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Friday, February 19th, 2016

San Marcos police, marshals to join statewide warrant sweep

San Marcos police and city marshals are among officers from more than 300 law enforcement agencies across Texas conducting a warrant roundup beginning Saturday, March 5.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Behold: A New Deal photographer’s somber images of San Marcos during the Great Depression

As the decade drew to a close, Hays County families were still in the Great Depression’s tight grip. In 1939 and 1940, prolific documentary photographer Russell Werner Lee passed through San Marcos during a tour of Texas...

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

San Marcos again named nation’s fastest-growing city

For the second consecutive year, San Marcos has been named the fastest-growing city in the nation in relative terms, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Caldwell County grand jury declines to indict SMPD cops in Black Friday shooting

A Caldwell County grand jury on Thursday declined to indict five San Marcos police officers for shooting and killing a young man who kidnapped his former girlfriend in November and led authorities on a wild chase across...

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Suspect killed by SWAT ‘had every intention of killing’ ex-girlfriend, Bulverde chief says

On Nov. 23 — exactly a week and half before he snapped beyond repair — Jerry Paul Stovall III took to Facebook to say he was reaching the end of his rope.

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Jilted lover’s 60-mile wild ride ended by SWAT bullets in Niederwald

Two snipers’ bullets ended the the life of a 22-year-old man who abducted his ex-girlfriend early this morning and led officers on a 60-plus-mile, high-speed chase in a stolen police cruiser through Hays County and San Marcos....

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Gallery: More images of the 2013 San Marcos Veterans Day parade

Scenes from the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown San Marcos on Nov. 9.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

City Hall hosting summit on population growth, development

San Marcos residents are invited to share their ideas and hear from fellow citizens regarding growth in their city at “SMTX Talks: A Constructive Conversation about Growth” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at...

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Hays County rainfall totals 10/31/13

Hays County watchers reported rainfall totals as high as 12 inches today in parts, according to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. Here's a look at the deluge that fueled the Halloween flood of 2013.

Friday, October 4th, 2013

City launches phone app

The City of San Marcos has introduced SMTX Connect, a mobile app that gives residents and visitors access to important city information, allows them to report issues, and tracks their requests online and via their mobile phones.

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