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Archive for March, 2011

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Mariachi 7 Leguas headlines La Feria Del Mariachi

The 12th annual “La Feria del Mariachi” will be held at Texas State University April 1-2. The event, sponsored by the Multicultural Music Program in Texas State’s School of Music, will feature a star-studded concert 7 p.m. April 2 in Strahan Coliseum on campus.

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 03/30/11

A sampling of current listings for condominium and townhouses for sale in San Marcos, ranging in price from $58,000 to $160,000.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

CAPCOG’s ‘affordability’ study pretty close to meaningless

Kyle officials are trumpeting a new study by the Capital Area Council of Governments showing that theirs is the most affordable city in Central Texas. Meanwhile, San Marcos leaders are fighting claims that their city ranks dead...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Unicycle underdogs

This is a classic underdog story. A scrappy football team. No talent, all heart. Fighting for a chance at the playoffs.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Funkotron, Blacktop Nights perform in the park on Thursday

A self-described jazz-fusion, latin, afrobeat, funk, and psychedelia, Funkotron will play the Keep San Marcos Beautiful concert at 6:30 p.m. March 31. The group's members hail from San Marcos, Buda and Austin.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Council to discuss budget policy at workshop

The San Marcos City Council will hold its annual budget policy workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins, with a packet meeting at noon to review the...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

San Marcos crowd welcomed Rough Rider Roosevelt back to Texas

Columnist BARTEE HAILE recounts the U.S. president’s whistle stop tour through the Lone Star state, including a stop in San Marcos where he remarked, “I can see that this town has more than its share of pretty...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Center for Texas Music History goes unplugged

The 11th annual Texas Music History UnPlugged concert, scheduled for 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, will feature performances and discussion by Joe Ely, Willy and Cody Braun of Reckless Kelly, Kevin Welch, Terri Hendrix, Lloyd Maines,...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Hays among Texas’ healthiest counties, study says

Other central Texas counties that made the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute ranking include Travis, Comal and Williamson, which came in first.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Crime Map: 03/29/11

The San Marcos Police Department blotter, plotted on a map.

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