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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

Imagine an educational tool that helps students improve literacy, science, math, geography and social studies skills. Sound too good to be true? It’s the newspaper! Beginning in August, the Elgin

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:00am

A supplemental crash report from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) regarding a fatal car accident on March 13 states one of the drivers was travelling 91 miles per hour

News

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $406 million budget for 2019-20. The budget represents a 5.7 percent increase over the 2018-19 budget. New expenses include expanded

Imagine an educational tool that helps students improve literacy, science, math, geography and social studies skills. Sound too good to be true? It’s the newspaper! Beginning in August, the Elgin

A supplemental crash report from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) regarding a fatal car accident on March 13 states one of the drivers was travelling 91 miles per hour

After the Texas Legislature designated Bastrop County as the “Film Hospitality Capital of Texas,” Texas Representative John Cyrier visited the Bastrop County Commissioners Court to personally present the resolution to

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

Although a little tardy, I want to thank you very much for the support you have provided the Bastrop County Historical Society

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

Obituaries

Jul 17, 2019 - 00:00

On Monday, July 8, 2019, Dora “Granny” Fogg, 94, from Elgin, TX, passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones. She was an absolute light to all of those that she

Jul 17, 2019 - 00:00

Joseph Roscoe Miller, 76, of Austin, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019. Survived by wife Diane. Services are currently pending. Arrangements and care are entrusted to:

Jul 17, 2019 - 00:00

Baby Girl, Alexa Gomez Martinez, passed peacefully, into the loving arms of her Savior, on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. She is survived by her parents, Ruben and Juana Martinez. Family

Jul 17, 2019 - 00:00

Owen Christopher Von Arx, 72, of Elgin, Texas, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, with his wife Carol, at his side. He was born June 30, 1947, in St. Louis,