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Archive for October, 2008

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Plane with broken landing gear lands safely at city airport

A World War II-era Commemorative Air Force plane made a safe landing with no injuries at San Marcos Municipal Airport Friday at about 2:36 p.m. after part of its landing gear failed to lower.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Halloween, and other oddities, to mark the weekend

We are on the cusp of that odd weekend that hits us this time every year: Halloween, the draw down on Daylight Savings Time and Cookie Monster's birthday. You'll make it through. Just take our advice about...

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Bobcats bring in Northwestern State for SLC playoff lead

The Texas State Bobcats can go along way towards erasing that "maybe" following them around, to say nothing of strengthening their chances for the NCAA football playoffs, with a win Saturday against Northwestern State at Bobcat Stadium.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Already in playoffs, Rebels can clinch district with win

The Hays Rebels could clinch their first outright district title in ten years with a win tonight against Del Valle at Bob Shelton Stadium. Just as important, the Rebels appear to be rounding into shape as they...

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Notebook: Upcoming city council business

A rundown of Monday, Nov. 3 city council meeting.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Learning from losing, Rattlers hope to start winning

After losing five in a row and falling from the high school football playoff race, the San Marcos Rattlers hope to send their seniors out on a good note in their final two games of the season.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Tips for trick-or-treaters, and their marks

United Way of Hays County has advice for parents and children to promote a safe Halloween.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Hap Mansfield’s Blog: How not to dress for Halloween

Sometimes, your employer will allow you to dress up for Halloween. It's important to know what that means.

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Campuses honor veterans with formal activities

Campuses throughout Hays CISD have scheduled Veteran’s Day activities, ranging from Walls of Honor to formal presentations. Community members are invited to all ceremonies and are encouraged to help students celebrate Veteran’s Day. Activities include: o Kyle...

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Bobcats sting SFA in comeback victory

SAN MARCOS, Texas -In one of the most exciting volleyball matches this season for Texas State, the Bobcats toppled visiting Stephen F. Austin 3-2 (25-27, 20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 15-10) in what may be the best match Strahan...

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