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Friday, October 28th, 2011

Feeling the heat

San Marcos firefighters practiced dousing flames during a training exercise Oct. 25 at the San Marcos Municipal Airport.

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Update: Post Road fire fully contained, chief says

High winds and waning humidity have extended the life of a fire that began yesterday within a half-mile west of Post Road near the San Marcos-Blanco Cemetery.

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Photos: Post Road fire fought by air

A wildfire broke out off Post Road between San Marcos and Kyle Saturday afternoon, burning 10-12 acres at last report.

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Post Road fire about 50 percent contained

A fire that has consumed 10-12 acres north of San Marcos is about 50 percent contained, a Hays County Sheriff's Office spokesperson said shortly before 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Firefighters battle blaze off Post Road in San Marcos

Firefighters are battling a wildfire off Post Road in northern San Marcos. The city's emergency command center has been activated and crews are fighting the fire on the ground and by air. This photo was taken from...

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Seguin resident receives manslaughter charge for Friday wreck

San Marcos police say Seguin resident Luis R. Besa is to blame for a four-vehicle wreck that killed Maxwell resident Alejandro Perez on Friday and left Lockhart resident Alfredo Aquino hospitalized with serious injuries. Police jailed Besa,...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

City honors Dvorak, Zook

The city of San Marcos recently honored two retirees: Assistant Police Chief Lisa Dvorak and fire department Battalion Chief Bob Zook.

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Pink heals campaign raises $12,000

The pink heals campaign by San Marcos police and firefighters raised $12,000 for Hays County Community Action, Central Texas Medical Center, the Breast Cancer Resource Center and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Tanger makes holiday donation to police and fire departments

The Tanger Outlet Center recently donated money to the San Marcos Police Department and the San Marcos Fire Department, recognizing their works in the community.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

P&Z approves Windemere variance for narrow road

Planning and Zoning commissioners in San Marcos are allowing the developers of Windemere Ranch property by Spring Lake to build a narrower collector road than allowed by the city's land development code. Environmentalists and nearby residents opposed...

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