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Archive for January, 2009

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Hays clinches district tie by beating Snakes

The Hays Rebels clinched at least a tie for the girls basketball title in District 17-4A Friday night with an easy win against San Marcos. But the Rattlers remain alive in their bid for a playoff spot.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Our Favorite Colors … Your favorite band?

Been looking for the secret lovechild of James Brown and Bjork? Check for San Marcos band Our Favorite Colors around town.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Hispanic chamber sets awards banquet

The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has announced new members, as well as an annual awards banquet at the Embassy Suites and San Marcos Conference Center in March.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Pets of the Week @ the animal shelter

The Hays County Regional San Marcos Animal Shelter always has someone ready to be your new best friend. This week, we feature Skeeter the dog and Indigo the cat.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Hays CISD picks Simon Middle School principal

Hays CISD named Michelle Chae principal of Red Simon Middle School, which opens in the fall. Simon Middle School is named after the San Marcos car dealer and founding president of the Hays CISD school board.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

SMA names Scott trustees chairman

The San Marcos Academy named longtime former administrator Jimmie Scott as chairman of the board last week while naming four other new trustees.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Rattlers squeeze past Hays in overtime

Aaron Canady kept San Marcos alive with a late three-pointer Friday night, then the Rattlers beat Hays, 38-34, in overtime Friday night at the Snake Pit, edging themselves a little closer to the high school basketball playoffs.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Nearly a ton of plastic recycled from fall campaign

If the fall political campaigns in San Marcos somehow polluted the discourse, at least they didn't pollute the Earth too badly. A program to recycle political signs saved almost a ton of plastic from going into a...

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Two Texas State basketball teams try to break losing streaks

The men's and women's basketball teams at Texas State are on a combined eight-game losing streak entering Saturday's games against Texas-Arlington.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

SMPD nabs burglary suspects

San Marcos police apprehended two men Friday morning who they believe are responsible for more than a dozen apartment burglaries in the last two months.

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