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In the Sunday Sun

City absorbs outlying water district

College president presses for town-gown alliances

Residents upset about roadway connecting to Sun City

Storms bring rainy relief, do little harm

Lone Star CEO embraces hands-on leadership

Verde Vista Drive extension still on table

Councilman supports reviving airport board

Land man to address ‘fracking’

Kelley case gets new judge

City considers commission on aging issues

Student health council suggests bullying survey

Museum honors pioneering prosecutor

Democratic candidate wants competitive bids for bond projects

County commissioner seeks third term

Man accused of sending lewd texts

Volleyball: Pats fall to state-ranked Dripping Springs

Golf: The Georgetown Cup is up for grabs this week

City inches closer to Rivery buyouts

Mystery of university’s tablet solved

Georgetown recalls historic judge

Domestic abuse victims find Hope Alliance

Column: Papa concocts theory for bad biking

Republicans host a Grand Old Party

Featured artist connects life with surreal art

Families fly kites in Taylor


Weekend update

a colorful manequin wears an eyepatch.

Will Anderson

Friday was international “Talk Like a Pirate” day, so Sunshine — the Sun’s mascot — decided to don her Official Southwestern Pirate Eye Patch in a show of support for her favorites, the SU Pirates!

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88, low around 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91, low around 72. Light northeast wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89, low around 72. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.


3-day weather history at the airport [here]


County Lifts Burn Ban.

Lake levels Friday

          Georgetown: 15.76 feet below full (791')

   Stillhouse Hollow: 11.81 feet below full (622')

Weekend Sales

128 Langtry Ln. Jarrell, Sat/Sun. 9/27, 7am-4pm; 9/28, 10am-2pm. I-35N exit275, follow signs. Designer jewelry at/below cost. Huge selection house-hold, clothing, school, etc, many new. Great holiday gifts.


3011 Addie Lane, Georgetown. Saturday 9/20, 8:00 a.m. until noon. NO EARLY BIRDS. Multi family sale.


Multi-family Sale, 1014 Country Club Dr., Georgetown. Sat 9/27, 8am-2pm. Men's/ladies' clothing, 2 dorm-size refrigerators, new cruiser bicycle, many unique decorator items.


Several families Sat., 9/20, 7am-1pm, 305 Oak Crest Lane, Williams Drive, Booty's crossing. Too much stuff to list. Come early.


Sat 9/20 Big Sale 8am-Noon! 204 Clear Springs Rd. Brighton Queen Bed frame with Mattress, Armoire, furniture, ice maker, light fixtures, lots of home and patio goods, clothes, large Christmas tree, tons of great misc, too much to list!


Big Sale! 230 Baldwin St., Hutto. Fri/Sat, 8am-1pm. Lots of goodies for your home, too much to list. Come see!


3-Family Sale, 315 Meadowpark Dr., Georgetown, Sat. 9/ 20, 8am-? Household, kids/teen/adult clothes, some furniture, baby items.


Sat 9/20, 7am-12pm 3501 Sanaloma Dr. Large amount of collectibles, vintage, antiques, and home decor, various items.


Estate sale 9/18-9/19, 8am-6pm, 9/20, 8am-4pm, 1006 Country Club Rd. Furniture, household items, china, collectibles, antiques.


2602 Mesquite Lane (Georgetown), Sat 9/20, 7am-1pm. Bed, dressers, baby items, camping equipment.


405 Thousand Oaks Blvd. 7am-2pm, 2 families plus. Furniture, TV, child/adult clothing, fabric, crafts, vintage, much more. Postponed if rain.


Watch artists create in real time during Paint Out in the Square, downtown Georgetown, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Shop for artisan crafts at Hilltop Market Place, 1525 West University Avenue, Georgetown, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


Fall plant sale, 141 Sun City Boulevard, Georgetown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Support restoration of San Jose Community Church at a fajita meal and raffle, AutoZone parking lot, 510 West University Avenue, 11 a.m.


Children can get hands on with science experiments during Maker Day at Georgetown Public Library, 402 West Eighth Street, 2 p.m.

Antiques for Animals sale benefits Georgetown Animal Shelter, 445 East Morrow Street, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jhankaar Kathak Dance Recital, presented by Nritya Varsha Dance Academy, East View High School theater, 4490 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 5 p.m.

The Art and Soul of Africa Rising Live and Silent Auction, Chamber of Commerce, 1 Chamber Way, Georgetown, 6:45-10 p.m.

The Full Monty at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, happy hour at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. (unedited)


WoMen fore Hope Golf Tournament, benefitting Hope Alliance, Cimarron Hills Golf and Country Club, 200 Cimarron Hills Trail West, Georgetown, check in 7:30 a.m., shotgun start 9 a.m.


Antiques for Animals sale benefits Georgetown Animal Shelter, 445 East Morrow Street, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Georgetown celebrates Sunday Funday with Museum Day, with weaving activities and live demonstrations courtesy of The Williamson Museum, 103 West Seventh Street, Georgetown, 1-4 p.m.

The Full Monty plays final show at the Palace Theatre, 810 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, 2 p.m.


La Grosse Tete performs traditional New Orleans jazz at Georgetown Public Library, 402 West Eighth Street, 2-4 p.m.


Opening reception for ninth annual Sun City Art Show (exhibit runs through October 31), Activity Center, 1 Texas Drive, Georgetown, 2-5 p.m.

Enjoy food and listening to Dr. Don McManus play pipe organ for a fund-raiser at Grace Episcopal Church, 1314 East University Avenue, Georgetown, 3 p.m.


Knights of Columbus host an evening of Bingo in the Sun City Ballroom, 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown, 5 p.m.

Deaths • Services

Mary Evelyn Evans Wilson died September 12. Service was at 2 p.m. Friday, September 19, Beck Funeral Home, 1700 East Whitestone Boulevard, Cedar Park.


Randy Robert McWilliams died September 15. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown.


Jean Alice Brubaker died September 12. Service at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 25, Provident Crossings, 1950 South A.W. Grimes Boulevard, Round Rock.


Judy McPherson Butler died September 5. Celebration of life at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 28, Wellspring United Methodist Church,  6200 Williams Drive, Georgetown.

Joyce Villani died September 8.


Phyllis Jean Richey Williams died September 11.


Doris Jean Clifford died September 7. Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 20, First United Methodist Church, 410 East University Avenue, Georgetown.


Eva Evans died July 23. Memorial at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 20, Georgetown Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road, Georgetown.


Ruby A. Butler, also known as Judy M. Butler, died September 5. Service at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 28, Wellspring United Methodist Church, 6200 Williams Drive, Georgetown.