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In the Sunday Sun

Democrats question ethics of campaign contributions

Rivery’s Sheraton hotel pushed back to mid-2016

Noon Lions host vision screenings at public library

Council creates taxing zone for proposed Lone Star rail station

After delay, Highway 195 detour around Florence to open

Jarrell spends $4.5M to expand high school

Rivery Boulevard extension moves ahead

Biotech center wins additional $150K city grant

Kids have ghoulish good time in park

Education cuts inspired senator’s opponent

Early voting runs through October 31

High schoolers reach new heights via aviation classes

Two clinics recognized for tech services

Rules change for farmers markets

Cross country: Behind Medrano and Ellison, Eagles rack up district crown No. 5

Eagle tennis earns another silver medal

Volleyball: Patriots knocked out of playoff contention

Column: Golf tournament bliss in the Piney Woods

Swim teams make waves in early season

Volleyball: Lagy Eagles’ coach laments late faltering

Tax notices sent out

Dixi Cordell plans to donate her books to a hospital

Tunes carry The Georgetown Study Club to 75th anniversary

With deer season nigh, hunters aim for big game

Column: Love-struck goats prove loud, smelly

Kids find fun at theater’s festival

Screenwriter discusses movie with Georgetown Film Society



Weekend update

Little girl dressed as a fairy for a halloween party

Andy Sharp

Ashley Soto, 4, dressed up as Tinkerbell for the Halloween Carnival at Georgetown Community Center Thursday.




News

Donate to help Ebola-affected family: Anyone who wants to donate to help the Georgetown family voluntarily isolating itself because of the father’s close contact with an Ebola patient can send monetary donations to:

Friends of Public Health

Attn: Kathy Galloway

100 West Third Street

Georgetown, Texas 78626

Make checks payable to Friends of Public Health.



Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87, low aorund 60. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85, low aorund 60. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

 

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84, low around 62. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

 

3-day weather history at the airport [here]


Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 15.40 feet below full (791')

   Stillhouse Hollow: 12.70 feet below full (622')


Friday evening

Kids Halloween Party in Georgetown Public Library, 402 West Eighth Street, 6:30 p.m.


Open Mic Night at Cianfrani Coffee Company, 109 West Seventh Street, Georgetown, 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Nightmare on Jail Hill haunted house opens in the old jail, corner of Fourth and Main streets, Georgetown, 7-11 p.m.


Sun City’s Actors & Theatre Arts Guild performs Night Watch in the Sun City Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, 7 p.m.


Ghosts of the Georgetown Square tours by The Williamson Museum start, 716 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.


The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.


Saturday

The Graham Owners Club International brings antique cars to the Georgetown Square, 9 a.m.-noon.  


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

 

Taylor reveals the 1935 Time Capsule in Heritage Square Park, 400 North Main Street, Taylor, 11 a.m.

 

Boo Run in San Gabriel Park, 445 East Morrow Street, Georgetown, 3 p.m.


Gallery Georgetown celebrates the one-year anniversary for the Georgetown Art Center at seven venues around the city, 5-8 p.m.; a reception will be held in the art center, 816 South Main Street, at 8 p.m.


Denim and Diamonds Fur Ball benefits the county animal shelter, Marriott North, 2600 La Frontera Boulevard, Round Rock, 6-9:30 p.m.


The Rev. Mark Skrabacz is installed as first permanent minister of San Gabriel Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1322 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 7 p.m.


Ghosts of the Georgetown Square tours by The Williamson Museum start, 716 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.


The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.


Sunday

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 2 p.m.


Organ and trumpet duo Deux Voix play Grace Episcopal Church, 1314 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 3 p.m.

  

Macedonia Baptist Church celebrates its 133rd anniversary, 206 Martin Luther King Street, Georgetown, 3 p.m.




Deaths • Services

Bettie Jo Hood Glover, 72, died October 22. Funeral services were Saturday, October 25, at the Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 Interstate 35 frontage road.


Bobbi “Barbara Jean” Lovas, 76, of Sun City in Georgetown, died September 27. Funeral services are private.


David “Greg” Bellmer, 45, of Georgetown, died October 19. The family received guests at a visitation on Friday, October 24, at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home.


David Arthur Lindell, 68, of Georgetown, died October 17. A memorial service will be held Monday, October 27, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 311 East University, Georgetown.

 

Daniel “Dan” Haider died October 14. Service at 10 a.m. Friday, October 24, Santa Rosa Catholic Church, Andice.

 

Stewart Henderson DeWitt died October 20. Service celebrating life at 10:30 a.m. Friday, October 24, The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North IH-35, Georgetown.

 

Karen Jean Cooper died October 7. Service arrangement pending.