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Archive for August, 2009

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Drought response rules amended

Recently, the San Marcos City Council amended the drought response rules, allowing residents to choose and apply for a different watering day per week. The new rules enable residents to even choose a Saturday or Sunday, if their designated weekdays are unworkable.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Phoenix Center holds special graduation ceremony

Even in the midst of scurrying around, moving the Phoenix Learning Center to its new locale and preparing for a busy new school year, San Marcos CISD administrators still found time to arrange a special graduation.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Bobcat soccer loses two in California

The Texas State soccer team played two tough games in California over the weekend and lost them both.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Bobcat netters lose three in Missouri

After losing three matches against a tough field at the Tiger Invitational at the University of Missouri, the Texas State volleyball team will play its home opener Wednesday night against Texas Tech.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Toastmasters cut 'ribbon'

The San Marcos Toastmasters are moving their meetings to a new location and will have a "Ribbon Cutting" ceremony to inaugurate the change on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. at the Saltgrass Steakhouse, 221 East Sessoms Drive....

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Busy year looms for League of Women Voters

The year ahead is going to be a very active one for the San Marcos League of Women Voters (LWV). Plans are loaded with special activities, debates, Voter Guides and a state convention.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Police Blotter 8/28- 8/30 will print updates of dropped charges or not guilty verdicts upon request. Send requests with appropriate documentation and working daytime phone number to or by fax to (512) 392-5132.

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Freethought San Marcos: A tale of two mayoral candidates

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the philosophers as false, and by the rulers as useful. — Seneca the Younger, Roman Stoic philosopher Once...

Monday, August 31st, 2009

County budgets more HTGCD funding

Following a contorted process in which a local groundwater district couldn't agree with local state legislators on a funding bill, Hays County Commissioners appear ready to increase the district's funding from the county.

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Hays CISD plans ideas summits

The Hays CISD Performing Arts Center, 979 Kohlers Crossing in Kyle, is the setting for two "Ideas Summits" planned for Sept 17. The summits are opportunities for members of the Hays CISD community to share ideas and...

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