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Archive for July, 2016

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 07/30/16

WITH VIDEO | Americana and blues band Big Gus & Swampadelic will perform tonight at Kent Black’s BBQ.

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

No survivors in hot air ballon crash near Maxwell

UPDATED 1:20 p.m. JULY 30 | Authorities say at least 16 people likely died when a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed near Maxwell at about 7:40 a.m. Saturday.

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Video: City releases ‘Life at 72 Degrees’ into the wild

“San Marcos River: Life at 72 Degrees,” an eight minute long web video produced by the city and Keep San Marcos Beautiful, aims to raise awareness of the delicacy and beauty of the San Marcos River among...

Friday, July 29th, 2016

On the edge of night: Preserving the night skies of the Texas Hill Country

Much of the Texas Hill Country still has night skies dark enough to see the Milky Way, but satellite images of the United States at night show a massive swath of brightly glowing yellow and white dots...

Friday, July 29th, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 07/29/16

The Logan Ryan Band will perform tonight at Cheatham Street Warehouse PLUS other live entertainment in San Marcos, Wimberley and Hunter.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

San Marcos P&Z approves alcohol permit for dine-in movie theater

San Marcos-based EVO Entertainment Group won approval this week of a permit to serve alcohol at its new six-screen, dine-in movie theater. The facility is scheduled to open this fall in a repurposed former Target store.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Seguin woman, 19, dies in New Braunfels car wreck

UPDATED 4:56 p.m. JULY 29 | A 19-year-old Seguin woman died this morning when the Ford Escape she was driving collided with the rear-end of an 18-wheeler on an Interstate 35 access road in New...

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 07/28/16

Bassell & the Supernaturals, a Chicago-based nine-piece soul, jazz and funk band, will perform tonight at Kiva Lounge in downtown San Marcos.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Fire damages Autumn Chase apartments

San Marcos firefighters responded to a call at Autumn Chase apartments, 1606 Interstate 35 access road at Aquarena Springs Drive, at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Full Highland lakes spell a busy summer for sheriff’s dive team

This summer, the Travis County Underwater Recovery Team faces two big challenges: a short-staffed dive team and more lake-goers.

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