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Round Rock Police investigate shooting

Officers responded to report of shots fired on Provident Lane At approximately 10 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1900-block of Provident Lane. One adult male was transported to the hospital by EMS, treated for a gunshot wound, and pronounced dead at the hospital. The preliminary investigation indicates the …

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Power outage causes spill at regional wastewater treatment plant

Approximately 100,000 gallons discharged into Brushy Creek At 8:10 p.m. Sunday, June 23, the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in far east Round Rock experienced a failure at an influent lift station, causing more than 100,000 gallons of untreated wastewater to leak into Brushy Creek. The spill, which resulted in fish being killed in …

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Penny Oates named new principal of Callison Elementary School

Penny Oates has been named the new principal of Callison Elementary School. With more than 20 years of experience in education, Oates has most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Bluebonnet Elementary School since 2017. Prior to that, she was an instructional coach for the District. Oates moved to Texas five …

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July 4th Parade features earlier start time this year

Festivities continue throughout the day with Frontier Days at Old Settlers Park Giant helium inflatables, creative floats and marching bands will again take over Downtown Round Rock this year for the 2019 Sertoma July 4th Parade! The 1.5-mile route runs north along Mays Street between Mays Crossing and U.S. 79, with a 9 a.m. start …

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Jessica Schock named principal of Old Town Elementary School.

Jessica Schock has been named the new principal of Old Town Elementary School. Schock most recently served Round Rock ISD as the Assistant Principal of Old Town since 2015 and as a summer school principal since 2018. Prior to her assistant principal role, she served as a behavior interventionist, special education and third-grade teacher in …

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The Round Rock Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved an amended compensation plan for the 2019-2020.

The Round Rock Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved an amended compensation plan for the 2019-2020 school year that infuses more revenue into salaries for teachers, librarians, registered nurses, counselors and licensed professionals with an emphasis on ensuring veteran teachers receive a substantial pay boost. The move comes after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott …

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“Pop Up Play Day” High Country Park

June 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm “Pop Up Play Day” is coming to High Country Park on THIS SATURDAY, June 22nd from 5 to 7pm! Bring your blankets and chairs and Join us in YOUR park for FREE Fitness Loop with RockActive Team, Bug Demonstration, food and refreshments and more! We’re bringing the …

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Taylor man charged with robbery of Round Rock bank and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Lee Duane DeYoung, a 63-year-old man from Taylor, was being held Tuesday in the Williamson County Jail with bail set at $85,000 for robbery and the unauthorized use of a vehicle. In an affidavit, the Taylor man is charged with a second-degree felony for the robbery of the First Convenience Bank inside a Walmart Supercenter …

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Luby’s has closed their Round Rock location.

Luby’s has closed their Round Rock location. Luby’ closed their Round Rock location on June 12th. A sign posted outside of the store thanked their loyal local customers. The sign list the remaining Luby’s that are nearby in Austin on East Anderson lane and Mopac Expressway. According to a sign on the front door that …

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Get involved with your local government by serving on a board or commission

Applications for open commission positions due July 15 The City is currently accepting applications for boards and commissions. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk by 5 p.m. Monday, July 15. Appointments will be made by the City Council at their regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8. Boards and commissions are a great …

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