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Archive for March, 2013


Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Gun control just got stricter? Come to Texas

Gov. Rick Perry speaks wistfully — almost lovingly — about a rifle he recently fired while he was at a range in Leander owned by the manufacturer LaRue Tactical. “I’m incredibly passionate about a well-made piece of equipment,” Perry said in a phone interview last week, “whether it’s an automobile or a weapon.”

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 03/31/13

Singer/Songwriter Susan Gibson will play a free show tonight at Gruene Hall...

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 03/30/13

The amazing Henry and The Invisibles will play a free show tonight at Texas Music Theater...

Friday, March 29th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 03/29/13

Legendary guitar maestro Bobby Mack is one of the fantastic choices for music tonight...

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Sheriff, son save woman from wrecked truck

Casey Karhan, 23, has no memory of the accident that left her in the middle of a field in the middle of January during a night when it was below freezing. And that may be a good...

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Morris adds two Wimberley firms to real estate portfolio

Three months after gobbling up Century 21 franchises in San Marcos and New Braunfels, Randall Morris & Associates real estate brokerage has acquired its two chief rivals in Wimberley.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Senate scrutinizing Texas 130 speed limit

Concerns about speed limits on frontage roads and the Texas Department of Transportation’s use of toll lanes to expand the state’s network of highways came up for debate in a Senate committee Wednesday.

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Texas House passes water bill

The Texas House approved legislation Wednesday that would use $2 billion to start funding water projects in the state. House Bill 4, by state Rep. Allan Ritter, R-Nederland, would create a water bank that would offer loans...

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 03/28/13

The popular and extraordinary Blue October will be at the Texas Music Theater tonight...

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Perry taps TxDOT to keep airport towers working

Gov. Rick Perry is arranging for state funds to temporarily pay for air traffic controllers at 13 Texas airports set to lose funding related to federal automatic spending cuts.

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