A truck carrying an oversized load knocked down a traffic light pole along SH 71.

Highway 71 reopens in Bastrop

The Bastrop Office of emergency management tells KXAN the westbound lanes of the highway are closed at the intersection where Loop 150 E tur…

Deputy facing murder charge hired despite experience

A former Bastrop County Deputy facing criminal charges in the shooting death last February of an unarmed woman applied four times to be a pa…

Bastrop Co. reaches settlement in school tasing incident

Bastrop County will pay $775,000 to Noe Niño de Rivera’s family following a Nov. 2013 incident at Cedar Creek High School in which a school …