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Archive for May, 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Freethought San Marcos: Obama’s ‘rage’ and other fairy tales

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS The man with so much money he doesn’t know what to do with it, Joe Ricketts, is bankrolling a documentary based on the book by Dinesh D’Souza – “The Roots of Obama’s Rage.”  This book is further evidence that the right-wing has no sense of irony.

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

CTMC continues tech investment with new analyzers

Central Texas Medical Center has bought two machines that will allow its laboratory to conduct blood tests faster and with smaller samples, hospital officials said this week.

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Bartee Haile: Gov. Hobby declares martial law in Galveston

This Week in Texas History: A column by BARTEE HAILE Meeting behind closed doors with William P. Hobby on Jun. 2, 1920, worried Galveston business leaders begged the governor to do something before striking dockworkers strangled the...

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

San Marcos Tonight: 05/31/12

A rundown of entertainment in and around San Marcos tonight including Bridgette London at Riley's Tavern in Hunter and Two-Steppin' Thursday at Texas Music Theater in San Marcos.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Texas State wins award for Spring Lake restoration

Texas State University has won a Community Stewardship Award from the Envision Central Texas organization for the Spring Lake Aquatic Restoration project.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Audio: Incumbent, upstart to battle for State Senate seat

State Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, might have expected a runoff in the contested Republican primary. But instead of well-funded former Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones – Wentworth will go up against Tea Party favorite Donna Campbell.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Brad Rollins’ blog: Sumter casts ballot in GOP primary

Former County Judge Elizabeth Sumter may have been the highest profile Democrat to cross-over and vote in Tuesday's Republican Party primary.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Conley claims mandate for roads, capital projects

Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley says Republican primary voters' verdict in his race is a mandate to keep investing heavily in roads and infrastructure while modernizing Hays County government.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Roundabout planned for Hunter Road intersections

A city contractor is drafting plans for widening a stretch of Hunter Road between Bishop Street and Wonder World Drive, a project now expected to include construction of a roundabout where the major north-south thoroughfare intersects with...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Election 2012: The Morning After cheat sheet

A rundown of Hays County primary election results. Who won. Who lost. And whose headed to a runoff.

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