The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality on Feb. 23, a Kyle woman in her 40s. There have been a total of 209 fatalities in the county.
San Marcos emergency personnel are currently working to put out a house fire that erupted at 421 Lindsey St. the morning of Feb. 22.
Inclement weather expected this past week changed the opening and closing statuses of San Marcos schools and businesses, and The University Star is working to provide live updates on the latest.
Texas State says power has been restored to the majority of campus and the warming shuttles, used for students in need of heat during inclement weather, have been discontinued.
A generator failure on Feb. 18 at the City of San Marcos' Main Wastewater Lift Station resulted in untreated wastewater being discharged into the San Marcos River.
Texas State is opening its dining halls to all students through Feb. 22, according to a campus-wide email from President Denise Trauth.
Hays County offices will remain closed for the rest of the week due to inclement weather, and COVID-19 vaccinations scheduled for this week will be moved to next week.
A local disaster declaration has been issued by Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra due to severe winter weather conditions. The declaration goes into effect immediately and is in place for seven days or until current weather conditions improve.
San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson signed a Declaration of Local State of Disaster on Feb. 13 ahead of inclement weather and icy road conditions.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatalities on Feb. 10, a Wimberly man in his 80s. There have been a total of 201 fatalities in the county.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports two new COVID-19-related fatalities on Feb. 9, a Buda woman in her 70s and a Wimberley man in his 70s, the total number of fatalities is 200.
Texas State is set to distribute $6.5 million in emergency grants between Feb. 15-28 to students financially impacted by COVID-19.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality Feb. 2, a Buda man in his 60s. There have been a total of 193 fatalities in the county.
The University Police Department is gathering information surrounding an alleged sexual assault on Jan. 29 in a campus residence hall.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports four new COVID-19-related fatalities Jan. 28, two Buda men in their 70s, a San Marcos man in his 80s and a San Marcos man in his 60s. There have been a total of 185 fatalities in the county.
Texas State will receive a $843,895 federal grant for the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program in support of minorities and to examine the effects of community cultural wealth on Black and Hispanic women in the P-20 Computing Workforce Pipeline in Texas, according to a press rel…
Congressman Lloyd Doggett’s video in which he condemned the U.S. Capitol insurrection was not played at Texas State’s virtual Inauguration Day ceremony due to a lack of time to receive approval, according to the faculty member who made the decision.
The intersection of Moore Street and Oscar Smith Road in San Marcos will be closed following a traffic collision on Jan. 22.
San Marcos police arrested a suspect for murder after discovering a deceased male on Jan. 19 at the Econo Lodge Hotel, marking the first homicide in San Marcos for 2021.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports three new COVID-19-related fatalities Jan. 21, a Buda man in his 70s, a Kyle man in his 50s and a Kyle woman in her 90s. There have been a total of 171 fatalities in the county.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality on Jan. 13, a Buda man in his 70s. There have been a total of 147 fatalities in the county.
A Texas State administrator encouraged faculty members teaching face-to-face classes during the spring semester to go remote for the first two weeks, according to an email obtained by The University Star.
While in preparation for the 2021 NFL Draft, Texas State wide receiver Jeremiah Haydel can add another accomplishment to his resume: ESPN College Football All-American.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19 fatality, a San Marcos woman in her 80s, and 91 new lab-confirmed cases Dec. 9.
The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality Dec. 4, a Dripping Springs male in his 60s, and 82 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 7,644, total active cases to 785 and recoveries to 6,753. The county r…
The Hays County Local Health Department reports one new COVID-19-related fatality Dec. 3, a Kyle woman in her 60s, as well as 66 new lab-confirmed cases, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 7,592, active cases to 769 and recoveries to 6,718. The county reports the total activ…
Dr. Cynthia L. Hernandez will serve as Texas State's new vice president for Student Affairs, the university announced in an email to students.
The City of San Marcos confirmed the death of Texas State football player Khambrail Winters following a Nov. 24 shooting at The Lodge Apartments.
The Hays County Health Department reports 78 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 44 recoveries Nov. 17, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,798 and recoveries to 6,070. The total active cases in the last 21 days is 738.
The San Marcos Police Department responded to two incidents involving the discharge of firearms, one resulting in the shooting of an individual and the other resulting in an arrest.
The City of San Marcos rescinded its citywide boil water notice issued Nov. 12 after construction damage to a city water main. "Water testing has confirmed no bacteria contamination is present and the water is safe for consumption without boiling," the city said in a press release.
San Marcos City Councilmember Ed Mihalkanin requested a recount of all early voting and Election Day ballots cast in all city voting locations for the City Council Place 3 race, where election results show he lost with 28.6% of the vote.
The Hays County Health Department reports 99 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 4 new hospitalizations and 29 recoveries Nov. 12, bringing the total number of cases in the county to 6,585 and recoveries to 6,012. The total active cases in the last 21 days is 618.
Pending finalization of his hire as an adjunct for Texas State, Former U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's agreed-upon salary during the spring 2021 semester will be $7,500, the university told The University Star.
The Hays County Health Department reports two new COVID-19-related fatalities Nov. 4, a Buda man in his 80s and a San Marcos woman in her 90s. There have been 91 fatalities in the county.
The Hays County Sheriff's Office's investigation into possible illicit activity at a San Marcos spa led to an arrest made Oct. 29 for Trafficking of Persons.