Lake Travis News

1/8/2019
Patsy Mercer
Before buying a lot or building a new home on Lake Lanier, first find out if the land comes with a boat dock. Because if it doesn’t, your chances of securing a new dock permit are slim to none. Lake Lanier already is at its maximum number of boat docks at a little over 10,600. Before that limit could be increased by…

11/28/2018 5:48:00 PM
Burnt Orange Nation
Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card and Helotes O’Connor offensive guard Logan Parr will be the the forerunners of #CloUT2020. But who will be next in line to join them? Elite Hebron safety Darius Sno...

11/28/2018 3:34:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The Lake Travis school district will approve its 2019-2020 instructional calendar in December, following an initial presentation at the Nov. 14 school board meeting. Kathy Burbank, director of account...

11/28/2018 3:30:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
“This (project) is near Lake Travis and will provide much-needed affordable housing. Right now, there is none in that area.” At the meeting, the commissioners unanimously approved the project, as did ...

11/27/2018 1:29:00 PM
Community Impact Newspaper
LT Senior Services is an organization formed this fall to serve and engage aging adults and their families in the Lake Travis community. LT Senior Services is looking to collaborate with ...

11/25/2018 7:45:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
More than 2,000 residents near Lake Travis were without power Sunday evening, Austin Energy reporte around 9 p.m.. The Lake Travis Fire Department said the outage is attributed to a crash along Bee Ca...

11/23/2018 3:11:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
On Oct. 18, two days after historic flooding swept away a concrete bridge on the Llano River upstream from Austin, a day shift operator at Austin Water Treatment Plant 4 noticed something alarming: Hi...

11/21/2018 1:02:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
On a beautiful early November afternoon, Kimberly Horton and Meghan Taylor were busy tying ribbons along Pedernales Summit Parkway, the main entrance off Texas 71 to Sweetwater, their western Travis C...

11/21/2018 1:01:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Giving senior residents access to groceries, medical needs and family is how Drive a Senior Southwest officials say they contribute to the growing aging community in the Lake Travis area. Board member ...

11/19/2018 7:51:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Several local crews — who hail from the Austin, Oak Hill, Round Rock, Lake Travis, Kyle and Bryan fire departments — are expected to be back in Texas around Wednesday. Austin firefighters arrived in C...

11/17/2018 4:06:00 PM
247Sports.com
In late April Austin (Texas) Lake Travis wide receiver Garrett Wilson announced a commitment to Ohio State over Texas. It was a huge recruiting victory for the Buckeyes and was led by Urban Meyer ...

11/16/2018 7:21:00 AM
Burnt Orange Nation
On Wednesday, the Texas Longhorns baseball program added 15 signees in the 2019 recruiting class for head coach David Pierce and his staff, including the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year, Lake Trav...

11/14/2018 10:23:00 PM
Austin Monitor
This fact is especially apparent following Travis County Commissioners Court’s support on Tuesday morning of a dense and affordable multifamily development to be built in the expensive, exclusively si...

11/12/2018 3:57:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
A task force composed of fire crews from Austin, Kyle, Oak Hill, Bryan, Lake Travis and Round Rock left the area on Monday to battle the Woolsey Fire, which has burned more than 100,000 acres west of ...

11/12/2018 1:50:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Three operations staffers from Lake Travis Fire Rescue joined nearly 200 other Central Texas firefighters deployed Monday to southern California to combat the outbreak of devastating wildfires that ha...

11/8/2018 4:17:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
When an overflowing Llano River emptied into the Highland Lakes last month, Mark Hill's Graveyard Point house near Lake Travis was one of the first to flood. "I love it here 99.9 percent of the time," ...

11/6/2018 7:23:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
Lake Travis will be reopened to the public on Wednesday at 8 a.m., the Lower Colorado River Authority announced Tuesday. However, two lakes farther upstream — Lakes LBJ and Marble Falls — will remain ...

11/5/2018 9:10:00 PM
Burnt Orange Nation
Tom Herman has already begun to construct the Texas Longhorns 2020 recruiting class with two in-state commitments from four-star Lake Travis quarterback Hudson Card and four-star Helotes O’Connor offe...

11/1/2018 7:46:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
COLLEGE STATION — Lake Travis and Westwood were both vying for their first team tennis championship Thursday, but they had a major obstacle standing in the way. Top-ranked Houston Memorial entered the ...

11/1/2018 5:13:00 AM
Burnt Orange Nation
As you may know, four-star junior Lake Travis dual-threat quarterback Hudson Card was the first player in 2020 to pull the trigger and make a pledge to Texas in late-spring. With Texas’ new commitment ...

