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Archive for March, 2017


Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Hays County to appoint citizens committee on electronic voting equipment

The Hays County Elections Commission is assembling a citizens committee to make recommendations on a new electronic voting system to replace aging equipment in use for more than a decade.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

LBJ Drive to close downtown for bike lane striping

If the weather permits, North LBJ Drive will be closed to traffic at 3 a.m. Sunday, April 2 between San Antonio and Hopkins Streets for bike lane pavement marking.

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Kyle police look for suspect in IHOP armed robbery

Kyle police are investigating an aggravated robbery that happened overnight at the IHOP restaurant in Kyle.

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Police impersonator attempts third traffic stop near Buda, Kyle

For a third time in less than two weeks, a driver reported an attempt to pull over a vehicle in eastern Hays County by a man impersonating a public servant.

Monday, March 27th, 2017

League holding reception for San Marcos school board candidates

The League of Women Voters of Hays County will host a meet-and-greet reception for San Marcos CISD trustee candidates at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 10 at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins St.

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Man drowns while swimming in Guadalupe River in New Braunfels

A 27-year-old man drowned this afternoon while swimming in the Guadalupe River near the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in New Braunfels.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Crews battle fire at Yarrington Road apartments

Fire crews continue to battle an active fire at the Champions Crossing Apartment complex, located near Yarrington Road in northern San Marcos, that has displaced 12 people, officials said.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Second case of impersonating public officer reported in eastern Hays County

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a second incident in which a person driving a Chevrolet pickup truck attempted to pull over a vehicle east of Buda.

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Advertisement: Shuttle bus drivers needed in San Marcos

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Hays High sophomore killed in head-on collision in Buda

A Hays High sophomore has been identified as the victim in a fatal head-on collision that occurred along FM 2770 near Cement Plant Road outside of Buda on Wednesday.

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