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THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: JOHN WRIGHT

Our Person Behind the Badge this month is CASA John Wright who was born, raised and spent 18 years in northeast Arkansas in a town called Pocahontas. During junior year in high school, he attended Arkansas Boys State, an immersive program in civic education organized by the American Legion. John states that his parents never… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: SANDY MEDINA

Our featured Person Behind the Badge this month is Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Sandy Medina. Sandy, who will be celebrating her third year as a CASA in April, originally hails from Galveston, but lived in Austin before settling in Bastrop in 2007. The path to meeting Joe, her husband, sounds like a love story… Read more »

WELCOME TO OUR CASA COMMUNITY

CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Peggy Gilmore, Rayma Holladay and Natasha Shepherd (left to right) as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Jeff Steinhauser on November 14, 2018.  These newly sworn in Advocates will be accepting cases in Fayette and Lee Counties. Welcome to… Read more »

WELCOME TO OUR CASA COMMUNITY

CASA of Bastrop, Fayette & Lee Counties is pleased to announce the recent appointment of (left to right) Laura Kelly and Cami Dixon as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) by Judge Benton Eskew on November 13, 2018.   Laura will be assigned a case in Bastrop County and Cami will be accepting a case in… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: MIKE CANNON

Growing up in West Texas, CASA Volunteer, Mike Cannon, probably never imagined his career in pipeline engineering, operations and management would span 38 years and take him to Oklahoma, California and Louisiana and far-away places like Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Russia and China where he not only worked, but lived. After graduating from Texas A&M University… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: CHARLOTTE HORN

Our CASA Volunteer featured this month, Charlotte Horn, is a 5th generation Austinite, whose great, great, great grandfather owned a bathhouse on Shoal Creek, where a park named for him now resides. Her parents moved to Bastrop County when Charlotte was 16 years old and she graduated from Lexington High School. Charlotte lives in McDade… Read more »

WELCOME TO OUR CASA COMMUNITY

  Kendi Stockton, Victor Gonzalez, Michelle Napolitano, Tiffany Wilkinson, John Schultz and Valerie Cunningham (left to right, back row) and Mickie Hernandez, Laura Odom, Mary English, Annie Grossmann, Fran Ritz and Tana Montgomery (left to right, front row) were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) by the Honorable Judge Benton Eskew on Tuesday, September… Read more »

THE PERSON BEHIND THE BADGE: MARY MOODY

This month’s featured CASA Volunteer, Mary Moody, was born and raised in Bastrop, to a care-taker/stay-at-home mom and a millworker dad. Growing up as an only child, and a daddy’s girl, Mary was shy growing up, but always knew she had a giving heart. She later grew out of the shyness. In high school, a… Read more »