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Two children killed after fire breaks out in Bastrop house fire ... Sharon Cummings (KTVE-KARD) - BASTROP, La. - (4/4/18) The State Fire Marshal's Office is on the scene of a fatal fire in Bastrop Wednesday morning. Investigators have confirmed that two children have died in the fire at their home on ...
6 p.m. update: The National Weather Service has extended a severe thunderstorm watch to Bastrop County, along with about 30 other Central Texas counties. The watch is in effect until midnight. The weather service also forecasts that a strong cold front will move through Tuesday that will bring the ...

Then, in March, test samples showed that parts of the Grady Tuck Building at 104 Texas 150 Loop — where several of the nine employees were relocated to from the jailhouse — also contained the material in a restroom, which was being considered for a remodel, as well as in the building's mechanical ...
BASTROP — Politically, Bastrop County pushes a reliably red pulse through Texas' conservative heart, though more-liberal Austin, the nation's 11th-largest city, is just 30 miles northwest in Travis County. Fifty eight percent of Bastrop County voters voted for Donald Trump in 2016, compared to 27 percent of ...
Since 2013, the city of Bastrop, Bastrop County and the Bastrop school district have been in dispute with Pine Forest Investments Group over a nullified contract that would have allowed the investment group to develop Pine Forest Unit 6 — about 400 acres along Texas 71 adjoining Tahitian Village — into ...
Professional trapper Dan Hepker, owner of the Texas Nuisance Wildlife Relocation service, was hired to assist the city's lone animal control officer, Troy Walters, with the task. On Tuesday, just a few hours before the City Council supported eliminating the historic chicken sanctuary, Walters and Hepker ...

... certified business advisor with the Texas State University Small Business Development Center; Phil Loeb, certified small business mentor with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE); and Cam Chavez, divisional wine manager for the Hahn Family Wines and current chairman of the Bastrop ...
1:50 p.m. update: A flash flood warning has expired for Hays, Travis, southern Williamson, northwestern Bastrop and western Caldwell Hays counties, the ... The Wednesday forecast from the National Weather Service includes more rain, mainly east of Austin, but sunshine will return to Central Texas on ...
10:30 p.m. update: Bastrop and nine other South Central Texas counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 3 a.m. Thursday, the National ... Earlier: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Southwestern Bastrop County as a storm capable of producing ...
The county is also submitting a separate application to win grant funding for repairs on the historic jailhouse through the state's Texas Preservation Trust Fund Emergency Grant Program, a reimbursement program that requires no local match. Bastrop County's application will request $40,000 for repairs to ...
Bastrop County Emergency Communication Center gets $1 million facelift. 0 .... The Capitol Area Council of Governments, which serves a 10-county region in Central Texas, funds the region's 911 systems. ... “Because of the growth everywhere in Central Texas, agencies have had to move and expand.” ...
That's why in 2017, Robison purchased a film studio that sits on 200 acres in western Bastrop County, the newly christened New Republic Studios. He wants to show the film world what Texas can offer — the state's paltry incentive program be damned — and he's ready to put his money where his mouth is.
City Engineer Wesley Brandon, center, explains map to Anne Beck during the Comprehensive Plan 2036 Open House at City Hall in 2016. TERRY HAGERTY/ FOR BASTROP ADVERTISER. On Friday, the city of Bastrop will bid bon voyage to City Engineer Wesley Brandon. Last month, Brandon accepted ...
Update 4:30 p.m.: Four people have been taken to the hospital after a five-vehicle collision stopped traffic Wednesday afternoon along westbound Texas 71 in Bastrop. The victims have injuries that are not expected to be life-threatening, police said. During heavy stop-and-go traffic, police said one vehicle ...
Local party chairmanships are two-year terms that begin 20 days after runoff primary Election Day in May, according to the Texas GOP County Chair Handbook. The party's Executive Committee is then required to hold its organizational meeting within 45 days after the term of office begins for the county ...
In the days before Tuesday's primary elections in Texas, the race for the Republican nomination for judge (in effect, the chief executive) of Bastrop County—the far suburbs of Austin, usually reliably Republican territory—became especially heated. The incumbent was a relatively mild-mannered man named ...
Bastrop voters re-elect Pape as county judge, Snowden as commissioner. 0. Share. Facebook ... It's Election Day for the Texas primaries. Polls close at 7 ... Most recently, she worked at the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission where she was the agency's first female executive director. She retired from ...

