

Ultra-Processed food at the Grocery Store   In last week’s column, I talked about new scientific findings that even a slight increase in the amount of ultra-processed food you eat is correlated with increased cancer risks, along with other More...

What every caregiver should know about Medicare

The phone call can come at any hour. Your elderly parent has fallen ill and needs your help. If you haven’t gotten the call yet, chances are you will. More...

Funny Stories from Near and Far

Who steals my purse… More...


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