Saturday, March 5th, 2016
FRAYE STOKES writes, “How dare the city "play God" with a risky experiment? The wiser and more conservative choice and keeping faith with our trust in prudent stewardship will be to take the steps needed to restore and preserve this beautiful place.”
Friday, March 4th, 2016
Former State Rep. PATRICK ROSE writes that failure to build a proposed wastewater treatment plant in northern Hays County would ‘cripple our response in serving even the most conservative of growth estimates.’
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
EDITOR: Only people spending taxpayer dollars approve of massive surgical procedures without getting more than one opinion. Thus I was deeply disappointed Monday evening at “City Hall” when, after listening to almost three hours of one-sided presentation supporting the destruction of...
Monday, January 4th, 2016
In a guest commentary, U.S. Rep. ROGER WILLIAMS writes that, “I have very little reason to believe that President Obama will suddenly reverse course and work with Congress and lead the American people during his final year...
Friday, November 20th, 2015
San Antonio City Council member JOE KRIER writes that Interstate 35 corridor leaders should ‘seriously discuss the creation of a regional airport — a DFW for Central Texas.’
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
In a rebuttal to commentary we published last week, University of Texas biology professor MOLLY CUMMINGS writes that the San Marcos City Council should “take advantage of the wealth of local scientists that have different perspectives on...
Friday, September 18th, 2015
THOMAS HARDY, the Meadow Center’s chief science officer, says there is ‘no credible scientific evidence’ that removing Cape’s Dam will harm wildlife in the San Marcos River as a University of Texas biology professor dramatically asserted this...
Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
MOLLY CUMMINGS, an University of Texas biology professor, writes that the San Marcos City Council should not rely on a Texas State University biology professor’s findings that removing historic Cape’s Dam will not harm the San Marcos...
Friday, July 31st, 2015
Since we founded the Mercury seven years ago, the joys have multiplied. Our scrappy little outfit emerged about three years as the city’s single most important news source. In an industry of constant revolution and evolution —...
Friday, July 10th, 2015
United Way of Hays County board chair KIM PORTERFIELD writes, “by working together in a transparent and collaborative manner, Hays and Caldwell counties will emerge from this natural disaster stronger and healthier.”