Inmate fatally shot by Hays County Corrections Officer identified, County Judge asks for ‘urgent answers’
An inmate who was fatally shot by a Hays County Corrections Officer was identified as Joshua Leon Wright.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Driver killed in Friday night car crash, Kyle man arrested for intoxicated manslaughter
A Kyle man was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after he ran a stop sign and collided with a car, killing the driver.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
City of Kyle to host Santa’s Arrival at Mary Kyle Hartson Park
The City of Kyle will mark Santa’s Arrival on Thursday, Dec. 1 at Mary Kyle Hartson Park.The city invites family and friends to the official kickoff of the holiday season in Kyle on Dec.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle Police Department arrest 2 suspected of mail theft, mailbox vandalization
Kyle police arrested two suspects from San Antonio for theft of mail and vandalizing mailboxes.Daniel Avila, 38, and Stevie Bookout, 28, were arrested by the Kyle Police Department following an invest[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
What Happens When a Survival Reality Show Goes Horribly Wrong?
In an excerpt from 'Small Game,' her first novel, Outside contributing editor Blair Braverman introduces a cast of characters who will be dropped in a remote landscape for a survival competition. An ominous future awaits them.outsideonline.com
Foodie Friday: Texas Pie Company
This week’s Foodie Friday took us up to Kyle.We visited Texas Pie Company where this eatery’s slogan is simple: “Life is short, Eat more pie.”Located in the Pie Capital of Texas, this Kyle spot doles [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Features San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Hays County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant to discuss fentanyl crisis at upcoming Rotary Club meeting
In the last year, there have been 10 deaths due to Fentanyl related drug overdose poisonings in the Hays County Sheriff’s Office jurisdiction and multiple other deaths within the city limits of San Ma[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Open houses continue for City of Kyle road bond projects
The City of Kyle recently began a round of open houses to inform voters about what’s on the November ballot. The city hosted its first event Saturday and the second event is set for Thursday, Oct. 20. The open houses are meant to provide an opportunity for voters to learn more about Proposition A, a road bond package featuring eight projects across the City of Kyle.[Sansanmarcosrecord.com
Letter to the Editor
Editor,Judge Becerra might try to distance himself from the Hays Central Appraisal District as much as he can but even though he may be correct literally, figuratively they share the same blame.When I[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Opinions San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle Parks and Recreation to host 2022 Founders’ Parade
The City of Kyle is set to host its annual birthday celebration with its Founders’ Parade.The city is inviting the community to take part in the parade on Saturday, Oct.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Hobby Lobby set to open doors in Kyle, city economic development says
Kyle Economic Development recently announced Hobby Lobby will be opening its doors in Kyle in 2023.Hobby Lobby is set to join several other retail and restaurant projects in the coming year to offer o[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Oregon couple creates wholesome 80's-themed TikTok videos with gerbils: 'Positive and uplifting'
Oregon couple Kyle and Marylou Bryant have created 1980's-themed TikTok videos about a gerbil named Bella. They hope the wholesome and positive show will combat negative content on the internet.foxnews.com
Kyle man sentenced to 60 years in child abuse case
A Kyle man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.Jose Nicolas-Gonzalez, 45, was found guilty in the case and sentenced on Thursday.“It comes as no [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Texas suing USDA over requirement to add LGBTQ protections to nutrition programs’ nondiscrimination policies
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service announced in May that it would expand its definition of sexual discrimination to include gender identity and sexual orientation. Paxton and other attorneys general are suing in response.
