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  1. Two men identified in fatal FM 969 head-on collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

    Two men died Wednesday night after their vehicles collided head-on Farm To Market Road 969 at Webberville Road in east Travis County. Nathan Sattler, 35, of Bastrop, was driving west in his Toyota 4 Runner when he crossed onto the wrong side of the highway and hit Charles Chambers, 57, of Elgin, in his Ford F-150, according to the Texas Highway Patrol.

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    Feb 20, 2017 | National Review Online

    ... be. But their options are sharply limited. Down Home Ranch is an unusual and wonderful place to be. The ranch is near Elgin, Texas, which is about 25 miles from Austin. "Elgin" is pronounced with a hard "g," by the way - like the marbles in the ...

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  3. Bastrop, Smithville schools earn highest 2017 accountability ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Austin American-Statesman

    All Bastrop area school districts "Met Standard" in newly released 2017 Texas Education Agency accountability ratings Three Elgin schools were designated as "Improvement Required." FILE PHOTO All Bastrop area school districts achieved the highest performance rating awarded by the Texas Education Agency for the 2016-17 school year, according to state accountability ratings released Tuesday.

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  4. Elgin police warning about credit card skimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Officers say no gas stations other than the Fastway Food Stop convenience store 1017 E. Polk St. have been affected. If you are fueling up, try to avoid pumps at the end, where the clerk can't see you.

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  5. Take that great first day of school pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | Austin American Statesman

    Oh, this school thing is happening. Wednesday students in Lake Travis, Hutto, Elgin, Lockhart, Coupland and Taylor ISDs head back.

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  6. Bastrop proposes to keep property tax rate flat for fiscal year 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... In July, Bastrop saw a 5-percent decrease in its sales tax revenue compared to the same month in 2016. Bastrop County, Elgin and Smithville all had sales tax growth. "We've got to stabilize our sales tax while we grow our property tax," Humble said. ...

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  7. How are police cars modified?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | KION 46

    ... and speed detectors are installed after Ford makes a delivery. "It comes equipped from the dealer as a basic car," Elgin, Texas, Police Chief Chris Bratton told CNN affiliate KXAN. All or some of that equipment comes with a lot of wires, meaning ...

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  8. Q&A: How are police cars modified?Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | GantDaily.com

    ... and speed detectors are installed after Ford makes a delivery. "It comes equipped from the dealer as a basic car," Elgin, Texas, Police Chief Chris Bratton told CNN affiliate KXAN. All or some of that equipment comes with a lot of wires, meaning ...

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  9. See 'Circle of Time' documentary at Elgin Alive Series Aug. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Daily Herald

    On Tuesday, Aug. 8, watch the documentary "Circle of Time" about the Elgin National Watch Factory, built in 1866. At one point in its 100-year history, it was said that a majority of watches produced in the U.S. came out of this building.

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  10. 'Texas Monthly' Adds to Kemuri Tatsu-Ya's AccoladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Eater

    Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn paid a visit to Kemuri Tatsu-ya, and had only praise for the Holly restaurant . He explored how co-owner Tatsu Aikawa's restaurant paralleled his own journey from Japan to Elgin, one of the great barbecue cities in Texas, without losing the authenticity of either place.

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  11. United Heritage Charity Foundation Auto Raffle Raises $67,245Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | PR Log

    ... the Charity Foundation's charitable objective throughout the year. On Friday, July 7, 2017, Patricia Chagoya from Elgin, Texas won a new 2017 Honda Civic LX Hatchback from Howdy Honda (http://www.howdyhonda.com/) (5519 E Ben White Blvd, Austin, ...

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  12. Howard Eugene TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Free Press

    ... away on Saturday May 13, 2017. Howard was the son of James Vernon Taylor and Janie Mildred Snowden. Howard grew up in Elgin, TX. Howard met and married his devoted and loving wife, Betty Jean Taylor, in 1983 in Austin, TX. They moved to Kyle, TX in ...

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  13. Where to Eat on the Road Between Austin and HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Eater

    ... kolaches from Hruska's and Weikel's , tacos from Taqueria Rio Verde , barbecue from Truth BBQ , sausages from Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse , mead from Rohan's Meadery , and much more. Once in Houston, there are plenty of restaurants to explore . And ...

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  14. The National Weather Service was the EF-0 tornado was on May 23, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A National Weather Service damage survey team has determined Tuesday's storm damage in the Elgin area was caused by an EF-0 tornado. Initially believed to be a result of straight-line severe thunderstorm winds, meteorologists found a damage pattern indicating a weak tornado, about 200 yards wide caused the damage.

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  15. The coal miner who became a data minerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | WTVR Richmond

    In her old life, it was not unusual for Annie Evans to find herself standing in the pouring rain outside of a coal mine at three in the morning, staring down a broken piece of equipment. A heavy maintenance superintendent for a surface coal mine in Elgin, Texas, Evans was responsible for figuring out how to patch or replace outdated parts of a field delivery system that ferried coal from the mine to a plant.

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  16. The coal miner who became a data minerRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    In her old life, it was not unusual for Annie Evans to find herself standing in the pouring rain outside of a coal mine at three in the morning, staring down a broken piece of equipment. A heavy maintenance superintendent for a surface coal mine in Elgin, Texas, Evans was responsible for figuring out how to patch or replace outdated parts of a field delivery system that ferried coal from the mine to a plant.

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  17. More informationRead the original story

    May 13, 2017 | Austin Monthly

    ... menu will also be available. Moms will also be treated to a free mimosa and complimentary dessert! Started in 2014 in Elgin, TX by John McElroy and Dr. Ana Lam-McElroy, Aviator Pizza offers high quality, craft pizza, Texas craft beer and select ...

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  18. Bastrop Advertiser obituaries for the week of April 2, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Austin American-Statesman

    ... Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held on Friday, March 31, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elgin, Texas with burial following at Elgin Latin Cemetery. Marion is survived by her daughter Lori, granddaughters Kasey and Brooke and one ...

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  19. Crash shuts down eastbound US 290 in McDadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    ... The Texas Department of Transportation says the plan is to put in a wide grassy median and cable barrier fence between Elgin and Paige. KXAN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment ...

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  20. Cheap Eats: Aviator PizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... comfort zone results in good food and hopefully a good story, which is where Aviator Pizza comes in. A transplant from Elgin, Texas, Aviator Pizza doesn't try to impress with fancy pies or trendy items; instead Aviator creates a homey, easygoing ...

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