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Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Cyclists gear up to push safe-passage laws

Bicycle advocates are gearing up for an uphill climb during the next state legislative session, and it's a hill they're all too familiar with.

Monday, December 20th, 2010

TCEQ drops three-county groundwater proposal

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has backed off a proposal to dissolve a western Hays County groundwater district and fold it into a three-county agency including portions of Travis and Comal Counties. However, the idea...

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

San Marcos CISD officials respond to FAST ratings

San Marcos CISD did not fare well in an efficiency ratings system issued last week by the state comptroller's office, receiving only 1.5 out of a possible five stars. School district officials say they are studying the...

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Texas State sweeps top honors at Mariachi competition

Texas State's Mariachi Nueva Generacion was named the top college group at the 16th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio. It is the fourth time in the last five years that the group has taken first...

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Mariachi students earn top honors in San Antonio

Mariachi Nueva Generación and three mariachi vocal students from Texas State received top honors at the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio on Dec. 4-5.

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Wittliff Collections to screen Buck Winn documentary

The Hays County Historical Commission will screen its latest documentary at the the Wittliff Collections on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library on Dec. 7. The film about Wimberley artist Buck Winn was shot in 18...

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Stakes are high in Wimberley football rematch against Cuero

The Wimberley Texans, the only high school football team still alive in Hays County, go to San Antonio Friday night for a rematch of their first game this season. The Texans downed Cuero, 49-42, in August. Now,...

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Texans roll, Rebels eliminated from football playoffs

Wimberley stormed past Llano, 55-20, in the first round of the Class 3A high school football playoffs Friday night. Hays ran into way too much of Kerrville Tivy quarterback Johnny Manzeil, who had a hand in seven...

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

It's official: Texas State goes to the WAC in 2012

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) formally invited Texas State to join its ranks Thursday, meaning the Bobcats are on their way to playing top level college football in 2012. "In two years, we'll be playing FBS football...

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

SMA finishes cross country season with medals

The high school and the middle school divisions of San Marcos Academy's (SMA) cross county team each finished their seasons with medalists.

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