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Semi-truck struck by train

The Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday afternoon a possible collision between an 18-wheeler semi-trailer truck and a train just north of the city.

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$375 million school bond passed

Bastrop County residents took to the polls this past weekend for the May 4 General Election, determining who fills the important seats on city councils and deciding the fate of massive school bonds.

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  1. How old are you and what do you do?

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No tax increase for bond


Due to an unforseen production error, the word "NO" was deleted from a full page Elgin Independent School District Bond 2024 ad on page 8 of the April 17, 2024, edition of the Elgin Courier.

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Cement truck driver claims he fell asleep behind the wheel

BASTROP — The driver of the cement pumper that claimed the lives of a child and a University of Texas student contradicted himself when recounting the March 22 incident, according to a report by the Ca

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Incomplete background check on cement truck driver

BASTROP — The driver of the cement truck that collided with a Hays Consolidated Independent School District bus did not have a background check before dr

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