2014-07-24

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Milano



Rally for the Walk Kristi’s Krusaders will hold their fifth annual MS Rally for the Walk bike run on Saturday, September 6 at Nat’s in Milano. Registration will open at 9 a.m., with the first bike out at 11 a.m. and the last bike in at 4 p.m. The ride fee is $20/rider ($25 with passenger) and includes a meal […]

Cameron



The Rainmaker The Rainmaker is the latest production of the Milam County Theater in Cameron. The show will open Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m. at the Williams Event Center. Additional performances will be 2 p.m Sunday, July 27, 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, August 3. Tickets will be available at the door.

Caldwell



Aquifer Experts to Speak Two more speakers have been announced for the Burleson and Milam Counties Groundwater Summit scheduled for August 13. Cindy Ridgeway, manager of the Groundwater Availability Modeling (GAM) section at the Texas Water Development Board, and Dr. Steve Young, a hydrogeologic consultant and prinicpal engineer at INTERA, will speak in the 8:15 to 10:30 a.m. slot of […]

Austin



Dove Season Dates The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced more opportunities for dove hunters this year, including a 70-day season and a 15-bird daily bag statewide. There will also be a 16-day early teal and Canada goose season. The traditional September 1 dove season opening day in the North and Central Zones remains, this year falling on Labor Day […]

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Thomas A. Edison Visits Youth Center



by Donna Orsag, LCYC Volunteer Coordinator Daniel G. Benes (aka Thomas A. Edison) shared Science with the Lee County Youth Center Friday, July 11, and the kids loved it! Dressing in period clothing, Daniel got the attention of the crowd of students immediately. During the almost two hour demonstration, the kids, who normally can only sit still & pay attention […]

A little bit of Lexington History

Well………..the way I remember it was…..

Boys of Times Past Times have changed but boys probably haven’t in some respects—this story gets told often. My house used to be the “go to place” if there was a medical emergency. This was before the days of EMS and instant communication and available medical assistance everywhere. One Saturday afternoon a loud sounding car stopped across the street from […]

Rockdale



HOT Money for Cool Events Last week, Rockdale City Council approved expenditures from their Hotel- Motel Tax (HOT), that will include funds for a massive garage sale event at Apache Pass, a Christian rock concert, and a high tech sign for the Chamber of Commerce. A new event called the El Camino Real Trade Days will get $12,500 to help […]

Giddings Library News Corner



The Giddings Public Library is featuring books from Texas authors who will be showcased at The Texas Word Wrangler Book Festival on September 12th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Look Away, Dixieland by Marona Posey is the first novel in the “Look Away” series that carries you from the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the bombing of The World […]