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Not singing the blues....

Neil Nasset of Austin was one of more than thirty songwriters that took several stages in downtown Dripping Springs this past weekend as part of the three-day Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival. Music fans were able to peruse the four venues down Mercer Street which were The Barber Shop, The Mercantile, Mazama Coffee Co. and Mercer Street Dance Hall.

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Bringing it all inside Thrift store not in compliance with city code

BY ASHLEY SAVA 

Dixie Myers, director of Senior Citizens Thrift Store in Dripping Springs, hadn’t heard a peep about code compliance of her store until the city dropped by for a visit. “This has been here 11 years and no one ever told me it wasn’t in code,” Myers said. Hill Country Senior Citizens Thrift Store is a nonprofit that uses sales proceeds to help Dripping Springs’ senior citizens with needs they cannot afford.

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Rainwater Revival

BY ASHLEY SAVA 

Water in Central Texas is a hot topic. That’s why five years ago, the Hill Country Alliance created the Rainwater Revival to educate area residents on how to conserve by collecting rainwater. Now in its fifth year, revival leader and Hill Country Alliance Board Member Karen Ford says the event “is just a fire hose of information about rainwater.”

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UT Orange Team wins again

BY WAYLAND CLARK 

The damage had been done before former Dripping Springs’ Tiger Chance Callihan pitched two solid innings for the White team. The lone run of the game was scored in the first inning by the Orange squad for their second 1-0 win against the White team on Oct. 15 at UFCU Disch Falk Field in the UT baseball team’s Orange-White Fall World Series.

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Wimberley plasters Lytle 37-13

BY MOSES LEOS III 

Sixteen unanswered first quarter points guided the Wimberley Texans to a 37-13 victory over the Lytle Pirates Friday in Lytle. Friday’s victory extends Wimberley’s current win streak to five straight games. It’s the Texans’ longest win streak since a seven game run in 2007. Wimberley now shares the top spot in 13-4A with Navarro with three games left to play.

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