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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 12:00am

The Elgin Police Department is looking for a suspect involved in a reported failed child abduction. 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 12:00am

The Elgin City Council unanimously voted to give direction to city staff to proceed with plans to dis-annex half of an area of land southeast of town annexed in 2015 and to begin working on plans to extend wastewater service to the other half. 

News

In June, the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office warned citizens of a telephone scam threatening victims with arrest for fictitious outstanding warrants. 

The Elgin Police Department is looking for a suspect involved in a reported failed child abduction. 

On June 2, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.86 billion in June, 3.3 percent more than in June 2018. 

The Elgin City Council unanimously voted to give direction to city staff to proceed with plans to dis-annex half of an area of land southeast of town annexed in 2015 and to begin working on plans to extend wastewater service to the other half. 

Sports

The Elgin High School football team of 1958 will reunite during Western Days to reminisce about their historic season. Many Elginites who were around to see the team of 1958

Accompanied by (l-r) Coach Amanda Wolf, Wildcat Athletes Kiana Gibson (softball) and Rebecca Rivers (swimming) were honored at the Palmer Events Center on June 10th as two of the best

The ETX Outlaws, a team made up of 10 and under boys from Elgin, are headed to the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) DFW World Series after lots of

Opinions

Jul 10, 2019 - 00:00

In 2018, Texas votes seemed to shift from red to a red shade of purple. In the U.S. Congressional race, we saw more Republican districts that were won by less

Letter to the editor. A couple of years back, I was honored with an Honor Trip to Washington, D.C. to visit our monuments and institutions in recognition of my service in the Korean War. 

Thank you for coverage of Elgin’s news and happenings Thanks to the Courier staff for continuing to focus on news and happenings of our town. We had many comments this

What happened during the 1957 Upchurch’s Drug Store fire I thoroughly enjoyed the article this past week on Upchurch’s Drug Store in as much as I worked there as mentioned

Obituaries

Jul 10, 2019 - 00:00

Welma Emily Koether was born October 23, 1932 in Elgin, Texas to Henry and Erna (Roemer) Koether. 

Karlin Frances Meyer “Baby” Hicks was born in Brenham, TX to Hermina Zetig Meyer and Rudolf Karl Meyer on November 27, 1934. 

Jul 10, 2019 - 00:00

Calvin Donell Vincent, 48, of Elgin, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019. 

Albert William Neff, III, 73 years of age, Blue Texas, passed away at his home on Thursday, July 27th , 2019. Albert was born in Philadelphia, PA on July 11,