The Hays Lady Rebel softball team was entangled in a hard-fought three game series with Corpus Christi Moody on May 16-17. Hays took Game 1 of the series in a thrilling 1-0 pitchers’ duel. Game two saw Moody rally in their final at-bat to win 4-2, forcing a decisive third game. Hays trailed by [...]
The Hays High Rebels took out Dripping Springs in their run to state playoffs. The game on Friday night was delayed due to a storm and resumed on Saturday. The Rebels beat the Tigers 8-2 and advance to the third round of the playoffs.
by ANDY SEVILLA Understanding Buda’s debt service requirements is no easy task, but the most recent figures show the city has $26,821,813.54 in combined tax-supported and utility-supported debt. Of that total debt, almost 25 percent is owed in interest charges and the remaining $20.78 million is the principal. Buda’s debt book was last updated in [...]
by KIM HILSENBECK An openly gay Lehman High senior is not eligible for run for prom queen – because he’s male. Coy Villasenor, 18, was recently told he could not run for queen, but the floor was open for the king’s crown. Up until just a few days ago, Coy said he thought everything was [...]
Emergency Services District (ESD) No. 8 officials are scratching their heads over the city of Buda’s recent annexation – a move that leaves ESD 8 in the lurch for a potentially significant amount of expected sales tax revenue.
The race to pass legislation to create a Municipal Utility District (MUD) is getting, well, muddy.
More than 300 residents from Wimberley and the surrounding area showed up last week at a town hall meeting to protest the creation of a MUD on a 5,000-acre tract of land called the Needmore ranch.
SUBMITTED REPORT One of the turning points of the U.S. Civil War occurred during the Battle of Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, when Confederate Lieutenant General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson was mistakenly shot by his own troops and later died of complications from his wounds. His death deprived Confederate commander Robert E. Lee of his most [...]
Submitted Report This summer, the Plum Creek neighborhood organization is launching a public art initiative called “Rock the Porch.” The project is similar to the Cow Parade of Chicago and Guitar Town in Austin – on a more local scale. Plum Creek will launch this initiative at the neighborhood’s annual Front Porch Days, a [...]
by MOSES LEOS III The future of detecting eyesight issues of very small children is now a possibility, thanks to new technology, which was on display at the 16th annual Wiener Dog festival in Buda. The local Lions Club hosted free eye exams for children ages six months to five years during the festival. However, [...]
by ANDY SEVILLA Authorities are questioning a Hays High School student and have seized his vehicle as Kyle Police believe it was involved in an apparent auto-pedestrian accident Saturday night that left a 37-year-old man dead near the intersection of FM 1626 and Kohler’s Crossing. Phillip Duran’s body was found lifeless, lying in tall grass [...]