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Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Bartee Haile: Dictator Diaz ruled over Mexico for 35 years

Sick and tired of the incessant chaos along the Rio Grande, Texans opened their wallets and private arsenals to the Porifirio Diaz’s army, helping him begin a long reign as Mexico’s authoritarian leader.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

City seeks public input on ‘bag ban’

The City of San Marcos wants input about a proposed law that would force some merchants to charge customers for thin bags.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

City moves forward with bag ban analysis

A majority of the San Marcos City Council seems opened to, if not enthusiastic about, a suggested ordinance prohibiting most merchants from providing disposable plastic and paper shopping bags to customers.

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

City council approves Time Warner agreement

The San Marcos City Council approved a settlement agreement Tuesday night with Time Warner Cable to digitize Public, Education and Government (PEG) channels.

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

River City ballet to present 'Graduation Ball'

The River City Ballet's performance of "Graduation Ball" will feature the talents of several dancers from San Marcos High School, Owen Goodnight Middle School, Miller Middle School, Texas State students and other local area dance students. The...

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Armed Forces center going up in San Marcos

Houston-based construction firm Satterfield & Pontikes has begun building a United States military complex on 19 acres on the south side of Clovis Barker Road in San Marcos, less than a mile from Interstate-35. The San Marcos...

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Map: Swine Flu in Texas

A compilation of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of swine flu in Texas based on media and government reports.