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Archive for June, 2011

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Terry Nichols to announce San Marcos city council run

Retired San Marcos police Cmdr. Terry Nichols says he will run for the San Marcos City Council Place 3 seat being vacated by Fred A. Terry in November‘s municipal election.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Freethought San Marcos: Michele Bachmann’s revelations and a few of my own

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS In this revelatory time, it should come as no surprise that there are lots of revelations going around. Michele Bachmann has announced frequently that God has told her...

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Four people drown in area lakes over weekend

Four people are believed to have drowned Saturday while swimming in Canyon Lake and Lake Travis, authorities say. San Marcos Area Recovery Team recovers two bodies.

Monday, June 27th, 2011

San Marcos cancels fireworks, Kyle says they’re still on

The city of San Marcos has cancelled its public fireworks display for Summerfest on July 4 as other area communities also suspended plans for Independence Day fireworks. The city of Kyle says it will continue its show.

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Castro to take on Doggett for new congressional seat

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, the nine-term, liberal Austin congressman, foiled Republicans’ efforts to redistrict him out of office in 2003 and intends to do it again in 2012, living “in a Winnebago, if that’s what it takes,”...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

San Marcos team wins LBJ golf tournament

A four-person team fielded by City of San Marcos’ Community Services Director Rodney Cobb captured first place at the ninth annual Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos Golf Tournament Saturday, June 11 at Quail Creek Country...

Friday, June 24th, 2011

When the capital of Texas was not in Texas

by BARTEE HAILE After abandoning all their missions and presidios in East Texas, the new owners of Louisiana on Jun. 25, 1773 vacated Los Adaes, for the past half century the capital of Spanish Texas.

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Two arrested in another stabbing in San Marcos

San Marcos police have arrested a man and a woman who are accused of stabbing and kicking a man in an assault in the 1100 block of Advance Street Monday night.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 06/22/11

A sampling of current listings for homes for sale in Martindale.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Cheatham Street hosts Bigfest

The Cheatham Street Music Foundation's annual BIGfest, celebrating the storied Cheatham Street Warehouse's 37th anniversary this month, will run Friday through Sunday, June 24-26.

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