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Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

United Way of Hays County sets up Giving Tree at Centerpoint Station

Centerpoint Station, 3946 South Interstate-35, has partnered with United Way of Hays County (UWHC) to provide shoppers with an easy and fun opportunity to give back to the community while shopping for presents for the holidays with a Giving Tree full of stocking stuffers.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

San Marcos council tabs Pettijohn as clerk

Jamie Lee Pettijohn, the city secretary in Gonzales, has been tabbed by the San Marcos City Council as the new city clerk. The council expected Pettijohn to indicate if she will accept the offer on Tuesday.

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Letters to the editor: Shame on San Marcos

We have two letters to the editor, one each from Ted Breihan and Charles Sims of San Marcos, expressing frustration with lowdown city election tactics and wondering about the priorities of many San Marcos residents.

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Grandparents Day at Crockett Elementary was grand

The students at Crockett Elementary School hosted their Grandparents Day event this week, with more than 250 grandparents participating in the day. Because Grandparents Day fell on Sunday, San Marcos CISD schools observed the day either Monday...

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

H-E-B will present check to food bank

Representatives from H-E-B and the Hays County Food Bank will gather at the "big" H-E-B, 641 East Hopkins Street, for a formal check presentation Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Hays County passes free mid-term strategic plan

Hays County commissioners have passed a strategic plan, which will require cooperation from other jurisdictions due to limited county powers in the State of Texas. But the plan was free, with help from the Lower Colorado River...

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 26th, 2010

H-E-B contributes $10,000 to Mathworks

The H-E-B Tournament of Champions, a golf tournament sponsored by H-E-B vendors, has contributed $10,000 to Texas State's Mathworks program to help fund a summer math camp for elementary school students in McAllen.

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

H-E-B recalls bread as precautionary measure

H-E-B has issued a precautionary recall for the 24-ounce package of Hill Country Fare Wheat Sandwich Bread. No illnesses have been reported.

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Land use planning doesn't mean a thing

In this letter to the editor, Joe and Laura Schneider of San Marcos say developments concerning the Buie Tract are an indication that city officials can't be trusted to follow through on their plans.

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