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Permian Highway Pipeline lawsuit gets dismissed

Permian Highway Pipeline lawsuit gets dismissed

Christopher Green

July 10, 2019

SAN MARCOS – After several weeks of deliberation, Judge Lora Livingston of the 261st District Court in Travis County dismissed a lawsuit against Kinder Morgan Inc., brought on by several landowners along with Hays County and the City of Kyle. According to Livingston’s letter to counsel, the suit...

San Marcos Premium Outlets offers residents extra discounts

San Marcos Premium Outlets offers residents extra discounts

Mia Estrada, News Reporter

June 30, 2019

A hot spot all year round, the San Marcos Premium Outlets kicks off summer with new deals from some of the most popular stores for locals. Beginning earlier this month on June 6, residents of San Marcos can join in on the first ever Local Residents Shop and Save program every Wednesday through December....

Kinder Morgan friend or foe?

Kinder Morgan friend or foe?

Christopher Green

February 28, 2019

A 430-mile pipeline development running from West Texas to the Gulf Coast is haunting Hill Country landowners can't stop construction on their property because of eminent domain. Residents can't stop Kinder Morgan Inc.'s controversial gas pipeline due to an eminent domain statute that allows for-profit...

Four Square businesses hit in burglary

Four Square businesses hit in burglary

Joyana Richer

February 27, 2019

Four San Marcos businesses were broken into early Monday morning, with investigators saying they could all be related. The Vault, Green Parrot, Zelick's and Sunset Bowling Lanes were targeted and SMPD is still investigating. According to Bomersbach's statement, the suspect was "seen leaving in the...

New shopping center to open on Mill Street

New shopping center to open on Mill Street

Christopher Green

February 12, 2019

The development of a new shopping center located near the corner of Mill Street and Uhland Road is expected to open in the summer or fall of 2019. The shopping center will consist of a variety of retail, food and other shops anchored by a large convenience grocery store with fuel and a restaurant....

H-E-B recalls ice cream for metal in containers

H-E-B recalls ice cream for metal in containers

Carrington Tatum

May 30, 2018

H-E-B issued a recall for several ice cream products due to containers possibly holding broken metal on May 30. The voluntary recall includes various sizes and flavors of the brands EconoMax, Hill Country Fare and Creamy Creations. The affected items are as follows: table, th, td, tr { border: 1...

H-E-B issues olive recall for possibly containing glass shards in jars

H-E-B issues olive recall for possibly containing glass shards in jars

Geoff Sloan

May 26, 2018

H-E-B issued a voluntary recall May 24 of H-E-B Ode to Olives Sliced Salad Olives packaged in 10-ounce glass jars with a best by date of Nov. 3, 2019. The recall comes after customers reported possible glass shards in the container. No injuries have been reported at this time and all affected olives...

New business makes a splash downtown

New business makes a splash downtown

Erika Conover

November 2, 2017

A shared workspace for small businesses and entrepreneurs has opened up at 326 N. LBJ Drive called Splash Coworking. The process to create a coworking space started over three years ago, when San Marcos businesses started to ask for it. Creator of Splash Coworking Carina Pinales said she also needed...

Local businesses raise money for the women’s center

Local businesses raise money for the women’s center

Jonathan Gonzalez

April 27, 2017

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and local San Marcos businesses organized a variety of events to raise money for the Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center. Stonewall Warehouse, Kiva Lounge and Bar and Tantra Coffeehouse hosted free music nights to raise awareness for sexual assault victims and money...

Bobcat Believers show their style at the Kohl’s Invitational

Bobcat Believers show their style at the Kohl’s Invitational

Felipe Partida

April 25, 2017

Four Texas State students, known as the Bobcat Believers, traveled to Kohl’s corporate office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to present their case study in the 2017 Kohl’s Invitational. The team consisted of Traum-Anh Nguyen, marketing senior; Saige Ramirez, fashion merchandizing senior; Elijah Diaz,...

Students and locals contribute to Meadows Center Art Showcase

Students and locals contribute to Meadows Center Art Showcase

Katie Burrell

April 11, 2017

The Spring Lake Art Showcase was organized by local artists, students and community members to benefit The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment’s education program. In honor of The Meadows Center 15th anniversary in February, public relations students at Texas State decided the best way...

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