Busch gets antsy for contract resolution with Gibbs, Toyota
Kyle Busch pulled a yellow M&M’s polo over another shirt before he walked onto the stage to celebrate o ne more victory as a team owner in the NASCAR Truck Series. Busch is down to his final months wearing the M&M’s gear until the shirt gets tossed aside like an old Snickers wrapper. The wait for a new deal with Joe Gibbs Racing dragged on into Pocono Raceway with the two-time Cup champion seemingly no closer to a contract resolution.news.yahoo.com
Kyle man arrested for capital murder after shooting 2 people
A Kyle man was arrested after he called the Hays County Sheriff’s Office and said he shot two people at a Kyle residence.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Foodie Friday: N'Chiladas
In our ongoing quest to sample any and every enchilada in Hays County, this week’s foodie Friday led us to Kyle.Sitting off southbound Interstate 35 sits a red building where delicious enchiladas and [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Features San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle police make arrest in connection with infant’s death
A 32-year-old Kyle man has been arrested in connection with an infant’s death. The Kyle Police Department arrested Mark Anthony Briones in connection with a 7-month-old’s death.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle police investigating 2 deaths
Kyle police are investigating two deaths inside a residence in the 300 block of Tower Drive. The Kyle Police Department responded to the residence at approximately 9:20 p.m.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
New developments announced in Kyle, San Marcos
The Dallas-based private real estate company, Kalterra Capital Partners, recently announced the construction of The Verge — a multi-family project and luxury apartment community along with retail spac[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle police make arrest in connection with tire slashings
Kyle police made an arrest after a multitude of vehicles had their tires slashed in the Woodlands and Cool Springs neighborhoods on Monday.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Wimberley Birding Society to hold meeting
Quarterly meeting of the Wimberley Birding Society is set for 10 a.m., May 16, in the Wimberley Community Center. Speaker will be Mike Davis and his topic is “Photos of Birds Encountered in This Area.”[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Features San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle woman found guilty of murdering infant son, sentenced to life in prison
A Kyle woman was found guilty of capital murder and convicted to life in prison without parole.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Breaking News, News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Kyle police arrest 2 Austin men involved in gas skimming incidents
Two Austin men have been arrested by Kyle police in separate gas skimming incidents. Miguel Angel Vidal Flores, 29, was arrested for Unlawful Use of Criminal Instrument — a third degree felony.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Dapper Labs, creators of NBA Top Shot, get $305M in funding
Canadian blockchain technology company Dapper Labs has secured $305 million in private funding, some of it from current and former NBA players, including Jordan, to scale up its virtual NBA trading card site, the company said Tuesday, March 30, 2021. – Canadian blockchain technology company Dapper Labs has secured $305 million in private funding — some of it from current and former NBA players, including Michael Jordan — to scale up its virtual NBA trading card site, the company said Tuesday. Vancouver, British Columbia-based Dapper says NBA Top Shot has rung up $500 million in sales and registered more than 800,000 accounts since its public beta testing phase began in October. Besides the NBA, Dapper partners include Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, and UFC. Current players listed as investors in Dapper include Kevin Durant, Kyle Lowry, Spencer Dinwiddie and Klay Thompson.
New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
Check current road conditions, closures in San Antonio area
SAN ANTONIO – With icy conditions still present on San Antonio roadways, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed all major highways. They include US 281 N and Loop 1604, Loop 410 and IH-10 NW, Loop 410 and US 281, Loop 410 and SH 16, Loop 410 and SH 151, Loop 410 and US 90, US 90 and Loop 1604, SH 151 and Loop 1604, IH 35 ramps connecting to IH 10 and US 90, and IH 37 and Loop 410. Highway closures have been reported along Loop 410 from US 90 to Evers and near the San Antonio Airport. Crews have close upper levels of I-35 and I-10 in downtown San Antonio due to icy conditions. Loop 1604 and Old Corpus Christi; 1630-1866 Block E Loop 1604; Loop 1604 at Quiet Night; IH-10 at Ralph Fair Road, Westbound Lanes; Loop 1604 at FM 1346; 300 block of S Loop 1604 E, Westbound Lanes; S Loop 1604 E, US Highway 281 S, according to the BCSO.
Texas unemployment rate rises to 8.1% in November
Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas TribuneLearn more about how to navigate Texas’ unemployment system in our guide for jobless Texans. The unemployment rate in Texas rose to 8.1% in November, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday. That’s an increase from the state’s October rate of 6.9% as Texas, whose businesses have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic, experienced another surge in infections. The state's unemployment rate for November is the latest indicator that the economic recovery in Texas will be slow and staggered. Distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine could impact the unemployment rate in the coming months — though, as Gov.
Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Kyle, officials say
KYLE, Texas – A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Kyle, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said the Hays County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon offense. Officials said Roberto Ochoa Jr., 31, has been charged with capital murder and is in custody at the Hays County jail. Officials said anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to call the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896. RELATED: Juvenile dies in shooting at convenience store in Kyle, HCSO says
Juvenile dies in shooting at convenience store in Kyle, HCSO says
KYLE, Texas – A juvenile was fatally shot at a convenience store in Kyle, Texas late Monday night, the Hays County Sheriff’s Office said. Officers were called around 9:40 p.m. to a Poco Loco convenience store in the 700 block of High Road after receiving word of a shooting. According to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, the juvenile male was dropped off at an area hospital with a gunshot wound where he later died. The sheriff’s office said the investigation into the shooting is ongoing and that no other information is available at this time. People with information on the shooting, however, are urged to contact the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896.
