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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

SMHS assistant principal goes to Washington

Hilary Kouhana, assistant principal at San Marcos High School, was on Capitol Hill in late September advocating for additional Peace Corps funding.

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Despite bad publicity, Guerrero surges to win on Election Day

Daniel Guerrero actually ran better after an Austin newspaper reported last week that his political advertising was misleading. Guerrero claimed 100 more votes than opponent John Thomaides in Tuesday's voting to win election as the next mayor...

Friday, September 10th, 2010

San Marcos Academy Color Guard assists at federal agency graduation

Last week, San Marcos Academy's Color Guard assisted with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA's) graduation ceremony at the Embassy Suites San Marcos.

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Ride 2 Recovery to arrive in San Marcos Tuesday

War veterans suffering combat-induced maladies such as amputations and traumatic brain injury will arrive in San Marcos Tuesday as part of the 350-mile Ride 2 Recovery initiated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Friday, January 8th, 2010

Bobcats buckets game moved to 1 p.m.

The Texas State men's basketball scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Texas-Arlington (UTA) has been moved to 1 p.m. from 7 p.m. to avoid conflicts with the Dallas Cowboys' first-round NFL playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles at...

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

9-11 remembrance scheduled for City Hall

The City of San Marcos is holding a remembrance service to honor the lives that were lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept, 11,m 2001. The ceremony will be held on Sept. 11 in front of City...

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Armed suspect charged in SWAT case

Fernando Martinez, 36, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a public servant after a three-hour standoff with Hays County SWAT east of Kyle Tuesday.