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From the Chef’s Corner

Veggie Frittata

Whether you prepare this dish for an evening meal or for a brunch, it will certainly hit the spot for a light summer meal. If you are a meat eater like I am, you can serve it with fried pork chops or sliced ham. Either way it is very good. Veggie Frittata ½ purple onion, chopped fine 1 8 oz. […]

Giddings Library News Corner

One of the most popular authors at the Giddings Public Library is Stuart Woods and he continues to keep his many fans as he turns out novels, one better than the last. Loitering With Intent (in both hardback and CD), features Stone Barrington as he goes to Key West to investigate drugs and a case of murder. Smooth Talking Stranger […]

Grandma’s Brag

Parents are Boots and Carrian Kirk of Gause Grandparents are Michael and Candy Biehle from Lexington Great Grandma is Marilyn Tyler from Lexington

Gourmet Chili Pepper and Salsa Festival

Wildseed Farms announces it’s third annual Gourmet Chili Pepper and Salsa Festival this summer on July 24, 25 & 26. Wildseed Farms, known for its flowers, has planted several fields of peppers: chilis for ristras and drying, specialty and ethnic peppers, sweet and hot peppers, southwestern style chilis, ornamental peppers and more. Some of the great music lined up include […]

Deciding Not To Decide

One rule to live by is to never go into a grocery store without a list, because inevitably you will come out with everything except the one item you went in for. On the other hand, you might leave without anything except a bag of peanut M&M’s because you forgot that you went in for Muenster cheese. So many people, […]

Using Livestock to Manage for Wildlife

Many people mistakenly believe that when managing for wildlife that livestock production can not coexist. Reality is that this entire part of Texas was developed under grazing pressure and was grazed prior to European settlers. Prior to European settlers, most grazing was by herds of buffalo that roamed through the area. The reason for this misconception is that in a […]

Menzel Reunion

The 23rd reunion of the descendants of Johann Karl Ernst Menzel was held Sunday, July 12, 2009 at St. John Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Texas, with 135 in attendance. All eight families of the children of JKE and Louise Menzel were represented and came from as far away as Port Arthur, Lubbock, Thorndale, Serbin and places in between. After a devotion […]

Focus on the Family with Dr. James Dobson

These Principles Will Help Single People Find Love

QUESTION: Last week, you explained the first nine principles of your Love Must Be Tough philosophy. What are the remaining eight? DR. DOBSON: These are the remaining eight “Love Must Be Tough” principles that will help you avoid the common pitfalls among those who are trying to win the heart of another during the courtship phase: 10. Beware of blindness […]

Giddings Police Report

July 15, 2009 At approximately 12:44 am, Sgt. Ramirez checked on a suspicious vehicle at the Lee County General Store located at 1790 W. Austin St., which was closed for business. The vehicle was identified as a white 1998 Dodge pickup truck. Sgt. Ramirez made contact with the driver identified as John Pfullman, and he stated that he was just […]