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Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 11:15am

Granite Media Partners’ leadership and the Elgin Courier team have decided to relocate the local newspaper’s headquarters t

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 - 12:00am

A crew and cast of 120-plus have settled in the streets of Elgin for a 20-day-long independent film shoot, hiring Texas locals and reaching out to Elginites for volunteer extras.


CEDAR CREEK —The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Bastrop County Soil and Water Conservation District are seeking input from the public on how to best serve local citizens through Farm Bill conservation programs and technical assistance.

Police are investigating a late night shooting north of the US 290 and Texas 95 intersection.

At 11:26 p.m. Monday, March 27, the Elgin Police Department responded to a call for shots fired in the 800 block of South Martin Luther King Boulevard. The road was shut down, and residents were ordered to shelter in place.

Mar 22, 2023 - 13:02

Officers are another step closer from their new home from which they can serve and protect.

Elgin police and officials broke ground on their planned police station March 20. The new 11,000-square-foot facility is meant to enhance growing police service in Elgin.

Mar 22, 2023 - 12:57

Thirteen reports of vandalism were reported recently in downtown Elgin.

Police are investigating the graffiti seen on several buildings. Business owners and city employees reported the crimes.


SMITHVILLE — Down 9-8 in the bottom of the seventh with runners on second and third, Lady Tigers junior Raini Stanley stepped into a pitch that soared all the way to the wall before hitting the ground and scoring the winning run.

The Lady Tigers fought back from a 4-0 deficit to defeat the La Grange Lady Leopards 10-9 last week at home. 

The Elgin Lady Wildcats took on the Pflugerville Panthers Friday, March 24, and picked up their fifth district win of the season.

The Lady Cats would walk away with a 3-1 win over the Panthers, but things seemed uncertain until the fifth inning.

The Elgin Wildcats varsity baseball team took on the Pflugerville Connally Cougars in a two-game series last week Tuesday, March 21 and Friday, March 24, to pick up back-to-back district wins.

The two teams split the opportunity to have home field advantage, with the Cougars having the honors during the first matchup.

Mar 28, 2023 - 12:47

CEDAR CREEK — The Bastrop LadyBears gave the Cedar Creek Lady Eagles a crash landing on the softball field on Friday, March 24, in a district matchup.

Now tied for fourth place in district, the Lady Bears took the 14-0 win in stride as they are currently in a playoff spot.





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Sep 19, 2023 - 00:00

Francisco Ernesto Morales passed away at the age of 69, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born Nov. 7, 1953, the youngest child of Margarita Chavez Adame, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Sep 19, 2023 - 00:00

Joe O. Trevino, 79, of Elgin, passed away, early Wednesday morning, Sept. 13, 2023.

Sep 19, 2023 - 00:00

Candace Anderson,

Sep 19, 2023 - 00:00

Betty Jean Daughtry,