Read popular news from Central Texas from the past week.

Central Austin

Austin Trail of Lights could live on as drive-thru event this winter

Austinites could be staring at a trail of taillights while attending the area’s annual holiday light show at Zilker Park this winter.

Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto

VIDEO: Tour the Kalahari resort under construction in Round Rock

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is on schedule to open the largest indoor water park in the country Nov. 12.

Pflugerville firefighters petition for new emergency services district

The Pflugerville Professional Firefighters Association initiated a petition for the formation of Travis County Emergency Services District No. 17 to support EMS services in northeast Travis County. A Keep Pfire-EMS Strong PAC campaign and political action committee was established as part of the efforts, according to a Sept. 11 news release.

Leander-Cedar Park

Leander ISD reports 2 COVID-19 positive employees, launches case dashboard

After completing the first week of phased in-person learning, Leander ISD will share COVID-19 positive cases and exposures in a public dashboard.

New Braunfels

Clear Springs catfish eatery has been a community hot spot for decades

Founded in 1984 in New Braunfels, Clear Springs restaurant remains one of the most popular establishments in the area.

This is according to General Manager Harry Kelly, who said that he believes the local catfish hot spot has some of the best menu items around.

Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Taylor Girtman, Nicholas Cicale, Brian Rash and Kelsey Thompson contributed to this report.