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Chance Sparks

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Kyle, Buda show little interest in quieting loud train

A lonely train whistle announcing its approach in the distance is a familiar sound for Buda and Kyle residents. The horns cry out, two long, one short, one long, between 15 and 20 times each day — and night.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Carma pulls concept plan change for Blanco Vista

Shifting course again, Carma Texas has withdrawn its request with San Marcos officials to change the concept plan for the Blanco Vista development on the north end of the city. It is anticipated that Carma will submit...

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

New city planning arm emerges from staff changes, P&Z purge

It remains to be seen how the city will change the way it handles development, but the people making those calls are changing rapidly as City Manager Rick Menchaca shuffles the city staff while the Planning and...