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Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Montgomery police chief: Texas State’s ALERRT saved lives

SUBMITTED REPORT Montgomery, Ala., police say a law enforcement training program based at Texas State University saved lives and contributed to the swift resolution of a shooting incident at a postal facility there recently. Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy credited Texas State’s Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Program for providing his officers with

Friday, September 25th, 2009

County teams to start district

The high school football teams at Wimberley and Dripping Springs begin district play Friday night, while Hays will try to win for the first time Saturday at Rosenberg Lamar. And the San Marcos Academy Bears are 3-0...

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Hap Mansfield’s Blog: The sun, the heat, the hell and happiness

The sun is hot and life is hard these days. But the Texas sun makes it all seem fine.