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Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Electro Purification seeks permits to pump far less than feared from Trinity Aquifer

Electro Purification LLC, the Houston-based company whose groundwater pumping plans have roiled Hay County politics, has applied for a permit to pump 100 acre-feet annually from the Trinity Aquifer — far less than feared by the project’s opponents.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

American Prize-nominated conductor makes her Texas State debut

Carolyn Watson, the newly appointed director of the Texas State University Symphony Orchestra, will make her conducting debut at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 in Evans Auditorium.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Hays County abandons plans for temporary Fischer Store Road bridge

Because work on construction of a permanent Blanco River bridge is moving forward faster than expected, an interim structure would have had a short lifespan, Hays County Pct. 3 Commissioner Will Conley said.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

CONA, LWV debates coming up for San Marcos council candidates

Four candidates vying for two San Marcos City Council seats will debate at least twice more in the final weeks before the Nov. 3 general election.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

San Marcos Cemetery tours to feature headstone carving demonstration

Austin sculptor Cat Quintanilla will demonstrate head stone carving on Oct. 17 as part of the annual San Marcos Cemetery Tales and Tours, hosted by the Heritage Association of San Marcos and the Friends of the San...

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Second suspect surrenders in Thorpe Lane drug deal shooting

UPDATED 4:56 p.m. OCT. 6 | San Marcos police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting last week that left one man dead in an encountered described as a drug deal gone wrong.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Man shot, killed in botched drug deal

A San Marcos man was fatally shot early Friday morning in what witnesses say was a narcotics deal gone bad.

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Interactive: Springtown, Thorpe Lane redevelopment explorer

When anchor tenants — Target, Beall’s, JC Penney and Best Buy — relocated in 2009 to the Stone Creek Crossing and Red Oak Village retail developments down the interstate, Springtown Center was left mostly vacant at the...

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Deadline for voter registration approaches

Citizens can register in person at the Hays County Elections Office located on the first floor of the Hays County Government Center, 712 S. Stagecoach Trail. People can also register by mail with an application obtained from...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

San Marcos police investigate fatal stabbing

San Marcos police are investigating a fatal stabbing that claimed the life of a San Marcos man early this morning.

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