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Vandegrift at San Antonio Johnson

Heroes Stadium, San Antonio

Friday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m.

The last time Vandegrift faced off against San Antonio Johnson, the Vipers won a hard-fought bi-district playoff game 27-26 at Monroe Stadium on Nov. 11, 2016.

Then-quarterback Alex Fernandes rushed for a team-high 105 yards and Isaiah Smallwood scored his first playoff touchdown to cap off a stellar debut season on varsity in which Smallwood rushed for 586 yards and nine touchdowns to lead the team as a sophomore.

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Locally grown Five Stone Tax Advisers wins award

The Krueger family has shown their impact on the Austin community through family values and positive contribution. (L-R) Kellyn and JP with their sons, Roman and Luke.

By MADISON PHARIS, Four Point News

Family owned businesses are a source of pride for local communities and Five Stone Tax Advisers is no different. Founded and owned by husband and wife, John Paul (JP) and Kellyn Krueger, the company has grown and thrived since their beginning nearly a decade ago.

Back when they first opened in 2008, Five Stone had a smaller staff of seven employees and offered fewer services, mostly as tax resolution and tax preparation. Much like the inspiration for the Five Stone name, they prove that smaller does not mean ineffective. Alluding to the story of David and Goliath, the Krueger’s saw their services as being a small yet useful, much like the stones David used to overcome his great challenge. The company takes pride in working the same way, being thorough in their methods to help clients and do best for them.

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LISD moves forward after voters approve $454.4 M bond

Leander ISD celebrated Veterans Day last week by welcoming America’s heroes to events, performances and learning engagements. It is important  for our students to learn about the sacrifices our nation’s veterans have made to serve this country.  

These men and women served to safeguard the freedoms we cherish, one of which is the right to cast a vote to direct our public entities, including LISD.

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Real estate home sales decrease, price increases

By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

Single-family sales in the Four Points area year-over-year and year-to-date have decreased 8.5 percent. The median price has increased from $492,500 to $525,250, according to data in the Austin Board of Realtors September 2017 Central Texas Housing Market Report.

“Sales have slowed down as a result of less inventory and the increase in the median sales price as compared to that in the surrounding areas,” said Tom Radack, owner Bartlett Real Estate, Keller Williams Realty.   

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Veterans honored at CRMS

“Taps” was performed by Larson Roberts to close the ceremony.

By CHERYL KLEFFNER, Contributor

Canyon Ridge Middle School honored those who have served in the U.S. military branches last week at its annual Veterans Day assembly on Friday

As the veterans arrived, they were escorted by members of CRMS’s student council to the ceremony.

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