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Archive for April, 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The Weekend: Nuthin' weak about this one

From menudo to Sousa to Mariachi to disc golf to theater to ballet to soapbox derby, there's enough stuff to do this weekend that you'll need a big healing bowl of the Mexican soup to soothe you. Is there music? This is San Marcos, isn't it?

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Populism-themed fete honors firebrand Jim Hightower this weekend

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University will host "The Living Spirit of Texas Populism: In Our Politics, In Our Culture” on Saturday honoring folksy firebrand Jim Hightower, the former state Agricultural Commissioner who will speak...

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Parents arrested on injury charge

Kyle police arrested the parents of a local child on April 13 for allegedly injuring their two-month-old baby in June 2009, authorities say.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Literary journal hosting open-mic night this weekend at Coffee Pot

The Texas State University Writing Center’s literacy journal Words Work will host an open-mic night beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 2, at the Coffee Pot Bistro.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Softball welcomes Northwestern series for last regular season home games

The Texas State softball team will play their last regular season home game of the season with a three-game series versus Northwestern State, May 1-2.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Big Scissors: 04/30/10

Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes CHRISTIAN BROTHERS AUTOMOTIVE.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Museum exhibit kicks off University Star centennial celebration

A reunion of former staff members of Texas State University student newspaper, the University Star, scheduled April 30 – May 1, 2010, will kick-off a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the university’s oldest continuously published student...

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Hays CISD approves 5-year strategic plan

Hays CISD Trustees approved a five-year strategic plan this week, ending a five-month initiative to name the school district's goals and aspirations. The Hays CISD staff will work on an implementation plan through the summer.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Wittliff Collections to host Hightower

The Wittliff Collections will host “The Living Spirit of Texas Populism: In Our Politics, In Our Culture” Saturday to honor Jim Hightower's donation of his archives. Hightower is the featured speaker.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Hill Country Christian sends two to state meet

Hill Country Christian School recently competed in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) 1A South Regional Track meet in West Columbia where two students placed in the competition for a chance at the state...

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