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Monday, September 17th, 2012

Why San Marcos loved Rob Robinson (with photo gallery)

... and why Kinky Friedman did, too.

Friday, September 14th, 2012

Maps reveal Texas State’s vast expansion since 1903

From a tiny patch of land when it opened in 1903, to the sprawling campus that it is today, Texas State University has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. Here are 12 maps, based on...

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Why the ‘Sun God’ was banned from Texas State

He was banned from campus during the great Frisbee fracas of 2012, but the Sun God of Sewell Park vows to rise again. It’s a hot August afternoon on campus, and Frisbee Dan is tossing discs as...

Friday, September 7th, 2012

San Marcos named one of cheapest towns in America

San Marcos has been named one of the top 10 cheapest places to live not just in Texas but in the entire United States, according to the Council for Community and Economic Research.

Friday, September 7th, 2012

A fans’ guide to the home opener at Bobcat Stadium

It might be too late to score tickets to the Texas State Bobcats' sold-out season opener when they host the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, but fans can still show their school pride at the tailgate...

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Bobcats’ win in Houston catches Texas Tech’s attention

— STAFF REPORT The Texas State Bobcats stunned Houston last week in one of the biggest college football upsets in recent memory, but will the magic continue this weekend in San Marcos? Houston might have been caught...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Buda cans economic development director Ketteman

The Buda Economic Development Corp. board voted last night to fire Warren Ketteman, who has led the agency as executive director for nearly a decade.

Monday, June 4th, 2012

It’s Hays vs. Comal in district judge race

It was a good day to be an incumbent in Hays County and Central Texas, with many familiar faces cruising to victory in Tuesday’s Republican and Democratic primaries.

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Swimmer rescued from swollen Blanco River

Kyle firefighters rescued a shivering yet unharmed swimmer Friday afternoon after she was nearly swept away in the flooded Blanco River in northern San Marcos.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Cougar on prowl in Buda? Sighting reported near Onion Creek

A local husband and wife say they spotted a mountain lion while driving near Onion Creek in Buda earlier this month.

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