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Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Well-traveled songwriter to perform in folk music series

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE: Guitarist and singer David Roth — whose melodic songs have been performed at Carnegie Hall and traveled aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis — will play in San Marcos next week as part of the Supple Music Folk Music Series.

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Campbell, Isaac take turn in Texas Tribune’s ‘hot seat’

State Sen. Donna Campbell and State Rep. Jason Isaac — two tea party darlings whose districts include all or part of Hays County — will take the Texas Tribune’s ‘Hot Seat’ on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Texas...

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Bobcats end season with 42-28 loss to Troy State

It turned out to be a Bleak Friday for Texas State football after being bested, 42-28, by Troy State on Friday afternoon in the final game of the Bobcats’ debut season in the Sun Belt conference.

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Jilted lover’s 60-mile wild ride ended by SWAT bullets in Niederwald

Two snipers’ bullets ended the the life of a 22-year-old man who abducted his ex-girlfriend early this morning and led officers on a 60-plus-mile, high-speed chase in a stolen police cruiser through Hays County and San Marcos....

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Toll lanes on MoPac aim to ease way for cars — and buses

In 2015, an 11-mile stretch of Austin’s MoPac Boulevard will expand to eight lanes from six. The two new lanes will be tolled, giving drivers the chance to pay a premium to avoid the road’s frequent congestion....

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 11/27/13

Tonight Cheatham Street Warehouse hosts a songwriter showcase and a potluck

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Audio: Funding woes imperil future of state parks

As the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department marks the end of its 50th year in operation, the struggle continues.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Open-carry advocates see hope in Abbott proposal

For years, supporters of open-carry gun laws have pleaded with lawmakers to allow Texans to bear their arms openly in public. With the front-running Republican gubernatorial candidate proposing open carry laws, many supporters believe the time has...

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Dems hope women-led ticket helps win the suburbs

State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte’s announcement on Saturday that she is running for lieutenant governor, adding a second woman to a ticket led by state Sen. Wendy Davis, is enhancing Texas Democrats’ hopes that they could...

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 11/26/13

Dry River Religion will make you a believer at Cheatham Street Warehouse tonight

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