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Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

San Marcos police investigate murder on Linda Lane

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured in San Marcos late Monday night.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Texas ag commissioner grants amnesty to cupcakes in first ‘official act’

In his first official act as Agriculture Commissioner, Sid Miller granted full amnesty to cupcakes. Miller was seeking to reassure Texas parents that it's legal to bring cupcakes and other treats to school — and that he'll...

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

By the Numbers: The ‘how much’ and ‘where from’ of Texas’ financial forecast

$113 billion. That’s how much money Texas legislators have to work with as they craft the state’s budget, according to Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s biennial revenue estimate released on Monday . The comptroller’s estimate serves as a cap...

Friday, January 9th, 2015

By the Numbers: The Texas Inauguration Celebration

This year, for the first time in a while, there will be new faces in the spotlight as Austin prepares for its quadrennial inauguration festivities. A two-day, $4 million bash is set to usher Gov. Greg Abbott...

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Discontent simmering over ouster of longtime Texas Music Office director

Since the Texas Music Office was established a quarter-century ago, the division housed in the Texas governor's office has been run by Casey Monahan, a former music writer. But Gov.-elect Greg Abbott is letting him go.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Smoke shop shooting suspect re-arrested this morning following grand jury indictment

Steven Carlos Hernandez, the 20-year-old local accused in a high-profile robbery that ended with the shooting of a San Marcos store clerk, was arrested in court this morning after State District Judge Bill Henry revoked a personal...

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

San Marcos seeks applicants to stock 20 boards, commissions

The city of San Marcos is seeking to fill more than 20 municipal boards and commissions with dedicated volunteers from throughout the community.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

No winners yet in Central Texas special elections

In Texas House District 17, former Caldwell County Commissioner John Cyrier will face Bastrop County entrepreneur Brent Golemon in a runoff election.

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Bexar County to replace Van de Putte, Villarreal in special election

Voters will pick a state senator and a state representative during a special election Tuesday to replace two legislators who resigned to run for San Antonio mayor.

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Where to recycle your Christmas tree in San Marcos, Kyle and New Braunfels

INTERACTIVE MAP | Central Texas municipalities and utilities are offering free Christmas tree recycling at locations in Travis, Hays and Comal counties.

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