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Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Commentary: The Christian case for legalizing marijuana

State Rep. DAVID SIMPSON writes, “I don’t believe that when God made marijuana he made a mistake that government needs to fix. The time has come for a thoughtful discussion of the prudence of our prohibition approach to drug use.”

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Rising drought index reignites Hays County burn ban

Citing a rapidly increasing drought index rating, the commissioners court on Tuesday reinstated a ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of Hays County.

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Tasing ends night on downtown square

Police tased a man on the downtown San Marcos square early Thursday morning as they tried to disperse a crowd of about 500 people that spilled onto Hopkins Street at closing time, hours after the end of...

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

SMHS teacher charged in sex offense calls self an ‘idiot’

San Marcos High school assistant volleyball and assistant girls' basketball coach William Shawn Harris, accused of having sexual intercourse six times with an 18-year-old senior, allegedly told her he was an "idiot" who was "so sorry" that...

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

SMHS teacher charged in sex offense calls self an 'idiot'

San Marcos High school assistant volleyball and assistant girls' basketball coach William Shawn Harris, accused of having sexual intercourse six times with an 18-year-old senior, allegedly told her he was an "idiot" who was "so sorry" that...

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