Last Tuesday afternoon, a burn ban was issued to prohibit all outdoor burning in Bastrop County, which was extended for the next six weeks during Monday’s commissioners’ court meeting.
The Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) seized over $100,000 worth of cocaine during a traffic stop in Bastrop last month. On Friday, July 26, a BCSO deputy initiated a traffic
At Friday night’s McDade ISD school board meeting, the high school students who built a satellite and travelled to Cape Canaveral to see it launch shared their experience. Student Luz
The City of Elgin is applying for a grant to improve sidewalks and is seeking to share the Safe Routes to School grant application on Thursday night. The application is
A longtime Elgin institution is making its way to the big city later this year. Famous Elgin barbecue restaurant Southside Market & Barbeque announced on Friday that the company will
With temperatures hovering around 100 degrees each day and soil and fuels moisture falling, it is appropriate to issue an emergency burn ban for Bastrop County.
Elgin and Smithville saw increases in their sales tax revenue this month compared to last year, while revenue gained by Bastrop and the county decreased compared to July 2018. According
The purpose of the Citizen Police Academy is to foster better communication between citizens and the police through education. The academy creates a core of well-informed citizens who possess greater
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