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Archive for May, 2010

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Hays County GED recipients will have ceremony

Hays County Literacy Action will honor this year's GED recipients at the annual Hays County GED graduation ceremony to be held on June 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center.

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Library's summer program kicks off with magic

The Madcap Magic Summer Reading Kickoff, starting off the summer reading program of the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, will be held on June 11.

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Bobcats fall in tournament championship game

The long climb that took Texas State from the first-round loser's bracket to the championship round finally caught up to the Bobcats as the Southland Conference Tournament closed out Saturday. The Bobcats lost the title game to...

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Hancock finishes 14th in regional high jump

Texas State high jumper Valerie Hancock finished 14th at the NCAA West Region Outdoor Track and Field Championships Saturday at the University of Texas.

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Texas State prof wins Sakai teaching award

Assistant Professor Scott Bowman of Texas State's criminal justice department has won the Sakai Innovation Award for 2010. Bowman won the award by figuring out how to stimulate more student involvement for a criminal justice class with...

Monday, May 31st, 2010

City announces traffic cautions through June 5

The City of San Marcos has announced a number of road projects and traffic cautions through June 5. Much of the work is taking place in the downtown area for water line improvements and handicap ramps.

Monday, May 31st, 2010

CAMPO approves 2035 plan with $1.138 billion in Hays County projects

Hays County and its municipalities are in for $1.138 billion in the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) 2035 plan approved last week. Meanwhile, Hays County commissioners replaced outgoing Judge Liz Sumter on the CAMPO board with...

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Commentary: Keeping our troops and veterans first

GUEST COMMENTARY by LLOYD DOGGETT Each year on Memorial Day, Americans come together to remember those who have sacrificed their lives on behalf of our country in the name of freedom and democracy.  The debt owed to...

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Two Bobcats left in NCAA track regional

Two Texas State track and field athletes finished up their seasons Friday at the NCAA West Regional Track and Field Championships in Austin. Two other Bobcats will try Saturday to qualify for the NCAA finals.

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Bobcats win two, need two for tourney title

Texas State's baseball team has kept itself alive in the Southland Conference Tournament long enough to have a shot at the championship Saturday. With two wins Friday, the Bobcats need two more Saturday to finish the job.

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