Silver Alert for missing 79-year-old man discontinued
CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas – UPDATE: A Silver Alert for a missing 79-year-old man from Kyle, Texas has been discontinued. According to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office, Robert “Bob” Mohler has been found. ---(Original Story)The Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 79-year-old man with a cognitive impairment. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Mohler’s disappearance poses a credible threat to his own health and safety, due to a cognitive condition. If you have any information regarding Mohler, contact the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office at 512-398-6747.
Robert Redford's son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58
LOS ANGELES – James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. Kyle said her husband’s liver disease returned two years ago and the cancer was discovered in November last year while he waited on a liver transplant. “We’re heartbroken,” his wife wrote about her husband, who was called Jamie. He expressed gratitude for a liver transplant that saved his life in an HBO documentary “The Kindness of Strangers” in 1999. He also established the James Redford Institute in 1995 for Transplant Awareness to raise money and distribute tools to increase awareness about the shortage of organ donors.
Teen accused of killing 2 thrust into debate over protests
By the end of the night, prosecutors say, Rittenhouse had killed two people and severely wounded a third. To some, Rittenhouse is a domestic terrorist whose very presence with a rifle incited the protesters. The commander of the force said Friday over 1,000 guard members had been deployed, and more were on the way. In the scuffle, lasting just seconds, Rittenhouse shoots a third person armed with a handgun, according to the complaint. He later turned himself in in his hometown of Antioch, Illinois, according to Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis.
Tropical Storm Kyle Forms Over The Northwest Atlantic
Location 185 miles SE of Atlantic City New Jersey Wind 40 mph Heading ENE at 17 mph Pressure 29.77 Coordinates 71.7W, 37.7NDiscussionAt 500 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kyle was located near latitude 37.7 north, longitude 71.7 west. Kyle is moving toward the east-northeast near 17 mph (28 km/h). A continued east-northeastward motion with an increase in forward speed is expected for the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Kyle is forecast to become post-tropical by late Sunday or early Monday.
Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass
However, none of the four major North American sports leagues the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball were among the businesses that applied, according to the data. The data showed businesses that applied for and received loans, though some may not ultimately have taken the funds. An AP survey completed in May found 32 U.S. Olympic sports organizations about 70% of all federations had applied for PPP loans. With their seasons shut down, more than a dozen minor league baseball teams turned up on the PPP rolls. The Big South Conference, Conference USA, Southland Conference and Big Sky Conference all listed less than two dozen full-time employees, according to the data.
Eagle Pass graduate dedicates rap video to class of 2020
I have something to say please lend me your ear.”Those are the opening lyrics to Kyle Luna’s “Our Future’s So Bright” rap video he created on YouTube. “I’ve been seeing my classmates doing, saying things like our graduation is not the same or that it’s pretty much ruined,” Kyle said. “Those were the best.”He also hopes that when life can go back to normal, his classmates remember to use this microscope in time as a way to view their day to day lives. Kyle says he does not consider himself as a rapper or musician, making the music videos is something he has enjoyed doing for school projects. Kyle will be going to the University of Texas in the Fall and plans on majoring in electrical engineering.
Analysis: An accidental lesson on public health and politics in a pandemic
Eddie Gaspar/The Texas TribuneEditor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. Greg Abbott voices rising concern about the seriousness of the pandemic, state leaders are detailing another phase of extensive reopenings. At the beginning of this week, Abbott changed the key from major to minor at a sobering Monday news conference. In social terms, opening the schools could set loose a lot of people who were sent home for their own safety last spring. The announcement of a return to classes landed right in step with Abbotts acknowledgement that the risks of the pandemic are rising.
Police search for hit-and-run driver that killed San Antonio man in San Marcos
SAN MARCOS – UPDATE 3/4/20:(Previously)San Marcos police are looking for a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run on Saturday. Someone called 911 at 1:27 a.m. Saturday to report a man lying on the side of the road in the 200 block of S. Guadalupe Street. The victim, who has been identified as Eligio Vasquez, 69, of San Antonio was transported to Ascension Seton Hays Hospital in Kyle where he was pronounced dead. San Marcos police said pieces of a vehicle were located at the scene and investigators obtained still photos from security cameras at nearby businesses. The truck could have minor damage to the front right of the vehicle and may have a missing wire radio antenna on the right side of the hood.