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Class of 2018: Done!  Elgin Courier

Another graduation is in the books as Elgin High School's Class of 2018 officially graduated during a commencement ceremony at Wildcat Stadium on Friday ...

Former police dispatcher charged in fatal crash involving Elgin High School grad

ELGIN, Texas -- The driver who has been charged with manslaughter after a recent Elgin High School graduate died in a car crash April 6 is a former dispatcher ...

Texas Education Agency releases school report card system  Elgin Courier

Elgin ISD passed with a C on the Texas Education Agency's new school report card system. However, school district leaders in Texas are critical of the new ...

Elgin school board meets for September  Elgin Courier

The Elgin Independent School District (EISD) School Board met Sept. 17. Board President Byron Mitchell called the meeting to order at 7:06 p.m. As a quorum ...

Elgin softball coach receives recognition by UIL  Elgin Courier

RELEASE — Elgin High School softball coach Amanda Wolf-Schramm has been recognized as one of the best UIL sponsors in Texas.

Former Elgin dispatcher accused of hitting, killing teen out on bond

Terry Nelson, a former dispatcher in Elgin, walked out of the Bastrop County Jail Tuesday on a $100000 personal bond after serving 90 days.

EISD recognizes Human Resources Day  Elgin Courier

At the October 15 Elgin ISD school board meeting, there was no public participation, so School Board President Byron Mitchell moved onto recognitions.

Elgin softball team falls one game short of state tournament  Austin American-Statesman

Before his team began its Region III-5A championship series with Elgin, Barbers Hill coach Aaron Fuller made a quick phone call to Elgin skipper Amanda ...

EHS staff dons jeans for good cause  Elgin Courier

RELEASE — Elgin High School observed Veterans Day and the men and women who have served our country by raising funds for military veterans and their ...

School board approves project vendors  Elgin Courier

Elgin Board of Trustees approved the selection of vendors for several district projects during a regular meeting on May 21.

Two separate wrecks claim two lives  Elgin Courier

Two separate wrecks in Elgin last week claimed two lives, including a recent Elgin High School graduate.

Elgin High School puts on stunning production of Seussical the Musical  Elgin Courier

Elgin High School Choir and Theatre departments wrapped up a dazzling and ambitious production of Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty and Eric Idol's, “Seussical ...

Photos: PHOTOS: High school football in Central Texas  Austin American-Statesman

McCallum running back Jalen Sutton runs between Crockett defenders Robert Pellette (left) and Anthony Barrera (25) in Thursday night's game at House Park.

Suspect charged in April death released  Elgin Courier

A woman charged in the death of an Elgin man in April was released on a personal recogni-zance bond on July 11, according to court records.

Former Elgin police worker facing manslaughter charge released on bond  Austin American-Statesman

A former Elgin police dispatcher charged in the death of a 19-year-old Elgin man in April has been released on a personal recognizance bond, according to ...

Elgin ISD welcomes new teachers for school year  Elgin Courier

School starts Aug. 16 for Elgin, but teachers started long before the first day of school. New teachers to the district were welcomed in last week with several ...

TxDOT and the City of Elgin dedicate sidewalk project  Elgin Courier

The Texas Department of Transportation and the City of Elgin completed work on Project Connections, a $1.3 million sidewalk project and officially opened the ...

Report: Giddings to hire former Elgin coach Griffin to lead football program  Austin American-Statesman

After four seasons coaching in the Metroplex, Wade Griffin will return to Central Texas as the new Giddings football coach and athletic director, pending approval ...

Elgin High students face various punishments for senior prank

ELGIN, Texas (KXAN) -- About 50 Elgin High School students are facing some stiff consequences after the school district says they "vandalized" the school as ...

Manslaughter charge filed in Elgin crash case

The driver blamed for a deadly crash Friday evening in Elgin is now facing a manslaughter charge.

