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Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Decision likely right after three city manager finalists meet public

The three city manager finalists in San Marcos will go before the public Wednesday night. Later that night, the San Marcos City Council will go into executive session, probably to make a decision. The city's timeline called for a decision this week.

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

McCarthy now uncertain about November mayoral run

Texas State student Daniel McCarthy, who has announced a run for mayor, now says he is uncertain that he will file for the office. McCarthy, arrested Monday before a speech by President Obama at the University of...

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Williams wins Hogg Foundaton scholarship

A Texas State student who is a former journalist and 12-year U.S. Navy veteran has been awarded a $5,000 Hogg Foundation scholarship to pursue study in social work so he can help traumatized military veterans.

Monday, June 21st, 2010

PEC hires interim GM, elects two new directors

Pedernales Electric Cooperative named Luis Garcia as interim general manager while voters picked two new members for the board of directors at the annual membership meeting Saturday in Johnson City.

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Wimberley student graduates Texas American Legion boys state

Sam Lawrence of Wimberley High School recently graduated from Texas American Legion Boys State, the program that educates young men about government and civics in a "learn by doing" environment.

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Hancock finishes 14th in regional high jump

Texas State high jumper Valerie Hancock finished 14th at the NCAA West Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at the University of Texas.

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Bobcats send four to track and field regional

Four Texas State track and field athletes, including two women high jumpers, will compete in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field West Region Championships this weekend at the University of Texas.

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Regents approve residence design plans

Texas State regents approved design plans for a $46 million residence facility last week, while also extending contracts for student food service and residential laundry service.

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Gartzke retiring as principal from Dahlstrom Middle School

Hilda Gartkze started at Hays CISD as a school counselor in 1992, eventually taking the job of principal of Dahlstrom Middle School. She is retiring as principal at the end of the current school year but has...

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Hays CISD hires three principals

Hays CISD trustees hired principals for Lehman High School, Academy High School and Dahlstrom Middle School this week.

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