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Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Sheriff's Office arrests ID theft suspect

The Hays County Sheriff's Office has charged a man who allegedly made several fraudulent purchases with credit cards while holding several forms of identification, each bearing a different name.

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

City tables 25-year energy deal with LCRA

As the San Marcos City Council nears signing a 25-year extension with the Lower Colorado River Authority as the city utility company's energy provider, concerns about transparency have emerged. Neither the LCRA nor the city wants the...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Updated: City to consider $2.5M, interest free theater loan

The San Marcos City Council will consider a $2.5 million, interest free loan Tuesday night to incentivize the development of an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at the vacant Best Buy building at Springtown Mall. The loan would be...

Friday, December 18th, 2009

City observes Heldenfels anniversary

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently presented a proclamation to Gil Heldenfels as Heldenfels Enterprises celebrates its 100th anniversary. The San Marcos-based company specializes in pre-cast/pre-stressed concrete structures.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Heldenfels' 100-year success is as solid as concrete

In November, Heldenfels Enterprises, Inc. (HEI), with plants in San Marcos and Corpus Christi, will celebrate its 100th year of business. Heldenfels produces and installs precast/prestressed concrete for all types of structures.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Area Toastmaster wins humorous speech contest

Alan Cameron from the San Marcos Toastmasters took first place in the Humorous Speech contest in a recent meet with other local Toastmasters chapters.

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Business owner charged in arson case

The owner of a San Marcos transmission store has been charged with arson in the destruction by fire of his own business.

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Ratliff attends sheriffs conference

Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff recently attended the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas (SAT) 131st Annual Training Conference at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi.

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Map: Swine Flu in Texas

A compilation of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of swine flu in Texas based on media and government reports.

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