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Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

San Marcos Tonight: 07/23/16

Emily Herring — who describes her musical style as a mix of Americana, western swing, gypsy jazz and traditional country — will perform tonight at Kent Black’s BBQ.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Water line break closes Aquarena Springs at San Marcos River bridge

A water line break Friday morning has closed Aquarena Springs Drive near the San Marcos River Bridge and caused significant damage to the roadway. Traffic is being detoured to Charles Austin Drive and University Drive.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Interstate 35 reopens after early morning fatal wreck in San Marcos

A fatal collision between a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer snarled traffic on southbound Interstate 35 early Friday morning. A second wreck occurred nearby in traffic backed up from the first wreck.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

How Ted Cruz crashed Donald Trump’s convention (with video)

As it became apparent Ted Cruz would not endorse Donald Trump, the crowd inside the Quicken Loans Arena reacted with increasing anger, and Cruz left the stage to thundering boos.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

CTMC to host annual BabyFest expo

Central Texas Medical Center will host its seventh annual BabyFest — an exposition of products and services for mothers and babies — from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Suspect found dead in Buda home after allegedly shooting wife

Authorities say Sejdalija Smajic, 53, shot his wife, whom officers found in the front yard of a house in the Garlic Creek subdivision.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

San Marcos police warn of Craigslist scammer

The San Marcos Police Department is warning residents of a Craigslist scammer who is falsely claiming to be a rental property agent and making off with people’s money.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Austin vigil honors slain Dallas police officers

Law enforcement officials, legislators and citizens formed a sea of blue Thursday night at the state Capitol, raising blue glow sticks in the air during a vigil to honor the lives of the five police officers who...

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Cyclist struck, killed by train near San Marcos Activity Center

A Union Pacific train hit a bicyclist who was riding near the tracks near the San Marcos Activity Center Thursday afternoon, fatally injuring the cyclist and blocking traffic on Hopkins Street in both directions.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

San Marcos crowns first Miss Beautiful SMTX

Stacey Becza was crowned the first Miss Beautiful SMTX 2016, a city-sponsored pageant for women with disabilities.

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