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Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Montgomery police chief: Texas State’s ALERRT saved lives

SUBMITTED REPORT Montgomery, Ala., police say a law enforcement training program based at Texas State University saved lives and contributed to the swift resolution of a shooting incident at a postal facility there recently. Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy credited Texas State’s Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Program for providing his officers with

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The Weekend: Legends in music, locals in football

Legendary musicians Leon Russell, Joe Ely and Fabrizio Poggi will grace the area this weekend. And there's plenty of music, theater, art and football of all varieties to go around, too.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Keith Moody tour comes to San Marcos

Alt-Country rocker Keith Moody will stop at the Gray Horse Saloon, 1904 RR12, Thursday as part of his current tour. A native of Alabama, Moody hails from the same Chattahoochee River Valley that spawned the Black Crowes...

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

'Longhorns Day' celebrated at Travis

The students and staff of Travis Elementary School celebrated "Longhorn Day" on Jan. 7 before the BCS football championship involving the University of Texas and Alabama's Crimson Tide. Although the Tide won the game, it did little...