DARRELL A. HAMLIN says his education at SMHS was like a gifted lottery ticket. He adds, “The thing about a winning lottery ticket, though, is that it has to be purchased, even if what you are purchasing is not much more than a small chance to win big.”
In the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters’ tradition of free-wheeling forums, two school board contenders will take audience questions next week about their candidacies and Superintendent Mark Eads will answer inquiries about the $77 million bond proposal.
After Colorado and Washington voted on Tuesday to ease marijuana laws, some proponents of legalization think their cause could pick up steam in other states, including Texas.
Running for a third term as Hays County Pct. 1, Place 1 Justice of the Peace, Democrat JOANNE PRADO is being challenged by Republican nominee AMY LEA AKERS.
Longtime Pct. 1 Commissioner DEBBIE GONZALES INGALSBE debates Republican nominee MARY E. GONZALES at the 2012 general election San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate.
In a rematch of their Democratic Party primary race four years ago, Hays County Pct. 1 Constable David Peterson is running against former chief deputy constable Stephen Velasquez, who tried unsuccessfully to succeed his old boss, Lupe Cruz, in 2008.
An absentee State Board of Education District 5 member KEN MERCER took heat form his Democratic and Libertarian opponents for supporting the teaching of Creationism in public schools under the guise of science. REBECCA BELL-METEREAU, a Texas State English professor, and MARK LOEWE, an Austin physicist, disagreed about the use of vouchers and the merits of mobile devices as learning tools.
Former San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz has won the endorsement of the San Antonio Express-News, the largest circulation newspaper in the new CD-35 she is running to represent in the U.S. House of Representatives.
A court ruled last week that new voter registration rules in Texas can be enforced ahead of the November elections. While the effect of the new rules remains unclear, the ruling has cast new light on the state’s low voter registration rates.
The message from Texas runoff voters? Out with incumbents.