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Monday, October 19th, 2009

Mayor proclaims National Mental Illness Awarness Week

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently issued a proclamation for Mental Illness National Awareness Week. The week strives to raise community awareness of the extent and treatablility of mental illnesses.

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Hispanic Heritage Month going strong at LBJ museum

The term "Hispanic Heritage Month" is a bit misleading. It certainly is a month-long celebration, but the event spans the two months of September and October. The LBJ Museum of San Marcos has an exhibit which celebrates...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Firefighters honored for Pink Heals tour

San Marcos Professional Firefighters Association (SMPFFA) will welcome the Pink Heals Tour as the big, pink fire truck travels across the country raising awareness and funds to combat breast cancer. Mayor Pro Tem Pam Couch presented a...

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

City honors Pet Fest

On Oct. 10, Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas, Grande Communications, and the city of San Marcos will play host to the seventh annual Pet Fest, taking place from 1 a.m. to 6 p.m. at San...

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Gutierrez honored with award

Lieutenant Dennis Gutierrez of the Hays County Sheriff’s Office recently received the first "Youth Advocate of the Month" award from San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and the San Marcos Youth Commission.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

City Council works for Purgatory reprieve

Add one more twist to the bizarre series of San Marcos City Council votes about the Purgatory Creek Apartments after Mayor Susan Narvaiz made a cameo appearance at Tuesday night's council meeting just to keep the project...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Candidates come and go at filing last call

The filing deadline for San Marcos city council candidacy came and went Wednesday, and so did some of the candidates. Switches, adds and drops characterized a tumultuous last call, which ended in two races each with at...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

August proclaimed "Stuff the Backpacks" month

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz proclaimed August "Stuff the Backpack" Month in support of Carino's Italian Restaurant's program to help schools and students get needed supplies.

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Council to consider budget, other matters

The upcoming city budget is always on the table for the San Marcos City Council at this time of year, but the council has additional matters to discuss at Tuesday's meeting.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Council approves watering day option

The San Marcos City Council approved a watering day option for city residents Tuesday, though Councilmember Fred Terry didn't seem sure why he put the matter back up for consideration.

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