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Wastewater treatment plant planned near Blue Hole park

A wastewater treatment plant proposed near Blue Hole Regional Park would service central Wimberley. “The city has been trying for years to bring a centralized wastewater facility to the Central area,” Don Ferguson, Wimberley’s City Administrator, said. “We’ve been working diligently on this.” Wimberley relies mainly on individual septic systems to meet its wastewater treatment needs. According to Ferguson, there are issues such as outdated septic tanks in the downtown area.

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Welcome Back to School

Dripping Springs ISD held its annual back-to-school convocation for all staff on Thursday, August 21. The Tiger Marching band, cheerleaders and Hi-Steppers opened the event.

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First day of school

Landon Isaac and Aidan Brunner, both 9, pose for a silly shot on their first day back to school at Rooster Springs Elementary in Dripping Springs.

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Lady Texans suppress Rouse 3-1

Execution in the clutch allowed the Wimberley Lady Texans to stun the Rouse Lady Raiders in Texan Gym Thursday. Nineteen kills from senior Jaycee Smith proved vital as the Texans claimed a 25-23, 26-28, 25-14, 25-23 win over their 6A foe.

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New Braunfels tests young Tigers

A week after their own in-house scrimmage, the Dripping Springs Tigers welcomed the New Braunfels Unicorns to the Dripping Springs High practice fields. While the Tigers stood firm against their 6A foe, working to complete drives on offense and defense is a point of emphasis. The work culminates at Friday’s season opener against Del Valle at Tiger Stadium.

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