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Thursday, July 29th, 2010

City council picks search firm for city manager

The San Marcos City Council went into executive session to name a search firm for a new city manager Wednesday night. However, the council would not announce the name of the firm selected. Formal action on the decision is expected next Tuesday.

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Menchaca settles with city for six months severance

Fired San Marcos City Manager Rick Menchaca agreed Tuesday to accept a six-month's severance payment from the City of San Marcos, ending the possibility that he will take legal action against the city.

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Ratliff beats Huddleston for Democrat sheriff bid

Hays County Sheriff Tommy Ratliff kept his losses low in Buda and was marginally favored across the county, winning the Democratic nomination to fill the rest of the term left unexpired when the late Sheriff Allen Bridges...

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Bobcats win baseball opener, 6-0, at Houston

Texas State made the most of its few hits by capitalizing on Houston mistakes Friday, opening its baseball season with a 6-0 win at Houston. Kyle Livingston homered for Texas State, while Michael Russo and Carson Smith...

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Narvaiz introduces new San Marcos city manager

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz introduced Rick Menchaca as the new city manager at a Thursday morning press conference. Menchaca worked as Midland's city manager from January 2000 to May 2007, when the political fall-out over a...