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Friday, March 4th, 2016

Texas State students volunteer for Serve San Marcos ‘service rally’

Ten teams of university students are volunteering today and tomorrow as part of Serve San Marcos’ Texas State Student Service Rally.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Kwik Chek, McCraw Oil make donation to CASA of Central Texas

An annual golf tournament hosted by Bonham-based Kwik Chek Food Stores and McCraw Oil has raised $60,000 for 11 non-profit child advocacy agencies including CASA of Central Texas Inc.

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.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Nonprofit unites around food, faith and feral hogs

Hogs for a Cause hunts hogs and gives away the meat to hungry people in Central Texas.

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Gutierrez recognized for contributions to Greater San Marcos Youth Council

Hays County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Dennis Gutierrez was recognized last week for his longtime support of the Greater San Marcos Youth Council. The nonprofit agency operates the county’s only youth shelter and offers resources like family counseling...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Masons offer career development workshop

A local Masonic lodge is offering free career development, financial planning and self-defense workshops as part of its "Sharing Our Skills Day" program.

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Hahn to offer art lessons starting this week

Popular local artist Veronique Hahn will begin offering art lessons at the Price Senior Center beginning September 1. The lessons will consist of art, history, culture and anthropology—which feature in her paintings as well as drawing and...

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

City, PALS, Mutt Strutt sponsor Spay Day

SUBMITTED REPORT Pet Prevent a Litter of Central Texas (PALS), San Marcos Mutt Strutt, and San Marcos Animal Services will sponsor 80 spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats for Spay Day USA on Feb. 24.

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

American Cancer Society plans Hays County Cattle Baron’s Ball in Kyle

The American Cancer Society will be hosting the Hays County Cattle Baron’s Ball, formerly the San Marcos Cattle Baron’s Ball, on March 28, 2009 at Texas Old Town in Kyle.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Hays County Brown Santa looking for Christmas elves

The Hays County Brown Santa program has started its annual drive for money, food, and toys to assist families in need in Hays County.

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