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Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Darnd'st Du slated for August 15

The USA Triathlon sanctioned Duathlon, the Darnd'st Du, will start and finish at the Tanger Outlet Center at 7 a.m. on Aug. 15. The race will benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Texas.

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

CASA swears in new advocates

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Texas recently swore in a new group of volunteers. A training for another wave of volunteers will begin soon.

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

City pledges $500K match for family violence shelter

The San Marcos City Council agreed last week to provide $500,000 in matching funds towards a $1 million improvements project for the Hays-Caldwell Women's Center. However, some councilmembers are concerned that the city is taking on too...

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Regional volleyball club seeks Hays County middle blocker

The Texas Tigers 17 girls volleyball club is in search of a Hays County middle blocker for its upcoming season, which starts in November of 2010.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

CASA receives bar association grant

The Texas Bar Association recently awarded a grant to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Texas. The grant is intended for further training of future and current volunteers.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

San Marcos residents rise against EAA fees, fines

San Marcos residents, saying they are being unfairly imposed upon by the Edwards Aquifer Authority, have formed an opposition group after learning that they had to buy water rights to pump from wells they had owned for...

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

CASA awarded national certification

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Texas, which must go through a rigorous certification process every four years, recently was certified once again by the National CASA Association.

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Chamber cuts ribbon for news site

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently cut a ribbob for My Texas News, an online news publication. Owner Greg Hardin was accompanied by colleague Susi Thames in cutting the ceremonial ribbon.

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Mayor proclaims CASA month

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently proclaimed March as "CASA Month" in the city. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a volunteer organization advocating for abused and neglected chilldren who have become a part of the court...

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Local Census office opening in San Antonio

At 2 p.m Tuesday, the United State Census Bureau will formally open the Local Census Office (LCO), CO 3055, in San Antonio. The office will serve Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, northern Bexar and Comal Counties.

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