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Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Graffiti led fire marshal to suspected fish hatchery arsonists

Graffiti left at the scene led Fire Marshal Ken Bell to three local teens charged with setting the blaze that severely damaged the century-old fish hatchery building at San Marcos Plaza Park.

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Kyle drops tax rate with loan re-fi

After working out a way to restructure a portion of debt, Kyle officials shaved 6.5 cents off their proposed property tax rate for Fiscal Year 2010 and passed a $36 million budget at a tax rate of...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Kyle council hears annexation concerns

An annexation plan that would fill holes in Kyle's city limits and increase the city's geographical foot print by about one-third packed the city council chambers last week as interested area residents wondered how the changes would...

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Kyle citizens debate service cuts

Faced with a second straight double-digit property tax increase, Kyle residents are debating the possibility of reducing city services.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Kyle council addresses public safety at first 2009 meeting

Now that Kyle Parkway is opened east of Interstate-35, the city will paint the lanes west of the interstate to inform drivers they can go straight. Meanwhile, the city council named three new members to its public...

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Cox wins PEC director race

Patrick Cox of Wimberley won the 20-candidate battle royale to join the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) board of directors in voting completed Saturday.

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

Pedernales candidate roundup

IN THE PEC CHANNEL: A quick-reference guide to District 7 candidates, including 2-minute videos from each contender.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

From Dick Schneider:
‘A fine company, an unfortunate lack of trust with the membership’

IN THE PEC CHANNEL: As part of our series on Pedernales Electric Cooperative board candidates in the Community Blogs section, The Mercury hears from Buda Chamber of Commerce president and chief executive officer DICK SCHNEIDER

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

From Lila Knight:
‘A keen eye for how boards should operate’

IN THE PEC CHANNEL: As part of our series on Pedernales Electric Cooperative board candidates in the Community Blogs section, The Mercury hears from Kyle architectural historian LILA KNIGHT.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

From Ron Barrera: ‘Every penny will be accounted for’

IN THE PEC CHANNEL: As part of our series on Pedernales Electric Cooperative board candidates in the Community Blogs section, The Mercury hears from state comptroller employee RON BARRERA.

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