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Friday, January 8th, 2010

Texas State to hold hostage crisis training

About 250 officers from law enforcement agencies across Texas, the United States and Canada will converge on Texas State Jan. 12-14 for the Department of Criminal Justice's annual hostage negotiation training and competition.

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

CASA overwhelmed by donors

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CSAS) of Central Texas were pleasantly surprised at the response they received when they asked local organizations to gather toys for abused and neglected children in Hays, Caldwell, Comal and Guadalupe Counties.

Monday, December 14th, 2009

New CASA volunteers sworn in

Another batch of volunteers for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) was recently sworn in by Judge Karin Bornicoro.

Monday, September 7th, 2009

CASA training classes scheduled

CASA is offering the last training sessions of the year in San Marcos and New Braunfels.

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

New Braunfels WIC office moving

The Women, Infants and Chilren (WIC) office in New Braunfels will move from 613 Interstate-35 Business Loop South to its new location at 625 North Walnut Avenue on Aug. 27. The office will be closed until Sept.2.

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Map: Swine Flu in Texas

A compilation of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of swine flu in Texas based on media and government reports.

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Still no swine flu reported in Hays County

While swine flu has all but shut down neighboring Comal County, life goes on pretty much as normal in Hays County.

Friday, March 20th, 2009

PEC directors decline re-election

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) Place 1 Director Vi Cloud, and Place 6 Director Val Smith have opted to not seek re-election to PEC's board of directors.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

P&Z picks ‘common sense’ over codes

It's not every day when a planning and zoning commission gets to wave off the codes from its own city and the next county, but the San Marcos P&Z took a whack at it Tuesday night.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

City of San Marcos Channel: MADD supports uniform bar hours

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) might oppose drinking, but definitely opposes drinking and driving, which is why the organization's position is consistent with the Nov. 4 ballot measure that would push bar closing times in San Marcos...

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