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Monday, April 7th, 2014

William Blocker Jr., M.D., 1918 to 2014

Services are pending for William P. “Bill” Blocker Jr., 95, who died on March 26.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Faces: Former First Baptist pastor honored by city council

Mayor Daniel Guerrero proclaims March 4 as “Pastor Mark Newton Day” in San Marcos. Newton, a Baylor University graduate and long-time senior pastor at First Baptist Church of San Marcos, left San Marcos earlier this year to...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

SMA cross country team wraps-up season at state

All four members of the San Marcos Baptist Academy cross country team posted personal records at the State 3-A TAPPS meet at Baylor University in Waco Oct. 22.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Three chosen for San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame

Three local women with a combined total of more than 80 years of volunteer service will be honored at the annual San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame recognition program on Nov. 2.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Cobb to give two lectures in San Marcos

Stephanie Cobb, a Hofstra University scholar on early Christian history who graduated from San Marcos High School, will be in town this month to give two lectures.

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

SMBA bestows 'Academy Awards'

San Marcos Baptist Academy gave out its "Academy Awards" at a ceremony featuring class favorites and traditional award winners.

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

San Marcos Baptist Academy wins regional track competition

With a track team half the size of their competitors, the San Marcos Baptist Academy Bears won the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) 4-A South Regional track meet, securing a berth for the state...

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Hill Country Christian sends two to state meet

Hill Country Christian School recently competed in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) 1A South Regional Track meet in West Columbia where two students placed in the competition for a chance at the state...

Monday, March 29th, 2010

TSUS names legislator as chancellor finalist

The Texas State University System Board of Regents has named State Representative Brian McCall as the lone finalist to become chancellor of the seven-university system. McCall announced last November that he would not seek re-election for his...

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Bass Cats take second in Fort Worth

The Texas State Bass Cats team of David Cosner and Jay McCollum won second place and $25,000 last month at the Forrest L. Wood (FLW) Texas Regional Fishing Championship in Fort Worth.

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