advertisement

advertisement


Latest from Mike Parker

200 items
Results 1 - 20 of 200 Next 
Round Rock ISD announces plans for its own police department
 Minutes after students left classrooms as part of a national push for safer schools, the Round Rock school district and local law enforcement announced plans to create a school district police department. In a joint public letter sent by email at 10:09 a.m. Friday, Superintendent Steve Flores, Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks and Sheriff...

Posted: a day ago

Minutes after students left classrooms as part of a national push for safer schools, the Round Rock school district and local law enforcement announced plans to create a school district police department. In a joint public letter sent by email at 10:09 a.m. Friday, Superintendent Steve Flores, Round Rock Police Chief Allen Banks and Sheriff...
Williamson County K-9s garnering fans on Twitter
 They have hundreds of Twitter followers. They get hundreds of likes. And they’re buddies with Williamson County’s head of law enforcement. Between sniffing out illicit drugs and helping nab criminals, K-9s Max, Drago and Enzo are keeping their fans in the loop by regularly posting on their personal Twitter profiles...

Posted: a day ago

They have hundreds of Twitter followers. They get hundreds of likes. And they’re buddies with Williamson County’s head of law enforcement. Between sniffing out illicit drugs and helping nab criminals, K-9s Max, Drago and Enzo are keeping their fans in the loop by regularly posting on their personal Twitter profiles...
Pflugerville students join National School Walkout protest
 A group of about 35 students streamed out of Pflugerville High School toward the Pfield stadium Friday morning to take part in the National School Walkout Day. Like other groups in Austin, Round Rock and throughout the country, the students gathered to hold a vigil for students killed in mass shootings and to speak on the need for stricter...

Posted: a day ago

A group of about 35 students streamed out of Pflugerville High School toward the Pfield stadium Friday morning to take part in the National School Walkout Day. Like other groups in Austin, Round Rock and throughout the country, the students gathered to hold a vigil for students killed in mass shootings and to speak on the need for stricter...
Early voting begins Monday
 Early voting begins Monday for the Round Rock City Council May 5 elections. The May 5 ballot also includes board elections for the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control Improvement District. Two incumbents and two new candidates are vying for two at-large seats on the board. Williamson County’s elections department is providing 11 full-time...

Posted: 2 days ago

Early voting begins Monday for the Round Rock City Council May 5 elections. The May 5 ballot also includes board elections for the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control Improvement District. Two incumbents and two new candidates are vying for two at-large seats on the board. Williamson County’s elections department is providing 11 full-time...
College Table Tennis Championships begin Friday in Round Rock
 More than 250 of the best table tennis players from colleges throughout North America will be competing for national titles at the iSET College Table Tennis National Championships Friday through Sunday at the Round Rock Sports Center. This is the second year the center is hosting the championships where players battle for titles in singles...

Posted: 2 days ago

More than 250 of the best table tennis players from colleges throughout North America will be competing for national titles at the iSET College Table Tennis National Championships Friday through Sunday at the Round Rock Sports Center. This is the second year the center is hosting the championships where players battle for titles in singles...
Marco’s Pizza in Leander offering free pizza Sunday
 Free pizza. Do we have your attention? Marco’s Pizza in Leander is offering free pizza and a chance to win free pizza for a year during its grand opening celebration on Sunday. The event, which includes a live DJ, face painting and a bounce house, is from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the restaurant located at 15609 Ronald Reagan Blvd. in Leander...

Posted: 2 days ago

Free pizza. Do we have your attention? Marco’s Pizza in Leander is offering free pizza and a chance to win free pizza for a year during its grand opening celebration on Sunday. The event, which includes a live DJ, face painting and a bounce house, is from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the restaurant located at 15609 Ronald Reagan Blvd. in Leander...
Round Rock City Council elections preview
 An incumbent is facing a familiar opponent while two newcomers are vying for an open seat in two Round Rock City Council elections May 5. Frank Leffingwell’s decision to leave the council and campaign for Williamson County judge has led to an opportunity for a new person on the dais. Two candidates with experience in serving on city...

Posted: 4 days ago

An incumbent is facing a familiar opponent while two newcomers are vying for an open seat in two Round Rock City Council elections May 5. Frank Leffingwell’s decision to leave the council and campaign for Williamson County judge has led to an opportunity for a new person on the dais. Two candidates with experience in serving on city...
Round Rock ISD superintendent: We’re prepared for school walkout on Friday
 Round Rock school district Superintendent Steve Flores sent a letter to parents Monday afternoon saying district staff are prepared for an expected student walkout on Friday. The walkout is a national protest against violence in schools and the lack of new legislation on gun control.  Students throughout the nation are expected to gather...

Posted: 4 days ago

Round Rock school district Superintendent Steve Flores sent a letter to parents Monday afternoon saying district staff are prepared for an expected student walkout on Friday. The walkout is a national protest against violence in schools and the lack of new legislation on gun control.  Students throughout the nation are expected to gather...
Round Rock resident honored by University of Texas
 A longtime Round Rock resident saw the University of Texas Tower lit in her honor last month to honor her efforts in preventing sexual assault and violence. Jane Bost received the Arno Nowotny Medal during a UT faculty and staff awards dinner on March 23. Named after a former university dean and educator, the medal is the highest honor given...

