September 8-9,2017 - This weekend highlighted two of Bastrop's major assets--the Museum and Art Center. On Friday evening, we were pleased to visit the Bastrop County Historical Museum for a special exhibit marking the 120th anniversary of the Bastrop Ladies Reading Circle, the oldest reading club in the state. Then on Saturday evening, we attended the grand opening of the Lost Pines Art Center. What wonderful occasions! Both the Bastrop County Historical Museum and the Lost Pines Art Center are jewels of our community. Be sure to visit if you haven't recently.
September 2, 2017 - View the 2017 Bastrop Bear football schedule and results.
March 30, 2017 - US Census data measuring growth from 2015 to 2016 names Bastrop the 11th fastest growing county in Texas. In 2016 Bastrop County estimated population reached 82,733, a growth of 3.15%. Bastrop is one of the top 50 fastest growing counties in the United States.
March 24, 2017 - Seton Health Care plans a $30 million new medical campus in Bastrop that will include an emergency medical facility with ambulatory care services and a medical office building. Located at the intersection of Texas Highway 71 and Texas 304, it is expected to open between mid or late 2018.
March 18, 2017 - Timeline for the city activities and emergency shelter to open is February 2018, with construction beginning in May. The 6,000 square foot facility includes kitchen and laundry rooms, rest rooms and four activity centers. When not needed for an emergency, it can be used for recreational activities. The new facility will adjoin the Jewell Hodges Park.
August 26, 2016 - View the 2016 Bastrop Bear football schedule and results.
October 12, 2015 - With the groundbreaking today of the Art Guild's Lost Pines Art Center and Reflective Sculpture Garden, Bastrop looks forward to this outstanding new Cultural Center. Combining this with our other attractions-the new Bastrop Historical Museum, the Performing Art Center, the Bastrop Opera House,the Convention Center, the Bastrop Public Library,etc.-this may make Bastrop not only the most Historical Small Town in Texas but also the most Cultural Small Town in Texas!
August 29, 2015 - View the 2015 Bastrop Bear football schedule and results.
May 3, 2015 - Congratulations to the Bastrop High School Girls track team that won the Class 5A Region IV track meet in San Antonio. The team scored 56 points to 2nd place Marble Falls 44 points. Bastrop set a meet record winning the 800 meter relay in 1:40.95. Ashley Alhorn, running the 3rd leg, brought a 30 meter lead to anchor Rhanequa Higgins who won without a challenge. Glorilisha Carter won the 200 meter race in a meet record of 24.38 seconds.
April 29, 2015 - The water district will be considering the City of Bastrop water permit application today. The meeting will be held at Bastrop City Hall in the Council Chambers starting at 6:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 29. 2015.
May 12, 2016- Bastrop County Elections Office results: City of Bastrop Place 5: Kelly Gilleland 275 Deborah Jones 315 City of Bastrop Place 1: Bill Peterson 369 Herb Goldsmith 224