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Monday, October 24th, 2016

Letter: Local deputies association endorses Hays County bond propositions

MICHAEL KIRKWOOD says the Hays County Law Enforcement Administration supports passage of two bond proposals to raise money for new roads and law enforcement facilities.

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

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.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

San Antonio beer tour organizer adds San Marcos to itinerary

San Antonio-based Craft Cruiser will offer a monthly tour of three breweries in the San Marcos area beginning this fall.

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.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Texas facing hurricane season with drained disaster fund

As Texas takes on another hurricane season, Gov. Greg Abbott’s office has nearly committed all of the 2016-17 emergency funds reserved for state disaster recovery efforts in the aftermath of floods and other natural disasters.

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