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In the Sunday Sun

From aging show barn in park, livestock show looks to Taylor

Council punts on possible Verde Vista Drive extension

West side eagerly awaits new park

Ned Snead boosted small town’s reputation

Police reach out to residents visiting convenience store

Lone Star Rail District planners chug into town Wednesday

Construction closes portion of East Ninth Street

Police stop teen with six ‘military-style’ rifles

Fourth-grade bibliophile dreams of Jarrell library

Property tax deadline looms Feb. 2

Mayor stresses controlled growth at Sun City town hall

Proceeds from second annual Turkey Trot go to worthy causes

Column: A giant departs; service and invention were Ned Snead’s default modes

Other Voice: Shakin’ up the schools

School district’s Jack Frost honorees go above and beyond in the classroom and out

Chamber of Commerce prepares for biggest night of year Thursday

Basketball: Lady Eagles blow past Dripping Springs

East View’s O’Daniel signs to play softball at Concordia

Basketball: Patriot boys fall at home to district-leading Cedar Park

Basketball: Eagles come back to win vs. Tigers

Column: New opponents await prep golf teams in District 25-5A

Family discovers severe mercy

Column: Glamorous bird appears for first time in county

Cartoons at museum explain Lincoln presidency

Column: Cows resemble people by having personalities

MLK Day marchers stress unity

Former minister pens book about spirituality in film

Georgetown Animal Shelter to reopen soon

Mardi Gras comes early to Sun City neighborhood

Weekend update, January 24-26

Woman dressed in Mardi Gras costume, puts beads on an older gentleman.

Pam Helge puts a string of beads around the neck of Chub Meeker during Neighborhood 13’s annual Mardi Gras parade in Sun City last weekend. Because some of the residents will be celebrating Mardi Gras in Louisiana this year, the Neighborhood 13 Krewe decided to hold their big yearly celebration a month early. See more photos in this weekend’s edition of the Sun. Photo by Joyce May.


Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 59, low around 38. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

Sunday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 68, low around 41. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70, low around 45. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]


Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 10.40 feet below full (791') slight rising

   Stillhouse Hollow: 14.61 feet below full (622') steady


Friday evening

East View High’s choir department performs Beauty and the Beast (costs $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students), 4490 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 7 p.m.


Jesus Christ Superstar plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.


Saturday

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


Third Annual Finer Womanhood Conference (tickets costs $35), Old Settlers Association, 3300 Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Art of Forensics workshop explores the art behind forensic sketches (costs $25 for members, $40 for non-members), Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


Wine tasting at Monument Market, 500 South Austin Avenue, noon-2 p.m.


East View High’s choir department performs Beauty and the Beast (costs $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students), 4490 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.


Fred Raimi and Derison Duarte perform works of composers such as Ludwig van Beethoven and Francois Francoeur in Southwestern University’s Alma Thomas Theater, 1001 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 7 p.m.


Jesus Christ Superstar plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.


Sunday

Jesus Christ Superstar plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 2 p.m.


Sun City Dulcimers perform a benefit concert for The Caring Place, at The Worship Place, 811 Sun City Boulevard, 3-4 p.m.

 


Deaths • Services

Julia Mitnik Ibsen died January 16. Service Thursday, January 22, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, San Antonio.


Carrie Ann Barton-Smith died January 19. Service at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, January 24 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown.


Theda Mae White Callaway died January 19. Service at 10a.m. Monday, January 26, St. William Catholic Church, 620 Round Rock West Drive, Round Rock.


Victor J. (Vic) Schlung, Sr. died December 22. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 31, Apostolic Lighthouse Church, 261 County Road 250, Georgetown.

 

Brian Keith Moses died Friday, January 9.