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Friday, September 25th, 2009

The Weekend: A time for reflection

Carnivals, music, bingo, plays, music, football, soccer, volleyball, a fried chicken dinner, and more music await the happy weekend warrior.

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

CFPO-PAL to dedicate new fields at The Village

New playing fields that will serve thousands of children through the Christian Federation of Police Officers-Police Athletics Youth League (CFPO-PAL) will be dedicated Saturday at 11 a.m. on the field at Reimer Avenue in The Village campus....

Monday, March 17th, 2008

A good fight spoiled

A highly contentious expenditure of $1.6 million in parks bond money to build a road lost its fire last week, when Hays County legal counsel discovered the funding is appropriate.

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Too soon to panic

The Hays County Commissioners Court has approved $1.6 million in parks bond money to support youth football fields in San Marcos. But it's still too soon to panic that the court has lost track of the county's...

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Faith-based argument

HaysCAN President Charles O'Dell would have us believe the commissioners court is funding a faith-based organization by issuing $1.6 million towards infrastructure for youth football fields. Is he right?

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Sumter’s double whammy

Hays County Judge Liz Sumter took a double whammy at Tuesday's meeting of the commissioners court. When she unnecessarily recused herself from a controversial matter, she couldn't even pick who got the gavel.