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In the Sunday Sun

Majestic Oak closure on horizon

Garey’s generous gift moves park closer to reality

Charge! East View boys soccer team marches on to state

Southwestern students march against rape culture

$105 million road bond would extend inner loop

Non-profit’s vacation raffle reaps unexpected benefits

Crime victim advocates to take well-deserved bow Wednesday

Serteens raise money for Ride on Center for Kids

Pulling Hair: How to live

Other Voices: The gift that keeps on giving

Letters: Packards dazzled Square visitors

Letters: Is cost of mileage being considered?

Texas Golfing: Three from GISD earn all-district honors

Softball: GHS freshman hits game-winner in 6th

Red Poppy Festival hits 16 years

Artist turns recycled books into sculptures

Veterans to cycle through city for rehab ride

University women promote equality in pay

Eggs in my Pocket: Back porch presents clutter problems

Choral concert helps non-profit

Bird Tails: Wildlife aplenty in Big Bend

Brookwood in Georgetown hosts garage and plant sales at new location

Market Days are back!

Weekend update, April 18-20

Two girls on horses riding around the square.

Matt Gauck, center, plays Patsy in Spamalot at the Palace Theatre, which debuted Friday and runs weekends through May 17. Photo by Andy Sharp.

Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78, low around 62. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.


Sunday Sunny, with a high near 86, low around 54. Southwest wind around 10 mph.


Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 74, low around 54. Northeast wind around 10 mph.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 11.23 feet below full (791') down

   Stillhouse Hollow: 13.73 feet below full (622') up

Friday evening

“Light Up Georgetown through Rotary” by eating dinner and support the club, Georgetown Community Center, 445 East Morrow Street (in San Gabriel Park), 6 p.m.

Anton in Show Business debuts in Southwestern University’s Jones Theater, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.

Spamalot premiers at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.


Growers can learn all about pecans at Pecan Field Day hosted by the A&M AgriLife Extension, Schwegmann Orchard, 3530 North Interstate 35, Georgetown, 8:30 a.m.

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

Free joint replacement class prepares patients for knee and hip replacement surgery, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, 2000 Scenic Drive, 10-11:30 a.m.

Interfaith Eco-Network of Georgetown sponsors a wildlife habitat event for Earth Day at Our Lady of the Rosary Cemetery, 330 Berry Lane, Georgetown, 10-11 a.m. Afterward, tour the Getsemani Neighborhood Garden, 412 East 19th Street, Georgetown, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Author D.A. Featherling signs copies of her latest book, Who Killed Ben Miller/ Death of a Juror, which features two harrowing true-crime stories, Cianfrani, 109 West Seventh Street, Georgetown, 1-4 p.m.

The East View boys soccer team plays in the state championship game, GISD Athletic Complex, 2275 North Austin Avenue, 1:30 p.m.

Central Texas Handbell Choir performs a Spring Ring concert at San Gabriel Presbyterian Church, 5404 Williams Drive, 2:30 p.m.

Southwestern University Wind Ensemble and Orchestra performs a free show in the Alma Thomas Theater on campus, Georgetown, 7 p.m.

USA Dance hosts a Social Ballroom Dance in St. John’s UMC Family Life Center, entrance and parking on East 11th Street behind the church, Georgetown, 7 p.m.


Cantata Chorus and Orchestra performs parts two and three of Handel’s Messiah at First Presbyterian Church, 703 South Church Street, Georgetown, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Author Leila Levinson speaks about her father’s liberation of a Nazi death camp as Congregation Havurah Shalom commemorates Holocaust Day of Remembrance, Hewlett Room on second floor of Georgetown Public Library, 402 West Eighth Street, 2 p.m.

Georgetown High jazz band performs at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 West Eighth Street, 2 p.m.

Georgetown Noon Lions provide free vision screenings at the CATRAC trailer, corner of Quail Valley and Katy Lane in Old Town, Georgetown, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Deaths • Services

Jimmie “Jim” Irvin Anderson died April 12. Service at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Andice.


Don Martin Rundell died April 15. Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 18, Christ Lutheran Church, 510 Luther Drive, Georgetown.


Terry William Stone died April 11. Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, Ward Street Church of Christ, Marlin.


Sue Evelyn Lindsey West died April 8. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, The Worship Place, 811 Sun City Boulevard, Georgetown.


Jack W. Ware died March 24. Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, First Presbyterian Church, 703 South Church Street, Georgetown.


James L. Cuddihee died April 8. Services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 29, the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen.


Arthur George Miller, Jr. died April 5. Celebration of life will be private.

Lillian McDonald died April 11. 

Rachel Elizabeth Hughes Alburtis died April 12. Services are private.

Carol Sue (Roberts) Sutton died April 12. Service at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 18, Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North I-35, Georgetown.

Jack W. Ware died March 24. Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 26, First Presbyterian Church, 703 South Church Street, Georgetown.