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Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Hays CISD has leveling ceremony for new schools

More than 100 students, teachers, Masons and elected officials gathered together on July 31 to celebrate the opening of two new Hays CISD elementary schools with a symbolic "leveling" ceremony.

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Wonder World Drive extension opens to fanfare after 20 years

Local officials and residents opened the long awaited Wonder World Drive extension Saturday, providing San Marcos with its first smooth east-west access by linking Interstate-35 with RR 12.

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Wimberley student graduates Texas American Legion boys state

Sam Lawrence of Wimberley High School recently graduated from Texas American Legion Boys State, the program that educates young men about government and civics in a "learn by doing" environment.

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Courting crossover votes, Rose hosts Republican speaker Straus

Joe Straus' appearance last week at a fundraiser for State Rep. Patrick M. Rose angers some local Republicans who accuse the speaker of betraying his party.

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Kyle to rededicate historic city hall

The old Kyle City Hall on the town square has been brought back to life by more than $750,000 in improvements. The city will rededicate the venerable structure Saturday afternoon.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

County to break ground on government center

Hays County officials are inviting residents to attend the official groundbreaking of the Hays County Government Center Friday afternoon. It is expected that the center will be completed in December 2011.

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

The Weekend: A whole messtival of festivals, and a good bit else, besides

Festivals, fairs and shows. The weekend is stuffed to bursting with them. And then, there's more good music than you can shake a stick at, if you had a stick you wanted to shake at something.

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Rose trounces Democratic primary challenger

Patrick Rose took 79.7 percent of the vote against challenger Andrew Backus in Tuesday's Democratic primary for his fifth straight nomination for his state representative seat.

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Letter to the editor: A vote against Rose

In this letter to the editor, Susan Cook of Driftwood says it's time to unseat Patrick Rose as the local state representative to the legislature and vote for Andrew Backus in the March 2 Democratic primary.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Rose, Backus square off at League of Women Voters forum

In one of their few face-to-face debates, State Rep. Patrick M. Rose called challenger Andrew H. Backus a single-issue candidate in their battle for the Democratic Party’s nomination. Backus did his best to reinforce the charge.

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