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Archive for August, 2016

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Video: SMPD press conference on girl’s kidnapping, sexual assault

At a press conference scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 30, investigators will brief the media on the reported kidnapping and sexual assault of a “school-aged girl” Monday afternoon near the Bracewood Circle apartments in San Marcos.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

San Marcos police seek suspect in kidnapping, sexual assault of little girl

San Marcos police are seeking a man whom they say kidnapped and sexually assaulted an elementary school-aged girl yesterday.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 08/30/16

The San Marcos Cinema Club will host a screening of the “The Human Scale,” a Danish-produced documentary on “enchanting and problematic” urbanism and architecture. PLUS: More events and live entertainment in San Marcos, Wimberley and Hunter.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Rick Perry to join new season of ‘Dancing With the Stars’

An entertainment website is reporting that former Gov. Rick Perry will be joining the new season of "Dancing With the Stars," but Perry's camp declined to comment on the report Monday night.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Texas ties vehicle registration to child support

Parents who are more than 180 days late on child support payments can have their vehicle registration renewals blocked starting in December at the request of the Texas Attorney General’s Office.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Advertisement: Shuttle bus drivers needed in San Marcos

Shuttle bus drivers needed in San Marcos. Commercial drivers license with passenger endorsement required. Contact Doug at 573-268-4084.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

San Antonio beer tour organizer adds San Marcos to itinerary

San Antonio-based Craft Cruiser will offer a monthly tour of three breweries in the San Marcos area beginning this fall.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Attacca Quartet named first Texas State ensemble-in-residence

The Attacca Quartet will serve as the inaugural ensemble-in-residence for Texas State University’s School of Music during the 2016-2017 season.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Hays County Historical Commission wins state award

The commissioners court presented the Hays County Historical Commission with the Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award for its accomplishments last year.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Isaac calls for suspension of Texas’ STAAR exam

A state representative who has passed legislation aimed at reeling in Texas’ standardized testing regime is calling on the state to ditch required STAAR exams while it “tries to iron out STAAR’s many kinks.”

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