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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

CAPCOG’s ‘affordability’ study pretty close to meaningless

Kyle officials are trumpeting a new study by the Capital Area Council of Governments showing that theirs is the most affordable city in Central Texas. Meanwhile, San Marcos leaders are fighting claims that their city ranks dead bottom in the same survey. And Buda officials haven’t yet clued into the fact that, had they been included in...

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Goodnight Middle School Choir sends members to All-Region Choir

Sixteen Goodnight students competed at the Middle School Region Choir auditions in Pflugerville last week. Nine of the auditioning students were selected for the All-Region Choir and four were selected as alternates.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

County arrests two in Cabela's credit card fraud

Hays County deputies have arrested a man and woman from Pflugerville after they allegedly used other people's credit cards to make purchases at Cabela's in Buda. Both are being held at Hays County Jail.

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Thomaides, Narvaiz top city council fundraisers

San Marcos Mayoral candidate John Thomaides has $18,378.79 on hand as he begins his campaign for November, while Mayor Susan Narvaiz was down to $62.65 as of the July 15 campaign finance report after spending $19,757.05 during...

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Commissioners vote to lose CAMPO seat

Hays County commissioners voted this week for a reconstitution of the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) that would leave the county with one less seat than it has now.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Kyle council agrees to small budget trim

Kyle City Councilmembers agreed to a small budget trim this week that would reduce contingency funds for emergency medical services, but they still face an ad valorem rate hike of more than ten cents.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Kyle cops report crime, accident increases

It will come as no surprise to Kyle residents that the number of crimes has increased steadily in the last two years. But the larger increase is in motor vehicle accidents that engage the Kyle Police Department.