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Archive for March, 2008


Monday, March 31st, 2008

Yarrington Bridge dedication

Melissa Millecam Communications Director City of San Marcos The City of San Marcos, Hays County and Carma Developers dedicated the Yarrington Bridge at Blanco Vista on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in a ceremony that opened the new bridge to the public. The Yarrington Bridge was built through a hallmark public-private partnership that enabled San Marcos

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Bobcats take series against Sam Houston State

By MICHAEL WRIGHT Sports Reporter HUNTSVILLE –  The Texas State (14-9,6-3) baseball team took 2 of 3 from their Southland Conference rival Sam Houston State (15-11,5-4) over the weekend at Sanders Stadium.  With the win, Texas State...

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Road construction plans moving forward

By Bill Peterson Correspondent SAN MARCOS – The Hays County commissioners laid more groundwork towards road work at last Tuesday’s meeting, formalizing its requests for information from component jurisdictions, finalizing its charge for a bond committee and...

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Memphis tanks Texas

With their big, fast, long and athletic players, the Memphis Tigers knocked decisively knocked the Texas Longhorns out of the NCAA Tournament Sunday, one game short of the Final Four. All Texas fans could do was reflect...

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Astros have nowhere to go

With little pitching at the major or minor league levels, the Houston Astros will struggle, and they apparently have nowhere to go for a very long time.

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Look elsewhere for Rangers

Those who believe the Texas Rangers can someday be relevant will pay minimal attention this year to the ball club in Arlington and pay more attention to the farm clubs in the system.

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

County faces tight budget squeeze for capital projects

Hays County commissioners might have to summon some confusing creativity if they're going to pass a road bond, build a big jail addition, construct a new government center and keep the tax rate below 50 cents.

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Texas State sweeps New Mexico in shortened series

By MICHAEL WRIGHT Sports Reporter SAN MARCOS – The Texas State (23-11) softball team swept the New Mexico Lobos (15-12) at home over the weekend. The Bobcats won the game Friday night when Kristina Tello led Texas...

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Business Spotlight -The Hub

Welcome to a new feature of Newstreamz – the Business Spotlight. In this area we will share information with the readers about businesses in our cities. San Marcos is more than beautiful rivers, education, and good neighbors....

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Bobcats track teams at Rice Bayou Classic

By MICHAEL WRIGHT Sports Reporter HOUSTON –  The men’s and women’s track teams both finished in the middle of the pack at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic held at the Rice Track and Field Stadium.  ...

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