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Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Blue Santa seeks new, unwrapped gifts for San Marcos area kids

The San Marcos Police Department is accepting donations of money and new, unwrapped toys through Dec. 12 for its annual Blue Santa toy drive.

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 11/16/13

Max Stalling will serve up mighty tasty country music tonight at Cheatham Street Warehouse

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Blue Santa surprises Monclova children

Due to the generosity of San Marcos donors and the San Marcos Police Department’s Blue Santa program, children in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico were treated to a special Christmas this year.

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Blue Santa program sends extra toys to Monclova

The San Marcos Police Department's Blue Santa program collected so many toys this year that the extras were sent to the poorest children in Monclova, Coahuila, which is the San Marcos sister city in Mexico.

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Para Los Niños luncheon today

The Para Los Niños luncheon will be from 11:30 am to 1 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the San Marcos Embassy Suites Conference Center. Hays County Judge elect Bert Cobb is the quest speaker for...

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Hispanic chamber to host toy drive luncheon

The San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Broadway Bank and the Greater San Marcos Youth Council, will host the Para Los Ninos annual Toy Drive and Luncheon with Blue and Brown Santa Wednesday from...

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Chamber, CTMC Christmas mixer set for Dec. 9

The Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) Christmas mixer will be held Thursday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 18th, 2009

CTMC donates warmly in a cold economy

CTMC's spirit of giving has yielded much cash and many donations.

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

San Marcos police honor heroic officers, civilians

Officer Candace Brinkkoeter was awarded a Police Medal of Honor for pulling a semi-conscious man from a burning vehicle in March last year. She was among honorees at a San Marcos Police Department ceremony this month.