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Monday, October 24th, 2016

Letter: Local deputies association endorses Hays County bond propositions

MICHAEL KIRKWOOD says the Hays County Law Enforcement Administration supports passage of two bond proposals to raise money for new roads and law enforcement facilities.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Q&A: Veteran peace officers take on 10-term incumbent for Hays County Pct. 2 constable

ELECTION 2016 VIDEO | Hays County’s longest-serving elected official, Pct. 2 Constable James H. Kohler, couldn’t be more confident that he will win his eleventh consecutive general election this fall. First, he must beat longtime peace officers...

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Hays County sheriff welcomes new district attorney with public reception

Sheriff Gary Cutler is hosting a public reception next week for incoming District Attorney Wes Mau, who will soon assume the office he lost eight years ago in a rancorous campaign between two veteran prosecutors.

Monday, October 25th, 2010

428th district judge candidates discuss legal process

The 428th District Court is the only State of Texas court that exclusively addresses Hays County cases. The candidates to run that court in the Nov. 2 election, incumbent Republican Bill Henry and Democratic challenger Scot Courtney,...

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

District judge candidates get testy at police forum

Republican incumbent Bill Henry and Democratic challenger Scot Courtney went at it last month over how to best run the 428th district court during a candidate forum sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police and the Hays...

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

County postpones budget adoption after complaints

Hays County commissioners decided to not adopt a fiscal year 2011 budget Monday after citizens said the document was not available online as required by state law. The commissioners will vote on adoption on Sept. 28.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Judge candidates promise race will stick to issues

Hays County judge candidates Jeff Barton and Bert Cobb said their race to the county's top elected office will stick to the issues and stay away from personal slights. Barton and Cobb were among the candidates who...

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

County police to hold candidate forum

The local Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) chapter and the Hays County Law Enforcement Association will hold a forum of candidates for countywide offices next week. The forum will include candidates for county judge, sheriff, two commissioners...

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

County court lowers proposed tax rate hike

After first looking at a property tax rate hike of nearly 1.5 cents, the Hays County commissioners agreed last week to propose a property tax rate of 47.39 cents, less than a half-penny higher than the current...

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Boling, Mendoza debate in law judge primary

Hays County Court at Law No. 1 Judge Anna Martinez Boling and Hays County Assistant District Attorney David Mendoza debated last week at the San Marcos Area League of Women Voters debate. Boling and Martinez are competing...

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