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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.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

TxDOT plans reconstruction of Interstate 35, Texas 123 interchange

The Texas Department of Transportation will host an open house for the proposed improvements of Interstate 35 at Texas 123 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at San Marcos High School, located at 2601 E....

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: 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.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Feds move to seize more than $20,000 from two Texas State students

The federal government moved Tuesday to seize more than $20,000 in cash from two Texas State students, claiming that the two were involved in interstate marijuana trafficking.

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

League hosting debates for Hays County, San Marcos candidates

League of Women Voters of Hays County will hold two debates for local candidates. The debate for the Hays County candidates will be Monday, Oct. 10. The debate for the San Marcos City candidates will...

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Support breast cancer awareness at Party on the Patio on Oct. 6

FROM SUBMITTED REPORTS Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) will host its annual Party on the Patio event on October 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hays County BBQ, located at 1612 S. Interstate 35 in San...

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Letter: Separate fact from fiction on new H-E-B

San Marcos resident BRIAN OLSON writes that the city council should complete rezoning that H-E-B needs to build a new store at the northwest corner of Wonder World Drive and Hunter Road.

Friday, September 9th, 2016

SMPD releases sketch of sexual assault suspect

San Marcos Police Department is asking the community to take a close look at a composite sketch of a possible suspect in sexual assault and kidnapping. 

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