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Dale R. Kuntz

CHATHAM – Dale R. Kuntz, 86, of Chatham, IL, formerly of Sterling, IL, passed away at 2:31 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center.

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 ...

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 ...

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

A former Elgin High School student died and two current students were injured in a car accident Friday, authorities said.

Elgin High grad killed, two students injured in Friday crash

A recent graduate of Elgin High School was killed and two current students injured in a crash Friday night.

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.

First National Bank in Elgin announces promotions  Elgin Courier

The First National Bank recently announced three promotions in Elgin.

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 police dispatcher indicted for manslaughter  Austin American-Statesman

A former Elgin police dispatcher who was arrested in April after police said she caused an accident that killed a 19-year-old man was indicted last week by a ...

Henry L. McBride, Sr.  Elgin Courier

Henry McBride Sr. was born in Elgin, Texas to Willie Lee McBride and Eliza Jane McBride. He attended Elgin High School. He worked for the City of Austin for ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

EISD bus routes may drop  Elgin Courier

Elgin's School Board of Trustees will consider eliminating two bus routes after information was presented during a regular meeting on March 26.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Manslaughter charge filed in Elgin crash case

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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.

John Arthur Strong  Elgin Courier

John Arthur Strong, 79, of McDade passed away Tuesday evening, August 15, 2017. He was born the only child to Mabel and C.A. “Bod” Strong on January 23, ...

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.

School Resource Officers stay busy during summer  Elgin Courier

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

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 ...

Boys athlete of the week: Chase Roberts, Oak Ridge  Chron

Chase Roberts, Oak Ridge Notable: The senior outfielder's powerful three-run home run in the third inning – and his big catch in the outfield late in the game ...

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.

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?

Brian Allen Keller  Elgin Courier

Brian Allen Keller, of Elgin, Texas, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Round Rock, Texas, at the age of 24.

New health clinic opens at Elgin ISD  Elgin Courier

A new health clinic opened its doors last week in Elgin and welcomes all adults and children to visit with their health issues.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 9/30  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

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.

Some Austin ISD students had to pay for water at school

Some Austin ISD students had to pay for water at school during the boil water notice, and the district said that shouldn't have happened.

Drones could enhance Southeast Texas football practices  Beaumont Enterprise

A gentle whirring was the only sound to interrupt the temporary silence that fell over Kirbyville's excited homecoming crowd. In an age of touch screens, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Lady Cats seek state title  Elgin Courier

In a poll of softball coaches the Texas Girls Coaches Association ranked Elgin High School softball second in the state in class 4A and the Lady Cats are no less ...

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 ...

Garfield accepts position with Lubbock ISD  Elgin Courier

Elgin High School Athletic Director and head football coach Jim Garfield has accepted the assistant athletic director position with Lubbock ISD.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

NXN South Girls Team Scores: The Title Is Up For Grabs  MileSplit

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FM Im A Zatanaz Too zooms to Sam Houston Futurity win  Chron

Robert Meche's FM Im A Zatanaz Too charged off at the start with probably no thought that he could lose Sam Houston Race Park's $440,000 Sam Houston ...

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 ...

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.Sabrina Marie ...

Michael Corcoran's top 10: a music writer says farewell  austin360

I love being in the newsroom, but I could never really concentrate there amid all the phone interviews and random chatter.Which is why I always love to come in ...

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.

Jury gives Colby Williamson a life sentence for killing Hutto officer  Austin American-Statesman

A Williamson County jury has given Colby Williamson a life sentence for the killing of Hutto Police Sgt. Chris Kelley. The jury deliberated for about an hour and a ...

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