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Archive for April, 2013


Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Bus carrying senior wrecks in Buda, killing two

A wreck involving an SUV and senior center bus has left two people dead and five people injured in Buda.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Law enforcement officials fault drone bill

State Rep. Lance Gooden’s bill to prevent unmanned drones from capturing indiscriminate surveillance — a measure that has more than 80 co-authors in the House — might hit the lower chamber next week.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Straus: House will find way to fund water project

The morning after a major bill to authorize spending billions of dollars on state water projects faltered in the House, Speaker Joe Straus' office released a statement saying he wouldn't "let a technicality seal the debate...

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Hays County property values increase $770M in last year

Driven in large part by new apartment complexes, the overall value of property in Hays County increased 5.1 percent, from $15.03 billion in 2012 to $15.8 billion in 2013, according to preliminary appraisals released on Monday by...

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 4/30/13

Dry River Religion brings their rockin' country sound to the Triple Crown tonight...

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Updated: SUV found at Hays High may be
linked to hit-and-run, police say

WITH VIDEO | Police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old Kyle man found lying in tall grass Sunday afternoon at the southwest intersection of Kyle Parkway and Kohler’s Crossing.

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Commentary: How athletics affects academics (updated)

San Marcos CISD athletics director MARK SOTO writes, "How does participating in athletics correspond to academic, social and economic achievement amoung students? Causation is difficult to prove but there is ample evidence of correlation. In my own...

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Texas State produces record Fulbright grant recipients

In an unprecedented accomplishment for the College of Liberal Arts at Texas State University, three of its students have been selected for Fulbright grants for the 2013-2014 school year.

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Closing in, Bobcats one game back in WAC baseball

By winning two of three at home during the weekend against league-leading Cal State-Bakersfield (CSB), the Texas State baseball team has opened up the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) race.

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Bobcats win seven events in track meet

Texas State's track and field performers won seven events during the weekend at the Bobcat Classic as they prepare for next week's Western Athletic Conference (WAC) meet in Arlington.

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