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Thursday, February 25th, 2010

GOP Hays County judge candidates discuss issues

Republican Hays County judge candidates Bert Cobb and Peggy Jones spoke in depth with San Marcos Local News about the issues leading up to the March 2 primary election. The winner will take on the Democratic nominee, either Hays County Judge Liz Sumter or Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton, in the November election.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Shami calls Perry and White 'proven failures'

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami came to San Marcos last week, calling Governor Rick White and former Houston Mayor Bill White "proven failures" as the primary election approaches on March 2.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Shami calls Perry and White ‘proven failures’

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Farouk Shami came to San Marcos last week, calling Governor Rick White and former Houston Mayor Bill White "proven failures" as the primary election approaches on March 2.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Boling, Mendoza debate in law judge primary

Hays County Court at Law No. 1 Judge Anna Martinez Boling and Hays County Assistant District Attorney David Mendoza debated last week at the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate. Boling and Martinez are competing...

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Staples woman sentenced in smuggling case

A Staples woman was sentenced last week in a 2008 smuggling case that originated with a search of a San Marcos mobile home that turned up about two dozen aliens from Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua....

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Rose campaigns against primary challenge

When Patrick Rose first ran for the state legislature in 2002, he was 23, not long out of Princeton and unsure if he would win the office, let alone how long he would keep it. Today, Rose...

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Rattlers move up in new UIL alignment

The new University Interscholastic League (UIL) alignment for 2010-2012 returns San Marcos to Class 5A, while Hays, Lehman and Wimberley are brought closer to home.

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Kyle to hold memorial for Peña

Hays CISD and Kyle officials are holding a memorial Friday morning for deceased U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña, who died in the line of duty last week in Afghanistan. Peña's mother, Cecilia Peña, has taught music for...

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Governor orders county flags at half-mast for Peña

Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a directive that all flags in San Marcos and Hays County be flown at half mast Friday, in honor of the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña, who died in the...

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

San Marcos turns out to honor fallen Peña

Emotions were strong in San Marcos Tuesday as the body of the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña made its way through the streets of the city after landing earlier in the day at Randolph Air Force...

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