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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00am

After an hour and a half of continued debate regarding deputy pay, the Bastrop County Commissioners Court passed the budget for the 2019-2020 year during last Monday’s meeting. Since August,

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00am

After a grant decision has been delayed until next month, the Elgin Economic Development Corporation (EDC) voted to extend their deadline for the Texas Local Food Center (TLFC) to raise

News

After an hour and a half of continued debate regarding deputy pay, the Bastrop County Commissioners Court passed the budget for the 2019-2020 year during last Monday’s meeting. Since August,

After a grant decision has been delayed until next month, the Elgin Economic Development Corporation (EDC) voted to extend their deadline for the Texas Local Food Center (TLFC) to raise

Among other traffic changes in Precinct 1, the Bastrop County Commissioners Court approved a speed limit reduction on Pope Bend Road, where a woman was killed in a car accident

Sports

Whether they want to admit it or not, most people believe in some sort of superstition. These are my lucky socks. Don’t walk under a ladder.

Thursday evening was a night of stories. Like kids in a candy shop, we were treated to funny remembrances, beautiful stories, tales of when our past was once not fair

Last Tuesday was a weird start to the week week for the Elgin Lady Cats. The sun was out, yet it was raining; the lights went out before the game

This season's first recipient of the "Taking Care of Business" volleyball is Coach Jake Story. Alexis Hernandez chose Coach Story for his determination to get all students through math. Alexis

Opinions

Sep 18, 2019 - 00:00

Since the founding of Elgin in 1872, small business owners have been the backbone of Elgin’s economy. For 147 years, these hard working men and women have been courageous visionaries

Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it This is a reminder to your letter writer last week. It is true, the U.S. has seldom, if ever, lived up

The United States has never permitted mass immigration It seems like many of the most vocal proponents of mass immigration have little sense of the history of the United States.

It is a crime to batter the American flag and then raise a foreign flag above the battered American flag In the last few years, demonstrators against our country have

Obituaries

Sep 18, 2019 - 00:00

Rudy Hostetler, 46, of Elgin, formerly of Elgin, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019. Family and friends will gather at the Elgin Funeral Home for visitation on Tuesday, September 17th

Sep 18, 2019 - 00:00

Martha Louise Ramsay, 70, Physicians Assistant of Elgin passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. Survived by husband, George. Services are currently pending. Arrangements and care are entrusted to:

Sep 18, 2019 - 00:00

Pauline G. Aguigui, 79, of Manor, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019. Family and friends will gather at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church of Manor on Tuesday, September 17th from 6:00

Sep 18, 2019 - 00:00

Mary Ann Olague, age 66, of Austin, Texas, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019. Service are currently pending. Arrangements entrusted to Providence-Jones Family Funeral Home.