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Archive for November, 2009

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

County asks jail standards commission to reconsider

Appealing a decision they say creates more problems than those it purports to resolve, the Hays County Commissioners Court in a letter on Thursday asked the Texas Commission on Jail Standards to reconsider its order earlier this month to close the Hays County jail kitchen.

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Traffic Report: 11/22/09 to 11/28/09

Street and utility work expected to affect local traffic next week:

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Rattlers take first loss of hoop season

Unable to keep up with Cibolo Steele's speed and quickness, the San Marcos High School boys basketball lost for the first time this season, 67-43 at the Snake Pit Friday night.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Texas State's AITP members garner awards

Members of the Texas State Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) recently participated in the AITP regional student competition held at the University of Texas-Dallas campus. They returned home with six awards and two...

Friday, November 20th, 2009

HCHC donates DVDs to San Marcos Schools

The Hays County Historical Commission recently donated its recently released documentary historical DVDs to San Marcos school libraries.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Library shines light on Texas literature

A variety of Texas writers will be at the San Marcos Public Library's Texas Author Day on Sunday. It's a perfect time to pick up an autographed book as a Christmas gift.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Bobcats look to send off seniors with win

The Texas State football team no longer has a chance at the playoffs, but could conceivably finish in the three-way tie for the league championship. The Bobcats end their season Saturday at Bobcat Stadium against rival Sam...

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Bobcats advance to conference semis

The Texas State volleyball team earned a trip to the semifinals in the Southland Conference Tournament with a three-game sweep against Southeastern Louisiana Friday afternoon.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Four vie for Hays CISD interim trustee

Former Kyle City Councilmember Todd Webster is among four candidates who have filed letters of intent to serve on the Hays CISD Board of Trustees for District 2, completing the term of Joe Muñoz, who resigned in...

Friday, November 20th, 2009

The Weekend: It's no turkey

Cranberries, probably a part of your Thanksgiving dinner, are one of the few fruits native to North America. They are as indigenous to the northeast as music is here in San Marcos. There's plenty of music here...

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