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Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Hackers’ threats take down city’s website in retaliation for police brutality case

The city of San Marcos’ website provider has blocked traffic to the city’s site as a precaution after security threats overnight. The city is working with Vision Internet to reinforce security and get the site back up and running as soon as possible.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

12 injured in SMCISD school bus, big rig collision

Ten children, a bus driver and a bus monitor were transported with minor injuries by EMS and a relief bus to local hospitals when a commercial vehicle rear-ended a school bus in San Marcos Monday evening.

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Yarrington overpass work to close I-35 lanes in San Marcos starting Sunday

Interstate 35 traffic will be squeezed to a single southbound lane twice starting Sunday night as construction continues on a new overpass at Yarrington Road in far northern San Marcos. Later in the week, construction will close...

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Texas talent racks up the Grammy Awards

WITH VIDEO | Led by R&B baroness Beyoncé of Houston, eleven Texas-born or -based artist won the recording industry’s highest honors in Los Angeles this weekend.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Gallery: Rodeo trail riders layover in downtown San Marcos

Continuing a decades-old annual tradition, the Greater Randolph Area Trail Riders made a stop on Monday to enjoy dutch-oven peach cobbler baked on the lawn of the Old Hays County Courthouse in downtown San Marcos. The procession...

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Texas bearing brunt of drop in oil drilling

After months of plummeting oil prices, nightmares about idled drilling rigs have become reality, hitting Texas the hardest. See how many rigs the state has lost in recent months.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Pat Green’s fiddler named to head Texas Music Office

Gov. Greg Abbott has tapped Brendon Anthony, known for playing fiddle in singer-songwriter Pat Green's band, to head the Texas Music Office.

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Local, federal officers to honor sheriff’s detective taken by cancer

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is expecting large crowds at this afternoon’s memorial service for Det. Archie Lynnwood “Lynn” Lueders, who died Jan. 27 from pancreatic cancer.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Curbside car fire ends in San Marcos man’s arson arrest

A San Marcos man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly setting fire to a car parked outside his family’s home in the 100 block of Riverside Drive.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Suspect in Linda Lane shootings found dead in Lockhart

This just in from city of San Marcos spokesperson Kristi Wyatt: A man wanted in a double-shooting that left one man dead and another injured in San Marcos last week has been found dead in a home...

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