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Its been one week since Harvey hit Texas. Heres what you need to know. Its been one week since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast. While the rainfall may be in decline, the floodwaters are only beginning to recede. Heres what you need to know.
San Marcos Mercury | Sep 1, 2017 01:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hurricane Harvey slams Texas coast Hurricane Harvey, the most powerful storm to strike Texas since 1961, slammed the Texas coastline late Friday and early Saturday, leaving thousands without power, damaging buildings and pouring down rain that is expected to cause catastrophic flooding in
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 26, 2017 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Update: San Marcos continues preparations for Hurricane Harvey The city of San Marcos continues making preparations as Hurricane Harvey approaches the Texas Coast.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 25, 2017 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
San Marcos bracing for possible weather emergency from approaching hurricane The city of San Marcos is making preparations in case tropical weather in the Gulf of Mexico reaches our area and is urging residents to do the same.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 24, 2017 4:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police look for Lockhart man suspected of sexually assaulting child in San Marcos FROM SUBMITTED REPORTS A suspect in the sexual assault of a child in San Marcos will soon be included on the most wanted list of the U.S. Marshals Service. The San Marcos Police Department is asking residents to be on the lookout for 57-year-old Jesus Jes
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 22, 2017 4:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UT-Austin removes Confederate statues in the middle of the night In a surprise move, workers at the University of Texas at Austin removed multiple Confederate statues from a prominent grass mall on campus late Sunday night.
San Marcos Mercury | Aug 22, 2017 12:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas Senate panel targets mail-in ballot fraud after high-profile case A bill that largely relies on increased penalties to crack down on mail-in ballot fraud is headed to the Senate floor. Its movement is a new path for lawmakers who previously focused on rare in-person voter fraud.
San Marcos Mercury | Jul 24, 2017 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death toll in San Antonio immigrant-smuggling case rises to 10 The death toll from the weekends immigrant-smuggling tragedy in San Antonio has risen to 10, and the driver in the alleged crime is scheduled to appear in a federal courtroom Monday morning.
San Marcos Mercury | Jul 24, 2017 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Central Texas, bats rule the roost as a tourist attraction Texas is home to some of the largest bat colonies in the U.S., and 13 of them are located in Central Texas. Mexican free-tailed bats dominate the Texas skies in comparison to other species. More than 31 other species of bats live in the Lone Star State.
San Marcos Mercury | Jul 23, 2017 7:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Texas Senate committee OKs bill to outline city cellphone restrictions Senate Bill 15 would pre-empt local ordinances on mobile phone usage, effectively rolling back provisions in more than 40 Texas cities that currently post hands-free ordinances stricter than the statewide texting ban.
San Marcos Mercury | Jul 23, 2017 4:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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