Buda elects youngest mayor

by SANDRA GRIZZLE

Congratulations go out to new Buda Mayor Todd Ruge. Not sure, but Ruge at age 40 just may be the youngest mayor that Buda has ever had. Youth is good and we wish him the best.

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From Friday, Dec. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 22 from 6-10 p.m. the public is invited to the annual Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park. Free parking is available at Cabela’s with shuttle service to the Trails. Also, golf cart transportation available for those who need a little help along the trails.

There is still time for our senior citizens to take part in the “senior night” at Buda City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 13, starting at 6 p.m. There will be refreshments served, carriage rides and transportation to the Trail of Lights at Stagecoach Park. Also for those who have difficulty walking the trail, there will be golf cart transportation available.

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Don’t miss the Holiday Downtown Buda Extravaganza on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14 and 15. This two-day event is 6-9 p.m. along Main Street, with businesses open for late holiday shopping, as well as vendors along the greenbelt; and carriage rides, food and other activities.

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Saturday, Dec. 15, a benefit barbecue will be held for the family of Carol Sue Gage. Barbecue plates will be served starting at 11:30 a.m. until sold out. In the courtyard at Sue Ellen’s and Old Main Street Station at 122 Main St. All proceeds will help with funeral expenses for Gage, who passed away on Nov. 2.

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The adult book club will meet at the Buda Library on Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. to discuss the novel “Next to Love” by Ellen Feldman.

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Birthday wishes go out to one-year-old Braxton Kade Owens on Dec. 13; Jack Caraway on Dec. 14; Cathy Chilote on Dec. 15; Judy Deats, Annette Potts and Betty Stang on Dec. 16; Jeff Odell on Dec. 18.

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Anniversary wishes go out to Annette and John Potts on Dec. 17, when they will celebrate their 51st wedding date.

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Don’t you just love to write 12-12-12? What a great date that would be to be born. (See this week’s story on Julia Bowen!)

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