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Archive for December, 2016

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Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Health officials confirm first Zika virus case in Hays County

The Hays County Local Health Department has received confirmation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a local, travel-associated case of Zika virus infection in Hays County.

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Kyle teen killed in hit-and-run on FM 2001

NIEDERWALD — A Kyle teen was killed Monday after he was struck while walking along FM 2001 in the Niederwald city limits by a pickup truck.

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

San Marcos city manager Jared Miller named finalist for Amarillo job

Less than three years after taking the city of San Marcos’s top administrative job, Jared Miller has turned up as one of five finalists for Amarillo city manager.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

CTMC acquires new MRI machine

Central Texas Medical Center has invested in a new magnetic resonance imaging machine with a larger, 28-inch bore designed to be more comfortable for patients who suffer from claustrophobia.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Thomaides edges out Becerra in San Marcos mayor nail-biter

UPDATED 10:30 p.m. DEC. 13 | Longtime council member John Thomaides squeaked out a narrow victory over challenger Ruben Becerra in an embittered runoff election for San Marcos mayor.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Election 2016 Results: San Marcos, Buda city council runoffs

Election results will be posted here as they are released by the Hays County Elections Office, starting with the close of polls at 7 p.m.

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Letter: Thomaides is best choice for mayor in important election

In a letter to the editor, CATHERINE CLAYTON writes that “no parallel exists between the two mayoral candidates.”

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

San Marcos to choose mayor, councilmen in Tuesday runoff

A runoff election for three positions on the San Marcos City Council will be held 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 at designated polling places.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

San Marcos man fatally struck on Interstate 35

UPDATED 2:55 p.m. DEC | A 17-year-old San Marcos man intentionally walked in front of an oncoming 18-wheeler where he was struck and killed this morning in New Braunfels, witnesses told police.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Abbott vows to cut funding for ‘sanctuary campus’ schools

Though the definition of a "sanctuary campus" is murky, Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday made it clear they're not welcome in Texas.

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