By ANDY BEHLEN Last week the Record downloaded data from the Fayette County Appraisal District webside on every parcel of real property in the county. Of the 26,115 parcels published online, 1,509 showed an assessment increase of 50 percent or more.
By ANDY BEHLEN Senator Lois Kolkhorst last week requested a public meeting from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality over the permit application to dump sewage sludge from the City of Austin onto about 1,665 acres of land in Fayette County along the Colorado River.
By ANDY BEHLEN Police arrested three Houston men following the shooting of a 31-year-old Honduran national Friday evening at the victim’s workplace, an egg farm on Old Smithville Road north of Flatonia. Lt.