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Phillip Taylor

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Making a play for key EP customer, Kyle agrees to sell water to Anthem subdivision

WITH VIDEO | The city of Kyle has officially offered to take the troublesome Anthem residential development off the hands of its tiny neighboring municipality, Mountain City.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Sheriff announces ‘zero tolerance’ for parking violations near rivers

On the eve of Labor Day weekend, the Hays and Caldwell sheriff offices say they will rigorously enforce parking restrictions at popular staging points east of San Marcos. for tubers and other water-bound tourists.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Buda teen surrenders in fatal Kyle stabbing

A Buda man charged with killing 20-year-old Ulisis Garcia of Kyle turned himself in to the Travis County jail on Tuesday. | WITH VIDEO

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Suspect still hospitalized awaiting charges in Wimberley stabbing

A man suspected of fatally stabbing his lover and then himself this week at a wooded retreat near Wimberley remains hospitalized under police guard with self-inflicted wounds, a Hays County sheriff’s deputy said this afternoon.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

San Antonio woman found dead in Wimberley

A San Antonio area man was detained this morning in the 100 block of Scudder Lane near the body of a 45-year-old woman who appeared to have been stabbed.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Stabbing at Kyle party kills one, injures two

Three people were stabbed, one of them fatally, when a fight broke out early Sunday during a party in the Sunset Acres neighborhood east of Kyle.

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Sheriff’s office now says dead man found inside home after SWAT standoff

In a bizarre twist, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office now says they found the body of a dead man in a Crest Circle Drive house yesterday evening following a five-hour standoff.

Monday, June 24th, 2013

SWAT called in for suspected Dripping Springs burglary

Hays County and Austin SWAT and even a Texas DPS helicopter were called out Sunday evening when a Dripping Spring area man suspected a burglar was hiding in his home.

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Deputy: Wimberley suspect went on crime spree culminating in standoff

The Hays County Sheriff's Office has identified the Wimberley shooting suspect arrested yesterday following a standoff with SWAT. He is 19-year-old Caleb Crow.