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1 hr ago | The Bandera County Courier

Wastewater discharge - growing threat to clear-running creeks & water wells

Some water experts believe Hill Country clear-running creeks and streams may soon be a thing of the past if cities are permitted to discharge treated wastewater directly into creeks such as Onion Creek.

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Related Topix: Onion Creek, TX, Texas, Bear Creek, TX, Dripping Springs, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

8 hrs ago | KVUE.com

Scammer hits San Marcos posing as Vietnam veteran

A San Marcos veterans group became victims to a scammer recently when a man claiming to be a Vietnam veteran came to town last Thursday asking for help.

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Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, San Marcos, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs, Social Security, Personal Finance

23 hrs ago | The University Star

Commissioners vote to partially fund renovations to law enforcement center

According to the Hays County Commissioners Court agenda for April 22, Capt. Mark Cumberland requested a "required" remodeling of the Hays County Law Enforcement Center's inmate holding area.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Troublesome San Marcos hotel guest spurs SWAT

A SWAT situation is unfolding at the Comfort Suites in San Marcos after hotel staff called police about a troublesome guest.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KVUE.com

Development proposal stirs controversy in San Marcos

For years Hays County Commissioner Will Conley says new industry and businesses offering higher paying jobs have passed over the area, in part, because of a lack of housing designed for middle- to high-income workers.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX, Austin, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The University Star

New development could add up to 2,000 middle-income homes to area

The La Cima development, located near the intersection of Wonder World Drive and Old Ranch Road 12, is estimated to contain between 1,700 and 2,000 homes.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

The University Star

Hays County must construct new jail facility

The Hays County Law Enforcement Center is bursting at the seams, and it is time local officials took action to ease the growing pains and build a much-needed new facility.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Texas microbrew trend boom spreads into Hays County

The demand for craft beer in Austin has become so popular that the trend is now spreading to Hays County.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Austin, TX, San Antonio, TX

KXAN-TV Austin

Trooper Randy Vetter Memorial Highway

Department of Public Safety Trooper Randall Wade Vetter was killed in the line of duty more than a decade ago.

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The University Star

Officials should create "drunk tanks," decriminalize public intoxication

In light of the decriminalization of public intoxication in both San Antonio and Houston, San Marcos and Hays County officials would be wise to pass a similar type of resolution, allowing students and residents a "get out of jail" free card for drunken mishaps.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The University Star

Lieutenant governor candidate kicks off tour in San Marcos

Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, candidate for lieutenant governer, made a stop in San Marcos April 12 to speak with supporters at the LBJ Museum.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX, Texas

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The University Star

Lieutenant governor candidate visits San Marcos as part of statewide tour

Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, visited San Marcos Saturday, kicking off of a statewide effort to reach out to Texas households.

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Related Topix: San Marcos, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Texomaland

Preston Trail Chapter Nsdar Receives Awards

Welcome to the Food Handler Classes service for Hays County, Texas. This certification course and test is for any food service employee who needs to obtain a permit in order to work in a retail food establishment, or any individual who desires training.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Railroad safety focus of national ad campaign

TO HAYS COUNTY WHERE HIS BOND IS SET AT $1 MILLION. TRAIN SAFETY THE FOCUS OF A NEW AD CAMPAIGN.

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KSAT-TV San Antonio

Man wanted for stabbing turns himself in

A man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of a man at a party in Hays County has turned himself in.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Murder suspect in Kyle stabbing turns himself in

A man who authorities believe is responsible for killing one man and injuring two others at a party in Kyle last month has turned himself in.

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Related Topix: Kyle, TX, Buda, TX, Travis County, TX

Click2Houston

Houston restaurateur Damian Mandola arrested again on new charges

KNOWN ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN HOUSTON IS FACING MORE CHARGES. DAMIEN MANDOLA WAS ARRESTED TWICE.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management

98.1 KVET

Carrabba's Founder Busted In Hays County - Twice

Rough last few days for Damian Mandola , the founder of the Carrabba's chain of Italian restaurants.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Houston Press

Damian Mandola Arrested in Hill Country for Second Time in Three Days

On Thursday, he was arrested in Hays County near Trattoria Lisina , a restaurant he owns in Driftwood.

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Related Topix: Driftwood, TX

TheBlaze.com

What the Founder of a Major Italian Restaurant Chain Allegedly Did to ...

What the Founder of a Major Italian Restaurant Chain Allegedly Did to Get a Bottle of Wine Landed Him In Jail The co-founder of Italian chain restaurant Carrabba was arrested Thursday night and charged with burglary after police say he broke into a Texas winery and took a bottle of wine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

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