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Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Appeals court throws out suit challenging ACC election

A state appellate court on Wednesday dismissed a Kyle dentist's lawsuit challenging the validity of last November's election in which Hays CISD voters opted to join the Austin Community College taxing district.

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

ACC adds 28,000 square feet to Hays campus plan

Because the measure failed in the San Marcos school district, a local proponent says, the college district will put more resources into building its campus in Kyle, which is now planned for 100,000 square feet.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Mattis resigns as Kyle city manager after eight years

The Kyle City Council accepted the resignation of City Manager Tom Mattis after a two-hour executive session that ended after midnight Wednesday morning. Mattis, who served eight years in the position, will receive a payment of up...

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Kyle council could kick city manager off dais

A newly composed Kyle City Council will meet for the first time Wednesday night. One item on the agenda could be resolved with City Manager Tom Mattis being moved from the council dais.

Friday, May 1st, 2009

The Weekend: Cheers for Cinco de Mayo

Comes now, the weekend of numerous Cinco de Mayo celebrations, along with Pete Seeger's birthday and the usual gamut of live music and entertainment in San Marcos.

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Stimulus funds flow to Kyle flood control dam

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett today announced that $2.4 million in federal funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be used for flood control projects along Plum Creek in Hays County.

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Plum Creek prepares for ‘Front Porch Days’

Front Porch Days, the Plum Creek subdivision's yearly festival that draws about 5,000 people, is scheduled May 2-3 this year.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Businesses opening in Plum Creek

Several new businesses have decided to hang shingles in Plum Creek, a mixed-use development that continues to grow in the north end of Kyle.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Slower Kyle growth makes planning a puzzle

As residential building permits in Kyle drop to a nine-year low, city officials are considering a range of long-term population scenarios.

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Late entry wins committee approval for Kyle library site

Ending a curious round of discussion, a library building committee in Kyle voted to approve a downtown site while recommending that the city spend less for the land than it's likely to cost.

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