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Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Five from Hays appointed to LCRA committee

STAFF REPORT The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has appointed five Hays Countians to its Central Basin Regional Council for terms beginning Jan. 1. The Central Basin includes Blanco, Burnet, Hays, Travis and Williamson Counties. The new appointees are Brian Bondy of San Marcos, Scott Roberts of Driftwood, Cathy Chilcote of Buda, Luis Vallejo of

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Updated: Texas 21 bar shooting may be gang-related

A San Marcos man accused of a shooting death near Uhland last Friday was arrested this morning at a home more than 1,200 miles away in Milwaukee.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Lightning fire destroys Dripping Springs home

A lightning strike Tuesday morning burned a Dripping Springs residence to the ground, according to the Hays County Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

August sales fuel sales tax revenue jump for San Marcos

San Marcos retail sales in July fueled another monthly increase in sales tax receipts over last year’s collections for the same period. Through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, sales tax revenues are up 7.81...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Hays commissioners pass redistricting plan

The Hays County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 3-2 to redistrict the county in a way that splits Kyle into three commissioner precincts and removes from Precinct 1 almost all its current territory west of Interstate 35.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Hays County commissioners court chooses redistricting plan

Hays County commissioners on Tuesday voted narrowly to redistrict the county in a way that splits Kyle into three commissioner precincts and removes from Precinct 1 almost all its current territory west of Interstate 35.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Two men jailed, marijuana seized after police chase

A recent traffic stop in Uhland suddenly turned into a police chase and resulted in the seizure of about 260 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of two men.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Cobb rides GOP wave to county judge

Bert Cobb's victory as Hays County judge was part of a Republican sweep Tuesday that will give the GOP a 4-1 majority on the Hays County Commissioners Court. Jeff Barton, who lost the judge race, said the...

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Club 21 owner may try to rebuild after all

Not long after closing time, at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, a Mazda passenger car and a Chevrolet Suburban raced down Cotton Gin Road and crossed Texas 21 without stopping, a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesperson said....

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Sales taxes continue increase along Interstate-35

The Interstate-35 cities of San Marcos, Kyle and Buda all led continued sales tax increases over a year ago in Hays County. A 4.08 percent increase in San Marcos over August 2009 continues the city's steady improvement...

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