The Texas Department of Transportation announced Tuesday the opening of a new four-lane overpass on Texas 71 over its intersection with Texas 95 in Bastrop. The new roadway will divert traffic onto new travel lanes and allow drivers to bypass the traffic signal at the intersection, the department said.
In 2011, the most destructive wildfire in Texas history — the Bastrop Complex Fire — tore through Bastrop, torching 34,000 acres, destroying 1,600 homes and killing two people. In the past two years, the city has had five federally declared disasters after floods inundated Bastrop in May and October in 2015 ...
Bastrop County criminal records show Faykus was indicted in June for an assault impeding breath or circulation. That case is still ongoing, records show. The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office has refused to release Faykus' mugshot and has indicated it will request an opinion on whether to release the photo ...
Paddlers in canoes and kayaks compete in the Texas Winter 100 from Austin to Bastrop on the Colorado River. Stephen ... I borrowed a canoe to paddle the Devils River last spring, loved it, paddled all over Central Texas in my plastic kayak, then bought my first canoe a few months ago. When a friend ...
BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A train crash shut down Farm to Market 812 just west of Farm to Market 20 in the town of Red Rock in southwest Bastrop County Wednesday morning. A spokesperson for Union Pacific says a driver struck a southbound UP train at the FM 812 crossing in Red Rock ...
BREAKING: FM 812 closed in Bastrop County after train, vehicle crash. 0. Share ... FM 812 between FM 20 and Texas 21 has been closed as authorities investigate a crash involving a train and a car. ... The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office said FM 812 is expected to be closed “for an extended period of time.”.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas is suing a vegetation management company that it alleges caused the 2011 Bastrop County Complex Fire, the most destructive wildfire in Texas history. The lawsuit filed Friday by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton alleges the Asplundh Tree Expert Co. failed to clear ...
Moore: Bastrop abuzz with chili, gumbo, soup in time for cold weather. 0. Share. Facebook ... Consilina Pizzeria's owner, Raymond Keyrouz, hosted the second gumbo cook off competition and fundraiser for the benefit of the Bastrop High School Tennis Team. Laurie Liriano ... It is located at 1093 Texas 95.
According to an arrest affidavit, Bastrop police were called to Lone Star Storage on Texas 71 in Bastrop on May 30 after a caller reported a suspicious man had jumped the fence and was tinkering with the gate box. When officers arrived, they found Shelton and a woman rushing to close the door to one of ...
The Texas Department of Transportation said crews were out Sunday putting a de-icing solution on bridges, overpasses and the main lanes of major highways. TxDOT spokesman Chris Bishop said the goal is to keep at least one lane open for emergency vehicles and that early treatment helps because it ...
Ice has begun to accumulate on roadways in Bastrop County Tuesday morning after an Arctic blast carrying a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet pushed through south Central Texas. Bastrop city officials have warned drivers that ice has accumulated on parts of Texas 71 in the city limits and that agencies ...
Bastrop County: Offices will be closed on Tuesday. Blanco County: Offices will be closed on Tuesday. Boys and Girls Clubs of Austin (BGCAA): Closed on Tuesday. City of Buda: Offices will be closed on Tuesday. Burnet County: All Burnet County Offices will be closed on Tuesday. All non-essential offices ...
The National Weather Service on Sunday issued a winter storm watch for 25 south Central Texas counties, including Bastrop County, beginning Monday night through Tuesday evening due to freezing rain and ice and potentially snow, which could accumulate on roadways making driving difficult.
Philadelphia insurance company working to bring Bastrop State Park back to life. Error loading player: No playable sources found ... BASTROP, TEXAS - It's been more than six years since a wildfire torched nearly all of the trees at Bastrop State Park. Since then, more than one million trees have been ...
BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — A group of volunteers will plant seedlings at Bastrop State Park Wednesday and Thursday, the latest step in the long-term efforts to regrow the pine forest destroyed in the wildfire that swept through the area in 2011. About 96 percent of the park burned to varying degrees during ...
Shoumaker was driving west on Texas 21, about 1 mile west of Cedar Creek, when he lost control of his 2002 Honda CB600 motorcycle, drove off the roadway and struck a tree about 4:40 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Robbie Barrera said Wednesday. Shoumaker was thrown from ...
BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) – The visiting judge who oversaw an October hearing of new evidence in the Rodney Reed case has made a recommendation to the Court of Criminal Appeals against Reed getting a new trial, according to Reed's defense attorney. Visiting Judge Doug Shaver's recommendation ...
BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Authorities in Bastrop County responded to a deadly motorcycle crash on State Highway 21 at Farm to Market 535 in Cedar Creek, Tuesday. The crash happened around 5 p.m. and the Department of Public Safety says only the motorcycle was involved in the crash.
At least one person is dead, officials said. It was not immediately known how many others were injured or how many vehicles were involved in the crash. Law enforcement and fire fighters are at the scene, officials said. STARFlight, which was on its way to the crash, has been canceled. This is a developing ...
7 p.m. update: Texas 21 at FM 535 has been reopened after a fatal motorcycle crash in Cedar Creek on Tuesday. Officials announced the roadway opening about two hours after the crash was reported. One person died in the single-vehicle crash. Authorities have not yet publicly identified the person who ...
BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — A pastor who runs a soup kitchen in Bastrop is looking for sponsors of several short-term mini-shelters for homeless families he's putting on his property. Pastor Roland Nava, of In the Streets-Hands Up High Ministry and the Open Door Soup Kitchen, already has three large ...
A production crew arrived in Bastrop Sunday to meet with city leaders, as they try to choose the location for their show's next season. For the next 24 hours, people in Bastrop will try to persuade the crew of the online show "Small Business Revolution Main Street", to film season three in Central Texas.
BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS - A 62-year-old Bastrop County man was shot by a stray bullet on New Years Eve, according to authorities. On Dec. 31 at around 11:40 p.m., a man in his 60s abruptly woke up to being shot twice in his hip and lower back at his residence located at 121 Columbus Street in ...
Bastrop Main Street restaurants, bars have new look for new year. 0. Share. Facebook Twitter. Share this with your ... Maxine's on Main in Bastrop has expanded into neighboring 903 Main St. with more restaurant and bar seating and space in the kitchen to cook even more pies. MARY HUBER/BASTROP ...
On Sunday, Deluxe Corporation staff will be hosted at the Bastrop County Historical Society's Museum and Visitor Center at an invitation-only reception with business owners who submitted information during the original phase of the competition, community leaders and state leaders from the Texas ...
MCDADE, Texas (KXAN) — Longtime Bastrop County resident Roger Jeansonne says he knows New Year's Eve can be a dangerous night, with fireworks in the air and drunk drivers on the road. That's why he says he and his wife stayed home this year in McDade — a town on US 290, about 15 miles ...
Union sues AT&T on behalf of 50 laid off Austin, Bastrop employees. 0 .... “The designation of 50 employees for layoff in Austin/Bastrop, TX, is the largest single group,” the suit says. ... The suit adds that an additional 561 AT&T employees from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas will also be cut on Feb.
Sherry Cook left the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission under a cloud in April after the Texas Tribune reported that she and other TABC officials took expensive taxpayer-funded junkets to “swanky resorts around the nation” to rub elbows with liquor industry officials. The final blow was a three-hour ...
Temperature gauges at the Giddings-Lee County Airport are measuring 31 degrees Tuesday afternoon (compared to Anchorage's 43), and it will only get chillier as evening sets in, when the coldest of an Arctic cold air outbreak that plunged southward from Canada envelops Central Texas, the National ...
Bastrop County District Attorney Bryan Goertz will serve another term after he drew no challengers in the primaries in March. ... While candidates were busy filing paperwork to challenge Bastrop County officials for their next terms in office, many incumbents inconspicuously won re-election after no one filed ...
Bastrop Mayor Connie Schroeder challenges residents to get fit in 2018 as part of a contest by It's Time Texas, a nonprofit that encourages healthy living. ... The city of Bastrop is gearing up for the challenge in 2018 by participating in a three-month contest to get people in shape and potentially winning grant ...
Meteorologists have issued a hard freeze warning for Bastrop County and parts of south Central Texas beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, as temperatures are expected to plummet into the mid-20s when the clock strikes midnight New Year's Eve. The freeze warning is in effect through noon Wednesday, meaning ...
Bastrop County sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of an 11-month-old girl who reportedly fell out of her bed last week and died at a hospital, officials said. Sheriff Maurice Cook said dispatchers were called on the morning of Dec. 10 and told a child was unresponsive in the Riverchase subdivision ...


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