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In the Sunday Sun

World, national events provoke EMS changes

Lawsuit claims cops hurt senior citizen

Top East View students followed different paths

Two new faces take seats on council

Eason reflects on four terms at dais

Hammerlun praises city council’s harmony

Brainard appointed to leadership position on council

Annual Sun City event commemorates fallen soldiers

Firefighters save man from stranded car in high water

Hospital executive’s ‘jail time’ helps kids in need

Pulling Hair: Three creators of beauty

Letters: A fair solution for Majestic Oak Lane

Other Voices: Too many vehicles makes life awful

Exceptional teachers enrich students’ lives outside classroom

Baseball: Georgetown’s Anderson shuts out Chargers

Boys soccer: Vandergriff leads EV postseason parade; Georgetown’s Motakef honored as Newcome of the Year

Academics, athletics drive Milliet’s college decision

East View’s Soto relishes bond with high school teammates

Texas Golfer: Southwestern’s Hebert finishes among top 30 at DIII national tournament

Police find 35 pounds of meth during routine traffic stop

High school graduation nears for GISD, Gateway

Students receive automotive scholarships

World War II veteran celebrates 97th birthday with help from Patriot band

This year’s Festival of the Arts gets romantic

GHS classes reunite in Community Center

History Happy Hour shows how Civil War soldiers gambled

Eggs in my Pocket: Add ‘guinea wrangler’ to my list of job titles

Weekend update, May 23-24

Older gentleman stands in front of his door.

Herman Crisp stands Friday outside his home on West Street. A lawsuit filed Thursday in federal district court in Austin claims police raided the 81-year-old's home in September looking for his nephew, threw Mr. Crisp to the ground and broke his hip. Read the story in The Sunday Sun. Photo by Jonathan Adams.

SaturdayShowers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 80, low around 68. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.


Sunday Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 78, low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.


Monday 40%chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83, low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 8.29 feet below full (791') up

   Stillhouse Hollow: 10.43 feet below full (622') up

Friday Evening

Georgetown Public Library hosts a free screening of To Kill a Mockingbird, the award-winning movie based on Harper Lee’s classic book, 402 West Eighth Street, 6:30 p.m.



Dogs will descend on Georgetown Church of Christ for Barkfest, a free community event for canine lovers, 1525 West University Avenue, 9 a.m.-noon

Farmers market in Wolf Ranch, 1015 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Veterans and their families are invited to the fourth annual free Heroes Night Out Military Appreciation Barbecue, 1150 South Bell Boulevard, Cedar Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Creative Clay & China Club of Sun City will feature their best works at their first annual juried show, The Atrium, 1 Texas Drive, Georgetown, 2-6 p.m.

Flashback to the 1950s at the Kiwanis Club Spring Fling, featuring food and live music by the Stone Hill Band (tickets cost $15 per person), Sun City’s Cowan Creek Pavilion, 1433 Cool Spring Way, Georgetown, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Watch True Grit with Chet Garner, host of popular PBS show The Daytripper, at the Palace Theatre (tickets cost $7-$10), 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.



Sun City hosts a pre-Memorial Day concert featuring music by the 36th Infantry Division Band, Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown, 7 p.m.

Hear live music and support the Peyton A. James Scholarship at Texas A&M at the Kindness Matters benefit concert (tickets cost $10 per person), St. Helen Catholic Church, 2700 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 4 p.m.


Memorial Day

Military members who have died serving their country will be remembered at the annual Memorial Day ceremony in Sun City, Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown, 9:30-11 a.m.

Meet Round Rock police officers and firefighters at the Jump into Summer Community Fun Fest, Round Rock Christian Church, 22 Chalice Way, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Killed submarines will be honored at a U.S. Submarine Veterans Memorial Day ceremony, Round Rock Memorial Park, 600 North Lee Street, 11 a.m.

Deaths • Services

Arlene Bishop died May 22. Services are pending at this time.

Rosemary Mitchell died May 9. Service at 3 p.m. Monday, May 25, First Presbyterian Church of Georgetown, 703 South Church Street.

Gary Mitten died May 13. Service at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, Georgetown Church of Christ, 1525 West University Avenue.


Brian Gooding died April 13. Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14, Cowan Creek Country Club, 1433 Cool Spring Way, Georgetown.