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Petersons to perform together

Ellsworth and Sue Peterson play the organ at Grace Episcopal Church this weekend with two of their daughters.

Armed homeowner stops burglary cold

Georgetown man fired gun, told home-invader to sit down until police arrived.

Kelley verdict elicits protests

Supporters and detractors make their voices heard after Greg Kelley convicted of super aggravated sexual assault.

County looks at comp time fund

Commissioners could change how employees accrue, use vacation and holiday time.

Doctors are in

Scott & White clinic opens on Rivery Boulevard.

EV grad promotes alcohol awareness

Anthony Henry wins poster contest.

Council denies funding for free dental clinic

Councilmembers applaud goals but say $5,000 request falls outside normal process.

Outdoor crew treks through peaks of Southern Rockies

Teenagers and adults summit 11,711-foot Mt. Phillips.

Pharms back Schwertner

Businesses association endorses incumbent state senator

Brothers build on experience at Glick’s

Luke and Jeremy Coblentz learned the skill and intricacy of woodworking at an early age.

Hometown pitcher traded to Texas Rangers

Corey Knebel could play this week for Triple-A Round Rock.

Cartoonist takes on Tokyo

She hopes to release comic book on life in Japan.

Novella grows from Georgetown roots

Kate St. Clair to sign copies of her book Saturday in Austin.

Donations needed

First Baptist Church is collecting items — like new or gently read children’s books and paperback books for county jail inmates — through Friday.

Brokers visit at open house

Hat Creek Ranch hosts group.

Kids learn about health at Kid City Camp

Nutrition made fun at Purl Elementary.



Thursday Update

High school girls' dance troupe dances in formation with glittered star props.

Jonathan Adams

Ema Osborne dances Wednesday during the Routine Showoff for the East View Sparklers, the high school's dance troupe. The dancers worked on their eight-piece performance for five days and learned an additional dance the morning of the show.

Thursday: Slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91, low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]


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

Lake levels Tuesday

          Georgetown: 14.72 feet below full (791')

   Stillhouse Hollow: 9.68 feet below full (622')

Wednesday Evening

Open mic night at Roots Bistro, 118 West Eighth Street, 7-10 p.m.



Learn quilting at a free weekly demonstration at Handcrafts Unlimited, 104 East Eighth Street, Georgetown, 1-4 p.m.

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

Deaths • Services

Matthew Tennyson Hood died July 18. Service was at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, First United Methodist Church, 1004 North Mays Street, Round Rock.


Willie Jay Dutcher died July 26. Celebration of life was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at Weir Baptist Church.


Frances Jane Zess died July 14. Service at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, St. Paul's Church, 3775 East Cudahy Avenue, Cudahy, Wisconsin.


Dorothy Gardner Sullivan died July 5. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2, Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home, 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown.


Marsha Locklin Swenson died July 26. Service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 2, Georgetown Church of Christ, 1525 West University Avenue, Georgetown.


Lt. Col. Robert S. “Bob” King died July 24. Service at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 2, Grace Episcopal Church, 1314 East University Avenue, Georgetown.


Mary Ann Barbour died May 17. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2, The Gabriels Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 393 North IH-35, Georgetown.


Lydia G. Walker died July 26. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 2, The Georgetown Church of the Nazarene, 4051 East University Avenue, Georgetown.