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Monday, February 6th, 2012

Recreation board asks city council to ban alcohol in parks

The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Advisory Board voted unanimously Jan. 31 in favor of new parks rules that include a ban on the public consumption and display of alcohol in all city parks.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Law targeting Texas State students ensnares Marine vets

An ordinance intended to keep Texas State University students and other young people from disturbing the peace of single-family neighborhoods has ensnared three former U.S. Marines who were twice deployed together in the Iraq the Afghanistan wars...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Neighborhood commission postpones action on alcohol in parks

San Marcos Neighborhood Commission (SMNC) members postponed issuing a recommendation to the city council regarding alcohol use in public parks. SMNC is expected make a recommendation after the city's parks board proposes changes to park rules, which...

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

San Marcos council still deciding on city manager

Following a public meeting with the three city manager finalists and a two-hour executive session Wednesday, the San Marcos City Council didn't make a decision as to who will be the city's next chief executive officer. The...

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

City presents awards, recognition

The city received an Achieving Community Together (ACT) award for excellence, Municipal Court week was proclaimed and Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse was recognized for their efforts during Red Ribbon Week.

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