Ed Allen

Lake Travis View, Westlake Picayune editor

Ed Allen is the editor of the Lake Travis View and Westlake Picayune. He has served as a writer, photographer and sports editor during his 28-year career in the newspaper business and continues to dabble in all of the above. A native of Charleston, S.C., he is a 1983 graduate of the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Latest from Ed Allen

Lake Travis buses, classes to operate on 2-hour delays
 The Lake Travis school district announced early tonight that all classes and buses will operate on a two-hour delayed start Wednesday. All district schools were closed today due to hazardous weather conditions, and the National Weather Service advises motorist to be prepared for patches of slippery roads with the temperature remaining below...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Lake Travis school district announced early tonight that all classes and buses will operate on a two-hour delayed start Wednesday. All district schools were closed today due to hazardous weather conditions, and the National Weather Service advises motorist to be prepared for patches of slippery roads with the temperature remaining below...
Midway Food Park to close by Jan. 31
 Only two Midway Food Park tenants were open for lunch Saturday after being informed in early December by the property managers that the park will be closing at the end of January. “It’s such a shame,” Gregory Feilner, manager of Dock and Roll, one of the food trailers open Saturday. “Two or three months ago, this place...

Posted: 12 days ago

Only two Midway Food Park tenants were open for lunch Saturday after being informed in early December by the property managers that the park will be closing at the end of January. “It’s such a shame,” Gregory Feilner, manager of Dock and Roll, one of the food trailers open Saturday. “Two or three months ago, this place...
Oak wilt, drainage, cramped City Hall top issues in 2017
 Planning was key to the 1-square-mile city of Rollingwood dealing with an array of challenges in 2017, from contracting with a company to advise officials on how to cope with an oak wilt problem in January to hiring a firm in December to help review space needs at a cramped City Hall in December. January • Plans were announced at the...

Posted: 19 days ago

Planning was key to the 1-square-mile city of Rollingwood dealing with an array of challenges in 2017, from contracting with a company to advise officials on how to cope with an oak wilt problem in January to hiring a firm in December to help review space needs at a cramped City Hall in December. January • Plans were announced at the...
Photos: Westlake Chamber of Commerce hosts Wonderfest, Dec. 3, 2017
Santa  Five-year-old Grason Norton tells Santa Claus what he wants for Christmas during the Westlake Chamber of Commerce s Wonderfest Sunday afternoon.
music makers   Five-year-old twin sisters Annabelle (left) and Olivia Leaverton try out instruments under the direction of Toshio Mann of the Armstrong School of Music during Wonderfest.
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10:35 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Santa Five-year-old Grason Norton tells Santa Claus what he wants for Christmas during the Westlake Chamber of Commerce s Wonderfest Sunday afternoon. music makers Five-year-old twin sisters Annabelle (left) and Olivia Leaverton try out instruments under the direction of Toshio Mann of the Armstrong School of Music during Wonderfest. ED...
Wondefest 12.07.17
Always a crowd-pleaser at Wonderfest, the Great Northern Railway train ran throughout the two-hour event.
ED ALLEN/WESTLAKE PICAYUNE
12/3/2017
Westlake High School

7:10 PM Thursday, Dec. 07, 2017

Always a crowd-pleaser at Wonderfest, the Great Northern Railway train ran throughout the two-hour event. ED ALLEN/WESTLAKE PICAYUNE 12/3/2017 Westlake High School