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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
(Bastrop) – The Bastrop ISD Board of Trustees voted Aug. 15 to call for an $88.5 million bond. The proposition, if passed by voters, would involve an Interest & Sinking (I&S) rate increase of 2.15 cents. The decision to move forward on the Nov. 7 election followed recommendations from a citizen-based bond review committee that reviewed voter and parent feedback, examined facilities ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, Education, School District
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release A Night of Dinner and Dancing in Support of a Local Non-profit Mission U-Too, a Bastrop-based non-profit, invites the Bastrop and surrounding communities to come out for a evening out with a steak dinner and dancing at their sixth annual Feed the Need Annual Gala on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 6:00-10:00 PM at the Bastrop Convention Center. The Feed the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, August 04, 2017
The Texas Department of Transportation was awarded more than $20 .8 million in federal TIGER* grants to improve transportation services for rural populations in October of 2015. The funding will help replace 325 vehicles located throughout the state that are used to transport rural residents. The funds also will go toward updating or constructing transportation facilities in or near the following ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Caring, dependable, always smiling, warm and welcoming, positive, enthusiastic, dedicated, committed, devoted, selfless… Just the kind of people that make of up Bastrop’s volunteer “army” and, through their efforts, make Bastrop a better place to live, work and play. Twenty-three such individuals were singled out by local public service nonprofit and civic organizations ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Lost Pines Toyota Dealer Principal Carlos Liriano was awarded the Diversity Advocacy Award from the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD). The award was presented at the 2017 NAMAD Annual Conference, which was held at theFontainebleau in Miami, Florida from July 11 - 14. The Diversity Advocacy Award is given to automotive field leaders who are dedicated to helping minorities ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, July 21, 2017
Sip, shop and swirl your way through historic downtown Bastrop at the sixth Annual Lost Pines Christmas Wine Swirl on Saturday, December 16th, from 6 to 9 p.m. “We hope this year’s event is going to be the biggest and best yet,” said Main Street Program Director Sarah O’Brien. “we have ramped up our efforts to include more community input, and to make this a curated ...read more
Categories: Community, Entertainment, Main Street, Press Release, Travel & Tourism
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Bastrop ISD Selects Community Partner of the Year (Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD has selected We Believe in BISD as its community partner of the year. An award will be presented by the Board of Trustees on May 16, 2017 during the board meeting to Jolene Jaehne, Chair of the Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, and Becki Womble, President of the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce. For the last ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community