Central Texas top stories for February 26, 2024. Two former Williamson County deputies are on trial today for the death of Javier Ambler while he was in their custody. Last week of early voting. CapMetro apologies for problems faced at the brand new McKalla station on Saturday. Bell County declared a local state of disaster for the April eclipse. Austin ISD is not the only Central Texas school district dealing with a budget shortfall. UT Tower gets a facelift.
Central Texas top stories for February 15, 2024. A petition to incorporate parts of Williamson County into a groundwater conservation district based out of Bell County fails. The City of Austin will spend more than $700 thousand to finalize a labor contract with Austin Police. The Austin City Council adopted a resolution to address climate change, sustainability and resiliency. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services is nearing the end of a process to re-determine Medicaid eligibility. The Pflugerville Independent School District is in the market for a new superintendent.
Central Texas top stories for February 13, 2024. The City of Austin seeks public input in their search for a permanent city manager. Williamson County residents gave feedback on a proposed annexation of part of Williamson County by a groundwater conservation district in nearby Bell County. Texas History Galleries at the Bullock Museum are now fully bilingual.
Central Texas top stories for January 09, 2023. Central Texas is expecting the coldest weather of the season next week. The City of Austin is activating its cold weather shelter operations tonight. Austin Police plan to set up an arraignment court at the downtown jail. A group in Williamson County is petitioning to have the western portion of the county join the nearby Bell County water conservation district. Del Valle ISD school board seat remains open. Longhorns men’s basketball looking for their first Big 12 conference victory of the season.
We’ll bring you the latest on tropical storm Nicholas. Also, a carefully crafted letter from Bell county officials to their community. We’ll listen to their heart-wrenching message. And sometimes it’s hard to understand what the FCC does, but this time it’s straightforward. It’s setting aside money for people who need better internet access. We’ll also learn about a boot camp. Not the kind where you drop down and give me 50, but a boot camp that gets soldiers ready for college. And Cricket, the sport, is investing big time in North Texas. Those stories and so much more today on the Texas Standard: