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Dripping Springs man gets 15 years for bank robbery spree A month after he lost his Hays County house in foreclosure, Randall Reed began a series of heists scattered across three Central Texas counties. He didn't kill or even hurt anyone, but the last of his robberies had deadly consequences nonetheless
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas banking chief issues rules for Bitcoin Texas will not treat Bitcoin and other virtual currencies as legal money, according to a new memo from the Texas Department of Banking. Yet some companies that deal in Bitcoin transactions could draw state oversight, even if they are based outside of Texa
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 08:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas State could get $15M for active shooter training The universitys ALERRT Center may be the main beneficiary of millions of dollars requested by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for law enforcement education in the aftermath of the recent Fort Hood shootings.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 08:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
State seizes polygamist groups ranch in West Texas Six years after Texas officials removed hundreds of children from their polygamist parents, state and local authorities seized the sprawling 1,700-acre Yearning For Zion Ranch this week.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 07:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bartee Haile: The mysterious case of the Lady in Blue In the 17th century, Catholic priests at remote outposts in present-day Texas and New Mexico were dumbfounded to encounter native people who appeared from the wilds already converted to Christianity. Spanish nun Mara de greda said she had brought them the
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 05:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Daren R. Jeffcoat, 1959 to 2014 A graveside service for Daren R. Jeffcoat, 55, of Kyle was held Thursday, April 17 at Live Oak Cemetery near Manchaca.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 04:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County dedicates highway named for murdered trooper Scores of state and local law enforcement officers gathered on the Old Hays County Courthouse lawn this week to dedicate signage designating a 5.8-mile segment of Interstate 35 as the Trooper Randy Wade Vetter Memorial Highway.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 03:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
San Marcos Area Habitat for Humanity buys Victory Gardens property San Marcos Area Habitat for Humanity will begin construction this spring on the first of two houses in its Victory Gardens affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization program.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 19, 2014 12:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
State recognizes Hays County for financial transparency State Comptroller Susan Combs office on Tuesday awarded the Hays County Commissioners court the Leadership Circle Platinum award, the states highest designation for financial transparency.
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 18, 2014 7:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poet Jorie Graham next up in Texas States Lindsey Literary Series Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham will visit Texas State University for a book reading and signing at the Wittliff Collections April 17 at 3:30 p.m. and at the Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center in Kyle at 7:30 p.m. April 18. | WITH VIDEO
San Marcos Mercury | Apr 15, 2014 5:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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