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Monday, July 9th, 2012

Audio: Amid cattle deaths in Central Texas, an agricultural mystery

The sudden death of 15 cows on a Central Texas pasture in May was more than a tragedy for the rancher. It marked the beginning of a search for answers that has pointed directly to the grass on which the cows were grazing.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

ACC contracts for 72 acres next to San Marcos High

The Austin Community College (ACC) district has contracted for 72 acres just south of San Marcos High School for the purpose of locating a campus in San Marcos. The purchase is contingent on voters approving San Marcos...

Friday, October 16th, 2009

The Weekend: More fun than a balloon of monkeys

The weekend is a compendium of music, art, openings, music, carnivals, fairs, pumpkins, and other wonderful things to do in our gorgeous part of Texas.

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Weekend: Books, pumpkins, football, Autumn

The weekend is bursting with music, books for sale, football, music, Pet Fest, soccer, volleyball, arts, theater and did we mention music?

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

San Marcos to turn over administration of Bastrop WIC

The city of Austin will take over administration of the Women, Infants and Children Program in Elgin and Bastrop from the city of San Marco starting Feb. 4.