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Friday, November 4th, 2011

Hernandez Elementary “Fall into Reading” event celebrates literacy

More than 170 volunteers -- including the Chick-fil-A cow -- came to Hernandez Elementary classrooms on Oct. 28 to read with students and provide refreshments as part of the school’s annual “Fall into Reading” Day.

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Weekend: The first days of Christmas

The last weekend of holiday shopping is upon us. Everybody get in your cars, rev up your engines and ... sit in traffic. To take off some of the edge, or to put some on, there is...

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

The Weekend: Homecoming at Texas State tops busy schedule

It's homecoming weekend for Texas State as the football team takes on Northwestern State Saturday afternoon. Those returning to San Marcos, and those who have been here all along, are in for the usual variety of treats...

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Arveda Alzheimer's Family Care offers Alzheimer's caregiver support group

The Alzheimer's Association-Capital of Texas Chapter has several volunteer facilitated support groups for caregivers coping with Alzheimer's in Hays County and recently a group was added at Arveda Alzheimer's Family Care in Buda, 645 FM 967.

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Old First Baptist Church supporters hope for community center

San Marcos city officials say the old First Baptist Church on MLK Drive is unsafe and out of compliance with the law. Supporters of preserving the old building say they're working on bringing the building into compliance,...

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Save the First Baptist Church

In this letter to the editor, Hays County Historical Commission Chair Kate Johnson implores the people of San Marcos to keep the city from tearing down the First Baptist Church in the Dunbar Historic District.

Friday, March 5th, 2010

The Weekend: Batter up, break a leg, and all that

It seems that theater and musical performances are really kicking up lately, and that goes well with baseball season, which means spring is here. It's a good time to awaken love of life in one's heart. Smile.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Hands of Hope classes start in February

First Baptist Church, 325 West McCarty Lane, will begin another set of Hands of Hope classes starting on Feb. 1. The ten-week semester will have classes Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The classes...

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...

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

San Marcos schedules events for MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day will be recognized in San Marcos with a series of events starting at 11 a.m. Monday on the steps of the Hays County Courthouse. The morning courthouse program will feature proclamations by San...

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