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Monday, October 21, 2013 | Devin Monk

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Man dies in ranch boating accident

Saturday, May 4, 2013 | Sarah Acosta

One man is dead and another reportedly in serious condition after a boating accident Friday night at the Double D Ranch in Rosanky, Donna Van Gilder, Bastrop County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace, said on Saturday.

High winds fuel fire

Friday, May 3, 2013 | Special to the Times

Firefighters battled high winds in eventually containing a fire near Park Road 1C and Buescher State Park early Thursday evening.

‘Active shooter’ training set for Smithville PD

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | Smithville Times

It is situation one doesn’t want to imagine – an armed intruder at a Smithville school.

String Prairie BBQ this Saturday

Thursday, May 2, 2013 | Special to the Times

The String Prairie Community Center annual barbecue fundraiser is this Saturday, May 4, starting at 4:30 p.m. at 204 Community Center Rd. (Go out Hwy 304, continue on 4 miles south of the Hwy. 535 crossover in Rosanky, and turn right on Community Center Road.) Enjoy music on the tree-covered patio at this historic schoolhouse and rental facility.

Capturing Green Berets in a sculpture

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Smithville Times

Looking at Bill McGlaun’s sculpture-in-progress, one can almost hear the famous words from the 1960s song, “Ballad of the Green Berets.”

A love of classic cars

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Smithville Times

Jack Craig’s love of classic cars extends back to the Henry Ford era.

County responds to West

Monday, April 22, 2013 | Cyndi Wright

After West, Texas put out a call for help with recovery efforts following a massive fertilizer plant explosion, Bastrop County Emergency Management Coordinator Mike Fisher answered that call.

Talk of the Town: Come on down to Trade Days on Sunday

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Special to the Times

There’s a great opportunity in downtown Smithville this weekend to pick up – or swap for – some neat items.

$9 million targeted for roads, dams, abandoned homes

Friday, April 19, 2013 | Special to the Times

About $9 million in federal money originally earmarked to help wildfire survivors rebuild houses will now go to erosion control and road repairs, if Bastrop County officials can get federal approval.

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