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The Hays County Local Health Department reports 10 additional lab-confirmed cases overnight and today, and four more patients who are cle

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The Hays County Local Health Department reports 10 additional lab-confirmed cases overnight and today, and four more patients who are cle

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The City of San Marcos is now accepting applications from nonprofits and city departments for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project and

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Before Monday's rains, the sun was shining on the San Marcos area's blooming spring flowers.

AUSTIN (AP) — Texas is ratcheting up restrictions on neighboring Louisiana, one of the growing hot spots for coronavirus in the U.S., and preparing

 

 

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It didn’t hit Ricci Woodard until Sunday evening.

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Steven Trout’s heart broke for his players.

Runners by most accounts are contented people and have a positive view on life.

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Nijal Pearson was named to the 2019-20 Lou Henson All-America Team, Texas State announced Thursday.

Features

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle includes a variety of commitments, from exercising to eating right.

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CenTex FarmBox, a sustainable and local food and goods delivery service, has just launched its website that allows customers to support local farmers, artisans and vendors without leaving the house. Photos courtesy of CenTex FarmBox

Shopping for groceries recently has felt like taking a trip back to the days of hunting and gathering as a society. But in the midst of long lines at H-E-B and empty shelves, local food delivery services like CenTex FarmBox have been filling the gap. CenTex FarmBox is a hyper-local food delivery service that supports local farmers, artisans and vendors.

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As might be expected, the coronavirus is not only acutely affecting our daily lives, but also the recycling industry. As if you aren’t getting enough talk about it from TV, radio and articles in newspapers, here’s a little more.

Obits

Larry Alan Musselwhite, 78, a resident of Wimberley, Texas, passed away March 27, 2020. A Graveside Service will be held March 30, 2020, at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches, Texas. 

Victor Mendoza, 63, Victor Mendoza. 63, resident of Kyle, Texas, passed away March 27, 2020 in Kyle, TX..

Santos Duran, 74, resident of San Marcos, Texas, passed away March 27, 2020 in San Marcos, TX.

Opinions

“Your money or your life!” has never seemed so stark. But as an increasing number of local leaders tell us to lock things down in preparation for the coming storm, there are others — the top guy, in fact, along with choristers like Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — trying to tell us this will only last a minute and that it’s time to get the economy back on track.

Since “Playboy” recently published its final print issue, and since I’m reading a biography of publishing magnate Conde Nast on my tablet, I felt it appropriate to share my misgivings about magazines.

Disasters always test leaders, but a pandemic isn’t a hurricane or a tornado. It doesn’t come and go in a day or a week.

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