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  1. Cumberland family requests investigation following deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Texan

    ... that year. During that year's initiation retreat, then-pledge Gabe Higgins was found dead in the Colorado River near Bastrop with a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit for driving. The Cumberland family notes in the statement that Texas law ...


  2. Emergency public safety concerns force closure of iconic Bastrop pedestrian bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Austin American-Statesman

    No one will be allowed on the Old Iron Bridge until further notice after a structural bridge engineer alerted officials that the bridge had corroded significantly, Bastrop city officials said. The bridge, which has spanned the Colorado River for nearly a century, is the defining feature of the Bastrop skyline and is highly trafficked.


  3. Day in History: Chamber board works to provide low-cost housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Post-Bulletin

    He recently was the warden at the federal prison in Bastrop, Tex. a The Winona State University football team has received a bid to the 1993 NAIA Division I playoffs, marking the first playoff appearance in the program's history.


  4. DesignYour Best Defense for WildfiresThree ways to improve the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Fine Homebuilding

    A fire creeps toward a house on Mauna Kea Lane in the Tahitian Village neighborhood in Bastrop, Texas, on Monday Sept. 5, 2011.


  5. KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Saratoga Farms in ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Nov 9, 2018--KB Home announced today the grand opening of Saratoga Farms, its latest community of 1- and 2-story single-family homes in the Austin area. Situated near US-290, Saratoga Farms is convenient to major employment centers in Austin as well as Elgin and Bastrop.


  6. FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chilly high of 56; temps as low as 44 at nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... said. Heavy rain in the wee hours of Friday prompted the Lower Colorado River Authority to start flood operations at Bastrop Dam this morning, the agency said. Overnight storms caused runoff to spill into Lake Bastrop and the LCRA has partially ...


  7. 4 Austin companies make prestigious finalist list for Good Food AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | CultureMap

    ... Still Austin Whiskey Co. are among the 11 companies in Texas who made the cut for their fine foodstuff submissions. Bastrop's The Art of the Pecan was also nominated. The goal of the awards is to shine a spotlight on taste-making entrepreneurs ...


  8. Bastrop County assistant DA arrested, charged with family violence,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Austin American-Statesman

    A Bastrop County assistant district attorney was arrested Saturday and charged with family violence and two counts of possession of a controlled substance, according to court documents obtained by the Bastrop Advertiser. Jordan Battersby McDonald, 31, is accused of charging at his ex-girlfriend's son and choking her, according to his probable cause affidavit.


  9. Elgin fends off Bastrop, keeps playoff hopes aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Austin American-Statesman

    ELGIN – Before Elgin took the field against Bastrop, the Wildcats knew the history of its long series with their county rival, and they knew the stakes of a pivotal district game. Following a 24-21 win at Wildcat Stadium, Elgin now knows that it will enter the final week of the regular season in control of its playoff fate.


  10. Churches playing role in mobilizing Austin's African-American voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... who plans to vote Monday. She said her vote for Democrats was a vote against Trump. Her friend, Carla Hoxie of Bastrop, had already voted and said she was encouraged by the pastor and felt “like I'm making use of my voting rights.” ...


  11. Veterans' Voices: Pamela (Wilkins) PetersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... Jewelers (it's now a bank parking lot). After her graduation, Peterson moved in with her grandparents for a time in Bastrop before going to work in Austin and moving there. She had thought about the military - her father had served - and was ...


  12. Surveillance video shows moment Texas school bus T-boned by semi, injuring 9 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    New surveillance video has been released of a Bastrop, Texas school bus that was t-boned by a tractor trailer on Wednesday, injuring nine students on board. KXAN reports eight were taken to the hospital by ambulance, including the bus driver and two students were taken to the hospital by their parents.


  13. Horrific moment semi-truck slams into a school bus injuring 10 students in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Daily Mail

    Ten students were injured when their school bus was smashed into by a lorry in the middle of a highway. The yellow bus was pulling out of a gas station in Bastrop near Austin, Texas , on Wednesday, in wet conditions at around 8am when a truck stuck the side of the vehicle.


  14. 18-wheeler driver says he tried to stop before hitting Bastrop school bus, injuring 10 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The driver of the 18-wheeler involved in a crash with a school bus in Bastrop Wednesday morning allegedly told authorities that he attempted to stop his vehicle before it hit the back of the school bus, sending 10 students to hospitals. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the preliminary investigation showed the school bus was stopped at the intersection of Tucker Hill Lane and Highway 71 when the light turned green.


  15. 10 students taken to hospital after Bastrop ISD bus crash on SH 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | KXAN-TV Austin

    BASTROP, Texas - A Bastrop ISD school bus was involved in a crash on State Highway 71 Wednesday morning, injuring students on board. Twenty students - 10 from Cedar Creek High School, five from Cedar Creek Middle School, four from Cedar Creek Intermediate School and one from Colorado River Collegiate Academy - were on board.


  16. Texas Legion post closing in on F-4D Phantom renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | American Legion Magazine

    After a successful fundraising effort, an F-4D Phantom located outside of James H. Perkins American Legion Post 533 in Bastrop, Texas, is on the cusp of a completely new paint job that takes the plane back to its original Vietnam War camouflage paint scheme. The plane, which was part of the famed 8th Fighter Wing whose F-4 crews earned the nicknames "MiG killers" and "bridge busters" during the Vietnam War, has become a landmark to the city of approximately 7,200 residents.


  17. Margie Von Wolfe - ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 |

    Margie Von Wolfe, 80, went home to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from Ennis, Texas. Margie was born in Bastrop, Texas on July 29, 1938 to Cecil and Lora Culpepper.


  18. Pumpkin patch update: What's open, what's not due to weather conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Austin American Statesman

    ... closed. Find the latest updates at Sweet Berry Farm's Facebook page, Barton Hill Farms: This Bastrop farm is closed this weekend (Oct. 20-21) "due to an abundance of caution and possible flooding," the website states, and ...


  19. Pete RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Lockhart Post Register

    Pete Rose, 93, beloved husband and patriarch, passed away in his sleep on October 14, 2018. He was born in Bastrop, Texas on August 7, 1925 to Dixie Pearl (Pollard) and Albert "Pete" Rose, Sr. Growing up, he and his siblings, Betty Jean and "Buddy" ...


  20. Colorado River in Bastrop, Smithville tops full stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Austin American-Statesman

    The Colorado River in Bastrop began spilling over its banks Wednesday night as it surpassed its full stage, according to LCRA river gauges. At 8:10 p.m. the river measured at 15.23 feet in Bastrop and 10.76 feet in Smithville as floodwaters make their way downstream from the Highland Lakes.


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