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5k fun run/walk epitomizes Rollingwood Women’s Club team spirit

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 | Ed Allen

Rollingwood Women’s Club members have added reason to celebrate during the ninth annual “Life is Good in the Wood” 5k Fun Run/Walk April 12 at the Rollingwood Park.

New city administrator, Austin City Limits planning top council meeting items

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

The new Board Docs Agenda system is a resounding success thanks to the diligent work by Robyn Ryan, our city secretary.

House OKs revised version of state budget

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

On April 5, the Texas House of Representatives approved Committee Substitute Senate Bill 1, a proposed state budget of $194 billion for fiscal years 2014 and 2015.

Smart public input needed in determining how to meet future needs for area schools

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | Ed Allen

Eanes school district officials likely have a good idea about future facility needs on each of its nine campuses, but area residents can provide invaluable input at a meeting next week (see letter to the editor on this page).

Eanes school district officials take stance against voucher system

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

On occasion, the Eanes school board chooses to speak out on potential legislation impacting public education in the state.

Water, school-testing bills advance

Thursday, April 4, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

House Bill 5, legislation proposing to change public school testing requirements, and House Bill 4, proposing to fund water infrastructure, drew spotlights at the state Capitol last week.

City officials should fund education instead of coyote trapping

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | Ed Allen | 1

It should come as no surprise that the city of West Lake Hills’ recent coyote-trapping program netted only one of the creatures.

Senate OKs budget, now House’s turn

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

March 18 was day 70, midpoint of the 140-day regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature.

April events at libraries include speaker series on addictions

Thursday, March 28, 2013 | Special to the Picayune

There will be two free yoga classes at Laura’s Library this month.

Hope looms for more Bee Cave Road improvements in the near future

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | Ed Allen

With the Texas Department of Transportation’s $1.4 million improvements project at the intersection of Bee Cave Road and Redbud Trail now in the rear view mirror, other planned projects in and around the Westbank are clearly on the horizon (see story on page A1 and West Lake Hills Update on this page).

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