Newspaper Archive of
Hays Free Press
Kyle, Texas
May 24, 2017     Hays Free Press
PAGE 1     (1 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
PAGE 1     (1 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
May 24, 2017

Newspaper Archive of Hays Free Press produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.

PEDAL HARD Lobo cyclist looks toward future in biking. - Page 1B Kyle officials look at potential FM 1626 veterans memorial. - Page 1C (~) BARTON PUBLICATIONS, JNC. .............. Vol. 121 No. 9 g Buda, Kyle and Northeast Hays County, TX. 75 ce se: BY MOSES LEOS III According to a city a welfare concern inci- two black males who al- plexion and was wearing had a mole on his face of Kyle press release,dent that took place in legedly brandished a black hoodie and a near his nose. The two The Kyle Police De- the incident occurred the morning of May 17 in handguns and assaultedblack mask. fled the scene in a late partment continues to around 10:05 a.m. in the the Steeplechase subdi- him with a crow bar. The second suspect, model red four-door investigate an armed 100 block of Musgrav in vision. According to Barnett, who also stood at up- Mitsubishi SUE robbery where a man Kyle. Kim Hilsenbeck, Jeff Barnett, Kyle Police one suspect is described proximately 6 feet tall, Anyone with infor- was attacked in his front Kyle communications Chief, said a male victim as standing 6 feet tall had a light complexionmarion regarding this yard in broad daylight specialist, said there was told authorities he was and weighing approxi- and wore a red hoodie incident should call the May 17 in the Post Oak no connection between mowing his lawn when mutely 250 pounds. Thewith no mask. The victim Kyle Police Department subdivision, the armed robbery and he was approached by suspect has a dark corn- said the second suspect at 512-268-3232. PHOTO BY MOSES LEOS III Members of the Hays County Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit meet together following the peaceful resolution . of an incident in the Steeplechase subdivision May 17. But what goes into the decision to call SWAT units? See our story on page 2A. i ,', Public official leaks news ofpossl iiiii i oyer i BY SAMANTHA SMITH County Pct. 2 commis-should be well ahead of make a move for Buda. sioner, along with Victor Scott and White when Rumors have circular- With a slip of the Vargas, TxDOT area they get ready to come." ed online, however, re- tongue earlier this engineer, were updating Jones added that he garding a possible move month, one Hays Coun- council on various road had met with represen- by Baylor Scott and tyleader could have in- projects in northeastern tatives and "they areWhite to bring a medical advertenfly announced Hays County. Projectsgood with our schedule." center to Buda. the name of a major include several itemsIn January., the BudaBaylor Scott and employer that could fill a along Interstate 35. city council approvedWhite has not made any 35-acre area rezoned for When describing im- to rezone 35-acres inpublic announcement hospital use in the Sun- provements on FM 2001the Sunfield MUD for a of medical facilities field Municipal Utility from 1-35 to Highway possible medical center, in Buda. In February, District. 21, Jones said the plan City officials, however, officials with BSW an- The snafu took place is to "start on both ends did not say which medi- when Mark Jones, Haysof 1-35 and at 21, so we cal company planned to NEW BUDA HOSPITAL? 4A Kyle Buda Memorial Day Rodeo It's a weekend of fun for the whole family at the Wimberley VFW Arena, 401 Jacobs On May 29 from BY MOSES LEOS III to retaliation, which he claimed has also hap- Allegations of intim- pened to employees and idation of Pedernales executives who spoke Electric Coop- out against 2016 erative employ- comments made ees who spoke by board director against racially James Oakley. insensitive com- Hewn added ments made by that his service as a board director CEO has "be- last year are be- come almost im- ing made by the possible because company's top of this situation" leader, and he planned John Hewa, HEWA to provide the PEC chief execu- board with more rive officer, said detail. during a May 15 PEC Alyssa Clemsen- board meeting he has "witnessed and per, ,, sonally been subject PEC, 2A |m BY LESLY DE LEON reduce parking fines, there is a set Concerns over the $70 minimum fine, severity of parking vio- Councilmember Travis lation fines led the Kyle Mitchell said. City Council to approve "I was mind-boggled tentative changes to the that you could receive a rules. $250 citation for parking While council mem- in front of your house the bers approved reducing wrong wa " Mitchell said. parking violation fines "The punishment doesn't on first reading, the up- fit the crime." dated parking ordinance While it may seem like is going to be reviewed the parking ordinance is by city staff and legal creating fines, its intent counsel before being is to reduce fines for brought back June 6. minor parking violations, "It is not ready for final Mitchell said. passage," Mayor Todd Level 4 violations, fined Webster said: "It definite- no less than $250,'include ly needs to be cleaned violations regarding up." disabled parking. Changes to Kyle's According to the parking ordinance came ordinance, any penalty after city officials wanted not paid within 15 days to reduce the amount of of the date due is subject fines paid by those who to an additional fee of violate the ordinance. 50 percent the original The updated parking penalty. ordinance creates four The ordinance tiers of parking viola- prohibits parking more tions, with fines ranging than two vehicles, or any from $20 to $250. commercial vehicles and Previously, the semi-trailers, in a vacant Well Road for this 10 a.m.. to noon, amounts fined for park-lot of a single-family !~ Ooen Pro Lester join the Kyle-Buda ing violations were up in residential area. Meier Rodeo May VFW Post 12058 the $200 range, which is According to the to remember those lnconsl 27-28. This event " "stent with what s ordinance, parking veterans who includes great food fned in other communi- a vehicle on a public ~nde~tnd~rs'a2d, 4H gavef~h:~2tr'~a~e t' es~Viieb ~ ttr~ al?p arkin g s~re~te ~t i~lS~glae;f rammily ~ ~V'- ~ Wlm lu country General e berley C b The " fines th ....... "" ' event will be held Adams Will be . , at most oI ~ne man z4 nours or p.ariang .~,~.u.u,,y~' '-'~. ,~ ~- .~u.uoy ~' ....4... speaking and -oost rnme are prooaniy getting alarge commercial or niaht from 7"30-10 members will honor educed at the court lev- construction vehicle for p~n See those lost The post el, from the $200 range to more than 60 minutes, ........... . ........ ....... P g ~i I,~ ~/irn'l~rlAvrnrton nm I-rontiS Iocatedbtreetat in103r~yleS $20, Webster said exce t durin active use, for more information. While courts can is prohibited. - , . ~z ~ II I![11 iillllll I I!111111 II! t News ............... 1-4A Best Bets ............ 4C L Opinions ............... 3A Business ......... 1o4D County focuses on ' i. m Sports ............... 1-2B Classifieds ............ 2D ' training next generation ; ' Education 3-4B Service Directory ..... 3D k9 (L) -Page 1D Community ...... 1-4C Public Notices ... 2-4D zllllgssz;ll Ts291111z .-" m ~ cxl w