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Election races set in Bastrop County

Two city council seats and one school board trustee position will be up for a vote in Elgin this May, and more races have been set throughout Bastrop County.

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Ice storm prompts disaster declaration in Elgin

A disaster has been declared after Elgin iced over last week.

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Smithville ISD delays Thursday start

Smithville Independent School District will delay classes Thursday as school staff report less winter weather effects in the area compared to neighbors.

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Ice chills Bastrop County with outages, damage

Dangerous travel conditions and power outages have effectively frozen life for many Bastrop County residents

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School districts closed Thursday

Students from at least three local school districts will get one more day off from school.

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Courier office closed Tuesday

Icy road conditions have led to a Tuesday closure at the Elgin Courier.

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Threat at middle school investigated

Security is enhanced at Elgin Middle School today after an online rumor, although parents had reason to be relieved in the morning.

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$321.5M bond election called at Bastrop ISD

BASTROP — Approximately $321.5 million is about to be stake.

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