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Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Letter: Hays County fire, EMS chiefs back bond proposals, ESD expansion

The first responders urge residents to vote for Hays County bond props. 1 and 2; creation of Hays County Emergency Service District No. 9; and expansion of ESD No. 7.

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Storm Ranch conservation easement expanded to 471 more acres

The Storm family has signed a new conservation agreement that will protect 471 additional acres of their historic Hays County ranch from future development. The agreement brings the total portion of the property covered by conservation easements...

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Motorcyclist killed in accident on Ranch Road 12

One man was killed in a single vehicle accident Tuesday after his motorcycle traveled off of Ranch Road 12 south of Dripping Springs.

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Election 2016: Longtime Hays County JP Prado debates challenger Muzzy

Longtime Hays County Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace JoAnne Prado faces a challenge from Republican nominee Sylvia Deleon Muzzy. The two debated at an Oct. 11 event hosted by the League of Women Voters of Hays...

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Election 2016: Hays County Sheriff Cutler, challenger Amaya spar in San Marcos

Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler and challenger Rodrigo Amaya, a former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper, debated on Oct. 11 at an event hosted by the League of Women Voters of Hays County.

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Parents weigh in on Dripping Springs bathroom debate

Walnut Springs Elementary School's decision to allow a transgender student, born a boy, to use girls' bathrooms sparked contentious debate during a Monday night meeting of the Dripping Springs School Board. Hundreds attended a meeting to support...

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Flash flooding closes San Marcos streets

UPDATED 12:58 p.m. SEPT. 26 | The National Weather Service has put San Marcos and south central Hays County under a flash flood warning as of noon Monday, Sept. 26.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

What $131.4M in Hays County road bonds gets you

The Hays County Commissioners Court whittled a $352.6 million transportation wish list to $131.4 million during the course of an 11½-hour meeting on Tuesday. Here’s what made the cut.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Flood watch upgraded to warning in central Hays County

The National Weather Service has placed portions Hays, Travis and Williamson counties under a flash flood warning, an alert more serious than the watches and advisories issued in recent days.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Congressional panel extends review of Roger Williams ethics case

Congressional ethics investigators have decided to take a further look at U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, an Austin Republican who represents western Hays County, over a legislative amendment he pushed that allegedly benefited his car dealership. Williams, who...

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