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Archive for September, 2009

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Reflections on National Hispanic Heritage Month

Kyle Mayor MIKE GONZALEZ says Americans united by “patriotic hearts as long as the love of freedom exists.”

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

San Marcos CISD 'sweeps' for dropouts

San Marcos CISD administrators, professionals and paraprofessionals are going out in teams to visit with student drop-outs in their homes. They offer a variety of options for the students to complete their high school diploma work.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

SMCISD seeks matches for RIF grant

San Marcos CISD will recieve a federal grant, worth in the neighborhood of $25,000, to help boost the reading performance of children in six SMCISD schools. The six schools will share the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) grant...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Firefighters honored for Pink Heals tour

San Marcos Professional Firefighters Association (SMPFFA) will welcome the Pink Heals Tour as the big, pink fire truck travels across the country raising awareness and funds to combat breast cancer. Mayor Pro Tem Pam Couch presented a...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

City seeking volunteers for KZOS task force

"KZOS" are the call letters for the new low power FM radio station for the city of San Marcos. The station is being primarily established for emergency communications with the public. The City Council is now seeking...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Crime Map: 09/30/09

Daily San Marcos (Texas) police blotter plotted on a map.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

LaFont wins super stocks

Clint LaFont of Volente is the winner of the ASA A-Line Super Stock standings at Thunderhill Raceway after the final run in that series last weekend.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Run with Moe: Fast times at Country Roads 10K

Earlier this month, local runners had a chance to run the Country Roads 10K out at Country Estates subdivision. It was a wet day with intermittent rain showers through portions of the race.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Audio: Corridor Sports Connection 09/29/09

BILL CULHANE and BRANT FREEMAN talk about last week's college and high school games including interview with Texas State Bobcats head coach Brad Wright and defensive end Travis Houston about the Texas Southern Tigers game and an...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Curry ties for SLC soccer honor

The Southland Conference has named Texas State soccer player Britney Curry the co-offensive Player of the Week after matching the school's career record in goals.

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