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Friday, July 1st, 2016

San Marcos to celebrate July 4 with Summerfest

The 36th annual Summerfest will open at 6 p.m. July 4 at San Marcos Plaza Park, 201 N. CM Allen Parkway, featuring live music, food booths, vendors and fireworks.

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Bobcat Stadium to host next film in outdoor movie series

Texas State University’s Bobcat Stadium will host the next installment in the city of San Marcos’ annual summer movie series, the 1993 sports film “Cool Runnings.”

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Court OKs limits to Hazlewood tuition program for military veterans

Texas universities can deny free tuition to veterans who gained state residency only after enlisting in the military, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, a decision that could ease concerns about a prominent benefit program’s spiraling costs.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Hays High grad earns Annapolis appointment

Gracie Sierra Hough, a Buda resident who graduated Hays High School this spring, will report to the U.S. Naval Academy on June 30.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Video: Suspect connected to ‘lion’s share’ of I-35 rock-throwing in Austin, chief says

Police have arrested a man that chief Art Acevedo says is responsible for the “lion’s share” of a two-year scourge of rock-throwing that seriously injured at least three people on Interstate 35.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Musical ‘boot camp’ brings ‘Oklahoma!’ to Price Center stage

Thirty San Marcos children and teens have been learning the lyrics, lines and moves to Richard Rodger’s and Oscar Hammerstein’s Broadway classic “Oklahoma!” during the past 11 days to prepare for nine performances beginning Friday.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Abbott asks feds for Zika funding, guidance

As Texas braces for a possible Zika virus outbreak via local mosquito populations, Gov. Greg Abbott asked federal health officials Wednesday to review the state’s plan to combat the disease, which has been linked to serious birth...

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Buda teen arrested in armed robbery; second suspect still on the run

UPDATED 7:49 p.m. JUNE 15 | Authorities on Tuesday afternoon arrested one of two suspects in the weekend armed robbery of a Niederwald convenience store that left a clerk shot.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Son charged in father’s murder in Wimberley

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a 29-year-old Wimberley man for allegedly shooting his father during an argument late Tuesday.

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Sheriff seeks men who shot clerk during Niederwald armed robbery

Hays County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for two men who shot a convenience store clerk in the leg during the course of a robbery Saturday night.

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