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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Council proclamation heralds Sights & Sounds 2013

The San Marcos City Council officially designated Dec. 4-7 as “Sights & Sounds of Christmas Weekend.”

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

‘Affordable Christmas’ lets needy families buy gifts, keep dignity

Mission San Marcos executive director JOHN McGLOTHLIN writes, “The reality is the free gifts usually do not eliminate an unmet need, but they may overshadow what the parents provide and take a good measure of their dignity...

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Local eateries help fill Hays County Food Bank

The nonprofit Hays County Food Bank was established in 1984 today helps feed an average of about 18,000 people in Hays County yearly. While many of their services come about because of volunteering and donations, another group...

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Gallery: More images of the 2013 San Marcos Veterans Day parade

Scenes from the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown San Marcos on Nov. 9.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Gallery: San Marcos Veterans Day parade 2013

Scenes from the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown San Marcos on Nov. 9.

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Wallace Dockall to lead Veterans Day parade on Saturday

A World War II veteran will lead the San Marcos Veterans Day Parade with a theme of “Honoring All Who Served” on Saturday, Nov. 9, joined by an Honor Guard of two other distinguished veterans of the...

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Drama students to portray early San Marcos settlers

Drama students from San Marcos High School will share stories about the early history of our town during the second annual Cemetery Walk from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the San Marcos Cemetery, 1001 Old Ranch...

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Costumed kiddos beckoned to Farmer Fred’s Harvest

The city’s Parks and Recreation department will host the annual Farmer Fred’s Harvest Fall Carnival 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 in San Marcos City Park, 1700 Charles Austin Drive.

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

San Marcos, Kyle chamber hosting joint mixer

For years, the San Marcos and Kyle chambers of commerce have hosted dueling happy hour mixers on the same Thursday nearly every month. This afternoon, the two chambers are partying together with a Halloween costume contest and...

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Father, son surgeons team up at Seton Hays

In August, Dr. Mark Dammert, a Hays County ear, nose and throat specialist, needed another surgeon to join him on a case at Seton Medical Center Hays in Kyle. Like the smart son that he is, he...

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