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In the Wednesday Sun

San Gabriel Presbyterian’s live nativity tells Christmas story

County approves engineering firm for southwest bypass that would divert heavy traffic around Georgetown

Middle school students’ social media threats raise complex legal concerns

Wood shepherded county treasurer’s office into 21st century

Historic home lovers flock to Heritage Society’s annual tour

Letters to Santa end up in newspaper office

Old Town railroad crossing on track for upgrade

Jarrell school district to order new buses

Assistant principal tapped to lead McCoy Elementary

Busy students honored with citizen awards

Mobile pet groomers leave wagging tails in wake

City eases cab licensing regulations

City’s sales tax revenue jumps 10 percent in ’14

Wesleyan project closes financing

Law, construction offices join Chamber

Editorial: Kudos to Wesleyan Homes, Boy Scout Troop 4-5 and more

Other Voices: Support our Meals on Wheels

Football: Southwestern’s Kelly named finalist for national defensive award

Basketball: Eagles reach championship game of Corpus Christi tournament

Basketball: Lady Eagles vanquish Vipers, remain tied atop district standings

Basketball: Emily Daniels dominates for East View girls in win over Marble Falls

Columnists offer yuletide feastings

Column: Sugar, spice and everything nice about wassail

Column: Giving the gift of happy taste buds

Teens get their karaoke on in public library

Yesteryears: President Wilson reassures country

Column: Holiday home tour partiers savor wine selections

Thursday update

A Rabbi leads a Hanukkah ceremony outside the Art Center

Rabbi Jonathan Dade with Messiah Echad leads a Hanukkah ceremony Tuesday night in front of Georgetown Art Center. The congregation will meet nightly through December 23 at the spot shortly before sunset. Photo by Joyce May.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67, low around 52. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Wednesday

          Georgetown: 12.88 feet below full (791')

   Stillhouse Hollow: 14.01 feet below full (622')


Handcrafts Unlimited hosts a free quilting demonstration, 104 East Eighth Street, 1-4 p.m.

Chat with cutting-edge scientists at the Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center’s Mingle and Jingle social event, 111 West Cooperative Way, Georgetown, 3-6 p.m.

Farmers market in Church of Christ parking lot, 1525 West University Avenue, 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Women’s Cancer Support Circle meets in the Cancer Treatments Center at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, 2000 Scenic Drive, 6:30 p.m.

Agape Actors Co-op performs Suffer the Long Night at East View High’s Black Box Theatre, 4490 East University Avenue, 7:30 p.m.

Deaths • Services

Donald F. Beaumont died December 11. Service at 10 a.m. Friday, December 19, The Worship Place, Sun City, 811 Sun City Boulevard, Georgetown.


Betty Sue Roemer died December 13. Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 20, Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown.


Nancy Dawn York died December 14. Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 20, St. Helen Catholic Church, 2700 East University Avenue, Georgetown.


Georgia Boudreaux Hughes died December 15. Service at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 20, Oakwood Cemetery, Huntsville.


Ralph J. Rowley died December 9. Service at 1 p.m. Friday, December 19, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 340 Stanford Street, Brush, Colorado.