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Fred Terry

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

City outbids private buyer for low-income home

The San Marcos City Council agreed last week to use a federal program to buy two homes for availability to low-income buyers. In one case, the city paid $4,200 more than the asking price, outbidding a private buyer.

Monday, March 8th, 2010

West Point nominee honored

San Marcos High School student Aidan Dietz was recently honored for his nomination to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Dietz, a senior at SMHS, was nominated by U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett.

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Chargers honored by city council

The San Marcos Chargers were recently honored by the the San Marcos City Council for their winning seasons of soccer. The Chargers are a girls 12-and-under team that finished third in Texas in 2008 and 2009, competing...

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Council to take second look at $610K apartment grant

The San Marcos City Council will reconsider a $610,000 property tax rebate for a developer who wants to place a multi-family residential complex on the west side of downtown. The council deadlocked, 3-3, on the issue last...

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

February proclaimed Texas Round-Up Month

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and the city council proclaimed February Texas Round-Up month, promoting the statewide GetFitTexas and FitKids programs.

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Black History Month proclaimed

The 84th anniversary of Black History Month was commemorated by San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and the city council. The proclamation was accepted by Central Texas civil rights pioneer Harvey Miller.

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Van Heuverswyn honored by city

San Marcos city employee Shirley Van Heuverswyn was presented with a proclamation from the mayor, honoring her service to the city for the past decade.

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Mayor proclaims CASA month

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently proclaimed March as "CASA Month" in the city. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a volunteer organization advocating for abused and neglected chilldren who have become a part of the court...

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Kim Porterfield receives special proclamation

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz presented a special proclamation to Mayor Pro Tem Kim Porterfield in honor of her role in reviving Student Government Day at San Marcos High School.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

SMHS student receives key to the city

Miguel Arredondo, the San Marcos High School Student responsible for initiating the revival of Student Government Day, was given a key to city and a proclamation from San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recognizing his leadership.

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