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Friday, January 30th, 2009

PEC implements more election changes

Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) directors met Friday to finalize revisions to key elections bylaws. As a result, members will be limited to one vote each, district boundaries will be redrawn and director candidates will be required to live in the districts they intend to represent.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Barton tabs Cary for Justice of the Peace

Scott Cary, a 27-year veteran of the Austin Police Department (APD), is Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton's choice as the new Justice of the Peace for the Buda area. It is expected that the Hays...

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Buda still waiting on Justice of the Peace

Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jeff Barton hoped to have a new Justice of the Peace for the Buda area this week, but it will wait until next week.

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Precinct 5 JP search down to eight candidates

Hays County Commissioner Jeff Barton said he's down to eight candidates to replace retiring Precinct 5 Justice of the Peace Lamont Ramage. Barton said he hopes to put a name before the commissioners court before the end...

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Commissioners court delays decision on sheriff

The county commissioners court delayed naming a new sheriff, saying they want more time to digest a candidate field that continues to grow amid an emotionally charged environment.

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Names still flying as county nears call on sheriff vacancy

As the names of a possible new Hays County sheriff fly through the ether, Buda Captain Bo Kidd received a major word on his behalf Monday. The commissioners court could decide on the late Allen Bridges' replacement...