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Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Smoke shop shooting suspect re-arrested this morning following grand jury indictment

Steven Carlos Hernandez, the 20-year-old local accused in a high-profile robbery that ended with the shooting of a San Marcos store clerk, was arrested in court this morning after State District Judge Bill Henry revoked a personal recognizance bond and restored bail previously set at $75,000.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Hays County sheriff welcomes new district attorney with public reception

Sheriff Gary Cutler is hosting a public reception next week for incoming District Attorney Wes Mau, who will soon assume the office he lost eight years ago in a rancorous campaign between two veteran prosecutors.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Election 2014: Mau wins GOP nod for Hays County DA

The Texas assistant attorney general is the defacto DA-elect with no Democrat on the ballot in the November general election

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Letter: Tibbe ‘will not remain quiet’ while DA office ‘disparaged’

The district attorney says the two Republicans vying to replace her are leaning on “false and misleading” allegations of misconduct and mismanagement during her two terms as Hays County’s chief prosecutor

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Letter: Jason Isaac says Mau has ‘earned my trust’ for Hays DA

The conservative Republican lawmaker bucks some of his libertarian-leaning supporters with this endorsement of Wes Mau over Lynn Peach, who has become an anti-establishment célèbre du jour

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Letter: Peach will ‘stand strongly for justice’

San Marcos-based attorney Ronnie Dickens says candidate Lynn Peach has a more realistic perspective on criminal prosecution after five years in private practice as a defense attorney after resigning from the Hays County District Attorney’s office

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Letter: For Hays DA, Mau is simply more qualified. Period.

Local Republican pillars Wally and Linda Kinney are backing Wes Mau for Hays County District Attorney, writing that he has the ‘prosecutorial and management experience necessary to handle the job.’

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Letter: Peach ‘ready, willing and able’ to clean up DA’s office

Former Hays County Republican Party chair Mike Cox writes that the district attorney’s office is “long due for a major overhaul” and casts his lot with insurgent candidate Lynn Peach.

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Letter: Peach’s ‘groundless accusations’ point to poor judgment

In a letter to the editor, retired San Marcos police Cmdr. Terry Nichols recalls district attorney candidate Lynn Peach’s incendiary accusations in 2009 against a fellow assistant district attorney and a San Marcos police investigator

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Letter: Mau sticks foot in mouth with ‘single mom’ remark

Dripping Springs resident Gary Conner writes to rap candidate Wes Mau’s knuckles for asking his opponent how she would balance being a single mom with the demands of being the Hays County District Attorney

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