10/30/2018 9:31:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
Cleanup and recovery efforts have begun for many communities near Lake Travis and other surrounding areas following the heavy flooding event that occurred this month. The American Red Cross has been v...

10/19/2018 6:02:00 PM
Community Impact Newspaper
Isabella Spapperi-Winters and Ella Hallett (third grade) took an “on-the-go snacks” gift basket with thank you cards to the local fire department. On the same day the girls also visited the ...

10/19/2018 4:04:00 AM
ABC News
The Colorado River at Lake Travis could reach record levels of flooding in the next few days. A record amount of gates could potentially be opened to release water from the lake. Several other rivers ...

10/18/2018 5:02:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Travis County officials declared a state of local disaster as weather conditions held steady overnight Wednesday, allowing officials to hold off on opening a record number of floodgates at Mansfield D...

10/18/2018 3:10:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Lake Travis firefighters found and recovered a Texas and American flag while conducting a "hazard assessment" on Lake Travis Thursday. The "rescue" wasn't the only symbolic act Austin has seen during ...

10/16/2018 9:18:00 PM
12 NEWS
LAKE TRAVIS, Texas — Lake Travis is now 104 percent full while the Lower Colorado River Authority has closed lakes Travis, Marble Falls, LBJ, Inks and Buchanan. LCRA said the lakes are closing effecti...

10/16/2018 2:34:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Under a warning, flash flooding is already occurring or is imminent, the weather service said. 3:30 p.m. update: Lake Travis, which has been rising at a rate of about a foot an hour, is now 100 percen...

10/16/2018 1:48:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
3:30 p.m. update: Lake Travis, which has been rising at a rate of about a foot an hour, is now 100 percent full. 2:50 p.m. update: A person's body was recovered from Lake LBJ on Tuesday afternoon, Bur...

10/15/2018 3:48:00 PM
Burnt Orange Nation
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but an undersized, standout quarterback from Lake Travis wasn’t offered a scholarship by the Texas Longhorns and went on to success in the Big 12. Sound famili...

10/13/2018 5:06:00 AM
247Sports.com
The storyline was set for one of the most historic rivalries in Texas high school football history. After Lake Travis was upset 21-14 by Westlake last season, the Chaparrals were looking to ...

10/12/2018 10:57:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Defense hasn’t won this Westlake team any championships yet, but it certainly sent a message to its fiercest rival as well as the rest of the state. Powered by a relentless defensive front and a creat...

10/12/2018 4:16:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
We've made it to the week many wait for all year: Westlake and Lake Travis, two of the area's highest-profile programs going head-to-head. Follow that game and more, including LBJ's trip to Dripping S...

10/11/2018 9:07:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
Burden survived a gunshot wound to the head in March 2017 after authorities say a contractor wielding a gun killed two others and then entered her house in the Lake Travis area. On Thursday Burden met ...

10/11/2018 8:07:00 AM
Burnt Orange Nation
Hudson Card will lead his nationally-ranked Lake Travis squad against their arch-rival for the first time as a starting QB. Roschon Johnson’s team will take on an undefeated and state-ranked school th...

10/10/2018 12:54:00 PM
Austin American-Statesman
The Travis County sheriff’s office on Thursday identified a body that was pulled from Lake Travis on Oct. 4 as 25-year-old Rachel Scott. Scott had been missing since she slipped beneath the surface of ...

10/7/2018 3:20:00 AM
California Golden Blogs
D.J. Thorpe draws inspiration from conversations with his father Otis, who played for the Rockets. D.J. Thorpe is entering his senior year at Lake Travis High (home of the Cavaliers) in Austin, Texas. ...

10/6/2018 8:46:00 PM
Abilene Reporter-News
Cooper freshman Karson Grigsby beat Austin Lake Travis’ Jackson Scheen in a one-hole playoff to win Abilene High's Bill Wallace Memorial Tournament on Saturday at Diamondback Golf Club. Grigsby, who h...

10/6/2018 4:15:00 PM
247Sports.com
“I just turned around with Ryan and celebrated.” Kicking at Lake Travis, where Dicker was 34-of-43 on field goal attempts while helping the Cavaliers to a pair of Class 6A title game ...

10/5/2018 10:45:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
Dive teams recovered the body of a woman from Lake Travis on Friday, near where 25-year-old Rachel Kathleen Scott was last seen in May, the Travis County sheriff's office said. An autopsy will determi...

10/5/2018 9:54:00 AM
Austin American-Statesman
Travis County sheriff’s deputies recovered a body from Lake Travis on Friday morning. The body was found in the lake near West Beach Road in the Hudson Bend area. No additional information was immedia...





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