Brandeis stuns Johnson with 28-point comeback; Peoples leads Veterans Memorial to first district win; Davenport races past Devine, stays unbeaten
The midpoint of the 2022 high school football season featured one of the greatest comebacks yet, as Brandeis erased a 17-point deficit to stun Johnson and remain undefeated in District 28-6A.
Lockhart police arrest teen connected with threat made at high school
A 16-year-old male was arrested Monday in connection with threats made at Lockhart High School.The Lockhart Police Department arrested the teen after a threat was written on a girls’ bathroom at the h[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Amayas returning to distribute 600 backpacks
James MoralesStudents show off the backpack they received from Lockhart residents Connie S. and Louis L. Amaya during the couple’s first Uvalde giveaway, on July 24. Lockhart residents Connie S. and Louis L. Amaya are making a return trip to Uvalde, this time with 600 backpacks to give away to students preparing to gouvaldeleadernews.com
San Marcos PD fires troubled sergeant at center of fatal crash, stun gun incident
A troubled San Marcos police sergeant who hit and killed a woman while driving off duty with an open alcohol container only to return to duty and get suspended for using a stun gun on a compliant man has been terminated by the department, city officials confirmed Wednesday.
San Marcos Softball unveils schedule for 2022 regular season
San Marcos Softball released its schedule for the 2022 season on Friday, featuring 12 home games, 11 road games and three tournaments.The Lady Rattlers begin the year at home, hosting Lockhart in a sc[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Sports San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
San Marcos teen among 13 arrested for alleged involvement in fentanyl distribution
A San Marcos teen was among 13 recently arrested for their alleged involvement in fentanyl distribution.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News, News - Mobile, News Alert San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce travels to North Carolina for InterCity trip
Last week 40 community leaders from San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, and Lockhart traveled to North Carolina for the third annual InterCity Visit presented by Texas State University.[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
San Marcos police sergeant driving with open beer killed woman in crash. Why wasn’t he arrested or punished?
Bungled investigations by multiple law enforcement agencies allowed a San Marcos police sergeant who hit and killed a woman while driving with an open alcohol container to be returned to duty without being arrested or disciplined, records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show.
Lockhart to get 'sweeter' as major ice cream company chooses city to expand operations
The Hershey Creamery Company, also known as Hershey’s Ice Cream, has chosen Lockhart to expand its operations, the company recently announced. [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Unemployed Texans will stop getting additional $300-per-week benefit next month after Gov. Greg Abbott opts out of federal program
The unemployment rate in Texas was 6.9% in March, which is more than double the record low of 3.4% in May 2019. The extra $300 federal benefit will end June 26 for jobless Texans.
As hot-button issues dominate Texas legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott sends clear signals on some conservative priorities
WATCH: Gov. Abbott to deliver State of the State address Monday night
AUSTIN, Texas – Gov. Greg Abbott will lay out his priorities for the 2021 legislative session when he gives his State of the State address Monday. The speech, which is scheduled for 7 p.m., will be livestreamed on KSAT.com. The speech is usually delivered in the Capitol before members of the House and the Senate, but due to COVID-19, Abbott will deliver the address from a small business in Central Texas. (Editor’s note: Thanks to the Texas Tribune for providing the information for this story).
35-year-old Hays County Transportation employee found safe, reunited with family
HAYS COUNTY, Texas – Update:Tyler Joseph Pendergrass has been found safe and has reunited with his family, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. He is an employee with Hays County Transportation, according to officials. ---UPDATE: The Hays County Sheriff’s Office said they found the Chevrolet pickup truck in a Walmart parking lot in Lockhart, Texas on Thursday night, but that he still has not been located. ---Original:The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 35-year-old Hays County Transportation employee that is missing and is suspected of being suicidal. His vehicle also has Hays County Transportation decals on the doors.
Coyotes wrap up football season
Uvalde High Schools 2019 football season came to an end last Friday night at Lockhart. The Coyotes ended their season with a narrow 45-41 loss to the Lockhart Lions. It was tough loss, because we came so very close to beating Lockhart, said UHS head football coach R.T. Gonzales. Our kids knew what was at stake. We were so close to beating Lockhart and so close to making it to the playoffs.uvaldeleadernews.com
Big Game Coverage Road Trip: Week 11 Preview
Some teams are playing for pride, while others are fighting for district championships and playoff spots. Game 1: Lockhart Lions (3-6, 1-5 District 26-5A) at Tivy Antlers (7-2, 5-1 District 26-5A). Tivy is locked into the second seed in 26-5A and is looking to win its sixth straight game heading into the postseason. Game 2: Johnson City Eagles (5-3, 2-2 District 13-3A-II) versus Comfort Bobcats (2-7, 1-3 District 13-3A-II). Game 3: Seguin Matadors (2-7, 1-5 District 26-5A) at Boerne Champion Chargers (4-5, 3-3 District 26-5A).
Hot air balloon crashes in Texas
Authorities say a hot air balloon caught on fire and crashed near Lockhart, Texas, which is about 30 miles from Austin. At least 16 people were in the balloon, and officials say it doesn't appear that anyone survived. Former NTSB Chairman Mark Rosenker and hot air balloon pilot Danny Stone join CBSN to discuss the crash.cbsnews.com