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Dripping with taste? More like dripping with fun

Hundreds of attendees at Saturday’s Dripping with Taste event sampled wine, beer and spirits from local and regional producers including Jester King Brewery, Treaty Oak Distillery and Bell Springs Winery. They also enjoyed tasty treats from local eateries such as Verdes Mexican Parilla, Sugar Shack and Yapa Artisan Empanadas while listening to tunes from musicians like Tommy Mojica (top).

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Friends Foundation helps elders in need

Caring for the elderly in need is the main focus of the Friends Foundation of Dripping Springs. The nonprofit provides financial assistance to the elderly in times of dire need. Since 2004, the foundation has provided financial help for utility bills, medical, dental, hearing, vision, medication expenses and other quality of life needs for low-income seniors in the Dripping Springs community.

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Local retiree hikes Colorado Trail


He climbed the tallest Thu/Fri mountain in America, ran across the Grand Canyon eight times in one day and just completed hiking the entire Colorado Trail, from Denver to Durango. The kicker? He’s 74 years old. “I didn’t start doing this until I retired at 62,” Dick Blue, Dripping Springs resident said.

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Kane vs. Kane Tigers beat Texans 3-1 in Kane Cup


The Dripping Springs Lady Tigers volleyball team did not disappoint the packed crowd Tuesday night as they hosted rivals, the Wimberley Lady Texans. After losing the opening game, the Lady Tigers roared back to win three games in a row to obtain the match win, 20-25, 25-18, 25-20, and 25-19.

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Navy sinks Texas State 35-21

Senior Texas State running back Robert Lowe (28) speeds past the line of scrimmage during Saturday’s non-conference matchup with the Navy Midshipmen at Bobcat Stadium. Despite Lowe accounting for 92 total rushing yards, the Bobcats fell 35-21 in front of the 32,007 fans – the second largest crowd in program history.

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Texans vs. Bulldogs cancelled

Just about everything went according to plan prior to Friday’s scheduled game between Wimberley and Somerset at Texan Stadium. Players were finishing pre-game warm ups while the band and cheerleaders prepared themselves for pre game festivities before Mother Nature intervened.

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