Tag Archives: AUSTIN COUNTY

MS150 RIDE COMING THROUGH AUSTIN COUNTY THIS WEEKEND

Over 13,000 cyclists will bike from Houston to Austin this weekend for the 2017 BP MS 150. The two-day fundraising bike ride, organized by the National MS Society, South Central…

AUSTIN CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE WARNS AGAINST IRS SCAM

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens about an IRS scam circulating in the community. In a statement, the Sheriff’s Office says scam artists are working overtime before the…

BLUEBONNET PLANNED POWER OUTAGE TODAY

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative members in southern Washington and northern Austin counties will experience temporary power outages today (Wednesday), as crews complete an upgrade to electric distribution lines. Bluebonnet will interrupt…

FORMER AUSTIN CO. TAX ASSESSOR INDICTED FOR THEFT

The former Tax Assessor-Collector for Austin County was indicted by a grand jury last week. 39-year old Marcus Pena was indicted on Wednesday in the 155th Judicial District Court on…

BELLVILLE LIONS CLUB THROWING ‘SHAM-ROCKIN PARTY’ SATURDAY

The Bellville Lions 9th annual DEN fundraiser is this Saturday at the Austin County Expo Center. The “Sham-Rockin’ Party” will include a steak and shrimp dinner, refreshments, a live auction, and live…

AUSTIN COUNTY GO TEXAN HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND

The Austin County Go Texan Day is happening this weekend at the Austin County Fairgrounds. The event kicks off Saturday with a dominos tournament at 11 a.m., horseshoes at 1…

AUSTIN COUNTY TO APPOINT NEW TREASURER

The Austin County Commissioners will be holding a special meeting Wednesday to appoint a new County Treasurer. Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says treasurer Laura Kay, was filling out an…

AUSTIN COUNTY FINDING WAYS TO TRANSPORT MILITARY VEHICLES.

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says the County Commissioners have made arrangements to transport the left over military vehicles from the now closed BAE plant in Sealy to a military…

LEAKS AT THE AUSTIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says they are grateful for the recent rains but they took their toll of the county’s 54 year old courthouse in Bellville.  She says that…

ST. JOSEPHS PROPOSES TAKER OVER OF AUSTIN COUNTY EMS

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan has been expanding to the area counties, including Austin County. Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says she is concerned that the regional health care provider…