The San Marcos Police Department and Hays County Sheriff's Office cooperated on two high-risk arrests, one of which involved the Hays County-San Marcos SWAT team, Wednesday evening in San Marcos. Elizando Ortiz Garza, Jr. was arrested at approximately 8 p.m. Sept.
Austin American-Statesman, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 06:46 PM
Tonight City Council District 5 candidates will field questions about the area they hope to represent in the fifth media forum sponsored by the Chronicle , Austin Monitor, KUT-FM, KXAN-TV, and Univision .
The Austin Chronicle, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 02:13 PM
The fast growth of Hays County since 2000 is transforming the county's tax base from rural to urban, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. Fitch Ratings gave high marks for Hays County's financial health in a new report, saying that the local government has been managing its money well with conservative budgeting, but cautioned that high overall debt levels remain a concern.
Business Journal, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 09:44 AM
Hays County Judge Bert Cobb, M.D., has lifted the burn ban in the unincorporated area of Hays County until further notice. Hays County Fire Marshal Mark Chambers said that recent rains have made it safer to burn than in past weeks, although if low humidity returns to the area the burn ban could be placed back on.
Austin American-Statesman, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 07:47 PM
Hays County and state officials say a bat found at a junior high school has tested positive for rabies. The Austin American-Statesman reports the animal was found at Danforth Junior High School in Wimberley on Friday afternoon.
SFGate, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:51 AM
The Dripping Springs Independent School District west of Austin, for example, is part of a pilot program in Hays County that only offers meatless food in its cafeterias on Mondays. It's part of an effort by a group that says going meatless will encourage healthy and environmentally conscientious eating.
KSAT-TV San Antonio, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 07:01 PM
Another member of the Black family of Lockhart has struck out on his own and opened a barbecue restaurant. Kent Black, who is the pitmaster at the Lockhart restaurant owned by his parents, opened Kent Black's Barbecue at 500 Hull St. in San Marcos.
Austin American Statesman, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 02:12 PM
College romance is never easy, and when you combine the desire to impress a crush with a dwindling bank account it is nearly impossible. Take your passion for Tinder to the next level with this collection of fun and inexpensive date ideas that will melt the hearts of even the most bitter of graduating seniors.
The University Star, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 11:32 PM