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Archive for January, 2012


Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Construction of Windemere subdivision still months away, developer says

After years of delays, construction on the Preserve at Windemere single-family neighborhood could still be six to eight months off, one of the property owners said this week.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Richard Siken to give readings in San Marcos, Kyle

Noted poet Richard Siken will share his works at free public events in San Marcos and Kyle next week.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Cultural exchange brings Chinese visitors to San Marcos

High school students from Chongqing, China, along with two of their teachers, had the opportunity to learn more about the U.S. education system recently during a six-day visit to San Marcos.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Freethought San Marcos: Saul Alinsky’s American values

Freethought San Marcos: A column by LAMAR W. HANKINS These days, I don’t often think of Saul Alinsky, but now that Alinsky’s name has been used to slur President Obama in frequent speeches by self-promoting historian Newt...

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Feb. 29 deadline nears for registration of brands

The registration deadline for livestock brands and marks is Feb. 29. The State of Texas requires that livestock brands and marks be re-registered every 10 years or they become available for registration by others.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Audio: Budget battles still ahead for Texas Legislature

The state Legislature heads back to work in less than a year, and the state’s improving economy won't likely save legislators from the protracted budget battle that awaits them.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Dorian Leljak to perform in San Marcos Wednesday

Acclaimed pianist Dorian Leljak will perform at Texas State University on Wednesday.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Hays County Historical Commission to screen Vox Pop Tuesday

On Tuesday, the Hays County Historical Commission will screen its newest documentary, Vox Pop: The Story of Parks Johnson.

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Locals compete for investment dollars at Feb. 7 forum

Local private and public sector leaders are hoping to pair entrepreneurs with investors at a funding forum in San Marcos on Feb. 7.

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Editor’s Note: Updates to the development map

We've added dozens of entries to our living, breathing San Marcos Development Map including several multi-family projects under construction or recently approved. We've also added all of the new multi-family projects constructed since 2005.

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