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Archive for September, 2015


Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

San Marcos police investigate fatal stabbing

San Marcos police are investigating a fatal stabbing that claimed the life of a San Marcos man early this morning.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Dallas sexual assault suspect arrested in Kyle

The Lone Star Fugitive Task Force arrested a man suspected of committing sexual assault in the Dallas area on Tuesday night at an apartment complex in the 4900 block of Cromwell Drive in Kyle.

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Rare supermoon eclipse in Central Texas skies on Sunday

WITH VIDEO | A full supermoon lunar eclipse – the first since 1982 and the last until 2033 — should be visible over Central Texas skies on Sunday.

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Audio: KTSW 89.9 hosts San Marcos City Council contenders

Texas State University’s student radio station, KTSW 89.9, hosted a debate on Sept. 23 for Place 5 candidates Frank Arredondo and Scott Gregson and Place 6 candidates Melissa Derrick and Shane Scott, the incumbent.

Friday, September 25th, 2015

‘Unsubstantiated rumors’ shut down San Marcos High School pep rally

With campus still buzzing about Thursday’s big fight, San Marcos High School administrators cancelled an afternoon pep rally and asked for beefed-up police presence on Friday.

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Letter: Removing Cape’s Dam ‘a risky gamble’

ALFRED L. McALISTER, a UT School of Public Health professor, writes that ‘prompt action is needed to prevent injury in the highly dangerous water around the breaches in Capes Dam’

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Toll lanes scrubbed from plans for U.S. 281 in San Antonio

Efforts to expand the stretch of U.S. 281 passing through San Antonio will move ahead without the addition of toll lanes following a unanimous Texas Transportation Commission vote Thursday.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

New Braunfels man charged with firing pellet gun into high school marching band

Police have arrested a 67-year-old man they say shot two New Braunfels High School band members with a BB or pellet gun this week as they rehearsed marching formations on a campus practice field.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Years in the making, North LBJ project to officially open with celebration next week

Partially closed for more than three years by back-to-back public works projects, North LBJ Drive re-opened on Sept. 4 with a dedicated bike lane and yawning sidewalks on both sides. New water, wastewater and drainage facilities run...

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Driven by economics and lifestyle, tiny houses find takers in Central Texas

The average cost of an owner-built tiny house is $23,000, a tiny fraction of the average home price in the Austin area.

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