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Archive for December, 2007

Monday, December 31st, 2007

Rattlers earn football awards

From staff reports Seven San Marcos Rattlers football players earned All-District honors this season in District 25-5A and two of them took home awards for both offense and defense. Senior, D.J. Hemphill was named 1st Team as a running back and a defensive lineman, while fellow Senior, Chris Garcia was 1st Team as a tight-end

Monday, December 31st, 2007

Public Works to pave Clyde Street

Project in the Westover neighborhood part of 8-miles of minor reconstruction budgeted this year.

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Narvaiz elected CAPCOG chair

AUSTIN — San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz was elected 2008 Chair of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) this week at the annual meeting of the ten-county regional agency. “Local governments working together through an organization...

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Texas State offers small business training in Austin, Round Rock

Creating a Total Team Tuesday, December 18, 2007; 11 am to 1 pm; Cost $30 The fastest way to grow profits in any business is to get everyone working towards a common goal, as a committed team....

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Police, narcotics taskforce seize cocaine, make arrest

San Marcos Police and the Hays County Narcotics Task Force arrested and charged a 56-year old man Thursday for multiple offenses after an anonymous tip alerted police to drug dealing in a San Marcos neighborhood. Oscar Capetillo...

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Texas State's Mariachi Nueva Generacion wins national competition again

Mariachi Nueva Generacion from Texas State University-San Marcos placed first for the second consecutive time at the annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio at San Antonio’s Municipal Auditorium on Nov. 30. “For the last five years...

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Austin Community College graduates 72 nursing students

The Health Sciences Department at Austin Community College will graduate 122 students in ceremonies to be held today and Friday, December 13 and 14, in Room 8500 at Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Road. Vocational nursing, in which...

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Staples Road sidewalk construction starts

Construction started today on the Staples Road (Texas 621) sidewalk project funded by the Community Development Block Grant program. The $178,290 project is expected to take about 90 to 120 days to complete, depending on the weather....

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Indalecia Carranza Cisneros, 1929-2007

Indalecia Carranza Cisneros, 77, devoted and beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at her home in Elgin, TX, on Monday, December 10, 2007. She was born December 12, 1929, in Jalisco, Mexico, to Herminio and Marina...

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

Grand jury does not indict officer in fatal shooting

From the city of San Marcos A Hays County Grand Jury declined this week to indict a San Marcos police officer who fatally shot a stabbing suspect in a police pursuit in September. The Grand Jury met...

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