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Clay Huckaby

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Letter: Hays County fire, EMS chiefs back bond proposals, ESD expansion

The first responders urge residents to vote for Hays County bond props. 1 and 2; creation of Hays County Emergency Service District No. 9; and expansion of ESD No. 7.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

TxDOT foresees ‘negligible’ aquifer impacts from SH 45 SW

More than 600 people crowded into a south Austin high school cafeteria last week to weigh-in on a draft environmental report on Texas 45 Southwest, a controversial toll road that would connect the southern terminus of MoPac...

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Buda rocked by house fire, explosion

Hays County investigators say one person is dead in the aftermath of a garage fire and home explosion that rocked the Buda neighborhood Saturday morning of Hays Country Oaks.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Amtrak train collides with car in Buda

An Amtrak passenger train collided with a car hung up on the train tracks in front of Buda City Park Thursday night, pushing the vehicle down the tracks to City Hall. Nobody was injured in the collision.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Hays County channel: Road bond support group announces campaign

Hays Families for Safer Mobility, organized in support of a $207 million road bond issue in Hays County, announced its campaign this week for the measure, which will appear on the November ballot.

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Tyson wins as Buda wiener races boom

David Cardeil of Austin holds his championship wiener dog, Tyson, and accepts the plaudits for winning the 11th annual Buda Wiener Dog Races Sunday at City Park in Buda.