Rep. Paul Workman, a Republican, led in the polls against Democrat Chris Frandsen and Libertarian Nick Tanner in the race for the District 47 state House of Representatives seat. The elected candidate will serve a two-year term.
The Barton Hills Neighborhood Association drafted a resolution opposing a proposed helicopter landing site on top of a parking garage at Barton Oaks Plaza III, 901 S. MoPac, and sent the resolution to Austin City Council members Oct. 28.
Based on the “back-to-the-womb” effect, Mosaic Weighted Blankets and other weighted blankets put slight pressure on the body to create the same sensation a person might experience when receiving a hug.
The hospital has surpassed expectations in the number of patients treated in both outpatient and emergency room visits, and it has received patient satisfaction past the 70th percentile, said David Kreye, Lakeway Regional Medical Center CEO.
The Central Texas Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals headquarters in Leander received a charitable donation from Lowe’s in October. The home improvement store donated an estimated $8,000 in supplies and services.
McNeil and Westwood high schools were among 170 Texas high schools recognized Oct. 18 for their efforts to increase the number of students taking the ACT college admissions test and for improvement in scores.