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McNeil football coach’s son and another student arrested

Two McNeil High School students were arrested last month on charges they illegally recorded video of another student in the bathroom and then posted the video on social media. A third student, a … more

For your consideration: Ballot measures up for a vote May 5

In addition to races for mayor and city council seats, Cedar Park and Leander voters will decide on a host of ballot measures in the May 5 election. Most involve administrative changes to the … more

Brushy Creek Lake Park dam reopens

Nearly a decade’s worth of work to improve the dam at Brushy Creek Lake Park came to a successful conclusion last week as officials from several governmental entities gathered to cut the ribbon and … more

One last run on the ice

Bill White’s last turn around the ice was just as sweet as his first. The longtime Zamboni driver retired last Friday, April 13, after nine years of driving the Zamboni at H-E-B Center in Cedar … more

Benefield and Cornelius lead in mayoral campaign donations

Campaign finance reports filed in late March show Adam Benefield had the edge over Vic Villareal and Troy Hill in donations in the the race to replace outgoing Leander Mayor Chris Fielder. In … more

Candidates head into the final stretch for local elections

Candidates from Cedar Park and Leander are in the final run-up to the May 5 local elections. more

1431 widening project to continue into 2019

Traffic tie-ups on East Whitestone Boulevard will continue through early spring of 2019 as road widening is expected to continue for several more months. According to Diann Hodges, TxDOT spokesperson … more

Analysis: Texas lawmakers asked for a study on open government. They’re still waiting.

It makes little sense to scold someone without first reminding them that they are supposed to take care of something — and that they haven’t taken care of it yet. Hold the … more

Lawmakers: Change state law that bars Texans in default on student loans from renewing work licenses

State lawmakers, including some of the most conservative members of the Texas House, say changes should be made to a state statute that bars workers from renewing their professional licenses if … more

Girls learn self-defense and raise funds for soccer boosters

Last Saturday, more than a hundred young women from across the area gathered at Vandegrift High School for a training program on how to defend themselves against parking lot attacks.The program, … more

Krista Baty – Chance opportunity leads to unlikely path

It’s safe to say that there’s never a dull moment for Krista Baty. Not only is she the chief nursing officer at the Cedar Park Medical Center, but she is also the owner of FroYoz, the local … more

School Resource Officers make LISD a safer environment

Aurora Grimes is a familiar sight for anyone visiting Leander High School. She’s usually near the front of the building, but students and teachers alike see her regularly throughout each school … more

Lawmakers weigh changing Texas law that lets rent-to-own stores file criminal charges on customers

After hearing tales of shady dealing and criminal charges being filed against Texans who fall into the crosshairs of rent-to-own companies, the chairman of the state House Business and Industry … more

In recovering Sutherland Springs, Cornyn touts gun background check bill

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS — The flag they raised over the church Friday morning came from Washington, D.C., as did the law they were there to celebrate. Five months after a gunman killed … more

HAPPY EASTER!

It was eggs and Easter baskets as Rockbridge Church in Cedar Park played host to nearly 100 Easter egg hunting children and families on Saturday, March 31. more

Suede rocks more than 2000 people in Elizabeth Milburn Park

Elizabeth Milburn Park in Cedar Park rocked last night, March 30, as more than 2000 excited concertgoers came to see Suede Austin. The band kept the audience captivated with covers of hit songs from … more

First responders raise money at McDonalds for the 100 Club of Central Texas

Cedar Park first responders pitched in behind the counter of McDonalds throughout Texas in order to raise money for the 100 Club of Central Texas. According to Etta Moore, executive director, the … more

Bombing suspect dead

After holding the greater Austin area at bay for nearly three weeks, police report the suspect in a series of bombings killed himself early Wednesday morning. Austin Interim Police Chief Brian … more
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