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Crash Closes Highway 95 in Bastrop

BASTROP, Texas - Highway 95 is shut down in both directions due to a crash involving a school bus and a SUV. Dr. Kristi Lee with Bastrop ISD says the bus was headed to Bastrop High School. No injuries were reported and another bus picked up the kids. According to the Bastrop County Emergency Service

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 15:43:00

Giddings (6-1) topples Bellville (4-3) in overtime 24-21

GIDDINGS,Texas --Both teams struggled offensively before the half with the Brahmas scoring only once in the first quarter.The Buffaloes came back with renewed vigor after the half and went on to defeat Bellville in overtime.Giddings heads to San Antonio to take on Lutheran High School next week.Bell

KBTX.COM - 2018-10-19 23:39:00

Bastrop prepares as water levels continue to rise

For the past few days, much of what's happened in all the lakes in Austin, has made its way down south to Bastrop. At Neighbor's Kitchen and Yard, the lake levels have been rising significantly. Tom Dickey is the owner there and says most of this customers say what they've seen is out of the ordinar

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-10-19 04:31:00

Five things to do this weekend around Bryan-College Station

The weather hasn’t cooperated and quite a few events got canceled this weekend, but not everything. There are still plenty of fun events to check out this weekend, including the Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo, the annual Downtown Bryan Pub Crawl and the opening of Fright Nights. For more events, visit t

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-10-19 13:03:00

Two dead, third in critical condition after shooting in Montgomery County

CONROE, Texas - Two people are dead and a third rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Montgomery County. According to police, they were called out to the scene on the 1200 block of Winchester Drive in Conroe, where they found three people laying in the middle of Winchester Drive. Police ident

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-10-19 10:23:03

Officials respond to crash involving a school bus in Bastrop County

Authorities are at the scene of a traffic accident involving a school bus with students on board.It’s happening in State Highway 95, at the Federal Prison in Bastrop County.Both northbound and southbound lanes of the highway are closed at the moment.No immediate information was released.This is a de

CBS AUSTIN - 2018-10-19 08:02:11

Texas judge is criticized after closing courtroom to protest confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh

Judge John Lipscombe of Travis County, Texas, closed his court on Oct. 8 and draped black funeral bunting over the entry door, theAustin American-Statesmanreports. The television station KVUE had noted the shutdown in a tweet. Kavanaughwas confirmed on Oct. 6after denying a sexual assault allegation

ABA JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 19:52:00

Some Major Roads Expected to Close Amid Flooding

AUSTIN, Texas - Local flooding is expected to close some roadways between downtown and South Austin on Thursday. A spokesperson for ATX Floods, a website that maps road closures, said in anticipation of the dam operations there are two points in Austin that might close. Closures: If those highly tra

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 13:24:00

LCRA Not Opening Additional Mansfield Dam Floodgates Today

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas - The Lower Colorado River Authority will not open additional floodgates at the Mansfield Dam on Thursday. There are currently four floodgates open at Lake Travis. Four more floodgates were expected to open on Thursday, but the LCRA tweeted around 10 a.m. they will not be openin

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-10-18 13:05:00

Lee County Sheriff’s Report

by Lee County Sheriff Rodney MeyerOctober 8, 2018 A motorist reported a tree in the roadway on Hwy 77 at Nails Creek. Deputy Nelson assisted with removing the tree.Subscription Required!Click here to subscribeIf you are already an online subscriber, please sign in below.


Roads closed again in Pflugerville as renewed rains hit area | Community Impact Newspaper

Officials caution residents to avoid low water crossings during flooding periods and to actively look for water that may be covering roads. Drivers are advised to turn around if a road is closed or if water is covering the road.The National Weather Service has placed both Travis and Williamson count

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-10-19 15:54:54

FM 50 Closed In Washington County Following Fatal Crash

FM 50 was closed Wednesday from south of Snook to Independence.That’s after a three vehicle crash on 50 south of the Yegua Creek bridge in Washington County.DPS reports the collision happened after a southbound car crossed the center line and sideswiped a box truck. The car then struck a semi tanker

WTAW.COM - 2018-10-18 11:50:36

Bastrop bracing for upstream floodwaters

At an RV Park that sits yards away from the banks of the river, resident Chris Perkins is keeping a watchful eye on the water. “I’ll be out of here before it gets here,” he said.


Somerville woman killed in traffic accident

A Somerville woman was killed Wednesday in a three-vehicle accident on FM 50.Emergency responders were dispatched at 2:08 p.m. to the crash south of Yegua Creek in Washington County.

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2018-10-18 16:15:00

Lake Travis could rise to 710 feet above sea level by Friday; floodgates opened 17 times since 1990 | Community Impact Newspaper

From 1990 to now, the Highland Lakes chain has experienced 17 flood events requiring the Lower Colorado River Authority to open floodgates at one or more of its dams, LCRA said in areport.Click the image to see the Highland Lakes chain and dams:Since the mid-1990s through LCRA’s fiscal year 2017, LC

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-10-18 17:04:38

Kristen Bell warns daughters against Snow White's wrong messages

The 'Frozen' star - who voiced Princess Anna of Arendelle in the Disney movie - reads the fairytale to her two girls, Lincoln, five, and Delta, three, often, but Kristen makes sure to explain to her daughters the problems she has with the story about a jealous queen who gets a stranger to give Disne

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2018-10-18 06:00:00

LIVE BLOG: Colorado, Llano River flooding updates

The LCRA does not anticipate opening more floodgates at Mansfield Dam Friday as of 10 a.m. However, this could change depending on conditions. "Additional rainfall could cause LCRA to need to open up to four additional floodgates at Mansfield Dam to move floodwaters downstream," the LCRA wrote. "If


LHS Band Takes First Place in Marching Contest

Last Saturday, the Lexington High School Band traveled to Brenham to compete in this year’s Blinn Marching Festival and they came home more than winners!


Tootsie Featured on NBC’s TODAY

Lexington’s BBQ sweetheart and the World’s Best Pitmaster, Tootsie Tomanetz, was featured last Sunday morning on the NBC Today Show.


Employee arrested for stealing from Aggie clothing store

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) -An employee at a local Texas A&M specialty store was arrested for taking almost $2,000 from cash registers.