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Friday, March 25th, 2016

Kyle mayor calls emergency meeting on sewage spill

Mayor Todd Webster has called an emergency city council meeting at 5 p.m. today to discuss cleanup of a potentially significant sewage spill into a tributary of Plum Creek.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Design work underway on temporary Post Road bridge

With construction of a permanent replacement not expected to begin until sometime next summer, Hays County Pct. 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant says he is moving quickly to build a temporary crossing where floodwaters destroyed the Post Road-Blanco...

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Hays County, TxDOT sign funding agreement for Post Road bridge wrecked by floodwaters

UPDATED 12:19 p.m. JULY 14 | More than seven weeks after the historic Blanco River flood dismantled the low-lying Post Road bridge in northern San Marcos, state transportation officials have agreed to allocate federal bridge...

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Kyle PD arrests alleged vehicle burglar in Plum Creek

An observant citizen helped the Kyle Police Department arrest a man suspected of committing multiple car burglaries in the Plum Creek subdivision on Dec. 30.

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Home builders approach 1,000 new units in Hays County’s corridor cities

Last year, a net average of 124 people moved to Hays County each week, and the influx shows no sign of letting up. Homebuilders large and small are vying for a piece of the steady demand.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Caldwell County doubles down on feral hog bounty

During November, the Caldwell County Feral Hog Task Force will pay $10 for each harvested wild pig if the bounty hunter has taken a one-hour informational session on the invasive species.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

TxDOT lets $5.8M contracts for Hays, Caldwell road projects

Construction contracts include widening FM 967 in Buda and replacing two aging bridges — one over the San Marcos River near San Marcos and another over Plum Creek near Luling

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Bigelow moves company headquarters to San Marcos

Homebuilder James Bigelow has completed his relocation from the suburban Chicago to the Central Texas market with an announcement today that he is moving his company headquarters to San Marcos from Auora, Ill.

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Buda water demand to surpass supply within decade

Demand for water in Buda will exceed capacity within the next eight years, according to projections provided to the Buda City Council last week.

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Paper trail: Did Kyle pay $1M too much for sewage?

The City of Kyle and Aqua Texas are involved in litigation over more than $1 million in sewer treatment bills.

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