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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 ...


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