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Democratic Women Welcome Candidate for Texas State Representative

The Highland Lakes Democratic Women (HLDW) will hold their monthly meeting on March 24th at Meadowlakes Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Dr. Members and guests may sign in by 11:30 a.m. and will be served at about 11:45. A short business meeting will be conducted before the guest speaks at noon.This month's guest speaker is Stephanie Lockte Ertel who is running for State Representative in District 53

Keep Standing By, America

There’s been some controversy because of a Bracket hacker, March 13.CBS was televising the brackets of the NCAA Men’s basketball championship—68 teams—when a hacker released all the information on Twitter before the show was done.No one condones what I’ll term a Dirty Trick or maybe it’s illegal, too, but I’ve got problems with CBS.I didn’t see the show, but I’ve seen ones before it through the

Council Comments

Hello Neighbors!The Ides of March turned out to be a good day for YOUR City Council’s work. Recognition was given to Shelly Linder, Utility Office Manager, who has faithfully served for 20 years – and the introduction of new employee, Dane Bybee, Field Operations Supervisor, coming to us from Brenham with 31 years of top quality experience. Congratulations and Welcome to these great city staff

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor,I was very surprised to see the article in your paper about the City encouraging the use of Rainwater Harvesting. I consider myself willing to do what I can to conserve energy and water. In the article it explained how to go about applying for the rebate for purchasing a rainwater harvesting system. In the article it informed us to go to the City of Horseshoe Bay website and download

Shades of Green

Life on the Rocks

When it hadn’t rained for 90 days, the doubt began to creep back into my mind and ask, “Is the drought really over?” Nightly, when the local weatherman would announce Lake Travis is almost full, I couldn’t believe it. For years as I crossed the Pedernales, I would gaze at Lake Travis – bones of the shoreline would be shining limestone white in the distance – and I couldn’t fathom it would ever be...

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Life on the Rocks

A name

“What is she going to call you?” my friends questioned? It never dawned on me that picking a name was the prerogative of grand-mothering. In my family, I called my grandmothers by their surnames, Granny Klutts and Granny Edington. I knew their first names, but was never even tempted to call them out loud. It wouldn’t have been fitting. After the question, though, I began to notice the vast array

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