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Friday Aug 29 | The University Star

TABC to conduct 'minor stings' Labor Day weekend

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission will conduct "minor stings" in San Marcos this Labor Day weekend to ensure the safety of college students that have returned for the school year.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX, Caldwell County, TX

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

TABC to hold stings Labor Day weekend in Hays, Caldwell

From the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission: This past weekend, agents of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission began conducting educational visits and compliance checks in Hays and Caldwell counties to promote best practices for preventing the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors or intoxicated persons.

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Related Topix: Hays, TX, Caldwell County, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The University Star

Man sentenced to life for assault with box cutter

A man was sentenced to life in prison by a Hays County jury after being convicted of an assault in which he beat and cut his girlfriend with a belt, a box cutter and rocks.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The University Star

Commissioners discuss possible facility funding

A special commissioners court meeting was held Monday evening to discuss possible action to order a bond election for the November ballot to fund several new law enforcement facilities.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

The University Star

San Marcos to downsize trash bins to reduce landfill usage

San Marcos will trade residential customers' 96-gallon trash carts for 65-gallon units beginning Oct. 1 in order to decrease the amount of garbage flowing to landfills.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Man, 30, gets life term for beating girlfriend

A 30-year-old man in Central Texas has been sentenced to life in prison for beating his girlfriend with a belt and rocks and using a box cutter to carve into her face and slit her throat.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Former Scottish royal on the run in Texas

Amanda Reyna was arrested and booked in the Hays County Jail for credit card abuse and theft on April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Woody Harrelson, Travis County, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Hays County Sheriff: Man impersonated officer

On August 14, 2014, the Hays County Sheriff's Office received multiple complaints from Hays County residents involving a Law Enforcement Impersonator Scam.

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Daily Kos

Anti-LGBT activist's wife left him for...wait for it...

Mere months before Jonathan Saenz became president of the anti-gay group Texas Values, his wife left him for another woman, according to Hays County district court records obtained by Lone Star Q. In 2010, conservatives on the Texas Board of Education implemented new social studies standards that heralded American capitalism, cast doubt on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Family Badge

San Marcos PD Sees a Changing of the Guard [PHOTO]

Chase Stapp was promoted from Assistant Chief - Operations to Chief of Police Aug. 1 after former chief Howard Williams retired.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Travis County Medical Examiner anticipates high caseloads

The medical examiner's office plays an important role in Travis County, investigating all sudden or unnatural deaths.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

DUIblog

Court Upholds DUI Sentence: Life in Prison

I've commented in the past on the increasingly severe punishments meted out in DUI cases.

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Bee Cave Bee Web Site

HPR fire draws quick reaction

A house fire in the 9100 block of Sisk Lane off Hamilton Pool Road saw a swift and substantial response from Travis and Hays County Fire Departments with assistance from Oak Hill and Austin.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Jaime Granados starts 30-year sentence for 2013 San Marcos murder

Jaime Beltran Granados, 23, was led from a Hays County courtroom Tuesday in handcuffs to start serving a 30-year sentence for murder, following the finalization of a plea deal by judge.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Family Badge

Crime Stoppers Seeks Info On Armed Robbery In San Marcos

If you have any information that could help the San Marcos Police Department solve this Felony crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-324-TIPS .

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

Oak Hill Gazette

TxDOT presents preferred alternative for SH-45 SW-residents react

TxDOT has unveiled the preferred alternative for State Highway 45 Southwest, a proposed 3.6-mile roadway stretching from Mopac to FM 1626.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Hays Co.: Man charged with sex assault of child

Hays County Sheriff's Office and Comal County Sheriff's Office have charged Richard Dale Griffin, White/Male, DOB: 06-08-1954 with three counts of Sexual Assault of a Child, second degree felonies.

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Related Topix: Wimberley, TX

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The University Star

Regional animal shelter closed temporarily to repair water damage

Extensive water damage at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter's adoption center has led city officials to announce the facility at 750 River Road will be closed for up to two weeks.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

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