Esmi Fuentes takes the turn in second place on the second round of the 1600 meter run Friday. (Photo by Cyndy Slovak-Barton)
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:19pm
By Cyndy Slovak-Barton
Hays High’s three athletes competing at the Texas Relays put on a good show for the school.
Hays’ 1600 meter runner Esmi Fuentes took second place in heat six at the Relays, but it was not fast enough to place her on the medal...
Protesters held signs at Monday’s Hays CISD Board of Trustees meeting calling for the termination of Blanco Vista Elementary Rebecca Shae. Parents and teachers who spoke at the meeting said the principal created a hostile work environment and diminished the dual-language program. The district and Shae’s supporters disagree, saying she is doing a good job at a growing campus. Hays CISD Spokesperson Tim Savoy said an outside firm will conduct focus groups next week to delve into the issues. (Courtesy photo)
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:06pm
By Paige Lambert
Words of discrimination and injustice as well as words in support of the current administration filled the public forum portion of the Monday night’s school board meeting. Of the 38 speakers, 30 focused on the issue of campus...
(Hays Free Press file photo)
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:52pm
By Kim Hilsenbeck
Warm weather, longer days and the excitement of spring are the perfect backdrop for fests and fun around Hays County and beyond. Below is a sampling of some of the events happening in April and May. Grab the family, put on some...
One of Kyle’s wastewater improvement projects would connect the wastewater treatment plant to Southlake Lift Station. (Hays Free Press file photo)
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:30pm
By Moses Leos III
Tabbing roughly $3 million in wastewater improvements was one of the first steps taken by the Kyle City Council as it begins to shape the fiscal year 2016 budget.
It was part of the city’s first budget workshop, held Saturday at...
After brewing at home and studying the brewing process in Vermont, Marc Woffenden and his wife, Alexis, are now planning to open Two Wheel Brewing Company along South Loop 4 in Buda. Woffenden said he plans to open his microbrewery, which will produce approximately 3,000 to 5,000 barrels per year, in October. Above, Woffenden models an English Ale, one similar to an ale he plans to brew, inside of Tavern on Main in downtown Buda. (Photo by Moses Leos III)
Fri, 03/27/2015 - 6:04am
By Moses Leos III
Ever since he brewed his very first stout at home seven years ago, Marc Woffenden has “pretty much been hooked” on brewing his own beer.
“It turned out much better than I thought it could have,” Woffenden said of the first batch...