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Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Prada Marfa escapes dismantling with state law loophole

WITH SLIDESHOW | The foundation that maintains the quirky art installation outside of Marfa found a way around state regulations that threatened its closure by getting classified as an art museum, officials confirmed Friday.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

New Braunfels firefighters to honor Sept. 11 victims

FROM STAFF REPORTS NEW BRAUNFELS — The New Braunfels Fire Department will remember the 341 firefighters killed in the Sept. 11 attacks with a ceremony Thursday morning. At 7:15 a.m., a company of firefighters will form a...

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Behold: The diverse, dazzling beauty in the Texas Hill Country

Striking photographs captured across the Texas Hill Country will be featured in a 2015 calendar published by the Austin-based Hill Country Alliance.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Tardeadas help keep Tejano music alive

As Tejano has lost its audience in Texas radio, afternoon dances help keep the tradition vibrant.

Friday, July 11th, 2014

‘Jazz’n Up the Park’ music fest slated Saturday

The San Marcos Parks & Recreation department will feature the first “Jazz’n Up The Park” event on Saturday, July 12 at Eddie Durham Park, 215 Martin Luther King Drive.

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Update: San Marcos to celebrate July 4 with annual Summerfest

San Marcos will celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and festivities at its annual Summerfest.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

San Marcos to celebrate Juneteenth with downtown parade

Marking a uniquely Texas celebration, San Marcos will observe Juneteenth with three days of activity culminating with a downtown parade on Saturday.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

San Marcos River tubing outfitter denied permit for outdoor music festival

Managers of tubing outfitter Cool River Ranch, a 220-acre riverside playground between San Marcos and Martindale, are rushing to scale down plans for a July 4 weekend music festival after they missed a permit application deadline.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Behold: Mexico’s multibillion dollar produce industry at a tiny roadside stand

Two men sat in the shade of a green and orange canopy, and appeared none too thrilled to see my camera, perhaps afraid the attention might draw the ire of the health department or some other bureaucratic...

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Hundreds of planes expected to ‘fly-in’ at San Marcos airport April 26

San Marcos Municipal Airport will play host this weekend to the first in a series of regional fly-ins organized by the national Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

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