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Archive for January, 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Texas State takes part in RecycleMania 2011 challenge

Texas State University will take part in RecycleMania 2011, a 10-week recycling competition between universities nationwide to see which can collect the most recyclables.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Hays County hunkers
down for arctic blast

Hays County is hunkering down for a front of arctic air forecast to arrive just before daybreak on Tuesday preceded by thunderstorms and rainfall through the night.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Texas State alumni honor four

The Texas State Alumni Association has honored Agnes and David Hubbard of Boerne, Greg Schwartz of San Antonio and Judith Porter Smith of San Antonio with the Alumni Achievement Award for 2011.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Sales garner funds for San Marcos CISD schools

The sale of Major Saver cards, a project done in partnership with the San Marcos Education Foundation, yielded about $5,000 for San Marcos CISD elementary schools.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Texas study stresses economic progress through art

From cultural organizations to mayors of small towns, many Texans are looking at the arts in a new way, as major builders of local economies.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

In the Legislature, red meat on a fast track

Abortion politics is back on center stage in Texas, with Gov. Rick Perry putting legislation that failed twice in the last four years on his list of top priorities for the Texas Legislature.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Texas State Alumni Association honors four

The Alumni Association of Texas State University has honored four with its Alumni Achievement Award. The winners for 2011 are Agnes and David Hubbard of Boerne, Greg Schwartz of San Antonio and Judith Porter Smith of San...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Bobcats fall at UTA, 83-66

The Texas State men's basketball team fell to 3-3 in the Southland Conference Saturday, falling quickly behind Texas-Arlington on the road and losing, 83-66. The Bobcats will try to get back ahead of the league when Stephen...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Traffic Report: 01/30/11 to 02/05/11

Street and utility work expected to affect San Marcos traffic this week includes the start of a drainage project on Castle Creek Drive and several familiar ongoing projects such as those in the Rio Vista Terrace and...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Drainage project on Castle Creek Drive intended to prevent flooding

City crews are about to begin work on installation of new culverts on Castle Creek Drive that are intended to prevent flooding in the surrounding residential neighborhood.

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