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Friday, December 9th, 2011

Committee names artists competing for LBJ, MLK memorial

The LBJ/MLK Memorial Crossroads Project Committee on Thursday announced the artists who are under consideration to design and build a $100,000 memorial funded with City of San Marcos hotel/motel tax dollars.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

San Marcos Academy’s middle school soccer team wins district

San Marcos Academy’s middle school soccer team took home the championship trophy Oct. 15 following the Christian Athletic League of San Antonio District Tournament in Universal City.

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Bobcats look to conference after 1-2 finish at Arizona

The Texas State volleyball team looks to the start of its Southland Conference season later this week after winning one of three games at the Arizona Invitational. The Bobcats are 7-7 heading to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Friday...

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

County expects five park projects to vie for $3.5M remaining from bond

Hays County commissioners now have $3.5 million left of the $30 million approved by voters in 2007. Commissioners expect at least five projects to contend for the remaining money.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Hillert Tract still sought for shooting complex

While available money from Hays County's parks and open space bonding capacity dwindles, supporters of a Hays County shooting sports complex continue working towards placing such a facility on the Hillert Tract in eastern San Marcos. Texas...

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Shooting task force brings new plan to county court

The Hays County Shooting Sports Task Force wants Hays County to use $5.5 million of its remaining $8.5 million in parks and open space bonds to build a shooting sports complex on 563 acres fronting the San...

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Pitching falls short as Bobcats begin softball season

Pitching was in short supply during the weekend for the Texas State softball team, which started its season with four losses in five games of the CenturyLink Classic on their own field.