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Friday, February 15th, 2013

SXSW Interactive growth makes it harder for startups to stand out

Brett Berman is hoping his company’s mobile app, UMeTime, will be a hit at next month’s South by Southwest Interactive, the annual Austin tech conference that was a launching pad for Twitter and Foursquare. Berman knows it won’t be easy at an event where dozens of other startups will be competing for the attention of nearly 25,000...

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Texas State student caught in Twittergate with U.S. Rep

An apparently Twitter-challenged Tennessee congressman sent flirty public messages to a Texas State University student from the U.S. House floor during the State of the Union address.

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Texas State class helps hungry families

Students in the Writing for Public Relations course recently promoted a food drive and delivered 162 pounds of food to the Hays County Food Bank.

Friday, April 9th, 2010

City makes bid for Google experiment

San Marcos has submitted preliminary paperwork with Google to be a trial city for an ultra-high speed broadband network.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Audio: Corridor Sports Connection 10/20/09

Bill and Brant luxuriate in the Bobcats win against the Nicholls State Colonels and review the weeks High School games. Featured interview with Coach Brad Wright. Plus: Hurricanes, beads, Bourbon Street and where was the food?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Audio: Corridor Sports Connection 10/07/09

Bill and Brant answer e-mails about why the Bobcats keep playing Southern Utah, how does last week’s loss affect the playoffs and the Brook Army Medical Center – Kalmar Scramble BAMC Fisher Houses Golf Tornament, benefitting wounded...

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

KPD starts to 'nixle'

The Kyle Police Department (KPD) has joined the social networking age to alert Kyle residents and drivers about public safety related issues, missing or lost children, and traffic problems.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Thomaides, Coppoletta file for council race

Councilmember Pam Couch, left, has taken herself out of the running for another term on the San Marcos City Council. Lisa Marie Coppoletta filed to run for Couch's seat in the November election and is, to this...

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

New Feature: Text message alerts

Input your phone number in the box at left below the advertising and select your cell phone service carrier. We'll use this sparingly for breaking news only, probably 2-3 messages a week.