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Diann McCabe

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

San Marcos Arts Commission honors advocates

The San Marcos Arts Commission honored individuals and groups who have contributed to the arts in San Marcos at its annual arts advocacy reception last month at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos.

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

President invited to dedication of MLK, LBJ sculpture

WITH SLIDESHOW | President Obama and members of the King and Johnson families are among special guests on the invitation list for the unveiling in January of a sculpture honoring civil rights pioneers President Lyndon B. Johnson...

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

City to break ground Jan. 21 on LBJ-MLK Crossroads

The city of San Marcos and the LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial Committee will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new sculpture commemorating the civil rights legacy of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at...

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Competing LBJ/MLK memorial designs slated for Feb. 16 unveiling

Next month, the Crossroads Committee will enter the next phase in its mission to establish a public memorial to Martin Luther King and Lyndon Baines Johnson in San Marcos.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Committee names artists competing for LBJ, MLK memorial

The LBJ/MLK Memorial Crossroads Project Committee on Thursday announced the artists who are under consideration to design and build a $100,000 memorial funded with City of San Marcos hotel/motel tax dollars.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead...

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

SANE nurses get forensic equipment

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) recently received forensic camera equipment, presented to CTMC's Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) on Dec. 17 at the Hays Caldwell Women's Center.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

San Marcos, nation honor King

Public officials, community leaders and citizens joined in a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday Monday, marching from the Hays County Courthouse to the intersection of MLK and LBJ Drives to the Dunbar Community Center.

Monday, December 1st, 2008

County to turn over corner for MLK-LBJ memorial

Hays County and the City of San Marcos are working on an arrangement whereby the county would turn over a corner it owns at the intersection of LBJ and MLK Streets for a memorial to Martin Luther...

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Project would honor LBJ, MLK where streets that bear their names meet

City council member Chris Jones is trying to nurture interest in a monument honoring Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King at the intersection of LBJ Drive and MLK Drive.