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Terry Scholars Fundraise for Cancer

The Terry Scholars foundation hosted a fundraising event in late March. Students that are part of the Terry Scholars foundation at Texas State hosted an enchilada luncheon on March 30 at Lampasas. They raised money to benefit the Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.  Dinner included two enchiladas, refried beans, and Spanish rice.They received…

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City Budget Meeting

The City of San Marcos’ officials have kick-started the process for the new 2014-2015 city budget. City Council hosted a meeting last Thursday to discuss the new budget for the 2014-2015 year. The meeting marked one of the many meetings to come prior to the start of the budget year beginning in October. During the…

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Police Chief Steps Down

San Marcos chief of police Howard Williams is retiring after 11 years on the job. San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams is retiring on August 1 after holding the position of Police Chief for eleven years. Prior to coming to San Marcos, he worked in the Austin Police Department for twenty-six years. Williams describes how…

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Hays County Water Reservation Plans

The Hays County Commissioners held a special meeting with public officials from neighboring counties last Monday, regarding regional water policy. The Hays County Commissioners are working to find a way to ensure that there will be water in the future for the ever-growing population of the Central Texas area. County Judge Bert Cobb says that…

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ASG Election Results

ASG elections polls closed April 2 and the results are out. You just heard the announcement of the new student body president and vice president for the 2014-2015 school year. Tiffany Young is elected as the new president and will work with Sean Quinones as the new vice president. April 2, the results were announced…

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I-35 Hays County Study

The Texas Department of Transportation held two open meetings last weeks to discuss improvements towards the Interstate 35 Hays County corridor. TxDot held two open house meetings at the Hays High School Cafeteria and the San Marcos Activity Center this past Tuesday and Thursday. The purpose for these meetings was to gather the community’s input…

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Fort Hood Shooting

Click here to download the full story. A shooting at Fort Hood yesterday left four dead and 16 injured, including the shooter. This is the second shooting at the military base in Killeen in five years. Warren Schorr and Skye Wallace went on the air for a KTSW News special report after Lieutenant General Mark…

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ASG Hosts Round Table

Texas State University’s Associated Student government, recently hosted their Round Table event where President Trauth and key administrators were available to answer student questions about the University. The Associated Student Government at Texas State host their Round Table events each semester to promote what is going on with departments at the University. ASG uses this…

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Box My Dorm for Student Storage

Spring semester is halfway through, and while summer joy is so close, the one thing no one looks forward to is the stress of packing up and checking out. For students who have to move far or need storage, an available option is BoxMyDorm. BoxMyDorm is a company that specializes in packing, shipping and storage…