June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Community News

In The Garden

Drought Tolerant Plants for the Texas Summer

As we go into the hot dry days of summer, the rain faucet has pretty much been shut off. Your next question is, “Oh no! What about my plants?”  More...

Chef's Corner

Buttermilk Oven Fried Chicken

Dipping chicken in egg whites allows the Panko coating to adhere to the meat and also creates a crispy crust. Try it. It works. More...

Food for Thought

Ramblings on Food, Food Memories, Cooking and Eating

How Government Food Policy Works Against Us, Part Two   More...

Giddings Library News Corner

Pre-K to 8th grade students be sure to come to the Follett Book Fair at the Library on June 25th to June 29th! Don’t miss out on all of these good books. Here is a list of new books and CDs for your reading and listening enjoyment: More...

Lexington’s Past Reported

June 17, 1868 – Flake’s Daily Galveston Bulletin listed Heinrich J. Hester as the postmaster at Lexington; Wm R. Vance at Blue Branch, both in Burleson county. More...

Social Security Matters

Optimum Time for Wife’s Benefits

Dear Rusty: I would like some advice on the optimum time for my wife to start drawing her Social Security. Pertinent facts are: I am 11 years older than her (born in 1949) and waited until my full retirement age to start my own Social Security. More...

Open Stage

Turmoil, pressure, expectations, changing conditions, information overload and stress. We live in a dehumanizing age – a situation which makes the thousand small humanizing truths in music a necessity.  More...

Best Native Trees

Want to learn more about the best native trees for Lee and Milam Counties? Come join the Little River Basin Master Gardener public meeting on Wednesday, June 20 at 6:00 p.m. at Bea’s Kitchen, located at 105 E. Main Street, Cameron.  More...


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