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Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Open letter: Baen to mentor Crowley

In this letter sent to his supporters, outgoing San Marcos CISD Trustee Peter Baen said he will help to transition John P. Crowley onto the school board. Crowley defeated Baen in Saturday's election to represent the northern portions of the school district.

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Commentary: Waiting for the dawn

Former San Marcos Local News Managing Editor Sean Wardwell remembers his mentor, the late Earl Moseley, the former student activities coordinator at Texas State who died Thursday evening in San Antonio.

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Guest commentary: The meaning of Hispanic Heritage Month

Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez offers his thoughts on National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Liz Sumter's Blog: What your tax dollars buy

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter discusses this year's expenditures of county funds.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Open letter: Warner family speaks

In one sweeping open letter, the family of the late Hays County Court at Law Judge Howard Warner throws its support behind Tacie Zelhart to fill his unexpired term, then Zelhart throws her support behind James Pape...

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Commentary: Worth dancing about

Amy Madison, Executive Director of Economic Development San Marcos, says a much anticipated economic development master plan for the San Marcos area should be ready by mid-September.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Guest column: Outrage at PEC

State Representative Patrick Rose and State Senator Troy Fraser say they are outraged that Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) reached a settlement with its former law firm last week.

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Guest column: Gonzalez fires back at Sumter over CAMPO

Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez takes aim at Hays County Judge Liz Sumter's recent statements regarding CAMPO funding secured for the county.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Support the veterans initiative

Former San Marcos City Council candidate Jude Prather, who is currently serving with the military in Iraq, is asking San Marcos to get behind a veterans initiative.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Guest Column: Rose states position on HTGCD authority

Local State Representative Patrick Rose states his position on legislation concerning the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) and its request for more taxing authority.

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