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Happy Tuesday, people of Round Rock! Your host Meagan Falcon, here.

While we may have had a chilly weekend, I hope everyone was able to have a fantastic Saturday and Sunday. Let’s kickoff today’s newsletter with some good vibes and everything you need to know today in town.


First, today’s weather:

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Morning mist; cloudy, warm. High: 73 Low: 67.

Weekly forecast:

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A steady warm-up is expected this week across all of south central Texas. As moisture in the low-levels increases, look for some shower chances to the east and morning fog. High temperatures will climb into the 70s and lower 80s with overnight lows mainly in the 60s. Rain chances return for Friday night out ahead of the next cold front, which will arrive on Saturday.


Here are the top 5 stories today in Round Rock:

  1. Waffle House has set its sights in Round Rock to build its first location in the city, according to city documents. (Round Rock Patch)
  2. In high school sports, Round Rock coach Brent Murphy leads Dragons past his alma mater in Pflugerville. (Austin American-Statesman)
  3. An executive with an Austin-based auto dealership has been indicted for his involvement in the plot to kidnap and murder a man and woman in Tennessee. (Austin Patch)
  4. A Central Texas teen was indicted Friday in connection with June’s Sixth Street mass shooting that injured 14 and killed a New York man, according to the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. (Austin Patch)
  5. The University of Texas at Austin reports three people may have tested positive for the new omicron variant over the weekend. The three cases mark the first reports of the highly contagious variant in Austin-Travis County. (Austin Patch)

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From my notebook:

  • Shadow Cats: “On the first day of Cats-mas, our true loves gave to Ivy, a sponsorship for all the cats ??❤️ Talk about living life to the fullest.” (Facebook)
  • Round Rock Ballet Folklorico: “An AMAZING weekend ???. Celebrating La Virgen de Guadalupe in St. Saint William Catholic Church (Round Rock), Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (Taylor) and performing for Hutto Christmas Holiday Event on Saturday at Brushy Creek Amphitheater.” (Facebook)
  • Round Rock Police Department: “Tomorrow/Monday is the last Run With Round Rock PD of the 2021. Burn some Holiday calories and meet RRPD staff.” (Facebook)
  • Round Rock Public Library: “RIP to Anne Rice, Queen of the Gothic Vampire Tale” (Facebook)
  • Round Rock Fire Department: “The magic of Christmas was alive and well at Station 8 this weekend at Cookies and Cocoa with Santa and the Firefighters!” (Facebook)

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Your friendly neighborhood journalist,

Meagan Falcon

Meagan covers local news for Patch in Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander and Pflugerville.

About Meagan: I was born and raised in Corpus Christi and spent three years covering breaking news and things to do in South Texas before I moved to the Austin Metro. When I am not reporting the news, I am enjoying a good book, tending to my garden and spending time with my pup. I am a green thumb novice so if y’all have gardening tips, I would love some.


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