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La Cima PID plans get heated

A public improvement district (PID) is being proposed in an area outside San Marcos’ city limits for a development called La Cima.  The presentation explaining the PID was madeto commissioners since a
majority of the property would lie within the county, but not within San Marcos city limits. A PID would require  property owners of a subdivision to pay an annual assessment on their property in order to fund a relatively quick development timeline. This would be the fi rst county PID in Texas.

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Friends fundraiser helps local elders

Chow down at The Salt Lick to help Friends. The Friends Foundation that is. The Friends Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides financial support to the elderly and to those in need of nursing care in the greater Dripping Springs area. “We do several different things for senior services such as offering a Meals On Wheels- like program,” Patti Clark, director of the Friends Foundation, said. “We prepare meals including those with special diets for homebound clients.”

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Passion guides Tiger football

Trust, passion and discipline may seem like ordinary words to the uninitiated. For the Dripping Springs High Tiger football team, TPD means everything and more. It was on display in the Tigers’  intrasquad
scrimmage at Dripping Springs High Saturday. It’s all part of head coach Joe McBride’s goal of ushering in a new era of Tiger football.

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Code Red on alert in Wimberley

Amid day one exuberance, there’s a toll summer practice can put on the heartiest of high school football players. Wimberley head coach Doug Warren has seen the daily grind of 6 a.m. workouts diminish enthusiasm. That hasn’t been an issue for Wimberley, which he says still holds on to that eagerness and excitement. With one week left before school starts, the Texans now prepare for their season opener against rival La Vernia on Aug. 29.

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Tiger netters slash Hays 3-1

A mixture of depth and experience proved vital as the Dripping Springs Lady Tigers routed in-county rival Hays for a second straight time. Strong performances from a trio of juniors lifted Dripping Springs to a 3-1 (25-11, 22-25, 25-20, 25-15) win over the Hays High Lady Rebels in Tiger Gym. It marked the Lady Tigers’ second straight win over Hays going back to last season’s 3-0 win in the 4A area playoffs.

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