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Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Judge turns back Buda referendum bid

A state appeals court last week turned back Buda citizens who hoped to vote down a land use change, saying a city council decision clearing the way for US Foodservice to locate in the eastern extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is not subject to referendum.

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Lehman holds leadership summit

Leaders come in all ages and all experience levels but what do they have in common? A leadership summit at Lehman High School attempted to answer the question on Oct. 26. The many answers were surprisingly similar.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

BudaFirst sues city over food facility

A pair of Buda residents is suing the city for refusing to allow residents to vote on a city council decision that greases the skids for US Foodservice to locate east of town.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Buda still facing US Foods fight

A group wishing to keep a US Foodservice facility out of Buda is giving the city council one more meeting to allow a referendum on the matter. Otherwise, Budadfirst is threatening to sue.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Buda clashes with sheriff over Kidd

Buda officials say they're better off starting their own police department than maintaining a service agreement with the county after Sheriff Tommy Ratliff, left, busted down former Buda patrol Captain Bo Kidd, right, and re-assigned him to...

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Incumbents win in Buda-Kyle

Sandra Tenorio returned to the Buda City Council and Patti Wood returned to the Hays CISD school board in Saturday's election results.

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Election ’09: Tenorio keeps Buda seat against Ketteman

In the Buda city council Place 3 race, incumbent Sandra Tenorio received 298 votes, about 58.3 percent, to Buda Economic Development Corporation director Warrant Ketteman received 213 votes, about 41.7 percent.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Elections set for school boards, Buda

Expect an interesting city council election in Buda, along with a couple thick races for the Hays CISD and San Marcos CISD school boards.

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Precinct 5 JP search down to eight candidates

Hays County Commissioner Jeff Barton said he's down to eight candidates to replace retiring Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Lamont Ramage. Barton said he hopes to put a name before the commissioners court before the end...

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

Budget woes back Buda off Texas Main Street program

Right after learning that learning that the city faces a $500,000 budget shortfall, Buda's city council declined to apply for the Texas Main Street program Tuesday night, another blow for the city's struggling downtown.

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