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Erin Green

Erin Green is a staff writer for the Bastrop Advertiser.

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Bastrop lawsuit points to hazards of serving on unpaid water boards
A crowd of about 70 people gave the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District board a standing ovation in 2014 after the board announced its decision on Forestar’s application for 45,000 acre-feet of water. The board issued a permit for only 12,000 acre-feet.

2:57 AM Tuesday, Jun. 09, 2015

A crowd of about 70 people gave the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District board a standing ovation in 2014 after the board announced its decision on Forestar’s application for 45,000 acre-feet of water. The board issued a permit for only 12,000 acre-feet.
Start earlier than you think with college applications
University of New Mexico representative Rebecca Gonzales gives information to Bastrop High School student Renee Montes during last year’s Bastrop school district’s BEST College Night event. Attending a college night can be helpful, as can visiting local schools of varying sizes so you know what suits you.

6:00 AM Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

University of New Mexico representative Rebecca Gonzales gives information to Bastrop High School student Renee Montes during last year’s Bastrop school district’s BEST College Night event. Attending a college night can be helpful, as can visiting local schools of varying sizes so you know what suits you.
Michael McCaul: Military gear appropriate for some police
The Bastrop County sheriff’s office received a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicle last year through a military surplus program. ERIN GREEN / AUSTIN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS

12:55 AM Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The Bastrop County sheriff’s office received a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicle last year through a military surplus program. ERIN GREEN / AUSTIN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS
Bastrop Education Foundation's 2014 Sportsmen's Banquet
Krystal Moncure and Colton Stabeno take time to smile for the camera while they chat as Moncure organizes her ladies' wingspan tickets at the Bastrop Education Foundation's eighth annual Sportsmen's Banquet Saturday.

12:19 AM Wednesday, Feb. 05, 2014

Krystal Moncure and Colton Stabeno take time to smile for the camera while they chat as Moncure organizes her ladies' wingspan tickets at the Bastrop Education Foundation's eighth annual Sportsmen's Banquet Saturday.
Red Rock: Pots, pans and preservation
Deba Carter stirs the pots full of beans and chili she was cooking at the Old School House Tolbert Chili and Lone Star BBQ Cook-Off in Red Rock on Saturday. She and her husband, Bill, drove up from San Antonio for the event.

6:00 AM Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Deba Carter stirs the pots full of beans and chili she was cooking at the Old School House Tolbert Chili and Lone Star BBQ Cook-Off in Red Rock on Saturday. She and her husband, Bill, drove up from San Antonio for the event.
Red Rock: Pots, pans and preservation
 Friendly and welcoming, Bill and Deba Carter were happy to discuss all things barbecue or chili as they cooked up big pots of chili, pinto beans and chicken in the warmth of a sunny Saturday morning. Just don’t ask them what their secret recipe is. “We don’t tell our secrets!” Deba exclaimed, stirring the potful of...

6:00 AM Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Friendly and welcoming, Bill and Deba Carter were happy to discuss all things barbecue or chili as they cooked up big pots of chili, pinto beans and chicken in the warmth of a sunny Saturday morning. Just don’t ask them what their secret recipe is. “We don’t tell our secrets!” Deba exclaimed, stirring the potful of...
Steppin’ it up for Bastrop students
 The whole Bastrop community came together and stepped it up in support of its young people Saturday night. More than 800 community members, parents and teachers were in attendance at the Bastrop Education Foundation’s eighth annual Bastrop Sportsmen’s Banquet at the Bastrop Convention Center. The event included a silent and live...

3:21 PM Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

The whole Bastrop community came together and stepped it up in support of its young people Saturday night. More than 800 community members, parents and teachers were in attendance at the Bastrop Education Foundation’s eighth annual Bastrop Sportsmen’s Banquet at the Bastrop Convention Center. The event included a silent and live...
Steppin’ it up for Bastrop students
People arrived early and found the popular men’s and women’s wingspan tables, where people could purchase tickets for a chance to win a number of prizes at the Bastrop Education Foundation’s eighth annual Sportsmen’s Banquet Saturday.

3:21 PM Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

People arrived early and found the popular men’s and women’s wingspan tables, where people could purchase tickets for a chance to win a number of prizes at the Bastrop Education Foundation’s eighth annual Sportsmen’s Banquet Saturday.
Bastrop Board OKs early college high school

2:48 PM Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

Hundreds of Bastrop students will now have a chance to earn an associate degree at the same time they earn their high school diplomas. The Bastrop school board approved at its regular meeting Tuesday the district’s plan to partner with Austin Community College to offer an Early College High School option for Bastrop students. Bastrop...
Health facilities filling need in Bastrop County

2:46 PM Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

When you’re sick, the last thing you want is to have to delay seeing a doctor because payday is still a week away. When you have a chronic medical condition and refilling that vital prescription will mean you’re hungry until the end of the month, what do you do? According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bastrop County had an estimated...