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Archive for April, 2011

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Bowie Elementary’s folklorico to perform at Cinco de Mayo

Bowie Elementary School’s Baile Folklorico group performed at the 10th annual San Marcos Youthfest earlier this month. The group is composed of first through fifth graders. They will be performing next month at Viva! Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 7 at the Hays County Civic Center. The folklorico group is directed by Bowie teachers Priscilla Delgado...

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 04/27/11

A sampling of current listings for three-bedroom homes for sale in San Marcos, Kyle and Buda.

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Video: Fugitive guru lands on America’s Most Wanted

The fugitive-nabbing TV show America’s Most Wanted has spotlighted a Hays County guru who vanished after being convicted of child sexual abuse in March.

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Narvaiz honored for work on water issues

Hays Caldwell Public Utility Agency chair David Wilson, a Kyle city council member, and other board members honored former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz for her role in creating the agency and serving as its chair from...

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Texas State throws a ‘Wild Party’

The Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents Andrew Lippa’s award-winning musical The Wild Party through Sunday on the main stage of the Theatre Center. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday with a 2...

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Wentworth surprises senate with campus carry maneuver

Sen. Jeff Wentworth surprised his colleagues and brought the Senate to a standstill today when he tried to tack his controversial campus carry bill onto another measure.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Bartee Haile: Woman pulls off Civil War masquerade

This Week in Texas History: A column by BARTEE HAILE Recruiters did not suspect a thing, when a 19 year old male impersonator from Canada enlisted in the Union Army on May 3, 1861. Sarah Emma Evelyn...

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Carter calls Cobb un-Christian in scathing letter

“As a conservative candidate, you campaigned on a platform of stopping the SPENDING. As a Christian, your are (sic) also charged with telling the truth,” Carter wrote the county judge.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Hays County wants a ‘seat at the table’ on LCRA utilities sell off

Hays County Commissioners this week approved formation of a nonprofit corporation to explore making a bid for the Lower Colorado River Authority’s water and wastewater system in western Travis and northern Hays counties.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Texas State bans tobacco use on campus

Texas State University will become tobacco-free on both its San Marcos and Round Rock campuses effective Aug. 1, University President Denise Trauth announced today.

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