San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

Jeff Wentworth

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

Guest Column: Rose states position on HTGCD authority

Local State Representative Patrick Rose states his position on legislation concerning the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) and its request for more taxing authority.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Give counties the authority to manage growth

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter wants the state to give counties better tools, and more authority, to help manage growth.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Tenure roots Rose in House

Local State Representative Patrick Rose (left, with Hays County Precinct 3 Commissioner Will Conley on Election Night), demonstrates the bipartisan spirit that has characterized his four terms in the legislature. The present session is occupying Rose with...

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Dangers of SH 123 worry local drivers

A dangerous stretch of SH 123 just beyond Hays County and the San Marcos CISD has residents campaigning for improvements. An especially concerning location is the intersection of SH 123 and Ridge Road (above).

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Commissioners discuss legislative agenda

In addition to their other desires, Hays County commissioners hope they can survive the present session of the Texas Legislature without taking on more unfunded mandates.

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