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Infographics by Colton Ashabranner

Wed, 09/23/2020 - 5:29pm

Two Hays County residents have died from COVID-19, marking the 53rd and 54th coronavirus-related fatalities. 

News

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The company has already secured over 600 plots of land, as well as areas for the stations in Dallas, Houston and the Brazos Valley. Credit: Brandon Formby/The Texas Tribune

The high-speed train that promises to transport passengers between Dallas and Houston in 90 minutes has been approved by the Federal Railroad Admin

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San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District teachers now have nearly three weeks under their belt educating from their classrooms while stu

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The San Marcos Consolidated ISD Board of Trustees voted against giving a $2 pay raise for hourly employees throughout the district. 

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Electric scooters have started appearing around San Marcos after the city, in collaboration with Texas State University, signed a pilot agreement w

 

 

Editor's Picks

Sports

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After the last home match, head coach Jared Te’o said he was going to make his team serve a thousand balls in practice. The team got the hint.

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Texas State head men's basketball coach Danny Kaspar has resigned from his position.

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Texas State junior quarterback Tyler Vitt received two weekly honors after his performance in a 38-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.

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Junior setter Emily DeWalt and redshirt sophomore outside hitter Lauren Teske notched two Sun Belt weekly awards on Tuesday after defeating Houston

Features

The more than ten years of sustained economic expansion that preceded the pandemic, the longest period of growth in US history, brought notable pro

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If you have never hung up a suet block for your bird friends, let me encourage you to do so.

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It’s always nice to read that even with a reduction of recycled materials in the commercial sector due to the virus, new recycling facilities are coming on line. These are to handle more products from back-of-house commercial and industrial settings. From a recent Resource Recycling newsletter, we learn of such a new 64,000-square-foot facility in Green Bay, Wis.

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This week is the fifth article about growing up Black in America: “I (we) attended an elementary school in Harlem on the next block over, 113th Street, because I lived on 114th Street, which was tagged in the New York Post as the ‘Dirtiest and most dangerous block in America’” (published in 1961-62 as I recall). I first read the article when I was a sophomore at Aviation High School; and it was kinda embarrassing because many of the white students knew I lived around that neighborhood.

Obits

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Patrick John McKeever

Patrick John McKeever, 76 (b. January 2, 1943), of San Marcos, Texas passed away on September 13, 2020.

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Kendra Alene Pitzer-Harmer

If Heaven looks anything like Earth, then Kendra is freely strolling barefoot along the silvery edge of a tropical beach, just where azure waters m

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John Urrutia De León

On Sunday, September 20, 2020, John Urrutia De León of San Marcos, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren, passed away peacefully at th

Opinions

If you want to know what’s happening with business reopenings during the pandemic in Texas, watch your local hospital.

September marks Suicide Prevention Month. Just as we are protecting our physical health right now, we must also take care of our mental health as we navigate this pandemic.

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