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Celebrity settler rocks out

Thousands gathered at the Hill Country stage Friday night during the Old Settlers Music Festival in Driftwood to see Jeff Bridges and his band play. Bridges did a 75-minute set and kept the crowd rocking the entire time.

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Hays County’s own super troopers

Cynthia Vetter, wife of Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Randall Vetter who was killed during a traffi c stop in Hays Co. in August 2000, stands with her son Robert along with DSP troopers in front of one of the signs that will honor her husband’s life. The sign was unveiled Tuesday during the Hays County Commissioners Court meeting. The county funded $10,000 toward the cost for two signs, which will be placed along Interstate-35. The signs mark the 5.8-mile Trooper Randy Wade Vetter Memorial Highway. The Memorial Highway runs from River Ridge Parkway on the north side of San Marcos to RM 150 in Kyle.

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Tigers may claim 25-4A title


Extra inning heroics on Friday kept the Dripping Springs Tigers district title hopes alive. An RBI base hit in the eleventh inning gave the Tigers (14-10-1, 7-3) a 6-5 win over the Marble Falls Mustangs on Friday at Dripping Springs. The Tigers split the season series with the Mustangs and stay within a game of district leader Cedar Park.

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Lady Tiger softball vies for district title


Hopes for a repeat district title are now in limbo for the Dripping Springs ady Tigers. Dominant pitching from the Leander Lady Lions felled Dripping Springs in a 5-0 home loss on Friday. It now forces the Lady Tigers to win their final two games to earn at least a share of the 25-4A crown.

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