Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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, October 22nd, 2010
Hays County voters are closing in on a decision between the two candidates for Hays County judge, San Marcos Republican Bert Cobb and Kyle Democrat Jeff Barton. Each answered the same set of questions posed by San...
Monday, October 18th, 2010
Hays County Precinct 4 Commissioner Karen Ford (D-Dripping Springs) is being challenged for re-election in November by Dripping Springs businessman Ray Whisenant (R-Dripping Springs). Each candidate answered identical questions posed by San Marcos Local News.
Friday, October 15th, 2010
Hays County commissioners increased their annual allocation to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District in the 2011 budget. However, the district continues to struggle with administrative, political and funding turmoil.
Saturday, February 6th, 2010
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...
Tuesday, December 29th, 2009
Four-term State Representative Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs) has drawn an opponent in the March primary. Andrew Backus of Driftwood, a long-time Rose opponent in matters of local groundwater management, filed his intention to run with the Texas...
Monday, December 14th, 2009
While it remains to be seen if the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (HTGCD) and Hays County legislators can iron out their differences, a process began last week with a plan to bring together stakeholders selected by...
Thursday, October 15th, 2009
Two river protection organizations and residents of three local counties are protesting a developer's pumping of San Marcos River water during drought conditions for a future private lake community near Martindale.
Monday, August 31st, 2009
Following a contorted process in which a local groundwater district couldn't agree with local state legislators on a funding bill, Hays County Commissioners appear ready to increase the district's funding from the county.