County Judge Paul Pape issued the order, which prohibits all open burning not in an enclosure capable of containing all sparks and flame.
FM 3000 is closed at 1375.
With 36 out of 39 days of dry weather, the wildfire risk is increasing in the Austin area and surrounding counties.
Billy and Natalee Funderburgh were riding their motorcycle late Sunday night when a suspected drunk driver drove up and hit them from behind…
Authorities were initially called to a car crash on June 9 but the victim didn’t die from the crash but rather a gunshot wound.
The Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas has asked a lower trial court for additional findings related to Reed’s request for DNA testing.
While the service has been in use for several years, alerts for Bastrop Dam have just been added.
The festival will be held at Sherwood Forest Faire in Bastrop County.
Police were called at 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning, after Rodolfo Campuzano, 38, was driving his Kia Optima southbound when he hit the motorcycl…
The Bastrop County Animal Shelter is asking for donations to keep dogs cool as summer heat sets in.
Animal advocates invested in the shelter hope new leadership will lead to change they say is desperately needed.
The county says they don’t yet have a timeline on when all the roads will be repaired.
Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office said her injuries were not consistent with a crash.
The car they were in stalled in the middle of Yeager Creek Road.
The new overpass on State Highway 71 will create a four-lane bridge to carry traffic from SH 71 over the State Highway 95 intersection.
Firefighters were called to the portion of the river near Riverside Drive in Tahitian Village around 3:30 after the boy lost his footing and…
Flash flooding warnings have been issued for several counties in Central Texas as heavy rains sweep across the area.
A state of disaster has been declared in Bastrop, Fayette and Lee counties, along with 28 other counties in Texas affected by severe weather…
The Colorado River is already dropping following heavy storms on Friday. The river crested in La Grange at just shy of 42 feet around 3 a.m.…
Homes along the Colorado River in La Grange are expected to have flood damage Friday into Saturday.