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Monday, September 14th, 2015

Behold: More stunning Texas Hill Country photos that resist description

The Hill Country Alliance’s annual photo contest attempts to bridge the disconnect between abstract ideals of environmental conservation and the very real consequences of failing to achieve those goals.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

On the Devil’s Backbone, ghosts are a constant companion

IN BOBCAT MAGAZINE | The Devil's Backbone west of San Marcos has always had its share of ghost stories. Now it’s a destination for paranormal enthusiasts.

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Puisite finishes fifth, Bobcats eighth in tournament

Krista Puisite led the way for the Texas State women's golf team, which finished eighth at the University of Central Florida Challenge.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

August sales fuel sales tax revenue jump for San Marcos

San Marcos retail sales in July fueled another monthly increase in sales tax receipts over last year’s collections for the same period. Through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, sales tax revenues are up 7.81...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Embassy Suites wins TWC award

The San Marcos Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and City of San Marcos Conference Center recently received the Employer Award of Excellence for the Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Local PEC members are runners-up in contest

A San Marcos member and a Blanco member were runners-up in a field of 1,400 in a Pedernales Electric Cooperative holiday recipe contest.

Friday, December 4th, 2009

The Weekend: 7 choirs singin', 6 groups a-dancin' …

If you can't find anything to do around San Marcos this weekend, you are living in one of those sensory isolation boxes, tell you what.

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

KAPS fund raising includes stuffed bus and Java Jive

This weekend, Katherine Anne Porter School features Java Jive, its annual fundraiser with food, activities, gourmet coffee and lots of music.