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Archive for December, 2015


Friday, December 11th, 2015

City wants residents to weigh-in on two-way downtown traffic

The city of San Marcos Engineering & Capital Improvements department is seeking input from residents on downtown traffic, parking and other infrastructure.

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Museum to inaugurate endowment with shindig at the LBJ Ranch

Lyndon Baines Johnson’s daughters will serve as honorary chairs of a new endowment to support of the LBJ Museum of San Marcos in the city where the future president spent his formative years as a student at...

Friday, December 11th, 2015

San Marcos officials lobby for federal flood relief funds

Battered by two once-in-a-lifetime floods in the span of six months, San Marcos officials are lobbying for federal funds to reduce the risk to life and property next time.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

UIL gears up for new statewide robotics competition

High school students creating robotic arms and small electronic vehicles will compete for a new championship title as the University Interscholastic League is launching a pilot robotics program for Texas schools.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Putting down roots: Spring Lake Garden Club to host Arbor Day tree planting

Spring Lake Garden Club will sponsor an Arbor Day tree planting at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18 near the pavilion at Ramon Lucio Park, 601 S. CM Allen Parkway.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Two charged in armed robbery at Texas State parking garage

Two men suspected of robbing a person at gunpoint Monday afternoon in a Texas State University parking garage are being held at the Hays County jail on bail set at $100,000 each.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Texas State students, researchers survey the stars at Supple observatory

San Marcos residents don’t have to travel light-years away to see the stars. The university’s observatory is opened to the public for two hours most Wednesday nights.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

FEMA to close four Hays County field offices on Saturday

A centralized disaster recovery center will open Tuesday, Dec. 15 at the Hays County Government Center in San Marcos where specialists will be available to help flood victims navigate assistance programs offered by the Federal Emergency Management...

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Hairy situation: Police ‘Beard Patrol’ raises $1,210 for cancer awareness

The San Marcos Police Department raised more than $1,200 for testicular cancer awareness during the “No-Shave November” campaign.

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Temporary Blanco River bridge at Post Road scheduled to open mid-December

Contractors working for Hays County began the process on Monday of installing flatbed railroad cars over the Blanco River as a temporary replacement for the Post Road bridge destroyed in Memorial Day weekend flood on May 24....

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