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According to David Webb, the Cedar Creek Brewery will hold their first Cedar Creek Lake Festival on April 23, 2016. Admission to the event, which will feature booths presented by individuals, businesses and organization, will be free. There will also be live bands and local artists, food and beverage stations, and a kids’ area.

All profits from sponsor and exhibitor fees will be donated to charities in the Cedar Creek Lake area. For more information on sponsorships and exhibits, contact Robert Render at 972-898-9493.

In addition to the upcoming Cedar Creek Lake Festival, the Cedar Creek Brewery has many regularly scheduled events that Harbor Light Villas homeowners may enjoy. A menu for the Plowboys Café, located in the brewery taproom, is available on the Cedar Creek Brewery web site. The brewery is located at 336 E. Cedar Creek Pkwy. in Seven Points.


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Water in Cedar Creek Lake is stained; 49–53 degrees; 0.10′ low, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Black bass are fair on Texas rigged creature baits and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are fair on jigs and minnows. Catfish are slow on trotlines.

Water Data for Texas reported that Cedar Creek Reservoir is 99.3% full as of February 18, 2016. It has been full or almost full for several months.


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According to the United States Postal Service, identity theft is America’s fastest growing crime.  There are steps you can take to prevent someone from stealing your information, to access your personal accounts or get credit cards or other loans in your name.

  • Deposit your outgoing mail in a USPS collection box or give it personally to your mail carrier.
  • Shred documents containing personal information.
  • Never give personal information on the phone or internet unless you initiate the contact.
  • Report lost or stolen credit or debit cards immediately.
  • Never use your birth date or any other obvious information as a password or PIN.
  • Check expiration dates on credit cards and contact the issuer if you don’t get a replacement card before they expire.
  • Review your credit report annually. One free report can be obtained every 12 months from each of the major credit bureaus.

USPS Publication 280 and the Federal Trade Commission give more tips for identity theft prevention, measures to take online, warning signs of identity theft, and actions to take if you suspect you may be a victim.


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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has reported that the water in Cedar Creek Lake is stained and 48-53 degrees; .07′ low.

Black bass are good on bladed jigs and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are good on slabs. Crappie are fair on jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines and cut shad.

According to Water Data for Texas, Cedar Creek Lake is almost full, at 99.6%. It has remained at or near 100% for the past three months.


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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has reported that the water in Cedar Creek Lake is stained and 47–52 degrees; .01′ low.

Black bass are fair on lipless crankbaits, squarebill crankbaits and spinnerbaits. White bass are good on slabs and minnows. Hybrid striper are fair on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair on trotlines.

According to Water Data for Texas, Cedar Creek Lake is almost full, at 99.8%. It has remained at or near 100% for the past three months.


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The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is hosting their 4th annual Whiskers & Wags gala benefiting the Friends of the Animals at Cedar Creek Lake and The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake on April 23, 2016, at the Athens Country Club.

General admission tickets are $75, and reservations are available. See sponsorships are available by calling (903) 887-7387. All of the proceeds directly benefit the animals. Donations will be gladly accepted if you cannot attend.

Entertainment includes dining, dancing, cash bar, live auction, and silent raffle. The event begins with registration and a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 10:00 with the announcement of auction and raffle winners.