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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Following the money in Central Texas banks

Banks in four Interstate 35 corridor counties — Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe and Comal — maintained deposits that amount to about 40 percent of all the money in all the banks in oil-rich Alaska.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Run raises $9K for local scholarships

The San Marcos Manufacturer’s Association and Central Texas Medical Center raised $9,136 for local scholarships last month with their Gear Up 10-Mile Run at Tanger Outlet Center.

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Texas State, Hays County at odds over Freeman Ranch proposal

Frustrated by university president Denise Trauth’s resistance to building a youth agriculture facility on the Freeman Ranch, supporters of the plan intend to take their case directly to Texas State University System regents when they meet in...

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Kiwanis honor 84 DeZavala students

Eighty-four DeZavala Elementary students were honored in December by the San Marcos Kiwanis Club and other community supporters as part of the Fall 2011 Terrific Kids program.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Sights & Sounds to offer discounts next year

The Sights & Sounds Board will offer discounts for next year’s event to patrons who were rained out this year, according to city officials.

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Back to School Luncheon garners school supplies

The "Back to School" luncheon hosted by the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Greater San Marcos Youth Council successfully garnered school supplies for project "Stuff the Bus" spearheaded by Broadway Bank.

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Wednesday power outage hits hospital, cop shop

An underground power line cut tripped the San Marcos electric utility's Redwood substation for two hours Wednesday, knocking out power at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), the San Marcos Police Department (SMPD), major businesses and about 800...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

SummerFest set for Sunday at Plaza Park

SummerFest, the traditional Independence Day celebration in San Marcos, is on for Sunday at Plaza Park. The event will include three bands with San Marcos ties, along with fireworks to observe the Fourth of July.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Eleven area students will go to Blue Bonnet State

The San Marcos American Legion Auxiliary Unit 144 have selected eleven young women from five Hays County high schools to represent the area at the 2010 session of Blue Bonnet Girls state.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Induction service for GC glows with pride

Some Hernandez Elementary School and Mendez Elementary students were inducted into the Gentlemen's Club in November. The pride on their faces is one of the results of the program.

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