The 117th annual Camp Ben McCulloch reunion will observe a Memorial Service on Thursday, June 20 at 11 a.m. under the tabernacle with Bo Henry as Master of Ceremonies. Later in the evening, a catfish dinner will be available starting at 5 p.m. and the Kyle Family will entertain at 7:30 p.m. Bingo starts at [...]
A ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, at the flag pole will mark the official opening for the 117th annual Camp Ben McCulloch Reunion at Driftwood. Dick Polk & the Lone Mountain Boys will provide music under the tabernacle from 7:15 until 8 p.m. The dance starts at 9 p.m with music by Weldon [...]
It’s not official on the calendar, but for thousands of kids summer starts when the school bells ring at the end of the day on Wednesday, June 5, the last day of school for our area students. Kids will enjoy sleeping late, playing with friends, swimming and going to the Buda Public Library. ••• Registration for [...]
A good time was had at the South Austin Tres Amigos last Friday night as the class of 1963 Buda High School gathered to celebrate their 50th year reunion. Also on hand to help in the celebration were members of the classes of 1962 and 1964 making a total of 41 in attendance. Hazel Rylander [...]
As in years past, Hope Palacios is always on the starting line for the annual Capitol 10,000 race in Austin and last Sunday was no exception for the 77-year-old Buda resident. Palacios, who serves as a great role model for all senior citizens, crossed the finish line with a time of 1:36:02 giving her 5th place in the age division of 75-79. On the younger side, Jazmyn Uresti of Buda earned a 1st place ribbon in the age bracket of 16-19. Her time was clocked at 46:44. Congratulations to both ladies.
Got your wiener dog in training? The 16th annual Buda Lions Club Country Fair and Weiner Dog Races will take over the town for the big two-day event on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28 in Buda City Park. The theme this year is “Les Weinerables.” In addition to the fun dog races, there will be the pet parade, arts and crafts, and cook offs, entertainment, food and drinks and fun family time for all.
On Saturday, April 13, the doors of Buda Elementary School will open at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium and it will become the old Buda High School for a day.
Hurry over to Buda Grocery & Grill for that great hamburger before April 1! This is not an April Fool’s joke, the announcement was made this week that the building has been sold to investors and therefore the fire will go out on the grill. Stay tuned for possible new options for our Buda Grocery friends.
If you missed the 30th annual membership meeting, auctions and lunch last Thursday at the Onion Creek Senior Citizens Center, you missed the best event in town!
“GOLD, heck yes we won GOLD,” so says Coach Scott Cary. The Marbridge Longhorns are the Special Olympics, Central Texas Basketball Regional Champions, Division 4, and the highest division. According to Judge Cary, “they beat a very good Austin Parks and Rec team” for the Gold Medal in a two-day, four-game tournaments at Texas State in San Marcos.