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Friday, December 9th, 2011

Committee names artists competing for LBJ, MLK memorial

The LBJ/MLK Memorial Crossroads Project Committee on Thursday announced the artists who are under consideration to design and build a $100,000 memorial funded with City of San Marcos hotel/motel tax dollars.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

City to roll-out online permit system by year’s end

People seeking permits from the city of San Marcos will soon be able to track their permits online from application to approval at any time.

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Bobcats picked for third, five named to league preseason teams

Southland Conference football coaches and sports information directors picked Texas State to finish no better than third in the league in 2010, according to votes announced Wednesday by the league office. The Bobcats placed two players on...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Bobcats to appear twice on league TV network

Texas State will appear twice this coming football season on the Southland Conference Television Network, which broadcasts league games regionally. The Bobcats will appear in a game at Southeastern Louisiana on Oct. 9 and in a home...

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

CenturyLink drops county back-billing, adds charges

CenturyLink has dropped its back-billing of Hays County for services since their contract expired, but now has substantially increased new charges. Meanwhile, the county is waiting for an advanced communications system to be set up by new...

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

CenturyLink back-bills Hays County $175,000

CenturyLink is back-billing Hays County $175,000 after a five-year agreement between the parties expired and the county went elsewhere for enhanced telecommunications services. The county said it is looking into the legitimacy of the charges.

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...

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Local Census office opening in San Antonio

At 2 p.m Tuesday, the United State Census Bureau will formally open the Local Census Office (LCO), CO 3055, in San Antonio. The office will serve Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, northern Bexar and Comal Counties.