Tag Archives: AUSTIN COUNTY

LCRA AWARDS GRANT TO AUSTIN COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

Thanks to a grant from the Lower County River Authority and the City of Bellville, the Austin County Fair Association will be able to upgrade two AC units at the…

AUSTIN COUNTY SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED TO 99 YEARS IN PRISON

An Austin County man has been sentenced to 99 years in prison after failing to comply with sex offender registration requirements. 43-year-old Terry Ward will have to serve at least…

THE KENNEY STORE TO BE FEATURED ON ‘THE TEXAS BUCKET LIST’

A local bar will be featured on the 100th episode of The Texas Bucket List. The Kenney Store, just south of Brenham, has been chosen for the “burger of the…

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…