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Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Kyle council filings promise busy campaign month

Wednesday's deadline for filing in a special Kyle City Council election came and went, setting up three races while pushing the city to the end of its legal wits. Since filing began for county races, four of seven Kyle councilmembers have signed up to run for higher offices, compelling city attorneys to rifle through the city charter...

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Texas State alum named APA president

Texas State alumna Melba J. T. Vasquez, a San Marcos native, was recently elected president of the American Psychological Association for 2011. Vasquez graduated from Texas State in 1972 with a double major in English and political...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Busted Longhorn pled ‘I play football’

Footage from Hays County Sheriff's Deputy Manuel Delarosa shows runningback D.J. Monroe asking 'Is there anything I can do?' after failing field sobriety test then vomitting in the cop car.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Longhorn Monroe reinstated after dropped DWI charge

University of Texas Longhorn running back D.J. Monroe was reinstated Monday and will be able to play in the Citi BCS National Championship game on Jan. 7 against Alabama after his driving while intoxicated charge was dropped,...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Video: UT’s D.J. Monroe DWI arrest

Hays County Sheriff's Office deputy's dashboard camera footage of Longhorn running back D.J. Monroe's arrest Nov. 15 for driving while intoxicated.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Bass Cats take second in Fort Worth

The Texas State Bass Cats team of David Cosner and Jay McCollum won second place and $25,000 last month at the Forrest L. Wood (FLW) Texas Regional Fishing Championship in Fort Worth.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Hansen named TCTA trustee of the year

Kathy Hansen wins an award as she continues to be a force for education even after retirement. The Texas Classrom Teachers Association recently named her School Board Member of the Year.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

County greenprint map completed

Hays County's $50,000 contribution in 2008 to the Central Texas Greenprint for Growth project bore fruit last month in the form of interactive Geographic Information System (GIS) maps depicting the region's land conservation priorities.

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Texas State club soccer teams go to nationals

Is Texas State a soccer hot bed? Look no further than this: The men's and women's soccer clubs at Texas State both have qualified for the National College Club Soccer (NCCS) championships to be played Nov. 19-21...

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Davis to give reading at Texas State

The Wittliff Collections will host a reading by assistant curator and author, Steve Davis, at 4 p.m Thursday. Davis will read from his new' book, J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind, the first new biography of the...

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