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Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Hays marks flood recovery milestones with new Fischer Store bridge, reforestation plan

Less than nine months after a wide swath of Hays County was devastated by a flood of nearly biblical dimensions, San Marcos and Wimberley area residents are marking major milestones in the recovery effort.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Eads agrees to stay put until San Marcos CISD trustees choose new superintendent

Following a 4-3 vote at a special San Marcos CISD board meeting Tuesday evening, Superintendent Mark Eads will stay in his position on an interim basis until trustees hire a replacement later this year.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Could San Marcos land the Oakland Raiders? ‘A natural play,’ officials say

A sports insider’s report that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis owns property between San Antonio and Austin has sparked media speculation that the San Marcos area could be in the running to host a National Football League...

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Brad Rollins’ Blog: A new normal for San Marcos P&Z

The San Marcos City Council’s new majority — a bloc of members who regularly profess wariness of real estate development and developers — moved closer to cementing control of the planning and zoning commission with their appointment...

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Amateur rapper-turned-U.S. Marine charged in homicide of San Marcos alumna

UPDATED 12:57 p.m. JAN. 6 | Eric Jamal Johnson, the active-duty U.S. Marine charged in the murder of a San Marcos High School alumna, was among guests at an early morning New Year’s Day house...

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Adkins, former Kyle mayor who ’cared so deeply about the people,’ dies from cancer

Former Kyle Mayor James “Bubba” Adkins died Jan. 3 in a Dallas hospital where he was being treated for prostate cancer. He served as mayor between 1999 and 2003 during a period of rapid population growth in...

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Commentary: Obama hasn’t learned the lessons of his past failures

In a guest commentary, U.S. Rep. ROGER WILLIAMS writes that, “I have very little reason to believe that President Obama will suddenly reverse course and work with Congress and lead the American people during his final year...

Friday, January 1st, 2016

Bill Taylor, 1948 to 2015

Services for San Marcos businessman and former city council member Bill Taylor will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 2 at Pennington Funeral Home.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Hays County jury seems stuck so far on key question in murder sentencing

UPDATED 8:41 a.m. OCT. 28 | Seven days into Louis Antonio Ramos Jr.’s murder trial, a Hays County jury was unable on Tuesday to agree on a prison sentence for the Driftwood man who witnesses on...

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Election 2015 Video: San Marcos City Council Place 6 Debate | League of Women Voters of Hays County

San Marcos City Council Place 6 candidates Shane Scott and Melissa Derrick met on Monday, Oct. 12 at the League of Women Voters of Hays County’s annual candidate debate.

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