Benjamin Files Jarrard  Elgin Courier

Benjamin Files Jarrard passed away on August 2, 2018.Ben was born on December 11, 1985, to Stephen and Franci Jarrard. He grew up in Elgin and ...

School district reacts quickly to shooting threat  Elgin Courier

Wednesday, January 8, was not just another regular day for Elgin High School students and district staff. Early in the morning, campus officials were notified of a ...

Elgin Veterans Appreciation Day Parade next month  Elgin Courier

The Veterans Appreciation Day Parade is coming up shortly, the weekend after the Hog Eye Festival. On Saturday, November 3, the parade will start at 10 a.m. ...

Safety a priority for Elgin ISD  Elgin Courier

Superintendent Jodi Duron sent out a letter on Feb. 19 reassuring parents that safety was the number one priority of the district in response to the school ...

Bobbie Joe Miller  Elgin Courier

Bobbie Joe Logan was born July 14, 1938 in Killeen at the home of her Grandmother Jackson. She went to be with her Lord July 19. 2018. She was 80 years old ...

School board recognizes achievement  Elgin Courier

Elgin Board of Trustees opened its regular meeting last week by recognizing the outstanding achievement obtained by an Elgin student.

Diane Dildy  Elgin Courier

Diane Dildy, age 63, died on June 28, 2018. A native of Elgin, she graduated from Elgin High School in 1973. She completed her education with a business ...

HEB ribbon cutting celebrates curbside service  Elgin Courier

The H.E.B. ribbon cutting for their curbside *service* took place early the morning of October 3, 2018. The Elgin HEB is the 47th Curbside location in Central Texas ...

Lady Cats earn silver in home powerlifting meet  Elgin Courier

The Elgin powerlifting teams hosted more than a dozen schools for the Elgin Wildcat Invitational and turned in impressive team and individual performances ...

A benefit for Carmen  Elgin Courier

Carmen Uballe of Elgin, the vibrant mother of two daughters and one son, has been diagnosed with cancer. Her friends and family are planning a benefit to be ...

Elgin ISD receives Ds, F in new accountability system  Elgin Courier

School district officials have been warning the community that the “preliminary” letter grades assigned to Elgin ISD and the campuses within the district would be ...

Elgin High School Band gets to work  Elgin Courier

If you are a high school football player in Texas it is understood that the summer ends early for you. However, it is not as well known that the summer ends for ...

Board extends Elgin ISD superintendent's contract  Elgin Courier

Elgin Board of Trustees voted to extend Superintendent Jodi Duron's contract another year during a regular meeting on Jan. 22.

Lady Cats dominate at state powerlifting meet  Elgin Courier

Competing in a different weight class this season didn't deter senior Salma Ramirez, who won gold at the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association ...

If you build it, they will come  Elgin Courier

Elgin, particularly the western half, is making plenty of room to bring more businesses and families to the community.

Elgin HS mourning death of two students killed in crash

ELGIN, Texas (KXAN) -- Grief counselors were on hand at Elgin High School Monday after two students there were killed in a rollover crash on U.S. 290 near ...

Wright, Flores top graduates at EHS  Elgin Courier

The Elgin High School Class of 2014 started a new chapter as seniors received their diplomas at the commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 7, at Wildcat ...

Hogeye coloring contest winners named  Elgin Courier

Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First and Second grade students from Elgin ISD elementary schools and the Elgin home school program learned about the ...

How a misdiagnosis nearly destroyed a family  Elgin Courier

Jason and Lorina Troy met in San Diego, California, in 2008. For Lorina, it was love at first sight. “I saw him sitting at a table and felt butterflies. At that moment, I ...

Warriors baseball plays in World Series finals  Elgin Courier

The Elgin Warriors 12U Baseball team made an impressive run at the World Series earlier this month, going undefeated on the way to the championship game.

Halloween costume contest at 602 on Main  Elgin Courier

The 602 on Main was filled with costume-clad trick-or-treaters Saturday night, October 27. It was difficult for the judges to select winners of the costume contest in ...

