Event organizer Wayland D. Clark and his wife Kathy sign in guests CENTURY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN PACHECO

Sunday, October 15, 2017
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  The Friends Foundation 24th Annual BBQ at the Salt Lick Pavilion was “glowing success,” according to event organizer Wayland D. Clark. The annual BBQ supports the Friends Foundation’s programs benefiting the elderly, and people in need, in the greater Dripping Springs area. “We feel... + continue reading

Kymberli Speight (center) receives the Area I-52 Humorous Speech Contest Trophy from event judge Rick Collins and contest chair Sofia Besondy. PHOTO BY JOHN PACHECO

Sunday, October 8, 2017
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  Toastmaster Kymberli Speight won the Toastmasters Area I-52 Area Humorous Speech Contest on Wednesday September 13, and will go on to represent Dripping Springs in the Toastmaster Division 1 Contest. Speight is an Air Force Academy graduate who currently gives “executive transition”... + continue reading

Artist Ryan A Wannemacher’s paintings are a poem to his deceased mother, dealing with an actual garden that commemorates her. “There are peacocks in Lufkin, butterflies sometimes, but I don’t see monarchs anymore.” The upper left hand painting is one of the peacocks that roam the garden, the upper right hand painting represents the butterflies still present, and the bottom painting represents the monarchs he no longer sees.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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  For local lovers of art and music, The SHOW returned again this weekend. The SHOW is a free 2-day event by the Artists Alliance of the Hill Country (AAHC), which features art and music at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center. It is held once a year. “The SHOW of Dripping... + continue reading

One of this year’s raffle prizes is a “beautiful queen-size quilt fashioned by the Driftwood Quilters.” PHOTO BY DRIFTWOOD COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT CLUB

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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  The Driftwood Community Improvement Club (DCIC) will hold the drawings of its annual raffles on Saturday October 7, at 7 p.m., at the Driftwood Community Center, located at the intersection of FM 150 and CR 170 (Elder Hill Road behind the Methodist Church). The raffles provide funds for... + continue reading

Lonnie Atkinson and Library Director Marcia Atilano prep for the "Jazz at the Library" summer concert. In addition to books and information, the Dripping Springs Community Library hosts many community events throughout the year.

Sunday, September 17, 2017
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  Question: Where in Dripping Springs can you book a trip to any destination at any time? Question: Without leaving the Dripping Springs City Limits, where can you meet a long, lost relative? Question: If you wanted to start work on a robot, where can you go to learn how? Hint #1:... + continue reading

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10/14/2017
Patsy Fern Farmer (Ayers), a resident of Kyle, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, July 15, 2017 in San Marcos, Texas at the age of 82. A memorial took place on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos, Texas. For more information, call Thomason Funeral Home at... + continue reading
09/22/2017
September 23 Pioneer Day at the Pound Farmstead Pioneer Day is an educational experience of pioneer times held annually on the grounds of the museum, 570 Founder’s Park Road, on Saturday September 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will have over 40 demonstrators of pioneer crafts and skills... + continue reading

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Event organizer Wayland D. Clark and his wife Kathy sign in guests CENTURY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN PACHECO

10/15/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  The Friends Foundation 24th Annual BBQ at the Salt Lick Pavilion was “glowing success,” according to event organizer Wayland D. Clark. The annual BBQ supports the Friends Foundation’s programs benefiting the elderly, and people in need, in the greater Dripping Springs area. “We feel... + continue reading

Kymberli Speight (center) receives the Area I-52 Humorous Speech Contest Trophy from event judge Rick Collins and contest chair Sofia Besondy. PHOTO BY JOHN PACHECO

10/08/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  Toastmaster Kymberli Speight won the Toastmasters Area I-52 Area Humorous Speech Contest on Wednesday September 13, and will go on to represent Dripping Springs in the Toastmaster Division 1 Contest. Speight is an Air Force Academy graduate who currently gives “executive transition”... + continue reading

Artist Ryan A Wannemacher’s paintings are a poem to his deceased mother, dealing with an actual garden that commemorates her. “There are peacocks in Lufkin, butterflies sometimes, but I don’t see monarchs anymore.” The upper left hand painting is one of the peacocks that roam the garden, the upper right hand painting represents the butterflies still present, and the bottom painting represents the monarchs he no longer sees.

10/05/2017 - 0 comment(s)
  For local lovers of art and music, The SHOW returned again this weekend. The SHOW is a free 2-day event by the Artists Alliance of the Hill Country (AAHC), which features art and music at the Dripping Springs Ranch Park Event Center. It is held once a year. “The SHOW of Dripping... + continue reading

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  National League: Games continue to be close and the standings. The final games on the two fields had comeback wins in the result. League standings: Fighting Pharmers 2-0, Slapnut Magoos... + continue reading

 

Volleyball: Lady Tigers won the outright championship and made another run before falling in the quarterfinals.

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Seniors Kiele Miller, Hayley Odell, Lexi Poehl and Sydney Campbell pose with Dripping Springs’ semi-finalist plaque at Red and Charline McCombs Field in Ausitn. CENTURY NEWS PHOTO BY ISHMAEL JOHNSON

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Pitcher Reese Johnson throws the heat. PHOTO BY ISHMAEL JOHNSON

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Lonnie Atkinson and Library Director Marcia Atilano prep for the "Jazz at the Library" summer concert. In addition to books and information, the Dripping Springs Community Library hosts many community events throughout the year.

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  Question: Where in Dripping Springs can you book a trip to any destination at any time? Question: Without leaving the Dripping Springs City Limits, where can you meet a long, lost... + continue reading

Keith Lancaster conducting a spring concert.

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Caroline Welton next to her piano. “She is a piano player and loves music,” Caroline’s mother says. PHOTO COURTESY OF AMY JEANNE WELTON.

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Photo: Kristina Dickenson winning first place in "Hunt Seat Equitation," while attending Dripping Springs High School. She was also crowned 2015 Hays County Junior Livestock Show Queen in 2015, and was active in both FFA and 4H. PHOTO COURTESY OF LYNNE DICKENSON

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