San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

Debbie Ingalsbe

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

Schedule for county health care meetings announced

Hays County has released a schedule of meetings with County Judge Liz Sumter, County Personal Health Director Priscilla Hargraves, along with commissioners, mayors and health care professionals, to gauge the public's opinion on health care services.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

County government center gains momentum

Hays County commissioners re-visited the possibility of building a new government center at a cost of $90 million Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Dangers of SH 123 worry local drivers

A dangerous stretch of SH 123 just beyond Hays County and the San Marcos CISD has residents campaigning for improvements. An especially concerning location is the intersection of SH 123 and Ridge Road (above).

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

The county, the city, their roads and KBR

A company engaged in road design work for the City of San Marcos and Hays County has long been the subject of controversy in its role as a major contractor for governments worldwide.

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Commissioners discuss legislative agenda

In addition to their other desires, Hays County commissioners hope they can survive the present session of the Texas Legislature without taking on more unfunded mandates.

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Study: Hays County officials still underpaid

A study commissioned by the Hays County Commissioners Court shows that the county still pays elected officials 20.6 percent below the market average, even with the new pay increases.

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Letter to the editor: Questioning commissioner pay hikes

Charles O'Dell of HaysCAN finds it interesting that three commissioners who had declined pay increases now are receiving them.

Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Three commissioners receive pay raises

Three Hays County Commissioners who had declined pay increases now are receiving them after a study found that their new salaries are in line with the marketplace.

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