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Friday, January 17th, 2014

Kyle launches ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Kyle officials have announced the creation of a "Lifetime Achievement Award," to be given to citizens who "dedicated themselves to the betterment of Kyle."

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Renovations continue on historic Kyle depot

The Kyle train depot, from the old days (City of Kyle photo). STAFF REPORT KYLE — Renovations continue to the historic Kyle train depot, which returned downtown to much fanfare 10 years ago after decades of use...

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Kyle warns citizens to be wary of bats

City officials in Kyle are taking the unusual step of warning citizens to beware of bats.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Kyle approves $45M budget

The Kyle City Council approved a $45.36 million budget for Fiscal Year 2014 last week at a special called meeting.

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Rabid bat found on Kyle sidewalk

A dead bat that later tested positive for rabies was found last week in downtown Kyle.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Kyle budget proposal includes small tax increase

So far as the city's property tax rate is concerned, city councilmembers in Kyle encountered no unpleasant surprises when City Manager Lanny Lambert introduced a proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014 Thursday.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Deputies find child endangered in swimming pool

Hays County officials are investigating a matter of a child found floating, apparently unconscious, in a swimming pool Monday in Kyle.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

KPD launches ‘Kyle Alert Network’

The Kyle Police Department (KPD) is launching an interactive public safety alert system that will enable the public to report suspicious activities through an anonymous text messaging code.

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Kyle council approves amusement facility incentives

The Kyle City Council approved a development deal with incentives last week to bring a large-scale amusement facility to the city, which hasn't been known for its broad palette of entertainment options.

Friday, May 17th, 2013

KPD says Duran death investigation ongoing

Apparently responding to rumors regarding the death of Phillip Duran on April 28, the Kyle Police Department (KPD) put out a statement Thursday saying the investigation is ongoing and that it may take several weeks to develop...

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