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Parks bond features San Marcos area projects

Hays County Proposition A could potentially and partially fund 15 projects submitted by Hays County municipalities and organizations vetted by the Parks and Open Spaces Advisory Commission. There are five projects proposed in the Dripping Springs area, four in the San Marcos area, four in the Wimberley area and two in the Kyle and Buda region of various sizes and costs.

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Hays County has seen a 24% voting turnout after the first four days of early voting. Over 35,000 registered voters in Hays County have cast their ballot for the November General Election. Above, voters stand outside the Hays County Government Center on Friday. Below, campaign signs line the outside of the government center. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

Hays County sees historically high early voter turnout after first four days

The Hays County Elections Office reported a 24% voter turnout rate in the first four days of early voting.

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Above, Beto O'Rourke, former presidential and senate candidate as well as former U.S. Representative for the 16th Congressional District of Texas, stands on a chair to see the crowd at his visit to Wake the Dead Coffee House in February of 2018. Daily Record file photo

Former presidential candidate, congressman Beto O’Rourke to teach at Texas State

Beto O'Rourke, former presidential and senate candidate as well as former U.S. Representative for the 16th Congressional District of Texas, will teach a class on Texas politics at Texas State University in spring 2021, pending finalization of his hire.

Swamped with voter requests, the Texas secretary of state's office has become a focus of frustration

It took more than two months of waiting, calling and emailing the Texas secretary of state's office, but one Dripping Springs woman said earlier this week she and her sister finally received the mail-in ballot applications they requested because they are working out of state.

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The City of San Marcos launched a 90-day Curbside Parking Pilot Program Monday to assist downtown businesses with COVID-19 recovery efforts. Above, a map showecases where the curbside parking spots are located. Map courtesy of the City of San Marcos

City launches curbside parking program

The City of San Marcos launched a 90-day Curbside Parking Pilot Program Monday to assist downtown businesses with COVID-19 recovery efforts.

KZSM — A new voice and your voice

As your true community radio station, KSZM.org serves as an open forum for individuals and groups to express their beliefs and explain their world views. The most recent addition to our programming, “Freethought Radio,” broadcasts Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon. “Freethought Radio” originates in Madison, Wisconsin, and is sponsored on KZSM.org by the Hill Country Freethinkers Association.

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