Hays CISD

KUT Afternoon Newscast for June 18, 2024

Central Texas top stories for June 18, 2024. Texas Supreme Court rules state electric grid regulators acted legally when they hiked energy rates during a blackout in February 2021. What Hays CISD is doing to tackle a budget deficit. A reward is being offered for information about the shooter that killed two people at a Juneteenth celebration in Round Rock. The University of Texas at Austin is laying off more than a dozen employees responsible for communication and marketing. Lynn Boswel is running for reelection to the Austin ISD board of trustees. The City of Austin is getting rid of some public pool fees this summer. Juneteenth celebrations. Rain expected for tomorrow.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 23, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 23, 2024. Leander fire department propositions. Del Valle ISD has a new temporary leader. Travis County is taking a small step to provide lawyers for low-income people accused of crimes. Hutto will move into Stage One of its Drought Contingency Plan on May 1st. Austin home prices rise despite high interest rates. Hays CISD will fit buses with seat belts after last month’s deadly crash. Goodnight Ranch is getting a Park and Ride for a high-frequency bus line set to launch next year. Longhorn baseball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 17, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 17, 2024. What the next regular session of the Texas Legislature could mean for the state’s power grid. More lawsuits have been filed in the deadly Hays CISD bus crash. Texas State University needs more housing for students. The City of Austin wants to give more resources to re-envisioning how sexual assault cases are investigated. We are seeing another spike in prices at the gas pumps. The 47th annual O. Henry Museum Pun Off World Championships are coming up next month.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 16, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 16, 2024. Hays CISD approves a plan to ensure all school district buses are equipped with seat belts as soon as possible. Travis County is renaming the Justice & Public Safety department. In-person early voting in the May 4th election starts on Monday. ABIA will be among the first airports in the country to get a new system that helps monitor where planes are on the ground. Application for new grants for artists and small art businesses opens today.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 15, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 15, 2024. Redevelopment of the former Austin-American Statesman offices site hits a roadblock. Hays CISD is making a plan to ensure all school buses are equipped with seat belts. ERCOT has told power plant operators to put off scheduled maintenance this week as temperatures rise. This week’s weather. The U.S. Department of Commerce has announced plans to invest 6.4 billion federal dollars into Samsung to expand its semiconductor manufacturing in Central Texas. Childcare availability will be a key issue in the Texas Legislature’s next regular session. The deadline to participate in Austin’s warrant amnesty program is Friday. 

KUT Morning Newscast for March 26, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 26, 2024. Hays CISD bus crash update. Austin City Manager candidate town hall. The Austin Animal Center is asking for help to reduce overcrowding. APD training update. A Travis County judge blocked the state from demanding information about trans youth from a national LGBTQ organization. UT Austin’s semiconductor program.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for March 8, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 8, 2024. The Austin Independent School District is preparing to make major budget cuts to remain financially stable. A jury in Travis County has acquitted two former Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies of manslaughter charges. Today is your last day to order free at-home COVID-19 tests through the U.S. Postal Service. Hays CISD is one of several school districts in Central Texas now planning to close schools for the total solar eclipse on April 8th. Travis County has issued a disaster declaration ahead of the total solar eclipse on April 8th. CapMetro Rail service will be free tomorrow for the second Austin FC home game this season. The Annual Art and Parks Tour is tomorrow.

KUT Morning Newscast for March 08, 2024

Central Texas top stories for March 08, 2024. Former Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies acquitted in manslaughter case. The Austin Independent School District is preparing to make significant spending cuts to remain financially stable. City of Uvalde independent investigation finds officers did not violate department policies in Robb Elementary shooting. SXSW road closures. Austin’s Living Streets Program. Hays CISD will close for the April 8th eclipse.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for December 13, 2023

Central Texas top stories for December 13, 2023. Much needed rain fell today. Fewer people live and work in Austin. Eanes ISD partners with the Texas Workforce Housing Foundation to provide affordable housing to teachers and staff. Hays CISD expects the student body to more than double by 2033. Peter Pan Mini Golf has its lease renewed. How to watch tonights Geminid meteor shower.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for October 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 17, 2023. Travis County burn ban extended. Ascension Seton expansion in Williamson County. Sims Elementary School site update. E-scooter incidents. Downtown Austin jail needs more judges. Hays CISD threat update.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 21 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 21 2023. Austin Police Chief retires. Death Star bill. Hays CISD Dismissals. National Weather Service. Pet Fire Safety. Austin FC. 

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 25, 2023. Flow in Barton Springs historically low, could necessitate aquifer water restrictions. More than one third of Georgetown residents under outdoor watering ban. 20+ Austin Fire trucks without AC. TxDOT asks for public input on long-term projects. School resource officers at Hays CISD. BookPeople sues Texas over new law. ACC considers brewery lab.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 26, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 26, 2023. New emissions rules from EPA. Texas Senate passes police officer protections. San Marcos police contract negotiations. AACHI COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Hays CISD fentanyl education initiative. ACC 50th anniversary.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 17, 2023

Central Texas top stories for April 17, 2023. Storm chances this week. Hays CISD bond propositions. Leander ISD town hall meeting tonight. Airport parking rates rising. Tax day tomorrow.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for February 14, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 14, 2023. Travis childcare deserts. Abbott trans college athlete stance criticized. UT professor sues university. Travis debris dropoff. Hays CISD bond proposal. Texas State students tutoring SMCISD students. Austin airport traffic record. Driussi Austin FC new contract.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 7, 2023

Central Texas top stories for February 7, 2023. Austin Energy is still restoring power. Family without power. School storm damage. Some trees fell more than others. Pflugerville ISD potential school closures. Hays CISD fentanyl education.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 25, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 25, 2023. Travis County supportive housing. New power plant in Central Texas. Eanes ISD Fentanyl awareness. Hays CISD school repairs. UT Basketball. Austin FC academy first pro.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 11, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 11, 2023. Austin-Bergstrom delays. Hays County fentanyl overdoses. Austin ISD specialty programs. Williamson County water infrastructure improvements.