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Committee finds options for new monument site

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The group working to relocate the Confederate monuments at the county courthouse has found a few more options for a new location, but is still raising funds and searching for more bids to choose from for the work to move the monuments. After a month of debate this summer about two monuments with ties to the Confederacy—an obelisk monument dedicated to the Confederate soldiers of Bastrop County and a memorial to Major Joseph Sayers—located on the Bastrop County Courthouse lawn, the Bastrop County Commissioners Court approved their relocation in July. During a recent regular meeting on October 26, the court heard an ...

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