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Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Community partnership helps fund high school organization

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Review: Local label's IMAGO by The Butterfly Effect called ‘sophisticated, brooding and dreamy'

IMAGO by The Butterfly Effect by RAVEN VILLENGER Modern rock Aussie band The Butterfly Effect has topped charts overseas with their sophomore album IMAGO. Their recent release in the U.S. with San Marcos-based Captiva Records has prepared...

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Review: Local label’s IMAGO by The Butterfly Effect called ‘sophisticated, brooding and dreamy’

IMAGO by The Butterfly Effect by RAVEN VILLENGER Modern rock Aussie band The Butterfly Effect has topped charts overseas with their sophomore album IMAGO. Their recent release in the U.S. with San Marcos-based Captiva Records has prepared...

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Bobcats lasso Cowgirls in 99-50 blowout

By CHRIS DOELLE Sports Editor SAN MARCOS – The Texas State women’s basketball team took on McNeese State Thursday night in front of the home crowd at Strahan Stadium and came away with a convincing 99-50 victory....

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

San Marcos, Hays dodge bullet with Wimberley's decision

NEWS COMMENTARY by BILL PETERSON Senior Correspondent The Hays and San Marcos school districts dodged a bullet Tuesday night, when the Wimberley school district decided to save itself from state-mandated extinction. Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott told...

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Parent company of two major local employers sold

A flurry of Security and Exchange Commission filings on Friday finalized sale of the parent company of two major San Marcos manufacturers to Philips Electronics.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

With needs piling up, council looks at ways to square ‘wish list’ with reality

With the city’s capital improvement needs growing faster than they are getting met, the city council in a workshop on Tuesday approved changes to the process through which big-ticket projects are prioritized and funded.

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?

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

Staples Road is where the sidewalk begins for Wallace addition

The long-awaited sidewalk is also evidence of the city’s significant backlog of unfunded infrastructure projects and the challenges of getting capital improvements done when construction material costs keep rising.

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Effort to relax alcohol restrictions gets first test with former mayor’s Mexican restaurant

Eight months after the planning and zoning commission first considered the issue, David Chiu on Monday won a variance from a city development ordinance that prohibits restaurants that open within 300 feet of an existing school or...

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