Local film studio hosts stunt workshop  Elgin Courier

An adventurous group of people ranging from local actors to rock climbers gathered to learn from an experienced stunt rigging specialist at New Republic ...

EHS students have to say goodbye too soon after crash  Elgin Courier

Two Elgin High School students lost their lives in a tragic accident at approximately 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, just east of the intersection of Hwy. 95 S on ...

A therapy dog named Ranger  Elgin Courier

Ranger is a five-year-old Labrador Retriever and Great Pyrenees mix who has been a therapy dog with Divine Canines for almost four years. His therapy visits ...

Elgin Crime - Elgin Courier-News  Chicago Tribune

Elgin Courier-News: Get Elgin, Illinois crime and police reports from the Elgin Courier-News.

BYU football recruiting: 2017 WR Tariq Buchanan signs with the Cougars  Vanquish The Foe

Tariq Buchanan, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound wide receiver out of Elgin High School in Elgin, TX has signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for the Cougars.

Wildcat Band kicks off contest season Saturday  Elgin Courier

All the hard work put in by Elgin High School marching band members will soon be put on display for judges as the band enters contest season this weekend.

Community Links  Elgin Courier

Don't see your club or organization listed? Call us - we'll be glad to add your's to the list! Simply contact the Elgin Courier at (512) 285-3333, or email ...

Carter selected as new municipal court judge  Elgin Courier

Elgin has a new municipal court judge for the first time in 27 years and her roots are firmly planted in the community she'll serve.

DPS: Elgin teen killed while watching street racing

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) -- More details are being released regarding the death of a teenager who was watching a street race near Manor late Friday ...

School Resource Officers stay busy during summer  Elgin Courier

Where do the school resource officers (SROs) go when school closes for the summer?

A Fork in the Road  The Texas Observer

Elgin was a farming town, but now most residents commute to work in nearby, booming Austin. Can a new movement revitalize local, sustainable jobs?

9 Wildcats sign to play collegiate football  Elgin Courier

The Elgin Wildcats, had the most football players sign letters of intent to play college football in the entire Austin- area on National Signing Day, held on ...

Garfield, Johnson tabbed as new Lubbock ISD assistant athletic directors

After an exhaustive search, the Lubbock Independent School District is back at full strength as it filled a pair of openings in the athletic department.On Thursday ...

LBJ Coach Andrew Jackson loses fight to cancer, leaves legacy behind  KVUE

In his nearly 30-year career coaching high school football, Andrew Jackson earned himself the reputation of a winner. Since moving to LBJ, he'd led the team to ...

Keller dies from injuries in motorcycle crash  Elgin Courier

Brian Keller, a 2009 graduate of Elgin High School, succumbed Saturday to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Deaths in Central Florida: 9/30  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Timothy J. Norris Tim Norris, age 71, died at home ...

Pair in Bastrop kidnapping/murder tied to Elgin  Elgin Courier

Social media posts from family members indicate an Elgin man was involved in an aggravated kidnapping and murder in Del Valle Wednesday.

New Elgin ISD superintendent shares vision for school district  Elgin Courier

The 2012-13 school year promises to be an exciting one as the Elgin School District gets familiar with its new superintendent, Dr. Jodi Duron.

Murder-suicide leaves Elgin residents in shock

Elgin, OK, residents and officials say they are finding it hard to understand what led Raymond Lee Dye to fatally shoot his estranged wife and then himself in a ...

Ender Lopez  Elgin Courier

Ender was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Osiel and Ana (Pena) Lopez on May 26, 2000. He was a student at Elgin High School. Ender loved to play soccer.

Jacob Benjamin Maynard, Sr.  Elgin Courier

Jacob Benjamin Maynard, Sr., 29, died in an ill-fated accident in the early morning hours of February 15, 2014. He was born May 21, 1984 at Seton Medical ...

EHS gets interim principal  Elgin Courier

Elgin High School is going through a transition as longtime principal Janis Linder begins her retirement.

