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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00am

Marc Holm, Mayor of Elgin from 2008 to 2016, died Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Lockhart, Texas. Marc discovered Elgin while searching for production space for his family business Architectural

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00am

Last Tuesday, Elgin Middle School hosted Generation Citizen Civics Night, during which students in middle and high school presented their community or school improvement ideas to fellow classmates, teachers and

News

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative lowered its electric rate beginning with bills mailed on Dec. 1. The rate reduction equates to a $2.50 savings per month for the typical Bluebonnet residential member,

Dec 11, 2019 - 00:00

Marc Holm, Mayor of Elgin from 2008 to 2016, died Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Lockhart, Texas. Marc discovered Elgin while searching for production space for his family business Architectural

The Elgin City Council discussed the city’s financial relationships with local non-profit organizations during last week’s regular meeting. The council discussed the topic of funding to local non-profits during the

There’s no shortage of fast growing companies in the Austin area. To be ranked near the top of that list of companies is no small feat indeed. Frontier Bank of

Sports

If Thursday night was any indication, Wildcat basketball has a bright future in the next few years. Both 8th grade teams simply crushed a vastly outmatched Georgetown Tippit Middle School

Several Elgin football players were honored recently with District 13-5A District awards. After a hard fought and exciting season, the following individuals received individual honors: District 13-5A District awards District

A hearty congratulations to the following Elgin students for being nominated and chosen for Academic All-State status. To even be considered for such a prestigious award, you must have maintained

I had the opportunity to sit down with three senior members of the Elgin Wildcats girls' tennis team; team captain Tiffany Guerra, Anjunae “AJ” Thompson and Marina Ramirez. All three

Opinions

There is a Swamp. Donald Trump recognized that if allowed to continue, the Swamp would eventually start to turn the U.S. into

Dec 4, 2019 - 00:00

I was born into and grew up in a world of science and logic. I had no inheritance of faith. However, with my intellectual growth, I did come

Nov 27, 2019 - 00:00

Tyranny of a local majority The purpose of our Bill of Rights was to protect the rights of any minority against the tyranny of the majority. In the current impeachment

The following words were spoken by Abraham Lincoln at Charleston, Illinois in September of 1858 during a debate with Stephen A. Douglas. “I am not, nor ever have I been

Obituaries

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Baby Boy, Aedyn William Burgos, was given to God by his loving parents, Aisa and Samuel Burgos on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The family will gather at the Elgin Latin

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Marc Kevin Holm, 61, of Lockhart, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 7, 2019. Marc was born, on February 16, 1958, in Fort Ord, California, the fifth of nine children to

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Andrew D. Milligan,57, of Manor, passed away November 27, 2019. A Home-Going Celebration will be conducted at Park Springs Baptist Church of Manor, on Friday, December 13th at 11:00 AM

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Christine “Chris” Reyes-Paiz was born on November 17, 1961 in Elgin, Texas to Guadalupe and Molly Reyes. She was a lifelong resident of Manor, TX. Chris was a devout Catholic