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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.

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Woman shot during party at San Marcos country club

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a disturbance during which an 18-year-old woman described as an innocent bystander was shot early Sunday at Quail Creek Country Club.

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Storm Ranch conservation easement expanded to 471 more acres

The Storm family has signed a new conservation agreement that will protect 471 additional acres of their historic Hays County ranch from future development. The agreement brings the total portion of the property covered by conservation easements...

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....

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Main Street San Marcos honors downtown businesses

The San Marcos Main Street Program recognized downtown businesses, partners and volunteers at its third annual Love Downtown Awards on Friday, Oct. 14.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Election 2016: Crowded field competes for San Marcos mayor

VIDEO | Five men running for San Marcos mayor — Sam Brannon, Jacob Montoya, Cherif Gacis, Ruben Becerra and John Thomaides — took questions at a candidate forum hosted Oct. 17 by the League of...

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Election 2016: Four candidates vy for unexpired San Marcos council term

VIDEO | San Marcos City Council candidates Jason Dalton Montgomery, Ed Mihalkanin, Brian Henderson and Gaylord Bose, took questions at a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of Hays County on Oct. 17.

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.

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