Drawdown of lakes Austin, LBJ ending

00 The six-week drawdown of lakes Austin and LBJ will end later this week. The refill of Lake Austin will begin Thursday, Feb. 9, and the refill of Lake LBJ…

In border visit, Abbott urges balance between security, trade

00 Gov. Greg Abbott told Donald Trump’s new Homeland Security secretary Wednesday that border security should be balanced with Texas’ economic interests. “We want to achieve safety and security, but we…

LCRA earns 'Storm Ready' designation for fourth time

00 ​The Lower Colorado River Authority has earned a fourth consecutive StormReady designation from the National Weather Service for its efforts to prepare employees for hazardous weather. “LCRA was one…

Trump administration moves forward with construction of border wall (video)

00 http://www.youtube.com/embed/p010aKbPNgU?wmode=opaque&autohide=1&showinfo=0&rel=0 In the Texas Political Roundup: Lawmakers push for school choice legislation, President Trump unveils plans to build a wall on the southern border and Gov. Greg Abbott proposes removing any…

Trump suggests large tax on Mexican imports to pay for border wall

00 The Trump administration announced Thursday it intended to implement a 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to pay for a coming border wall. An official appeared to walk back the…

In addition to border wall, Trump's executive action targets detention space

00 The White House announced Wednesday that in addition to moving to build a barrier on the southern border, it will act to build more detention space for undocumented immigrants…

LCRA, wholesale electric customers award more than $594,000 in community grants

00 ​ The Lower Colorado River Authority and its wholesale electric customers recently awarded $594,386 in grants to community projects throughout LCRA’s service territory.​ Grants from LCRA’s Community Development Partnership…

LCRA, Pedernales Electric Cooperative award $23,169 grant to Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department

00 ​LCRA and Pedernales Electric Cooperative representatives present a $23,169 grant to the Johnson City Volunteer Fire Department to buy 20 new handheld radios. The grant is part of LCRA’s…

LCRA, Bandera Electric Cooperative award $30,510 grant to Utopia Volunteer Emergency Medical Services

00 ​LCRA and Bandera Electric Cooperative representatives present a $30,510 grant to Utopia Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Inc. to buy a new cardiac monitor/defibrillator. The grant is part of LCRA’s…

LCRA and Bandera Electric Co-op award $25,000 for firetruck gear

00 ​LCRA and Bandera Electric Cooperative representatives present a $25,000 grant to the Medina Volunteer Fire Department to better equip a new firetruck. The grant is part of LCRA’s Community…