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Monday, April 27th, 2009

Updated: Lions' tube rental burns down

The Lions Club tube rentals building, located on the San Marcos River, burned down Monday morning between 5-5:30 a.m.

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Fatal Accident under Investigation

Police are investigating a two vehicle head-on collision that left a local man dead and three in the hospital.

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

Hays County Sheriff dies at 63

Hays County Sheriff Allen Bridges died in an Austin hospital Saturday morning. According to Lt. Leroy Opiela of the Hays County Sheriff’s office, Bridges spoke at a Brown Santa fundraiser before collapsing in his Dripping Springs home...

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Bobcat Women Blast Paul Quinn, 96-60

Gabriell Mattox felt right at home in her first game at Strahan Coliseum leading the team with a career-high 16 points to aid in a crushing 96-60 home opening win over Paul Quinn College Wednesday night. The...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Centex Clash – Lake Travis vs Cibolo Steele

A Class 4A Division I, Region IV game being played this weekend looks like it could decide the regional championship – Austin Lake Travis vs Shertz Cibolo Steele, Friday night in San Marcos on the campus of...

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Texas State beats Southeastern Louisiana 38-24

The Texas State football team used a quick start by its offense and defensive units to hand Southeastern Louisiana a 38-24 loss in a Southland Conference game Saturday at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond, La. “The fast start...

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Rattlers lose last game of the season

It’s been a tough road for the Rattlers this season and their last game didn’t get any easier.  San Marcos lost Friday night to the Seguin Matadors 27-21.  The Rattlers fought to the wire and they should...

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Narvaiz retains mayoral race – 2AM referendum passes easily

The tumultuous campaign season stirred up surprises amongst voters. The most coveted office in city government leaves San Marcos with unanswered questions on Election Day. For now, incumbent Mayor Susan Narvaiz is declared the victor attaining 50.08...

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Hays County Is Kind to Incumbents on Election Night – 2008

The majority of Hays County voters in the November 2008 election re-elected incumbents in all county races. Voters contributed to the victories of the incumbent state representative, congressman, and US Senator. Beginning with the county commissioner races,...

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Hospitality San Marcos S-PAC Responds to Misleading Article in Local Newspaper

Hospitality San Marcos S-PAC had written approval from the State Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for utilizing their official position with respect to uniform closing times in the PAC’s press release dated October 14, 2008. ...

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