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In the Sunday Sun

Citing Biblical traditions, conservative clergy decry court ruling on gay marriage

Fireworks pop with patriotic brilliance at Sertoma Club’s annual Independence Day celebration

Migratory Green Herons nest in downtown tree

Walburg man receives award-winning care at St. David’s Georgetown Hospital after stroke

City plans to shuffle downtown office buildings

Palace Theatre aims to build facility for teaching children

San José Park splash pad makes thrilling debut

‘What’s It?’ No. 5

Letters: Liberty and justice for all

Letters: Headline misses the mark

County surveys residents on preparedness

Work on Sheraton luxury hotel keeps pace in spite of rain

Entrepreneur sells natural oils after seeing efficacy

512 Locksmith expands to Georgetown

Cleaner joins chamber roll

Collain introduces new medical cloud technology

FEMA hiring for temporary positions

Manufacturing facility to break ground in Taylor

Southwestern soccer coach helped U.S. win first World Cup

Club laxers win title at Louisiana tournament

Georgetown Meals on Wheels going strong thanks to founder

Florence Church of Christ likes small feel

Yesteryears: G’town company continues drilling

G’town Chef: Try different techniques, ingredients for piecrust

Keep it tasty this summer with salads, vegetables

Masons select new leaders

Wednesday update, July 8

Two birds fence with their beaks in a tree.

A siege of Green Herons — birder speak for a group of the small, wetland-loving birds — has taken up residence in a tree on the Square. Read more in the Wednesday Sun. Andy Sharp

Wednesday Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

3-day weather history at the airport [here]

Lake levels Tuesday

          Georgetown: 1.98 feet over full (791') -

   Stillhouse Hollow: 1.4 feet over full (622') -

Tuesday evening

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.


Carolyn Remmler teaches preschool science for kids 3 to 5 years old (class is free but register by calling 512-864-3008), 805 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 2-3:30 p.m.

Learn about Vander Clyde, the Round Rock resident who became the cross-dressing sensation Barbette, at this month’s Salon at Wildfire, 812 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 6:30-8 p.m.

Deaths • Services

William Barrick died June 24. Services are pending.


Marjorie Hammerickson died June 27. Services were held 11 a.m. Monday, July 6, The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North Interstate 35, Georgetown.


LaDain Isbell Burson died July 3. Services were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, I.O.O.F. Cemetary, 701 Smith Creek Road, Georgetown.


Lois Louise Roe died July 4. Services were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetary, 14501 North Interstate 35, Pflugerville.


Mary Lopez Vasquez died July 4. Service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, St. John's United Methodist Church, 311 East University Avenue, Georgetown.


Richard Lane Holloway died July 4. Service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, 14501 North Interstate 35, Pflugerville.


Ann Hilscher Weaver died July 4. Service at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9, Tenth Street United Methodist Church, 410 West Tenth Street, Taylor.


William “Bill” Edward Hinds, Sr., died July 5. Service at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 9, Ramsey Funeral Home, 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown.


Ray Steven Rose died June 26. Service at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, 393 North Interstate 35, Georgetown.


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.