In this guest commentary, two city council members make the extraordinarily rare move of publicly urging their counterparts on the San Marcos CISD board of trustees to start televising their meetings.
The San Marcos Police Department blotter, plotted on a map.
A pickup truck rear-ended a San Marcos CISD school bus and was promptly rear-ended itself by a second pickup truck at roughly 3:30 p.m. today on River Road. No one was injured in the collisions, an officer at the scene said.
Darren Casey’s latest attempt to win city support for a bar-raising luxury retail and residential complex on the northern edge of Texas State University averted sudden death at the San Marcos Planning & Zoning Commission on Tuesday.
Former San Marcos mayor candidate Thom Prentice was arrested at San Marcos City Hall this evening after twice creating disturbances that forced Planning & Zoning commission to recess their meeting.
Critically acclaimed author Roger Boylan will present the seminar on the basics of writing thrillers during a free seminar 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18. Both experienced and novice writers are invited to attend the workshop at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St.
Get out your Western Swing dancing duds for the 21st annual Texas Natural and Western Swing Festival taking place on Sat. May 18th in downtown San Marcos on Courthouse Square, 111 East San Antonio Street. The festival celebrates Texas, Texas music and Texas History with a variety of activities and new inductees will be added to the Western Swing Hall of Fame.
JOHN McGLOTHIN writes, “bond elections have marked peaks in community interest in the schools, but the interest has always waned before we see the real change we need in local education. This is because new buildings do not address the real problem in the district – student poverty.”
If the former O’Quinn Ranch is ever developed under pending municipal utility district, its developer will ostensibly be prohibited from using water from the Trinity or Edwards aquifers and will be required to build a wastewater treatment plant under amendments approved by both the Texas House and Senate on Friday.
May 11 election returns for San Marcos, Hays, Wimberley and Dripping Springs school districts in addition to road bonds and a council election in the city of Kyle.