City Week eEdition
In the Wednesday Sun
School leaders hope to preserve historic Carver name
The Caring Place expands its scope
County animal shelter will offer free adoptions this Saturday
Sidewalk plan identifies barriers to walkability
Tea party at East View High welcomes guests prior to Beauty and the Beast
Health district sponsors family program to get fit, get movin’
Get free help filing federal taxes
McCoy Elementary student donates handsomely to animal shelter
Man charged with scalding girlfriend’s child
End-of-year hiring slashes jobless rate here, across state
Biotechnology incubator attracts global interest
In-home care service moves into Georgetown
Pair of local businesses align with chamber
Taco chain Fuzzy’s targets Georgetown for future expansion
Comptroller reveals $113B revenue estimate
Column: Ned Snead’s wondrous mind
Other Voices: Retired news hounds ‘solve’ world’s problems
Basketball: Lady Pats race past Marble Falls
Basketball: Harris provides spark for depleted Lady Eagles
Patriot boys basketball team wins first district game
Basketball: Vipers down GHS boys in fourth period
GISD powerlifters sweep top two spots in home meet
Georgetown tennis team tops Belton to open season with win
Despite cold weather, soccer season heats up
Southwestern men’s basketball team moves into second place in conference standings
Pirate women’s basketball bounces back from Friday loss by edging ’Roos
Southwestern women’s lacrosse hires New Yorker as assistant coach
Festival of the Arts preview series plays on with Saturday concert
Austin photographer finds inspiration among millions
Friends and Newcomers of Georgetown donates to Meals on Wheels
Look into President Lincoln’s life in an exhibit running through February 7 at museum
Yesteryears: Details emerge about shooter whose trial looms
Column: Time to watch calories
Column: Buy your ham early
Men enjoy night of food, worship at Celebration Church
Registration deadline is Wednesday for lay chaplain course at Crestview Baptist Church
‘Barney Fife’ to make appearance Thursday at First Baptist Church
Family Eldercare seeks caregivers
Thursday update, January 29
Roy Bowen, Randy Smith and Sean Rose at the Man Night hosted Monday at Celebration Church. Hundreds attended the themed night to eat hot wings and listen to former all-NFL defensive tackle Tommie Harris talk about his playing days and his faith. Photo by Michael Freeman.
Thursday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72, low around 44. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
3-day weather history at the airport [here]
Lake levels Wednesday
Georgetown: 10.01 feet below full (791') slight rising
Stillhouse Hollow: 14.67 feet below full (622') slight drop
Lone Star Rail planners chug into town for informational meeting on proposed 118-mile commuter rail line linking San Antonio and Georgetown, Chamber of Commerce Banquet Room, 1 Chamber Way, Georgetown, 5-8 p.m.
Bridges to Growth hosts free “Becoming a Love and Logic parent: Making Early Childhood Parenting Fun” class (pre-register by calling 512-864-3008), 805 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Free piano recital for senior citizens, featuring the music of Maxon Music Stars Studio, Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, 7:30-9 p.m.
Farmers market in Church of Christ parking lot, 1525 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Georgetown school leaders will discuss proposed changes to elementary school attendance zones inside the Mitchell Elementary cafeteria, 1601 Rockride Lane, 6-7:30 p.m.
Seeds of Strength hosts an informational meet and greet for those interested in joining the women’s giving circle (RSVP by emailing email@example.com or calling 512-555-1010), Artisans Connect Gallery, 122 East Eighth Street, Georgetown, 6 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet recognizes the contributions of businesses and individuals, Sun City Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, 6-9 p.m.
“Catalonia Wine, Food and Dali” is the last lecture in a free series about the culture of Spanish Catalonia, Georgetown Art Center, 816 South Main Street, 6:30-8 p.m.
John Walker and Lou Snead lead an exploration of humankind’s relationship with nature at San Gabriel Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1322 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 7-8:30 p.m.
Deaths • Services
Roy Swinea died January 23.
Cynthia N. "Cindy" Carroll died January 22. Visitation at 6 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, Ramsey Funeral Home, 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown.
Annie Evelyn Spencer Parker died January 24. Service at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 29, Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown.
Milton Cockrum died January 25. Service at 10 a.m. Friday, January 30, Faith Lutheran Church, 4010 Williams Drive, Georgetown.
Terry Lewis Mantz died January 25. Service at 2 p.m. Friday, January 30, First United Methodist Church, 410 East University Avenue, Georgetown.
Edwin deSteiguer "Ned" Snead died January 22. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 31, First United Methodist Church, 410 East University Avenue, Georgetown.