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Monday, March 15th, 2010

Buda to start police force, Kidd to be police chief

Buda officials are going ahead with plans to replace their dedicated patrol from the Hays County Sheriff's Office with their own police force. The city already has tabbed Bo Kidd to run the department after Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff demoted him from leadership of the county's Buda patrol last summer.

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Ratliff beats Huddleston for Democrat sheriff bid

Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff kept his losses low in Buda and was marginally favored across the county, winning the Democratic nomination to fill the rest of the term left unexpired when the late Sheriff Allen Bridges...

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Ratliff, Boling win sheriff, judgeship primaries

Sheriff Tommy Ratliff and County Court at Law Judge No. 1 Anna Martinez Boling, both appointed to their positions after their predecessors' deaths in office, held up well against challengers in Tuesday's Democratic Party primary.

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Huddleston takes offensive in Democrats’ sheriff debate

Challenger Bill Huddleston came out firing against Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff in the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate last week. Huddleston and Ratliff are competing in the March 2 primary election for the...

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Huddleston takes offensive in Democrats' sheriff debate

Challenger Bill Huddleston came out firing against Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff in the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate last week. Huddleston and Ratliff are competing in the March 2 primary election for the...

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Video: Hays County Sheriff Democratic Primary (Tommy Ratliff vs. Bill Huddleston)

Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff, appointed to fill the late Allen Bridge's unexpired term, faces former deputy Bill Huddleston in the Democratic Party's primary. The winner faces Republican Gary Cutler, a former Travis and Williamson counties deputy.

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

View stream of Thursday night LWV debate

Candidates for contested Hays County offices in the March primary will participate in the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters Candidates Debate Thursday at the San Marcos Activity Center (7 p.m.).

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Barton vs. Sumter begins, Tibbe walks to win

Local political junkies will be occupied by a number of contests in the March 2 primaries after the filing deadline passed Monday to determine who will run. Democrats will consider four countywide races, while Republicans will vote...

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

Huddleston announces sheriff bid, slams Ratliff

Former longtime sheriff's deputy Bill Huddleston, the Democratic Party's nominee for sheriff in 2008, formally announced this week another run for the office in 2010 with harsh words for his party primary opponent, Sheriff Tommy Ratliff.

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Updated: Huddleston announces run, swipes at Ratliff

Bill Huddleston, the Democratic Party's 2008 nominee for Hays County Sheriff, announced Friday that he will take another crack at that office in the 2010 election, pitting himself squarely against Sheriff Tommy Ratliff, a Democratic who announced...

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