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Hays County Food Bank struggles with limited donations and not enough space | Community Impact Newspaper

The mission of Hays County Food Bank is to improve lives through food assistance programs, nutrition education and advocacy, but without more support, in the future the organization may find itself unable to consistently keep up with the growing needs of the community.In June, the nonprofit experien

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-20 12:00:06

Growth motivates Lockhart City Council’s decision to allow creation of planned development district

A 66.7-acre parcel of land on Mockingbird Lane owned by 11 second-generation heirs that include Mike London, Carolyn Dill Johnson and Greg Dill is now designated as a planned development district, paving the way for the owners to sell the land to homebuilder D.R. Horton, which plans to build a mix o


Brothers arrested in connection with San Marcos homicide, officials say

Jacob Portier, 27, and Jason Portier, 26, both face a charge of capital murder, according to Hays County Jail records. They were both booked into the jail on Thursday.


Austin ISD students head back to school

APD is working with the district over the next several days. Whether kids are getting to school by bus, bike, car or on foot, police say their goal is to provide every student the safest environment.

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-20 12:45:00

Austin-based organic delivery service Gardenio now open | Community Impact Newspaper

Gardenio, a delivery service that offers organic gardening boxes, opened for business on Feb. 14. Deliveries to the Austin area will begin in September.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

FORECAST: First day of school for Austin kids includes chance of rain, high of 98

Monday forecast for Austin: A band of showers rolled across Central Texas in the predawn hours but rain chances will persist throughout the day as many Austin-area students start the new school year.Austin temperatures could heat up to 98 degrees, with a “feels like” temperature of 104, the Nationa

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Episcopalian Bishops Apologize for False Israel Atrocity Stories

For the life of the flesh is in the blood, and I have given it for you on the altar to make atonement for your souls, for it is the blood that makes atonement by the life.Leviticus 17:11 (The Israel Bible™)Episcopal Church bishops at its 2018 General Convention in Austin, Texas. (Credit: Episcopal C

BREAKINGISRAELNEWS.COM - 2018-08-20 10:06:57

Hiker airlifted safely after falling off Maroon Peak

A hiker who fell 100 feet off Maroon Peak into a gully was evacuated Sunday afternoon after Pitkin County dispatch was notified around 12:55 p.m. that he had fallen into a gully.The man was identified as Keith Brewer, 56, of Austin, Texas, according to Alex Burchetta, operations commander for the sh

ASPEN DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-20 00:14:00

Firefighters respond to NW Austin apartment fire

The Austin Fire Departments responded to a fire at the Polo Clubs Apartments, 8519 Cahill Drive, north of Pond Springs Road and Hunters Chase Drive.

CBSAUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-19 16:52:38

Del Valle ISD holds grand opening for Newton Collins Elementary

Dozens of family members of Collins, Sr. and school administrators attended the grand opening ceremony. Birch says naming the school after Collins, Sr. was a good decision.

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-08-19 03:38:00

San Marcos council member's properties benefiting from city grants

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) – Even on a 100-degree August day, there’s a steady stream of people dipping in and out of the businesses that surround the historic Hays County Courthouse square in San Marcos.


Central Texas school districts working to improve TEA rating

"I feel like the ratings are almost kind of unfair,” said Shouneille Moore, who has two students at Manor ISD. “They don't really judge the whole district and the whole student."


Texas 11-Year-Old Hacks Mock FL Voting Website; Wants To Use Hacking To Help People

AUSTIN, TX -- When you use a computer or smartphone, cyber security may not be the first thing on your mind. But make one mistake and a hacker can have a field day with your information.

KENS 5 - 2018-08-18 15:26:07

Police: Man running at officers with gun on Sixth Street shot and killed

While police have not identified the man, according toour sister station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, family members have confirmed he is 21-year-old Aquantis Griffin. He's a rapper from Baton Rouge.


8 officers shoot, kill man in Austin after disturbance

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) - Eight Austin police officers shot and killed a man early Friday morning in downtown Austin near Sixth Street. The man was shot multiple times. Police say he is a 21-year-old black man, but have not identified him.


Belmont Village to host FREE Lockhart BBQ Brisket Taste-Off

Free Lockhart Blind Brisket Taste-Off to be held Thursday, Aug. 16, 5 p.m., at Belmont Village West Lake Hills, 4310 Bee Cave Rd.


Police shoot, kill black man near Sixth Street

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Austin Police shot and killed a man early Friday morning in downtown Austin near Sixth Street. The man was shot multiple times and has been identified as a black man in his 20s.The shooting took place around 1 a.m. near the intersection of Trini


Man found shot, killed in condo parking lot in San Marcos

Matthew Jacob Rodriguez Jr., 27, had a gunshot wound in his chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office will perform an autopsy.


Luling Lavender Fields opens doors & fields

Richard and Erin Leavitt built the business on 12 acres of Watson Ranch, a working cattle ranch owned by Erin’s parents, Bill and Lois Watson. The Leavitts planted 2,000 lavender plants on two acres in March 2017 and are pleased that most of them have survived and bloomed. According to Erin Leavitt,


Gun of ex-sheriff running for Texas governor still missing

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Texas sheriff who's now the Democratic nominee for governor says she has been a "responsible gun owner" as authorities continue searching for her on-duty firearm that is missing.Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez said Thursday she has done due diligence in looking