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In the Sunday Sun

School leaders discuss closing Carver Elementary as they redraw school boundaries

City's merger with Chisholm Trail Special Utility District not a done deal

Former POW preaches perseverance in face of adversity

Police cure Christmas blues

Downtown Menorah lights up for Festival of Lights

Flu vaccine not as effective as producers hoped

Christmas holiday shutters government, newspaper offices

Rezoning paves way for 700-house development east of Airport Road

Man found dead near South San Gabriel River

Column: Georgetown heritage: past, present, future

Other Voices: Industry lessons for non-profits

Runners play in all the reindeer games at Mitchell Elementary

Football: East View kicker named all-state

Basketball: Belton spoils East View boys' first home game of season

Volleyball: Novak sisters top Patriots' honor roll

Football: Ex-Eagle Hubenak earns all-American recognition at Blinn

Basketball: Southwestern women fall, despite dual double-double performances

School district offers drivers ed

Sertoma Club awards special Christmas gifts

Boy Scout raises money for elderly

Sport Clips donates $650K to veterans

Veterans eligible for start-up loans from state agency

'Tis the season to hurry up: a last-minute gift guide

Sell-out crowd tours historic Olive Street homes

Runners take off at Frost Elementary's Frosty Fun Run

Letters to Santa: Children search for "Rudoff," ask for presents underneath the tree and more

Column: Holiday poem from us to you

Column: Technology fuses with art in Round Rock

World War II veterans meet to remember Christmas

Weekend update


Friday night: Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

Saturday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

 

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

 

3-day weather history at the airport [here]


Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 12.11 feet below full (791')

   Stillhouse Hollow: 14.05 feet below full (622')


Friday evening

Williamson County Symphony Orchestra performs free Beauty of Christmas December Concert at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1101 West New Hope Drive, Cedar Park, 7:30 p.m.


Shrek the Musical plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 7:30 p.m.


Agape Actors Co-op performs Suffer the Long Night at East View High’s Black Box Theatre, 4490 East University Avenue, 7:30 p.m.


Saturday

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

 

Santa visits The Caring Place for photo opportunities; non-perishable food items and financial donations are welcome, 2000 Railroad Avenue, Georgetown, 10 a.m.- p.m.

 

Food trailer Flats opens in San Gabriel Food Park, 402 Morrow Street behind old Albertson's building, Georgetown, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Take pictures with Santa at Wolf Ranch Town Center ($8 per photo, cash or check only; proceeds benefit the county's Brown Santa program), 1011 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

Williamson County Symphony Orchestra performs free Beauty of Christmas December Concert at Celebration Church, 1202 Rabbit Hill Road, Georgetown, 7:30 p.m.

 

Shrek the Musical plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

 

Agape Actors Co-op performs Suffer the Long Night at East View High's Black Box Theatre, 4490 East University Avenue, 7:30 p.m.

 

Sunday

Take pictures with Santa at Wolf Ranch Town Center ($8 per photo, cash or check only; proceeds benefit the county's Brown Santa program), 1011 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 1-4 p.m.

 

Shrek the Musical plays at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 2 p.m.

 

Agape Actors Co-op performs Suffer the Long Night at East View High's Black Box Theatre, 4490 East University Avenue, 2:30 p.m.

 

Mike Elliott performs Christmas with Elvis at Roots Bistro (tickets cost $10 per person), 118 West Eighth Street, Georgetown, 6-9 p.m.



Deaths • Services

Bryan Bartlett Cothran died December 3.

 

Anne K. Eacono died December 16. Service was at 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 19, Gabriel Oaks Church of Christ, 408 West Morrow Street, Georgetown.

 

Walker Briggs died December 18. Service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 23, Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home, 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown.