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Unofficial results: McShan beats Lippke two-to-one for Elgin mayor

Over two-thirds of Elgin voters chose Theresa McShan as the city’s next mayor in Saturday’s local elections.

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Former mayor arrested on theft charge

Christopher Alan Cannon, 37, the former Elgin mayor, was arrested last week on a theft of property charge.

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Emergency burn ban declared, effective Tuesday at 2 p.m.

An emergency burn ban is in effect beginning on Tuesday, March 29 at 2 p.m.

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National Weather Service releases report on Elgin tornado

  • Rating: EF2
  • Estimated peak wind: 130 mph
  • Path length/statute: 12.12 miles
  • Path width/maximum: 500 yards
  • Fatalities: 0
  • Injuries: 3
  • Start date: 3/21/2022
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Bastrop County reports damage around Elgin due to tornado

On the evening of March 21, Bastrop County and the City of Elgin was hit by severe weather including a tornado, which passed south and east of the City of Elgin.

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Suspect found, arrested after shooting deputy

After shooting a Bastrop County deputy and fleeing on Sunday night, the suspect was found and arrested on Monday.

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