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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:07am

A five-year-old boy being dropped off by a school bus on U.S. Highway 290 was treated for non-life threatening injuries after being struck by an 18-wheeler on Tuesday afternoon.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:00am

Elgin Juneteenth Celebration will start on Friday, June 7 with a street dance from 8 p.m. until midnight at Veterans Memorial Park on Depot Street. Bring your lawn chairs and

News

(Austin, TX) – Today,

WASHINGTON – Pasture Raised Foods, LLC, doing business as Greener Pastures Chicken, a grower/non-inspected processor located in Elgin, Texas, is recalling an undetermined amount of frozen raw whole poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the

Jun 12, 2019 - 11:07

A five-year-old boy being dropped off by a school bus on U.S. Highway 290 was treated for non-life threatening injuries after being struck by an 18-wheeler on Tuesday afternoon.

The Elgin City Council took a preliminary look last week at the latest form of the city’s Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan (5YRCP), a long-term strategic plan focusing on major projects needed in the coming years. 

Sports

After a successful season, the Elgin Lady Wildcats Softball team gathered with their coaches and families to acknowledge, recognize and enjoy fellowship and remembrance on Wednesday, May 15. Head Coach

May 29, 2019 - 00:00

The Wildcat Baseball team, their coaches, family and friends gathered for a celebration of the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday, May 14. It was time for all to mingle and relate

May 29, 2019 - 00:00

On Saturday, May 18, the McDade Athletics Booster Club hosted the McDade Athletics Banquet at the high school. Awards and recognition were given out to athletes for their accomplishments and

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Opinions

During this year’s legislative session in Texas, Senate Bill 21—relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption and receipt of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and tobacco products—was passed. 

Let’s get something clear: when you applied for the position you have, it was a job interview with the people in the area you are supposedly representing. 

Jun 12, 2019 - 00:00

You’ve probably heard the phrase “born-again Christian.” This phrase is not particularly helpful because it is redundant. It’s like saying “Water is wet.” Of course all water is wet. 

There were some concerns published in the newspaper regarding a 911 call. 

Obituaries

Jun 12, 2019 - 00:00

Robert Henry Alvarado, Jr., 55, of Austin, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019. 

Jun 12, 2019 - 00:00

James Henry Jackson, age 78, of Elgin, Texas passed away Friday, June 7, 2019. A Celebration of James’s Life will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 15, 2019 Providence-Jones Family

Jun 12, 2019 - 00:00

Randall Lewis, of Taylor, Texas, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019. Services are currently pending. Arrangements entrusted to Providence-Jones Family Funeral Home.

Jun 12, 2019 - 00:00

Kenneth Darrell Beau-champ, 67, passed away peacefully in his sleep Sunday morning, June 9, 2019. Kenneth was born in Taylor, Texas to James and Lorene Beau-champ on July 29, 1951.