The Williamson County Sun

In the Sunday Issue

Medicare data illuminates medical spending

Medical providers in northern and eastern Williamson County received about $20.9 million from Medicare in 2012, and a few of those providers accounted for a disproportionately large amount of the federal funding.

A young artist’s race car dream

Friends and classmates rally around Leonel Sanchez to make his dreams come true.

Council to consider limit on lawn sizes

The Georgetown City Council hopes a small change now will eventually lead to big water savings in the future when it considers on Tuesday whether to limit the lawn sizes of new homes.

Palace hosts mayoral, GISD hopefuls

Managing growth while maintaining Georgetown’s unique identity dominated the discussion Thursday as four individuals hoping to lead the city and its schools into the future discussed key issues during a candidate forum at the Palace Theatre.

Finding homes for wild horses

Before training Tornado, a wild mustang brought to the Mustang Heritage Foundation in Granger, Rebecca Ramage didn’t have much of a plan for after her impending military discharge.

Georgetown veteran honored

To James Campbell, Georgetown resident Glynn Hale was everything an Army officer should be.

Author surprises book club members

With a tip of the conductor’s cap, Wally Wirth welcomed members of the Neighborhood 18 book discussion group to his Sun City home Tuesday.

Patriot softball clinches third seed out of District 17-4A

East View wrapped up third place in District 17-4A this week, meaning the Lady Pats are headed back to the playoffs in their second year of varsity competition.

Georgetown completes turnaround, reaches playoffs

The Lady Eagles rebounded from a tough first half of the season to make it into the 2014 UIL softball playoffs.

Bunte qualifies for state

Senior Brynna Bunte of the GHS Lady Eagles is going to the UIL state championship.

Root, Guerrero are headed to state

Georgetown’s senior doubles combination of Thomas Guerrero and Sterling Root have qualified to compete in the UIL state tournament April 28-29 at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center in Austin.

Busses boosted in transit plan

Transportation officials and city leaders met Wednesday at Round Rock’s Dell Diamond to mark the unveiling of Capital Metro’s finalized Project Connect plan for regional transportation development.

 

Weekend Update

Semi-truck pulling large boat.

Joyce May

Nathan Stuchly, 3, of Taylor, gets assistance from his grandmother, Jennifer Hammack, during the Hands on History event April 12 at The Williamson Museum. The day's activity was creating a Three-Legged Willie statue.

 


Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76, low around 57. East wind around 5 mph.

 

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77, low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

 

Sunday: 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 78, low around 64. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

 

3-day weather history at the airport [here]

 

Burn Ban lifted: Outdoor burning is still not allowed on critical fire danger days.


Lake levels Wednesday

          Georgetown: 14.38 feet low

   Stillhouse Hollow: 11.42 feet low


Weekend Sales


Georgetown Animal
Shelter
Semi-Annual
garage sale. House-
hold, collectables, fur-
niture, antiques, 100's
of DVD's, toys, books,
etc. Fri/Sat 8am-1pm,
Early Bird Sale- Thurs
4/17, 5-7pm $10 ad-
mission fee. Commu-
nity Center in San Ga-
briel Park 512-930-
3592.


Garage Sale 3407 Primrose Trl., Sat. 4/20, 8am-12pm.

Estate/Moving sale 108 Stonehenge Blvd. (Churchill Farms) Fri 4/18-Sat 4/19, 7am-1pm. Antiques, fine furniture, kitchen items, clothing, collectibles, art, many unique and interesting items. Everything must go.

 


Happening This Weekend

Friday

Hope Alliance domestic abuse center celebrates 30 years at Heritage Room, Round Rock Express Union, 3400 Palm Valley Drive, 6-8 p.m.


Ghost tours of the Square start from The Williamson Museum, 716 South Austin Avenue, 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.


Moon Over Buffalo plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 7:30 p.m.

 

Saturday

23rd annual Thrill of the Hill 5K Run through Durham Park, at F.M. 1869 in Liberty Hill, 8:30 a.m.


Hilltop Marketplace, featuring a free Easter egg hunt, Church of Christ parking lot, 1525 West University Avenue, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Free joint replacement class, St. David's Georgetown Hospital, 2000 Scenic Drive, 10-11:30 a.m.


Video Game-a-Palooza for gamers and their friends in the Hewlett Room of the Georgetown Public Library, 402 West Eighth Street, 2-4 p.m.


Moon Over Buffalo plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 7:30 p.m.


The second night of ghost tours of the Square start from The Williamson Museum, 716 South Austin Avenue, 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

 

Sunday

Moon Over Buffalo plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 2 p.m.

 


 

Deaths • Services

Lucy Besozzi died April 10. Service at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2700 East University Avenue, Georgetown.

 

Hannah Michele Howell died April 14. Celebration of life at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home.

 

Marianne Yost died April 12. Service at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at St. Helen Catholic Church, 2700 East University Avenue, Georgetown.

 

Emma Lou Duncan died April 15. Service was at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393, North IH-35, Georgetown.

 

Barbara Lynn Pearsons died April 10. Service at a later date.

 

Merl D. Breckenridge died April 17. Services pending.