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Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

A local proposition on November’s ballot is seeking sales tax revenue for the Elgin region’s emergency services district; however, this possibility is causing some concern for the City of Elgin.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00am

A two-car wreck on FM 1704 last month resulted in one death. According to the crash report from the Texas Department of Transportation, investigated by the Department of Public Safety,

News

This year, the Elgin Courier will dedicate a portion of the November 6th issue to honor the men and 
women from this area who have served in the military.

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

A local proposition on November’s ballot is seeking sales tax revenue for the Elgin region’s emergency services district; however, this possibility is causing some concern for the City of Elgin.

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

A two-car wreck on FM 1704 last month resulted in one death. According to the crash report from the Texas Department of Transportation, investigated by the Department of Public Safety,

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

On Sunday, October 6 at approximately 5:31 p.m., City of Bastrop police officers were dispatched to the 2200 block of State Highway 95 and a local hospital in reference to

Sports

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

Friday night saw the wind a bit breezy, helping make the weather nice and cool for players and fans alike. Almost official “football weather,” but not quite yet. That didn’t

For the first time in 5 years, the Wildcat co-ed tennis team has qualified for the playoffs based on Region III district play. Elgin finished fourth and grabbed the final

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

Last Tuesday night, the Lady Cats took on the Georgetown Eagles in a game that turned out to be very one-sided. The night started out very badly for Elgin, falling

Oct 9, 2019 - 00:00

McDade High School celebrated Homecoming on Saturday afternoon for their home game against Mount Calm. The festivities began with a parade through McDade before the game, followed by the announcing

Opinions

The Bastrop/Travis Counties Emergency Services District #1 has called an election to adopt a sales and use tax outside the city limits of Elgin but within the District's boundaries. There is no additional sales and use tax available inside the Elgin city limits because the City collects 1.5 percent and Bastrop County collects 0.5 percent.

This year, the Elgin Courier will dedicate a portion of the November 6th issue to honor the men and 
women from this area who have served in the military.

Dr. Phil interviews death row inmate Rodney Reed Dr. Phillip McGraw came to Elgin shortly after the turn of the century and created a stramash among residents, but pulled off

Attention all Elginites that are about to be affected by the new gas line that Multifuels Bluebonnet Pipeline is about to install from Camp Swift to Elgin.

Obituaries

This year, the Elgin Courier will dedicate a portion of the November 6th issue to honor the men and 
women from this area who have served in the military.

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

Martin L. Rangel, age 78, of Lockhart, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019. Services are currently pending. Arrangements entrusted to Providence-Jones Family Funeral Home.

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

Maria De Jesus Hernandez, 87, of Austin, passed away peacefully Monday morning, October 14, 2019. Funeral Services will be conducted at the Word of God Pentecostal Church of Manor on

Oct 16, 2019 - 00:00

A Legacy of Educational Excellence, Civic Involvement and Community Service On July 1, 1926, Benjamin and Larcelia White Haywood welcomed their first born, a daughter, Annie Lee, into their home