Cannon sworn in  Elgin Courier

Chris Cannon was sworn in as Mayor in front of a standing room only crowd at City Hall last Tuesday.

Elgin remembers Mumford  Elgin Courier

Fifty years ago, Elgin Police Chief James M. Mumford gave the ultimate in the line of duty - his life. The words of an Elgin High School teacher, Bob Haisler, tell ...

Samuel Andrew Richard Burse, Jr.  Elgin Courier

Samuel Andrew Richard Burse, Jr., ended his earthly journey, surrounded by his family and friends, on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. Samuel was born on Dec.

Linthicum hired as new girls varsity soccer coach  Elgin Courier

Justin Linthicum is hired to be the new varsity girls' soccer coach at Elgin High School.

Rail project proposes to move freight rail near Elgin  Elgin Courier

A large crowd of residents showed up for the proposed Lone Star Regional Rail project public meeting held at the Elgin High School cafeteria last Tuesday ...

Bradley Robert Lundgren  Elgin Courier

Bradley Robert Lundgren, age 60, of Elgin Passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at his home. Brad was born in Elgin on November 10, 1953 to Edwin O.

Lt. Ed Worrell Killed 40 Years Ago Today  TXK Today

Lt. Ed Worrell and Ptl. James “Butch” Clark responded to a burglary in progress at the Howard's Discount Center located on North Stateline Avenue during the ...

Sarah Alice (Weiss) Jongeward  Yakima Herald-Republic

Sarah Alice (Weiss) Jongeward was born in Klamath Falls, OR on March 21, 1924 to Zeno and Frances Weiss. She was the oldest of five kids. After attending ...

Elgin troupe to showcase 'Wild Strawberries' March 21  Elgin Courier

Elgin High School's Troupe 6755 will be performing “Wild Strawberries,” a frolicking, fast- paced comedy.

Do's and dont's of garage sale signs  Elgin Courier

Elgin City Council member Jessica Bega recently expressed concern some Elgin residents may not be familiar with the sign ordinance when having a garage ...

Wade Griffin is Elgin's new head coach  Elgin Courier

He just signed on as Elgin High School's new head football coach and athletic director, and he doesn't officially start till July 5, but he is already on the job, ...

Lt. Ed Worrell Killed 38 Years Ago Today  TXK Today

Lt. Ed Worrell and Ptl. James “Butch” Clark responded to a burglary in progress at the Howard's Discount Center located on North Stateline Avenue during the ...

Thomas Family serves up sweet gospel  Elgin Courier

The best music isn't always found in night clubs or concert halls. Sometimes all you have to do is go to church.

Glenn falls in first ever team postseason appearance  Hillcountrynews

ELGIN — Glenn made its first team playoff appearance in the volleyball this season. Even though it was a short stint in the postseason, the experience was ...

Family, town mourn death of young Bastrop couple  Austin American-Statesman

Family and friends of a young Bastrop couple are grieving after the teens lost their lives in a fatal collision on Texas 21 in Lee County March 1.

Strong storms overnight bring outages, damage

At the peak of outages experienced overnight Tuesday and into early Wednesday morning, around 22000 Austin Energy customers were without power.

Around Town at Viking Gymnastics Center  WGN TV Chicago

Check them out: Viking History - Charlie Friedman began gymnastics at age eight and quickly fell in love with the sport. What her ...

Airing of the Quilts in Smithville this weekend  Austin American-Statesman

The ninth annual Airing of the Quilts is coming to Smithville's Main Street Saturday from 10 a...

20th annual Carolina Downhome Blues Festival starts Thursday  Chronicle Independent

This October marks the 20th year for the award-winning Carolina Downhome Blues Festival in Camden. Produced and presented by the Fine Arts Center of ...

Why Do These People Live Among The Chronically Homeless?  Austin Monthly

At Community First! Village, a tech executive, a radio host, and families with children choose to live among the formerly chronically homeless.

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