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2.9 magnitude earthquake hits near Nixon
The quake shook the area about 8 miles from Nixon, just south of Smiley, at about 10 a.m.
Luling Lavender Fields opens doors & fields
Richard and Erin Leavitt built the business on 12 acres of Watson Ranch, a working cattle ranch owned by Erin’s parents, Bill and Lois Watson. The Leavitts planted 2,000 lavender plants on two acres in March 2017 and are pleased that most of them have survived and bloomed. According to Erin Leavitt,
Gonzales council hears about beer on the links
GONZALES — Last Thursday's city council meeting included more than the marathon Victoria College lease agreement discussion. Council members also heard ideas about authorizing alcohol sales at Gonzales Independence Golf Course.Mainly, direction was sought on obtaining a beer license from the Texas A
All Lavaca County school districts meet state standards
All seven of the school districts in Lavaca County met state academic standards, according to the Texas Education Agency.The agency scores school districts based on criteria like student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and readiness for life beyond school — for example, colle
Street work: Several city projects are moving along and nearing completion
Valerie Bustamante — Seguin GazetteCity ProjectsThe River-San Marcos- Heideke Phase II project is part of a group of capital projects currently going on throughout the city.Valerie Bustamante — Seguin GazetteCity ProjectsA pair of construction workers do some work along Heideke and East Kingsbury St
Second Helpings: Mini restaurant reviews
Second Helpings features condensed versions of the restaurant reviews that run in the Sunday Unwind section. On Sundays, Order Up — reviews of inexpensive eateries — runs every other week, alternating with Matters of Taste restaurant reviews. In Preview, we bring you tasty selections from both to he
Gambrinus to Release 2 New Shiner Beers | Brewbound.com
SHINER, Texas —Today, Spoetzl Brewery, Texas’ oldest craft brewery and brewer of Shiner, announces the addition of two new year-round beers. The new fixtures, Shiner Wicked Juicy IPA andShiner Day Quencher Session Ale, will hit shelves in Texas this month and slated for a national debut in September
Belmont Village to host FREE Lockhart BBQ Brisket Taste-Off
Free Lockhart Blind Brisket Taste-Off to be held Thursday, Aug. 16, 5 p.m., at Belmont Village West Lake Hills, 4310 Bee Cave Rd.
Suspect who murdered man in San Marcos condo complex still on the loose, police say
SAN MARCOS, Texas — Police in San Marcos are investigating after a man's body was found in the parking lot of an apartment complex early Tuesday, according to the city.
Lady Hawks drop non-district match in Lockhart
LOCKHART — Canyon Lake (4-4) was scrappy Tuesday night in non-district play against Lockhart, but in the end, the much-improved Lady Lions were too much, as the Lady Hawks fell 3-1 on the road.
Mega oil and gas projects are back
From liquefied natural gas in Mozambique to deep-oil in Guyana, the world's biggest energy companies are gearing up to sanction the first slate of mega-projects since the price crash in 2014, Wood Mackenzie Ltd. analysts including Angus Rodger said in a report. Firms will approve about $300 billion
Local teen helps talk man off a ledge
SCHERTZ — A routine drive home for 18-year-old Isaac Gonzalez, a recent Seguin High School graduate, ended with him helping pull a man off a ledge.Gonzalez was driving to his home in Cibolo at around 10:40 p.m. on Aug. 8 — thinking it was going to be a regular drive — until he came up to the FM 2252
Bastrop pumps brakes on new development to address infrastructure issues
BASTROP, Texas — Growth is coming to a hard stop in Bastrop.Monday night, the city council took the first step toward approving a temporary ban on new development.City leaders said the hold will give them time to analyze and modify existing land-use regulations, and help them to better meet Bastrop'
BREAKING: Austin-area schools earn Fs under new Texas grading system
Multiple campuses in a handful of Austin-area school districts failed to meet Texas academic standards under the state’s new letter grade accountability system.Under the new statewide system, districts on Wednesday received A-through-F letter grades and campuses were labeled “met requirement” or “im
Martindale forming river advisory committee
Villalobos is the driving force behind the committee, and given how vocal Martindale residents are about pollution and other issues related to the river, she said she hopes more people show interest in joining the committee. Martindale city officials and members of the public have held meetings to d
New cafe and smoke shop coming soon to San Marcos | Community Impact Newspaper
At 718 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos, Lazydaze Counterculture is expected to open in September of 2018. Founded in 2004, Lazydaze Counterculture is a cafe and smoke shop offering vaping accessories, candles, apparel and more.
Man found shot, killed in condo parking lot in San Marcos
Matthew Jacob Rodriguez Jr., 27, had a gunshot wound in his chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. The Travis County Medical Examiner's Office will perform an autopsy.
Know before you dine out -- read this week's restaurant inspection reports
The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties.In the inspection reports, each violation in the Priority items 1-20 is 3 demerits; Priority Foundation items 21-33 are 2 demerits; and Co
Records: Man drugged, sexually assaulted woman following car crash
The victim told officers that she had gotten into a car crash in New Braunfels on Aug. 11. According to the affidavit, Enrique Avila Lopez offered to help the victim and her kids after they left the hospital. When they got to his house, the victim laid down and asked for some Advil. The victim said
San Marcos CISD teacher accused of having relationship with student
According to jail records, Rodney Guerrero, 39, was booked into the Hays County Jail on Aug. 11 and charged with improper relationship between an educator and a student. The victim says she met Guerrero when she was in 6th grade at Goodnight Middle School but their relationship didn't become "inappr