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Artists’ soles are eased Boot sculptures arrive in Wimberley

The wait was longer than expected, but Wimberley artists who fi nally received their 6’ high boots are excited, according to Lynn Myers, organizer of Bootiful Wimberley. Created by the Wimberley Valley Arts and Culture Alliance, Bootiful Wimberley is a public art initiative.

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Hays County gets new 911 system

Hays County Sheriffs Office, how may I direct your call? According to Eric Carpenter, Communications Director of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office,  calls will soon be dispatched a lot more effi ciently. “Our CAD is quickly approaching its end of life,” Carpenter said. The Computer Aided System (CAD) serves to input 911 and non-emergency calls into the computer system to send a police, fi re or EMS response and to maintain responder status, such as en route, on scene, and transporting.

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Toast like a master Club helps build speaking confi dence

Whether it’s giving a toast, a speech or a work presentation, many people fear public speaking. But it can be diffi cult to completely avoid. If getting up and talking in front of people causes sweaty palms and anxiety, look no further than Dripping Springs Toastmasters Club.

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Tigers go wild, advance to World Series

After a fourth place finish in last year’s South Zone World Series, the Dripping Springs Youth Sports Association (DSYSA) 14U softball Tigers claimed the gold when it mattered most. The Tigers returned home last weekend after going unbeaten to win the 14U title in the SZWS tournament, which was held in Lubbock July 15-20.

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Tigers features several current and incoming Wimberley and Dripping Springs softball players. Pictured are (back row, left to right) coach Will Koch, Alyse Wood, Shelbye Daniels, coach John Hartman, Sammie Jo Lopez, Haley Odell, coach Eric Barefield, Holly Koch, Haley  Druart, coach Ronnie Lawrence and Ashley Lawrence. Front row, left to right, are  Maggie Banks, Emily Kahler, Jacqueline Johnson, Hayden Jones and Emily Barefield. Not pictured: Lexi Poehl.

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