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Letters to the Editor


Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Letter: What’s next? Flip flops?

In this letter to the editor, BUCK SCHEIB, says he feels treated like a horse thief for wanting to sell his property and now can't drink at the river either.

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Letter: What were you vandals thinking?

In this letter to the editor, San Marcos resident LANCE JONES wonders what a vandal who destroyed a trail marker stood to gain from the destruction.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Letter: Let ailing oak die of natural causes

San Marcos resident CARL DEAL says the university should not cut down a burr oak tree near the San Marcos River that he says is popularly identified as Sam Houston's Kissing Oak tree.

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Letter: Trustees spend education dollars on politics

In this letter to the editor, San Marcos teachers union president SUSAN SEATON blasts San Marcos CISD trustees for appropriating $100,000 to buy voting machines instead of moving its elections to November. Proponents of the move say...

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Letter: You can make a difference

In a letter to the editor, San Marcos resident ROB ROARK writes, “New turn lanes on Hunter Road, performed at the developers expense, adhere to all the promises made to our city.”

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Letter: Emergency? Yes. Voter ID? No.

In a letter to the editor, Hays County Democratic Party chair JON LEONARD writes, "Voter ID is not an emergency. The real emergency is the threat of $10 billion in cuts to public education and the ability...

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Letter: ‘You will always see me with my head held high’

EDITOR: Now the campaign is over and I have had a good night’s sleep I want to take this time to thank all of you who helped me. Of course I wished the results would have turned...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Neighborhoods, or duplexes?

In this letter to the editor, Ann and Robert Blackburn say they have a lot on the line with the outcome of the Nov. 2 city council election. Like their neighborhood, which lies between the Buie tract...

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Letters to the editor: Shame on San Marcos

We have two letters to the editor, one each from Ted Breihan and Charles Sims of San Marcos, expressing frustration with lowdown city election tactics and wondering about the priorities of many San Marcos residents.

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Letter: Latinos can sway San Marcos mayor election

EDITOR: Dicen que la gente Mexicana de San Marcos no salen a votar en las elecciones. Sera verdad ? Lo creo que si es verdad. Many say, including Daniel Guerrero’s opponent for mayor, the Mexicans, Hispanics or...

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