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Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Calaboose museum chosen for hands-on experimental learning project

San Marcos’ Calaboose Museum of African American History, one of 20 museums chosen from the state of Texas, will be participating in a 12 month, Hands-On Experimental Learning project. Valued at $10,000, participation in the project was granted to the museum through Mid-American Art’s Alliance Professional Development Division. HELP provides small to midsize museums on-site,

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

The Christophers–band of the week

Talented local band The Christophers is getting back into the San Marcos music scene after a period of relative inactivity. Members Chris Borchers, Chad Wilbur, Chris Teague, and Paul Adams all appeared at the Triple Crown last...

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Congressman Lloyd Doggett in town to discuss ONE campaign

Congressman Lloyd Doggett met with San Marcos residents Wednesday night at the Christ Chapel to discuss the ONE Campaign, an AIDS and poverty relief movement.  Pastor Jamie Bouzard, Campus Chaplain, gave a brief timeline of Doggett’s achievements...

Monday, October 27th, 2008

San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance works to protect open spaces

Since 1998, non-profit organization San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance has been working to preserve the natural beauty in and around the city. With Fall weather settling in, there is no better time to get acquainted with their work...

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Relay for Life raises money for Cancer research

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for life was held at San Marcos High School on Oct. 24 and 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. The Relay is an inspirational event giving hope to cancer survivors and...

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Band of The Week: River Hymn

Miles Landry, Morgan Bierlein, Colin Colby, and Justin Filor are the members of  local band River Hymn, which frequents the venues Lucy’s and the Triple Crown here in San Marcos. Their sound is essentially jazz influenced, with...