Tag Archives: Bastrop
Weird news from far-flung Texas.
SAN ANTONIO // A 400-pound feral hog roamed free on a South San Antonio golf course—until management called in the big guns. Wyatt Walton is co-owner of Lone ...Read More
In Bastrop County, advocates have about $100 to get the word out to tens of thousands of Texans.
In a back room of the Smithville Public Library, Ginger Redden passes around a donation jar to the volunteers gathered around the conference table. They take tu...Read More
Critics say rarely issued election identification certificates are more 'illusion' than 'remedy.'
After calling dozens of counties, the Observer found that many state employees don't know how to get Texans the alternative voter IDs the law allows them....Read More
Climate change has come to Bastrop, whether or not Texas politicians are willing to admit it.
Experts say wildfires in Bastrop County are happening with greater frequency and intensity — a troubling trend for an area that’s grown more than 30 percent...Read More
Prison phone service companies like Secures Technologies have found a new way to profit from their captive audience through video visitation systems. This new t...Read More
Gov. Abbott stirred excitement among conspiracy theorists by ordering the State Guard to monitor Jade Helm 15, a U.S. military training exercise in Bastrop....Read More
Supporters continue to call for DNA testing in Rodney Reed's 1996 rape and murder case....Read More