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Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:00am

The Bastrop County Commissioners Court looked toward the future of transportation in the county during last Monday’s regular meeting. Currently, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is working on

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 12:00am

After they leave the veterinary technology program at Austin Community College (ACC) in Elgin, students have the chance to start their career in veterinary medicine. A new collaboration between ACC

News

The Bastrop County Commissioners Court looked toward the future of transportation in the county during last Monday’s regular meeting. Currently, the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is working on

There’s no shortage of fast growing companies in the Austin area. To be ranked near the top of that list of companies is no small feat indeed. Frontier Bank of

Dec 4, 2019 - 00:00

The Bastrop County Democratic Party (BCDP) has elected Steve Chamberlain as the new party chair after Cheryl Reese stepped down to run for Bastrop County Precinct 4 Commissioner. Chamberlain and

During last week's city council meeting, Elgin recreation program manager Elizabeth Marzec announced to that Elgin received a grant for improvements to Elgin Memorial Park. The grant, part of the

Sports

The Elgin Wildcats basketball team could not get a win during the holiday break, losing to the Crusaders at St. Michaels and the Belton Tigers at home In Monday’s game,

It was a disappointing week for the Lady Cats basketball team with losses to the Lampasas Badgers on Monday and the Lady Rebels of Hays on Tuesday. On Monday, the

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These three young athletes—junior Julie Rivera, sophomore Alyssa Salinas and junior Imelda Nunez— are interesting, and competitive and know how much better they will get at cross-country in the coming

Nov 27, 2019 - 00:00

It was a tough week at home for Lady Cats basketball with losses to the Temple Wildcats and the LBJ Jaguars. On Tuesday, November 19, they fell to the Lady

Opinions

Dec 4, 2019 - 00:00

I was born into and grew up in a world of science and logic. I had no inheritance of faith. However, with my intellectual growth, I did come

Nov 27, 2019 - 00:00

Tyranny of a local majority The purpose of our Bill of Rights was to protect the rights of any minority against the tyranny of the majority. In the current impeachment

The following words were spoken by Abraham Lincoln at Charleston, Illinois in September of 1858 during a debate with Stephen A. Douglas. “I am not, nor ever have I been

As we celebrate Thanksgiving this week, the Elgin Chamber of Commerce can be thankful for many reasons. First is our thriving and active membership. We remain the best investment any

Obituaries

Dec 4, 2019 - 00:00

Clifford “Yabby” Chambers, 77, of Elgin, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. A Home-Going Celebration will be conducted at the Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, December 7th at

Dec 4, 2019 - 00:00

William “Bill” Edward Fisher, 63, of Hutto, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019. Survived by wife, Maria Do Rocio De Lima Fisher. A Memorial Service will be conducted at the

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Reverend Aubrey Jackson, 69, of Bastrop, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Survived by wife, Carolyn. A Home-Going Celebration will be conducted at the First Baptist Church of Elgin, under

Dec 4, 2019 - 00:00

Alfredo Garza, 72 of Taylor, passed away Tuesday morning, November 26, 2019. Family and friends will gather at the Elgin Funeral Home for visitation on Thursday, December 5th from 6:00