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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Daniel Guerrero’s toughest opponent may be himself

The San Marcos mayor will be tough to beat but his hired guns may be unable to explain away the bed Daniel Guerrero has made for himself.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

George P. Bush to raise funds at Dripping Springs reception

Texas Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush will pick Hays County pockets for campaign contributions at a Nov. 1 fundraiser thrown by former County Judge Jim Powers and Hays County Commissioners Will Conley and Mark Jones.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Freethought San Marcos: Hays County officials
play politics with religious invocation

In his regular column, former San Marcos City Attorney LAMAR HANKINS says the Hays County Commissioners Court is endorsing Christianity because most of the people who pray before court sessions are Christians.

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Bobby Knight says Penn State sanctions ‘idiotic’

The NCAA's decision to strip 11 years of football victories from the record books as punishiment for Penn State's handling of the Sandusky child rape allegations is "idoitic" and misdirected, retired college basketball coaching great Bobby Knight...

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Bobby Knight to headline Roger Williams fundraiser in Dripping Springs

Legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight is headlining a fundraiser for congressional candidate Roger Williams next week in Dripping Springs.

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

As election nears, Cobb, Barton take questions

Hays County voters are closing in on a decision between the two candidates for Hays County judge, San Marcos Republican Bert Cobb and Kyle Democrat Jeff Barton. Each answered the same set of questions posed by San...

Friday, October 15th, 2010

County provides $125K for struggling water district

Hays County commissioners increased their annual allocation to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District in the 2011 budget. However, the district continues to struggle with administrative, political and funding turmoil.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

County budgets more HTGCD funding

Following a contorted process in which a local groundwater district couldn't agree with local state legislators on a funding bill, Hays County Commissioners appear ready to increase the district's funding from the county.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA donates to Spring Lake Preserve

The City of San Marcos was presented with a check for $100,000 by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA) for Spring Lake Preserve.

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

GBRA gives $100,000 for Spring Lake Preserve

Guadalupe Blanco River Authority officials present a $100,000 check to Mayor Susan Narvaiz for Spring Lake Preserve, a 251-acre preserve in the Spring Lake watershed.

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