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Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Trustees to celebrate School Board Recognition Month

San Marcos CISD will hold a reception observing School Board Recognition Month on Jan. 24 from 5:30-6 p.m. at the Central Office Board Room, 501 South LBJ Drive.

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Sheriff’s Willie arrest not his only claim to fame

When country music icon Willie Nelson got arrested for marijuana possession in far West Texas last week, he wasn’t the only Texas legend who figured in the story. Paunchy, Stetson-wearing Hudspeth County Sheriff Arvin West, who put...

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Suehs: Texas must change, not abandon, Medicaid

Texas cannot walk away from Medicaid, and Gov. Rick Perry agrees, Health and Human Services Commissioner Tom Suehs said this afternoon, hours after releasing the agency’s long-awaited report on the feasibility of dropping out of the federal...

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Texas State professor selected to board of Humanities Texas

Texas State's Jesus De la Teja brings a wealth of knowledge to his selection as a board member for Humanities Texas. He is chair of the History Department at Texas State.

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Texas State partners with green energy company

Texas State is partnering with Arizona-based MicroPower Global to develop cutting-edge "green energy" technology, with the possibility that the energy company could re-locate to an off-campus commercialization center being developed by Texas State with the City of...

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

The beat goes on at San Marcos CISD

Last week, the staff of San Marcos CISD marched to the beat of a different drummer during the school district's annual Convocation ceremony to begin the new school year.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

'State' legislators scheduled to speak

Five Hays County high schools sent a total of 12 students to participate in the American Legion's Boys State or its counterpart Bluebonnet Girls State. Those students will share their experiences during a program at the San...