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Michelle Lopez

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

City, Texas State recognized for town-gown collaboration

Achieving Community Together, a town-gown partnership in San Marcos, has been selected as this year’s Association of College Unions International “Collaborative Program of the Year.”

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

SMCISD kids win honors for geography posters

In anticipation of Geography Awareness Week (Nov. 13-19), students at six San Marcos CISD elementary schools and one middle school participated in the 2011 Poster Contest sponsored by the Texas Alliance for Geographic Education.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

United Way’s ‘Boot Scootin’ Foodie’ event this weekend

The 2nd Annual Taste of Hays County: Boot Scootin’ Foodie will feature food prepared by restaurants and businesses from all over the county and live music on Sept. 25.

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Boot Scootin' Foodie promises something for everyone

United Way of Hays County recently announced that its 2010 annual fund raising event, the Taste of Hays County's Boot Scootin' Foodie, will take place on Aug. 29 from 5-9 p.m. at Texas Old Town Event Center...

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Dollars demanded in orphaned pageant

Like a recurring nightmare, the botched Miss Kyle Pageant crept up on the Kyle City Council agenda again last week.

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Election marks more change in Kyle, Hays CISD

Saturday's elections brought even more change to a Kyle city government that has been overhauled since February. The election also brought new blood to the Hays CISD, where voters replaced more than 30 years of combined trustee...

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

With additions, KPD still short staffed

The Kyle City Council approved the addition of four police officers last month, but police staffing in Kyle remains low next to statewide averages and comparable cities.

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Kyle tabs Earp as interim city manager

Kyle Assistant City Manager James Earp has been chosen unanimously as the city's interim city manager while the city council seeks a permanent replacement for Tom Mattis, who resigned last week.

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Kyle to move on without Mattis, seeks new manager

The Kyle City Council now begins its search for a new city manager after accepting the resignation of Tom Mattis Tuesday night. Opinion on the council about Mattis' departure ranges from "a tremendous loss" to "his time...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Mattis resigns as Kyle city manager after eight years

The Kyle City Council accepted the resignation of City Manager Tom Mattis after a two-hour executive session that ended after midnight Wednesday morning. Mattis, who served eight years in the position, will receive a payment of up...

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