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Friday, July 18th, 2014

White House appoints former Kyle mayor to education post

Former Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson has won a presidential appointment as the deputy assistant secretary in charge of rural outreach efforts for the U.S. Department of Education.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Webster trounces Pickett in Kyle mayoral runoff

Webster won slightly more than 69 percent of the vote, 639 votes to Brad Pickett’s 285.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Five firms get a share of $36 million in Kyle road projects

More than nine months after voters agreed to borrow $36 million to fund long-delayed reconstruction of five overburdened and deteriorating roadways, the Kyle City Council on Tuesday handed $3.5 million in contracts to five engineering firms engaged...

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Kyle launches ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Kyle officials have announced the creation of a "Lifetime Achievement Award," to be given to citizens who "dedicated themselves to the betterment of Kyle."

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Kyle council puts brakes on Yarrington truck stop

For a second time in little more than a year, the Kyle City Council on Wednesday rejected zoning changes that would have allowed construction of a major truck stop on Interstate 35 at Yarrington Road.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

San Marcos, Kyle at odds over proposed truck stop

A developer’s plans for a retail center anchored by a major interstate truck stop at Yarrington Road has so riled residents of proximate neighborhoods that San Marcos City Manager Jim Nuse last week preemptively announced his opposition,...

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Kyle approves $45M budget

The Kyle City Council approved a $45.36 million budget for Fiscal Year 2014 last week at a special called meeting.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

KPD launches ‘Kyle Alert Network’

The Kyle Police Department (KPD) is launching an interactive public safety alert system that will enable the public to report suspicious activities through an anonymous text messaging code.

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Kyle council approves amusement facility incentives

The Kyle City Council approved a development deal with incentives last week to bring a large-scale amusement facility to the city, which hasn't been known for its broad palette of entertainment options.

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Johnson calls 2012 ‘banner year’ for Kyle

Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson told the Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce that the state of the city is strong.

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