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In the Sunday Sun

Rainfall saturates city in record year, so far

Cops bust couple in chicken joint

Polka traditions live on at Granger church

Medicare payments funneled to select providers

HARC approves expanding one historic district, creating another on Forest Street

Police invite residents to safety center reveal

Chamber of Commerce anticipates another lucrative fundraiser

Children can receive free meals at schools

After DWI arrest, inmate dies in custody

Pulling Hair: Droughts, floods, and how they rewrote our history

Other Voices: Faith demands equality for all

Letters: Is Obamacare ‘SCOTUScare’?

Letters: Hobbs: a fine official

A photographic history of Fourth of July through the years

Scenes of summertime triumph: Little Leaguers earn silver

Eagle softball player honored with selection to all-region team

Coaches offer sport-specific instruction at summer camps

As first K-through-12 class graduates, Grace Academy celebrates feat of longevity

4-H contestants place highly at state

Barrel racer sprints for national title

Student sees new start after move

Eggs in my Pocket: Deluge descends as unexpected car problems arise

Sertoma Club installs officers

Tuesday update, July 7

Two little girls play in a stream of water at a splash pad.

Wayne Swening holds his grandson, 11-month-old Sebastian Swening, Saturday evening before the big firework finale of the Sertoma Club’s Fourth of July celebration in San Gabriel Park. See more photos of the revelry in Wednesday’s Sun. Andy Sharp

Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 90, low around 75. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Monday

          Georgetown: 2.11 feet over full (791') -

   Stillhouse Hollow: 1.53 feet over full (622') -


Farmers market in Sun City, 2 Texas Drive, 9 a.m.-noon

Elizabeth Kahura presents stories and music from Africa as part of the Children’s Summer Reading Program at Georgetown Public Library (best for kids 5 and up; event is free but tickets are issued starting at 9:30 a.m. on a first come, first served basis), 402 West Eighth Street, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Unified Development Code Advisory Committee meets to discuss the city’s development guidelines, 300-1 Industrial Avenue, Georgetown, 3 p.m.

Planning & Zoning Commission provides recommendations to city council on zoning changes, 101 East Seventh Street, Georgetown, 6 p.m.

Deaths • Services


Kathryn Walden died June 28. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 14, First United Methodist Church, 410 East University Avenue, Georgetown.


Lester (Les) Williams died June 22. Service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 11, McKee Mortuary, 1401 Highway 114, North Manchester, Indiana.


Jacqueline Moore Randall died June 12. Service at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 11, Tenth Street United Methodist Church, 410 West Tenth Street, Taylor.


Carl Vitera died June 25. Service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, The Worship Place Church, 811 Sun City Boulevard, Georgetown.


Clyde M. Hannah died June 18. Service at 4 p.m. Friday, July 17, Legacy Hills Pavilion, 301 Del Webb Boulevard, Georgetown.