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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

Three Wildcat athletes’ dreams came true Tuesday evening by signing athletic scholarships to further their schooling and athletic endeavors in college. Shanice Ross, Atyanna Freeman and Jacob Harkins celebrated this

Opinions

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. 

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. 

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

Obituaries

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our loving mother. Dottie Peterson Nitkin left us peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family. 

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Dwight Tucker, age 78 of Elgin, Texas, went to be with the Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 9, 2019 with his family by his side. 

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Dianna Lynn Perkins, age 48 of Elgin, received her angel wings on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. 

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