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American Legion Post 144


Friday, January 3rd, 2014

‘Citizen extraordinaire’ Pat Murdock honored for tireless volunteerism

Pat Murdock — dubbed San Marcos’ “citizen extraordinaire” — is honored by Mayor Daniel Guerrero and friends from the many civic organizations to which she contributes as a volunteer and mentor.

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Medal of Honor recipient in town for Ride 2 Recovery

American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, set to perform a benefit concert for the injured veterans participating in the third annual Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge this evening in San Marcos, just may have attracted a rival for...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

American Idol’s Taylor Hicks to perform at American Legion event

American Legion Post 144 will again host a dinner for injured veterans participating in the third annual Ride 2 Recovery Texas Challenge on Monday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the San Marcos Conference Center at Embassy...

Monday, November 8th, 2010

American Legion Hall opens on Veterans Day

The public is invited to the San Marcos American Legion Hall, 1705 Interstate 35 N., for snacks and games from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11.

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

Nine county girls head for Bluebonnet Girls State

Nine young women from five Hays County high schools are preparing for their emersion in the 2009 session of Bluebonnet Girls State, an American Legion Auxiliary government-in-action program.

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Wounded vets to cycle through San Marcos

The public is invited to come out to the American Legion Hall, 1705 N. Interstate 35, at 6 p.m. Monday, March 30, when San Marcos American Legion Post 144 hosts a dinner for the men and women...

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Veterans parade organizers seek grand marshal nominations

Wanted: A conflict-era veteran of the armed services worthy of special recognition as grand marshal of the City of San Marcos’ 2008 Veterans Day Parade.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

From the American Legion: Girls, Boys State delegations to report back on sessions

Local students will recount their participation on Aug. 17 at American Legion Hall.

Monday, June 16th, 2008

From the American Legion: 12 Hays County teens head to Girls State

Pat Murdock writes on preparations for the 2008 session of Bluebonnet Girls State, a program of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

From American Legion Post 144: Memorial Day ceremony scheduled

Pat Murdock writes on the American Legion's annual Memorial Day ceremony at the San Marcos City Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24.