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Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Tension escalates between Barton and Sumter

A meeting of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) has led to a war of words between Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton, left, and County Judge Liz Sumter, right.

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Kyle wins lawsuit brought by NAACP, homebuilders

City of Kyle officials can barely conceal their glee over a federal judge's ruling this week that minimum lot sizes and building standards for single-family homes adopted in 2003 do not discriminate against minorities.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Kyle welcomes Kohl's

The long-awaited Kohl's grand opening in Kyle came to pass Wednesday morning, opening another factor in two million square feet of retail planned for the intersection of Interstate-35 and Kyle Parkway.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

KVFD honored by city

Kyle Mayor Mike Gonzalez honored the city's volunteer fire department, which is expected to take more than 1,000 calls this year.

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Falcon fought the good fight

Stunned by the death of Minerva Falcon, we've all tried to sum up what she meant to Kyle. The eulogy did it best.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Death of Kyle stalwart Minerva Falcon leaves city mourning

Long-time City Secretary Minerva Falcon, the seat of government in Kyle for three decades, died Saturday morning, soon after the Fourth of July fireworks show that stands as one of her many marks on the community.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Changing city councils debut tonight

Less than a month after the May elections, local city councils will start looking different tonight. In Kyle, David Wilson will debut following his successful challenge against incumbent Dan Ekakiadis. In Buda, the council takes on...

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Schools, local councils up for grabs on Election Day

A school bond, a school board and two local city councils will learn their fates today as voters make their choices at the polls.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008

Kyle’s bond rating upgraded to A-plus

Just in time for Kyle to issue $22.8 million in general obligation bonds, Standard and Poor's upgraded the city's bond rating from A-minus to A-plus

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Kyle council stalls Dacy Lane project

Concerned that the Hays County Commissioners can't move on road projects, the Kyle City Council declined to spend the first $65,000 on improvements to Dacy Lane

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