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Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Sheriff’s office investigating theft from Habitat for Humanity job site

Sheriff's Office investigators are trying to determine who broke into a Wimberley Habitat for Humanity home under construction and stole a variety of construction tools.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Widow wants sheriff’s term filled by chief deputy

Late Sheriff Allen Bridge's widow called on county commissioners this morning to appoint her husband's chief deputy to fill Hays County's top law enforcement job until a 2010 special election.

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Funeral service for Bridges planned for Wednesday

UPDATED 7:26 DEC. 7 | LOCATION ANNOUNCED. Funeral services for Hays County Sheriff Allen Bridges will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 10.

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Buda council to look at cops costs, highway annexation

The Buda City Council is likely to renew its agreement to receive law enforcement service from the Hays County Sheriff's Office, but the cost is going up 14 percent for the same service. Also, the city flexing...

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Hurricane moves football games up to tonight

The threat of high winds Friday night has led to the Hays and Lehman high school football games being pushed forward to this evening. San Marcos, as scheduled, will still play in Lampasas Friday night.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Sheriff’s office: Backhoe operator fled, but not for life

REVISED: 09/11/08, 12:25 p.m. The Hays County Sheriff\'s Office said its report concerning the arrest of commissioner candidate Nick Ramus last Friday said the backhoe operater he allegedly approached with a gun fled, but not fearing for...

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

Commissioner candidate charged with deadly conduct

Hays County Commissioners Court candidate Nick Ramus is charged with deadly conduct after allegedly approaching the property of his neighbor and adversary, Carolyn Logan, with a loaded gun. Ramus said the episode is one more example of...

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Third Kyle teen arrested in alleged party sex assault

Hays County Sheriff's office said today they had arrested a third teen in the alleged sexual assault of two girls who lost consciousness at a party last fall and blacked out.

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Conley pushes county cop pay

Concerned that Hays County is poorly positioned to recruit qualified law officers, Commissioner Will Conley brought a police pay proposal before the commissioners court.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

County shoots down gun ban

By BILL PETERSON Editor at Large SAN MARCOS – A 3-2 vote is always a close vote, but the 3-2 vote Tuesday morning at the Hays County Commissioners Court was really close. From listening to commissioners before...

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