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Friday, January 17th, 2014

Week-long series celebrates Civil Rights champions

A succession of special events celebrating the legacies of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is underway in San Marcos.

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...

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Photo Gallery: MLK Day 2011

About 100 people turned out on Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Day at the Hays County Courthouse with rousing speeches followed by a march that streamed down LBJ Drive and then turned on to MLK Drive....

Friday, January 14th, 2011

City offices closed Monday for MLK Day

The city of San Marcos offices, including city hall, the public library, activity center and utility offices, will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 for observance of the holiday celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Dunbar Heritage Association plans annual MLK celebration

The Dunbar Heritage Association will host its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Monday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hays County Courthouse followed by a march to Dunbar Community Center.

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

LBJ museum to be open on King's birthday

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum, normally open on weekends, will be open Monday for Martin Luther King's birthday. The 9 a.m. opening will precede the 10:30 a.m. gathering at the Hays County Courthouse for a procession to...

Friday, June 18th, 2010

The Weekend: Dad gets his day, you get parades

This weekend will be more fun than a basket full of tomatoes, and some of those luscious red fruits are part of the festivities. It's Father's Day on Sunday. Juneteeth celebrations abound. And of course, the Hill...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

County passes corner to city in King observance

Hays County formally passed a corner at Lyndon Baines Johnson Drive and Martin Luther King Drive to the City of San Marcos Monday during Martin Luther King Day ceremonies. The corner will be the site of a...

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

City proclaims Black History Month

San Marcos declared Black History Month by presenting the proclamation to Harvey Miller of the Dunbar Heritage Association.

Friday, January 16th, 2009

San Marcos to honor MLK birthday

A variety of local organizations will take part in ceremonies honoring Martin Luther King on his birthday, Jan. 19. The ceremonies will wander from the Hays County Courthouse steps to the intersection of MLK and LBJ Drives...

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