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Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Feds say Texas State professor’s homes bought with drug money

A Texas State University professor is under siege from federal prosecutors who allege that her two houses, including one in Hays County, were bought with money laundered by a Mexican politician with supposed ties to drug cartels, the San Antonio Express-News reports.

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Security tight for auction of Republic of Texas member’s property

At least a half-dozen armed federal officers stood guard this morning at a tax foreclosure auction on the San Marcos courthouse square of property belonging to a member of the Republic of Texas separatist group.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

San Marcos CISD kids begin regional fitness program

Almost 500 San Marcos CISD elementary students traveled to Austin last Saturday morning to help kick-off the 2011 Marathon Kids program. For the next six months, participants will run/walk 26.2 miles in increments of one-quarter to one...