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+ HaysFreePress.com FORE... CLOSED? Bank woes have Plum Creek Golf hanging in balance. - Page 1D January 5, 2011 * Page 1C BUDA Bns W~vlcome to 2011! eryone is hop- ng and praying that this is a great year for all. The Onion Creek Senior Citizens are hoping and praying that this is the year that their new senior center will be built. The sign is up at the build- ing site, which is located adjacent to the county building that they now oc- cupy at the corner of FM 2770 and Barton's Cross- ing. Stay tuned for more upcoming news. Claudette Waiters is officially a "new" morn. On Monday, December 20 at 9:41 a.m., Waiters adopted 13-year-old Em- ily Nicole. Mom Waiters was given flowers at the Hays County Courthouse and of course this was the very best of her Christmas presents. Congratulations to all the family. The day after Christ- mas, seven-year-old Hay- ley Huesser fell from her bike and cut her knee. The cut required six stitches and lots of loving care. Hope all is better now. We send out our prayers to Allison Goodson who is currently taking chemo- therapy and also prayers to both John and LaVerne Marquess who have been in the hospital but are now home. The Ashley Henley Memorial Blood Drive will be held Sat., Jan. 8 from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church, 725 RR 967 in Buda. The Central Texas Blood and Tissue Center will have two mo- bile units at the church, which can process 65-70 donors over the four- hour period. They will be taking "whole blood donations" and "double red cell donations." Visit their website at www. inyourhands.org to make an appointment and let's fill up the four-hour time schedule. Congratulations to By- ron and Cathy Severance on the opening this week of their secondJumpy Place. The new indoor bounce house is located in New Braunfels. The Hays YMCA will start offering free swim lessons twice a week for the Mother's Day Out Pro- gram. Visit the Y to check out this new offer.. See BUDA BITS, pg. 2C Scores of brave souls welcomed the New Year with a Polar Bear Plunge into Kyle Parks and Recreation Department. PHOTOS BY LINCOLN RAMIREZ the Kyle City Pool on Jan. 1. The icy annual event is sponsored by the Continuing a venerable tradition, more than 300 residents turned out at noon on New Year's Day to take a chilly jump in the San Marcos River. Some of them bizarrely dressed, the revelers enjoyed black-eyed peas and hotdogs after the plunge. A group of friends and former patrons gathered at the ruins of Club 21 at midnight New Year's Eve to reminisce about the his- toric dancehall that was destroyed by a fire early Oct. 24. Since they met there in 1979, owners William and Barbara Ilse have celebrated the end and beginning of every year at Club 21. This year, despite the dancehall being gone, they continued the tradition on the concrete slab that was a porch. They were accompanied by a spidted band. COURTESY PHOTOS everyone ODDS& Returned all the gifts that did not fit or you got,twoof, toOk he ,i Christmas tree down? Me neither. Everything fit or I could use it and the tree is too pretty not to enjoy a few more days. Hope everybody's Christmas was as nice as Ray's and mine, seems as the family grows larger the more meaningful it be- comes. Hope the NewYear will bring health, wealth and happiness to all. We started the NewYear . with sharing lunch with Adelene Wisian, Clarence Heideman and Leonard and Blanche ~amer. They all, ~ On~i(~Ved, ~Adel~ says it's ! /co gho . ...,: their son leffery of and the grandchildren, Kathryn and Eric of Arkan- sas for a few days during~! Christmas. Also joining,? i~ them was Dvcight. : . OOO - ' More Christmas nero ..... Erwin and Bobby Jean, Hagedorn shared Christ- mas with their children, Sandra and Steve Jones and children, Matt and Kelley. Also joining them was Jake Hohertz, son Scott and V'ff, ld. On Dec. 2.% a group of football and basketball "boys" gathered at the Hampton Inn in Buda with their former CoachWeldon Moody and his wife of Gran- bury. Also accompanying the Moodys was their son Rue Allen. Coach Moody coached at Kyle High School from 1949 until 1954. A large crowd attended and enjoyed the reunion. Cheryl Shelley had more surgery, but has now re- turned to the rehab center. Cheryl suffered.a stroke in November. Our prayers are with and for her. On the not so well list is George Lyons, St. We wish him well in our prayers. Had a call from Gladys Rosenbaum who is having the time of her life at the Park at Beckett Meadows in Austin. She said that she won first place in the door-decorating contest for her nativity scene. She also won first place for her hat decoration (some lime ago). She sends greetings and a Happy NewYear to all at St. John Lutheran Church (she reads this column to keep up with us). Thanks, Gladys! See ODDS & ENDS, pg. 20 NBII/ 176:0 FM TM VARICOSE VEIN CLINICS OFFICE IN BUDAI 96, BUDA, TEXAS -4.