News in and about Dripping Springs, Texas

Early voting start today, October 20, 2014. Vote early in Dripping Springs at Hays County Precinct 4 (195 Roger Hanks Parkway). In Wimberley, vote early at Wimberley Community Center (14068 Ranch Road 12). For complete voting schedule and sample ballot, visit the Hays County website here.

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Five Star ER, a 24-hour emergency center, is slated to open in Dripping Springs in the summer of 2015. The center will be located on Highway 290 at the corner of Rob Shelton Road, just east of Highway 12 (next to McDonald’s and across from H-E-B).

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Today is the day! The Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival starts this afternoon (Friday, October 17, 2014) with performances by songwriters who have come from near and far (songwriter from Australia got stuck in traffic coming in for the kickoff party last night #welcometoaustin). The day venues are The Barber Shop, […]

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Frozen yogurt shop, Drippin’ with Delights, opened today at 330 Mercer Street in downtown Dripping Springs (former location of the Sunrise Cafe).  The shop describes itself as “an independent, non franchise self-serve frozen yogurt shop with a variety of frozen yogurt flavors & toppings paid for by the ounce” that […]

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Upcoming events in Dripping Springs, Texas, and just beyond… The Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival in downtown Dripping Springs is this weekend. The festival starts Friday, October 17, 2014, at 5pm, continues Saturday and wraps up on Sunday. The shows up until 7pm are free, the Friday and Saturday night Headliner […]

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A GoFundMe has been set up to help the Hill Country Senior Citizen’s Thrift Store. As you may have heard, the thrift center, a non-profit that uses sales proceeds to help senior citizens in need in the Dripping Springs area, was visited by the City of Dripping Springs after the […]

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The Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival in downtown Dripping Springs is just a week away. The festival starts Friday, October 17, 2014, at 5pm, continues Saturday and wraps up on Sunday. The shows up until 7pm are free, the Friday and Saturday night Headliner Showcases are $25 each night. For performer […]

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Hill Country Senior Citizen’s Thrift Store (located on Hwy 290 near the post office) is a non-profit that uses sales proceeds to help senior citizens in the Dripping Springs area with needs that they cannot afford. The sales also help provide meals to homebound seniors and a weekly meal next […]

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We’re saddened to report that Harley Clark has died. More on the man and his legacy: http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2014/10/longhorn-who-popularized-hook-em-hand-sign-dies/

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Hays County is hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, October 16, 2014 as a first step to develop the FM 150 Character Plan from the vicinity of Arroyo Ranch Road to Ranch Road 12 in Dripping Springs. The plan will identify long-term solutions to address safety and mobility while preserving […]

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