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Friday, September 17th, 2010

Texas State scholarship named in honor of CenturyTel's Navarrette

The Graduate College at Texas State will honor long-time supporter John Navarrette by establishing a Celebrity Golf Classic scholarship in his name.

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Portion of Ranch Road 12 to become 'Old Ranch Road 12'

A portion of Ranch Road 12 cut off by the Wonder World Drive extension is being renamed "Old Ranch Road 12." The city has sent notification to property owners, utility companies and public service providers.

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

CenturyLink drops county back-billing, adds charges

CenturyLink has dropped its back-billing of Hays County for services since their contract expired, but now has substantially increased new charges. Meanwhile, the county is waiting for an advanced communications system to be set up by new...

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

CenturyLink back-bills Hays County $175,000

CenturyLink is back-billing Hays County $175,000 after a five-year agreement between the parties expired and the county went elsewhere for enhanced telecommunications services. The county said it is looking into the legitimacy of the charges.

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Supple Folk Music Series presents Crooked Still from True Blood

Crooked Still, the alternative bluegrass band whose music features prominently in the wildly successful HBO vampire series True Blood, will bring their high-energy sound to Texas State University on Saturday, Nov. 7.

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Weekend: United We Sing, play football, eat catfish

Whether you want a plate of golden fried catfish, you love a game of bingo or you'd like a night of musical magic, this weekend has a little bit of everything for everyone.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

'State' legislators scheduled to speak

Five Hays County high schools sent a total of 12 students to participate in the American Legion's Boys State or its counterpart Bluebonnet Girls State. Those students will share their experiences during a program at the San...

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

CenturyTel announces new name

CenturyTel, Inc., and EMBARQ Corporation announced the selection of CenturyLink as the name of their combined company.

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Celebrity golf classic brings the stars to San Marcos

Hollywood stars Samuel L. Jackson, Powers Boothe, Leslie Easterbrook and many others will be present for the Chartwells CentrutyTel Texas State University-San Marcos Celebrity Golf Classic, from May 2-4.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Local girls to participate in mock legislature

Eight local young women will be delegates in the 2009 session of Bluebonnet Girls State from June 14-20 at Texas Lutheran University.

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