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Left to right, Pct. 2 Commissioner Mark Jones, Pct. 1 Commissioner Debbie Gonzales Ingalsbe, Pct. 1 Constable and Scheib Center Board member David Peterson, Scheib Center Board Chair Ed Kuny, Scheib Center clients Thomas Kuny, Raven Sharp – who also serves as a Certified Peer Specialist and Whole Health Practitioner – and Penny McWhorter; Pct. 3 Commissioner Lon Shell, and Pct. 4 Commissioner Ray Whisenant. Photo by Laureen Chernow/Hays County

At its Oct. 2 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court proclaimed Oct. 7-13 as Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental Illness Awareness Week hopes to shine a light on mental illness

Juan Miguel Arredondo

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles examining the campaign donations received by local candidates in the Nov.

Air quality and water quality issues are on the agenda for the Hays County Commissioners Court this morning.

A measure that would allow preferred scenario map amendment requests all year long is the subject of one of several public hearings scheduled for t

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Sports

Photo by Gerald Castillo

The biggest concern head coach Everett Withers has about his Bobcats is consistency. 

Photo by Gerald Castillo

The Bobcats kept getting tooled.

The second half belonged to Kaylee Davis.

Photo by Lance Winter 

CIBOLO — The Rattlers looked recharged.

Features

WASHINGTON (AP) — Skipping your checkup but not grandma’s?

Black oil seeds are meatier and have a higher oil content, giving birds more nutrition and calories in every bite. They also have thinner shells, making it easier for small birds to crack. Free use photo

If you provide feed for wild birds, you are in good company – an estimated 55 million Americans do so. Winter is an especially critical season for feeding birds since

"The Play That Goes Wrong" is a play in a play. It's the opening night of "The Murder at Haversham Manor," where students of the Cornley University Drama Society are attempting to stage this 1920s production. However, everything that can go wrong is, and the opening night quickly goes from bad to disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can't play dead and actors who trip over everything, "The Play That Goes Wrong" goes quite right. Photos by Jeremy Daniel

These days, everything has a message, a double meaning, a sneaky twist at the climax designed to make you think. This is important because it keeps us sharp and ready

Here’s our final article concerning the changing of the world’s largest landfill into a park. In our three previous articles, taken from a Waste Today newsletter, we covered 1) how

Obits

Macario “Max” Suarez, 69, resident of San Marcos, TX, passed away Oct. 12, 2018 in Austin, TX.  

 Alfredo “Freddy” Deleon, Sr., 64, of Lytton Springs passed away on Oct. 10, 2018.

Gaynell Frances Green, age 53 of Dripping Springs, TX passed away Oct. 8, 2018. Cremation arrangements under the direction of Legends Funeral Home.

Opinions

The following article is part three of a five-week series focusing on raising awareness about domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and we hope to educate our community

Recent attention has been a misdirection fueled by speculation Dear Editor: There’s been a lot of attention on me lately, and some of it appears to be just a mean-spirited

With all the vitriol in our politics - with all the disagreement that is tearing our country apart - we could all use some levity about now.