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Page 2C NEIGHBORS Hays Free Press May 1,2013 + + CTMC hosts Cottage Kitchen lunch ,, See a glimpse of small town Americana feeding the souls of its community as Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) hosts the Cottage Kitchen luncheon. Cottage Kitchen started more than 30 years ago with a group of friends serving their favorite family recipes inside the beautiful and historic, stone house, which is listed on the National Register. Profits from the luncheons are used for the beautification and restoration of the museum, park grounds and river walk. The lunch will feature chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, dessert and a beverage. All proceeds benefit the Heritage Association of San Marcos. The event takes place from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. May 3 at the Charles S. Cock House Museum at 400 W. Hopkins Street on San Marcos. Mobile breast cancer Seton's mobile breast screening program reaches out to underserved women who would otherwise not have access to mammography services. Seton offers free mammograms for eligible low-income women. The mammography services will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 6 at Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic in San Marcos. For more information and to make an appointment, call (512) 324-3375. Classes, meetings, clubs, events and senior activities can be found at This link will also allow nonprofit organizations to submit an event for inclusion in our calendars. SHOWPLACE 321 N. LBJ (512) 353 3555 Creedmoor Community Festival Head out to the Creedmoor Community Festival with craft and food booths, a silent auction, Bingo, and a Car, Truck, and Tractor Show featuring the Blue Flame Cruisers from Bastrop and theVintage Tractor and Engine Club of Creedmoor. The free festival will take place from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. May 4 at the Creedmoor Community Center. Visit for more information. lreoL D_.))3 DI I I OIRON MAN 3 PG.13 12:15 1:15 3:15 6:15 7:15 9:15 OMUD P0.13 11:30 3:00 7:00 10:00 OTHE BIG WEDDING R 11:35 2:00 4:35 [7:30] [9:45] No 7:30 & 9:45 show Sat May 4th OPAIN & GAIN R 11:50 2:55 7:05 9:55 OBLIVION PG13 11:35 2:45 6:30 9:25 SCARY MOVIE 5 PG-13 12:20 2:30 4:45 7:25 9:35 42 PG.13 12:10 3:10 7:10 10:05 EVIL DEAD R 11:45 2:05 4:25 7:35 10;10 G.I. JOE: RETALIATION PG-13 11:20 4:25 9:50 THE CROODS PG 11:25 4:20 9:20 #No Passes/Supersavers SUBMITrED REPORT The Hays County Office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Ex- tension Service will conduct a Horse Management workshop at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at the Tex- as A&M AgriLife Extension of- will focus on raising horses on after. To register and for more rice San Marcos. limited acreage and in urban information, contact the Hays The workshop speaker ~11 settings. Howto maintain and CountyExtensionOfficeat512- be Dennis Sigler, Professor raise horses during a drought 393-2120 or and Extension Horse Special- will also be covered, or visit the Hays County Agri- ist with the Texas A&M AgriL- The cost is $15 per person if culture Blog at www.haysagri- ife Extension Service. Sigler registeredbyMay 10, $20there- ADWARE SPYWARE MALWARE VIRUSES On-Site Removal (requires broadband intemet access) Norton Internet Security and Anti-Virus 2010 Mfr. Rebates Available to Previous Owners To schedule an appointment, call 512-694-1746 Legislation to amend the state elections law as to how much a person may assist others in voting was passed by the House on April 26 Committee Substitute House Bill 148, authored by Rep. Cindy Burkett, R-Mesquite, received a final vote of 93-48, but not before lengthy and contentious debate on the House floor a day earlier. Opponents of the bill, who were rebuffed in multiple attempts to amend the bill, warned that its passage likely would result in a federal court challenge under Section 5 of the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965, a part of the law that affects states showing a pattern of discriminatory behavior in election-related practices. An official state analysis of CSHB 148, in short, asserts: "In certain localities, individuals receive compensation for harvesting mail-in ballots or for going door to door collecting eligible ballots and posting them on behalf of voters. Such individuals are compensated on a per-ballot basis. There currently is no limit on the number of times a person may act as a courier for mail-in ballots in a given election, and concerned parties contend that some mail-in ballot harvesters provide unlawful assistance or unlawful witness to voters and may even electioneer in the presence of an active ballot." CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS The bill would create misdemeanor offense for a person convicted of compensating an individual for assisting 10 or more voters in prohibited ways, and for engaging in other specific and prohibited voting-related actions. TRAVIS DA SENTENCED Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg was arrested for drunken driving on April 12 and is serving a 45-day sentence in the Travis County Jail. Lehmberg's duties include heading the Public Integrity Unit, a statewide office that handles ethics complaints against elected officials. On March 8, HB 3575 by Rep. Pat FaUon, R-Frisco, was filed, proposing to move the Public Integrity Unit out of Travis County's offices and into the Office of the Attorney General. The bill is scheduled for a House committee hearing on May 1. TIMOTHY COLE BILL PASSES HB 166 by Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-San Antonio, was approved by the House on April 24. The legislation would establish the Timothy Cole Exoneration Review Texas Crossword Solution SIFi~ i-,i i :~i S-1113 Texas Crossword, from page 4C Commission to review president of the United and investigate cases in States, served from 2001 to which an innocent person 2009, and served as governor was convicted and then of Texas from 1995 to 2000. exonerated or released on writ of habeas corpus. WEST CONTINUES REBOUND The nine-member Relief assistance of all commission would review kinds poured into the city of practices and procedures West last week. leading up to wrongful West has been in a state convictions and seek ways of disaster emergency since to minimize erroneous April 17, when a massive outcomes. The commission explosion at a fertilizer plant would not consider tore through the town, killing sentencing issues such as 14 people and injuring as the death penalty and would many as 200 others. not intervene in any pending A memorial service for cases, McClendon said. those lost and injured in the The bill honors the explosion was held at Baylor memory of Timothy Cole, University in Waco on April a Texan who in 1999 died 25. President Barack Obama in prison, having served spoke, honoring those 13 years of a 25-year rape who rushed to assist and sentence before the legal giving solemn regard to "the system was satisfied that wounded, the heartbroken, another individual had the families who lost their committed the crime. Cole homes and possessions in an received a posthumous instant." pardon from Gov. Perry in 2010. Ed Sterling works for the Texas Press Association and follows the Legislature for the association. PRESIDENTIAL CENTER OPENS The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum was formally opened and dedicated at its location on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas on April 25. The 207,000-square-foot complex will serve as the archive for more than 70 million pages of documents and 80 terabytes of electronic records, in addition to collections of photographs, memorabilia and educational materials George W. Bush, 43rd Solutio 3 9 718iii= ii i 2 5 4 1 5 Igii iii i 8 7 6 6 2 81 .... 9 3 1 9 3 a.l i 7 s 2 8 7 4 2 lii i_!iii i,' 3 6 9 5 8 613 i iSii 4 1 7 Sudoku Puzzle, from page 4C 122 Main Street Downtown Buda at the traffic light 468-4451 Open every day 295-6008 117261 Santa Cruz Catholic School wishes to thank everyone from the school, parish and business community who gave of their time, talent and treasure to help make our 2nd Annual Fun Run & Health Fair fundraiser a success! We couldn't have done it without your help! 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