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Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Truck removed from river

By MELISSA MILLECAM San Marcos wrecker crews pulled an 18-wheeler from the San Marcos River about 11:45 a.m. Thursday, April 10, about nine hours after the vehicle crashed through the guardrails on northbound I-35 and plunged into the environmentally sensitive river. The wreck occurred around 2:23 a.m. as driver Kevin Joseph Tuttle (DOB 1/15/1967) of

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

18-Wheeler crashes into San Marcos River from I-35

By MELISSA MILLECAM State and city officials in San Marcos began the early hours this morning attempting to extricate an 18-wheeler from the San Marcos River, after the vehicle crashed through the guardrails on northbound I-35 and...

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Texas State hosts Native American Cultural Awareness Conference

By Jayme Blaschke University News Service SAN MARCOS – The Native American Student Association at Texas State University-San Marcos will host the 2nd Annual Native American Cultural Awareness Conference April 16 in the LBJ Student Center on...

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Yarrington Bridge dedication

Melissa Millecam Communications Director City of San Marcos The City of San Marcos, Hays County and Carma Developers dedicated the Yarrington Bridge at Blanco Vista on Saturday, March 29, 2008 in a ceremony that opened the new...

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Road construction plans moving forward

By Bill Peterson Correspondent SAN MARCOS – The Hays County commissioners laid more groundwork towards road work at last Tuesday’s meeting, formalizing its requests for information from component jurisdictions, finalizing its charge for a bond committee and...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

The muddy waters

By AMANDA OSKEY Reporter Playing in the rain was not a likely option for IH35 corridor residents who witnessed the muddy water falling from the sky Tuesday night. Those caught out in the dirty downpour suffered stained...

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Despite rainfall, red flag warning still on

By AMANDA OSKEY Staff Reporter The wet weather is not enough to eliminate the Red Flag Warnings. There is still a burn ban issued for most Texas counties including Hays. As of March 10, the Texas Forrest...

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Signs of the Times: Crossing a dry hole

The old Dry Hole Road was built around the site of a well, which ended up not producing water. Come to think of it, the road wasn't much of a road, either.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Former county judge serving as Buda’s ‘shadow’ interim manager

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Former county judge serving as Buda's ‘shadow' interim manager

By BILL PETERSON Senior Correspondent BUDA – Strange goings on. At a Feb. 13 meeting of the Buda City Council, Cathy Chilcote and Hutch White were the two councilmembers speaking forthrightly against picking someone from the existing...

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