Posted: 8 days ago

A longtime Round Rock resident saw the University of Texas Tower lit in her honor last month to honor her efforts in preventing sexual assault and violence. Jane Bost received the Arno Nowotny Medal during a UT faculty and staff awards dinner on March 23. Named after a former university dean and educator, the medal is the highest honor given...
Round Rock ISD trustees OK $16M to finish McNeil construction
 A years-long project at McNeil High School plagued by permitting issues and inflating construction costs is receiving an additional $15.9 million in funding following approval by Round Rock school board trustees last week. Trustees approved the expenditure during a special-called meeting April 2 after discussing several options with district...

Posted: 10 days ago

A years-long project at McNeil High School plagued by permitting issues and inflating construction costs is receiving an additional $15.9 million in funding following approval by Round Rock school board trustees last week. Trustees approved the expenditure during a special-called meeting April 2 after discussing several options with district...
Round Rock ISD taps construction director to serve as COO
 The Round Rock school district has tapped its director of construction to serve as chief operating officer. Terry Worcester emerged as the top candidate after a district leadership committee interviewed several top candidates, Executive Director of Communications Jenny LaCoste-Caputo said. Superintendent Steve Flores said in a news release...

Posted: 12 days ago

The Round Rock school district has tapped its director of construction to serve as chief operating officer. Terry Worcester emerged as the top candidate after a district leadership committee interviewed several top candidates, Executive Director of Communications Jenny LaCoste-Caputo said. Superintendent Steve Flores said in a news release...
Gas leak closes road in Leander
 Leander city staff closed the 1000 block of Lacy Drive Monday morning due to a gas leak. Leander police said the road should remain closed for at least three hours and are asking people to avoid the area. Leander police could not say at this time what caused the gas leak. Lacy Drive is parallel to U.S. 183 just north of Kohl’s. <...

Posted: 12 days ago

Leander city staff closed the 1000 block of Lacy Drive Monday morning due to a gas leak. Leander police said the road should remain closed for at least three hours and are asking people to avoid the area. Leander police could not say at this time what caused the gas leak. Lacy Drive is parallel to U.S. 183 just north of Kohl’s. <...
Williamson County EMS lauds paramedics during annual recognition ceremony
 The Williamson County EMS department held its annual Recognition Ceremony on March 29 to celebrate and honor exemplary service paramedics perform on a daily basis.  During the ceremony, the department recognized paramedics that were involved in caring for and resuscitating patients going into cardiac arrest, patients going into labor...

Posted: 16 days ago

The Williamson County EMS department held its annual Recognition Ceremony on March 29 to celebrate and honor exemplary service paramedics perform on a daily basis.  During the ceremony, the department recognized paramedics that were involved in caring for and resuscitating patients going into cardiac arrest, patients going into labor...
Cement truck rolls over near Bertram in Williamson County
 First responders have closed County Road 252 west of Bertram due to a cement truck that rolled over Thursday morning. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Patricia Gutierrez said the crash, which occurred around 10:15 a.m., involved no other vehicles and caused no injuries. <div></div><br><blockquote class="...

Posted: 16 days ago

First responders have closed County Road 252 west of Bertram due to a cement truck that rolled over Thursday morning. Williamson County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Patricia Gutierrez said the crash, which occurred around 10:15 a.m., involved no other vehicles and caused no injuries. <div></div><br><blockquote class="...
Williamson County home values rise again in 2018
 Williamson County homeowners will see on average a 6 percent increase in their home values as county appraisal notices are mailed out this week. The market value of an average home in the county is $295,381 this year compared to $278,128 last year, according to the Williamson Central Appraisal District. Though that increase is slightly smaller...

Posted: 17 days ago

Williamson County homeowners will see on average a 6 percent increase in their home values as county appraisal notices are mailed out this week. The market value of an average home in the county is $295,381 this year compared to $278,128 last year, according to the Williamson Central Appraisal District. Though that increase is slightly smaller...
Round Rock’s ‘Sports Capital’ moniker gets boost
 Spectators will have their pick of five national championship sporting events in Round Rock this spring, a milestone officials said shows the city is holding up to its “Sports Capital of Texas” moniker. From April to May, the Round Rock Sports Center and Round Rock Multipurpose Complex will host competitions in deaf basketball...

Posted: 19 days ago

Spectators will have their pick of five national championship sporting events in Round Rock this spring, a milestone officials said shows the city is holding up to its “Sports Capital of Texas” moniker. From April to May, the Round Rock Sports Center and Round Rock Multipurpose Complex will host competitions in deaf basketball...
UPDATE: Pflugerville resident describes rapid-fire shootout
 A Pflugerville resident described the scene of a rapid-fireshootout Wednesday that ended with two people in the hospital with gunshot wounds and two men arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Roy Aleman, who has lived on Botany Bay Circle since 2000, said he was in his home office Wednesday afternoon when he heard...

Posted: 22 days ago

A Pflugerville resident described the scene of a rapid-fireshootout Wednesday that ended with two people in the hospital with gunshot wounds and two men arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Roy Aleman, who has lived on Botany Bay Circle since 2000, said he was in his home office Wednesday afternoon when he heard...
200 items
Results 1 - 20 of 200 Next 

advertisement

advertisement