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Register to vote during drive

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 26 and the Bastrop County Elections Department and community sponsors will be hosting a voter registration drive at several locations in Bastrop County. Residents will be able to register between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. In Elgin, Bastrop County officials will have

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Bastrop man assaults victim with handgun, steals truck

A Bastrop man is facing charges, after police say he assaulted a person with a handgun, before stealing a truck. On September 3rd, Armando Espinoza Jr. was pulled over for a traffic stop, when police spotted him in a stolen white 2000 Ford Ranger. It happened on Ponderosa Loop in Bastrop County. I

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2017-09-18 11:55:58

Owners Say They Plan to Reopen Flooded Mobile Home Parks

The three mobile home parks hit hardest by the historic flooding in La Grange last month plan to reopen once the properties are cleaned up. "We're working as fast as we can to get back up and running," said Aimee Kimberling of RV Horizons, the company that manages Country Way Village and Oaks 1 and

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 14:01:30

Texas Heroes Celebrated With a Bang

Texas Heroes Day events honoring the memory of the men buried at Monument Hill State Park were held in La Grange Friday and Saturday. Saturday morning's event at the park included pioneer demonstrations, a program with keynote speech by Judge Ed Janecka, laying wreaths on the tomb at the park, and c

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 13:58:22

La Vernia Rallies Late To Down Leps 30-13

LA VERNIA - One bad quarter was enough to erase an otherwise good night by the La Grange football team Friday. The Leps led La Vernia for three quarters before a nightmarish final 12 minutes allowed La Vernia to escape with a 30- 13 win over La Grange. La Vernia scored 20 unanswered points in that f

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 13:51:44

Tejas Health Care Presents NVCC Lunch And Learn Program

The Navidad Valley Community Connections (NVCC) on Monday, Sept. 11 held a Lunch and Learn informative program presented by Dr. Johnson of Tejas Health Care from La Grange. Johnson talked about the various services offered by Tejas Health Care and spoke on the importance of the flu shot and health r

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 13:48:10

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, CDA Offer Assistance to Flood Victims

Fayette County, specifically La Grange, has been all over the news with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. The community has come together to help fellow neighbors like no other. On Saturday, Sept. 2, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, under the direction of Father Matthew Kinney and with the as

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 13:46:57

Famed Archaeologist To Speak in Fayetteville

After almost twenty years of searching, divers from the Texas Historical Commission located the wreck of the sailing ship La Belle, one of three ships that the early French explorer Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle landed on the Gulf Coast of Texas in 1685. It was found in Matagorda Bay in 1995, 31

FAYETTECOUNTYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-18 13:53:32

Alley Cats care for cat colonies

Independent, aloof and finicky. Cats are domestic long hairs or domestic short hairs. There are Torties, Calicos, Tabbies, Persians and Chocolate Point or Blue Point Siamese. We have indoor cats, out door cats, mousers, lazy cats, tom cats and "Precious" cats. They live in our houses, we feed them a

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Texas Center for Local Food helping farmers after Hurricane Harvey

Elgin's own Texas Center for Local Food is doing its part to help rural residents in the aftermath of recent flooding in the state. Barnraiser, a self-described online social marketplace company for farmers, is hosting a major crowdfunding campaign for Texas Center for Local Food, along with seven p

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

City extends trash collection contract

During a special meeting on Sept. 12, the Elgin City Council voted to authorize the mayor to execute an extension of a service agreement with BFI Services of Texas for solid waste disposal. At the previous city council meeting, City Manager Thomas Mattis noted that the city had not yet finalized the

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

Beekeeping a buzz in Elgin

She had always had the normal aversion to bugs, crawling creatures and flying things, however, by college, the naturally science-minded Jones decided it was time to face her fears by taking an Entomology class. She found the class fascinating. The class only lightly touched on bees, but it was enou

ELGIN COURIER - 2017-09-19 22:30:00

I keep my eyes wide open all the time

My 13-year old daughter, Zoe, is playing volleyball again this year. This is her first year on the A-team at St. Michael Catholic School in Weimar. She's played for the past four years and it's a pleasure to see what a talented young athlete she's become. For Zoe, volleyball hasn't always been easy.

COLORADO COUNTY CITIZEN - 2017-09-19 18:18:00

Bowling Green woman hospitalized after colliding with semi-truck

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - An early morning collision with a semi sent a woman to the hospital with potentially life threatening injuries. Warren County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the intersection of Nashville Road and Mitch McConnell Way where a 1995 Nissan Driven by Hilda Ayala, of Bowlin

WBKO - 2017-09-19 22:03:00

Man accused of assaulting girlfriend in front of their minor child

A Bowling Green man is charged with felony assault after his girlfriend and their son told police he beat the woman with a metal curtain rod. Ramajana Music told Bowling Green police Sunday that her boyfriend of more than a decade assaulted her inside her Scott Way apartment. Music told police that

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 12:30:00

Flu cases already popping up in our area

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Doctors say they've already seen a few cases of the flu in our area over the past couple weeks, and are encouraging people to get the flu shot early. "It's very important to get your flu vaccine," says Dr. Amy Gearlds, who works at Graves Gilbert Clinic's Prime Care fac

WBKO - 2017-09-19 20:40:00

Woman accused of sexual assault of police officer

A woman is accused of first-degree sexual abuse and third-degree assault on a Bowling Green Police Department officer after the officer said the woman grabbed the officer's genital area, threatened to kill the officer and spit directly into the officer's eyes. Aaron Nifong, 31, of 1317 Garretts Hide

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:30:00

O'Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision

KYZ071>073-191500- Warren-Simpson-Allen- 922 AM CDT TUE SEP 19 2017 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SIMPSON...WESTERN ALLEN AND SOUTHERN WARREN COUNTIES... At 922 AM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Portland, moving east at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this sto

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:03:51

Single vehicle collision results in fatality

BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) -- Kentucky State Police, Post 3 Bowling Green responded to Bacon Creek Road in Hart County on September 15 to investigate a single vehicle injury collision. During a preliminary investigation, troopers say Patrick Ross, age 48, of Louisville, Kentucky, was operating a 2000 K

WBKO - 2017-09-17 21:35:00

Medal of Honor: Laurel deputies recognized by Kentucky Sheriff's Association

Three Laurel County Sheriff's deputies were presented with the Kentucky Sheriff's Association's Medal of Honor in a Bowling Green ceremony last week. Pictured here are: Laurel County Sheriff John Root, National Sheriffs Association president Sheriff Harold Eavenson (Rockwall County, Texas), Laurel S

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 14:15:00