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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
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
(Bastrop) – Bastrop ISD announced Windy Burnett as the new Principal of Emile Elementary School. Burnett comes to Emile from Lost Pines Elementary, where she has served as Assistant Principal for the past two years. “I am so honored to have been chosen as the next principal of Emile Elementary,” said Burnett. “I look forward to learning and growing with the students, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article, School District
Monday, July 17, 2017
(Bastrop) – Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced July 6 that Bastrop ISD achieved specific financial transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program. The district earned a star award in Traditional Finances , which recognizes entities for their outstanding efforts in making their spending and revenue information available. The Comptroller’s office ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, School District
Thursday, July 13, 2017
(Bastrop) – Bastrop High School's thespian troupe, the Bear Stage Theatre Company, broke new ground at the International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska, held June 19-25. Although students from Bastrop have qualified before, this is the first time in district history that our students have been able to attend and compete at this prestigious festival. Students spent the week in ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, School District
Friday, July 07, 2017
The Bastrop YMCA, Bastrop Ministerial Alliance and the City of Bastrop- Parks & Recreation, Public Library, Police Department and Main Street Program have teamed up again to bring the Trick or Treat Trail to the downtown district. The annual Halloween event will provide opportunities for thousands of children to trick or treat, enjoy carnival games and activities, dress in their Halloween ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, July 07, 2017
Downtown restaurateurs have teamed up again to bring the 2017 Cowboy Pub Crawl in historic downtown Bastrop. The Cowboy Pub Crawl is slated to take place on Saturday, August 5 th , from 12 to 3 p.m. “This is our first attempt at a day time crawl, but with the wonderful Homecoming & Rodeo festivities happening that weekend, we figured what better way to bring old friends and family ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, 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