LRMC marks 4th year, stronger than ever

CEO, Philippe Bochaton.

Philippe Bochaton, CEO, is making a positive difference as Lakeway Regional Medical Center enters its 4th year of operations. “We want to be the preferred provider for the community where time is of essence,” Bochaton said.

LRMC logoBy LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

Lakeway Regional Medical Center has never been stronger in the four years since it opened, and much of that is due to the leadership of CEO Philippe Bochaton.

Bochaton believes in getting feedback straight from LRMC patients and their families, and he makes it a habit to spend a small portion of his day visiting patients.

“This morning, I talked with five patients, who were all positive (about their experience at LRMC),” Bochaton said during a recent interview. “We are working really hard to provide a first class experience to our patients.”

LRMC opened April 16, 2012 and is the closest full-service hospital to Four Points located at 100 Medical Parkway in Lakeway. Bochaton took over as CEO in April of 2015 and he is LRMC’s third CEO.

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Steiner woman’s BMW totaled after Circle K gas mistake, Other fuel mishap victims share damages

Local Circle K had wrong fuel in its diesel tank last week, according to a local driver who has car damages now.

Vehicle damage have varied since this Circle K at 11000 RM 2222 near River Place Boulevard had unleaded fuel in its diesel tank around May 17. Local drivers share their experiences on what has happened with their vehicles.

By CASSIE MCKEE, Four Points News

It’s been a month since a local Circle K gas station accidentally put the wrong fuel type in its diesel tank, and a Steiner Ranch woman says she is still waiting for the company to compensate her for the damage to her vehicle.

“I’m still without my car,” she said. “That’s because they’ve totaled my car, along with two other cars like mine.”

The Four Points Circle K gas station had unleaded fuel in its diesel tank around May 17 and a corporate official at Circle K told the victim that the “delivery company made an error.”

She has heard from other BMW owners and others who drive different vehicles who have had varying degrees of damage because of using the fuel, which Circle K admitted that the wrong fuel was put into the diesel tank by mistake.

A River Place resident put the wrong fuel in his Mercedes Sprinter as did a Hudson Bend resident into his Jeep Grand Cherokee, both had significantly less damage than the Steiner victim.

The woman, who did not want to be identified, filled up her 2013 BMW X5 at the Circle K at 11000 RM 2222 near River Place Boulevard on May 17. Soon after, as she went about her business, she began to notice the car not starting properly. After taking it to the BMW dealership, she was told that there was unleaded fuel in her tank and that the entire fuel system would have to be replaced.

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VHS grad has 13 years of perfect attendance

G. Gurrulo and family

Gavin Gurrola’s family celebrated his June graduation from Vandegrift High School, where he had perfect attendance. Left to right, in front, are his brothers, Bodhi and Noah, and in back are his mother, Cheri, Gavin, his brother, Ashton, and his father, Marc.

Gavin Gurrola, Vandegrift class of 2016, graduated earlier this month with 13 years of perfect attendance.

Gavin Gurrola, Vandegrift class of 2016, graduated earlier this month with 13 years of perfect attendance.

Gavin Gurrola began his school career in Albuquerque where his perfect attendance record started.

Gavin Gurrola began his school career in Albuquerque where his perfect attendance record started.

By KIM ESTES, Four Points News

Gavin Gurrola graduated from Vandegrift High School earlier this month with a record of perfect attendance – not just for his senior year but also for all previous 12 years.

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LISD seeking community feedback in superintendent search

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By LYNETTE HAALAND, Four Points News

As Leander ISD searches for a new superintendent of schools, it is reaching out to the community for feedback in the process through a focus group and a survey, which will conclude on Thursday, Jun. 23.

The Board of Trustees is seeking a person who will continue to lead LISD into the future, building upon its successes and using its strengths.

LISD emailed a “Superintendent Survey” link last week on Jun. 16 for those in the district to take. The survey, which takes about 10 minutes to complete, is also on the website. The survey feedback will be used to determine the criteria for selecting the next LISD superintendent.

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