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Sunday, January 17th, 2010

San Marcos schedules events for MLK Day

Martin Luther King Day will be recognized in San Marcos with a series of events starting at 11 a.m. Monday on the steps of the Hays County Courthouse. The morning courthouse program will feature proclamations by San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Hays County Judge Liz Sumter.

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

MLK Day proclaimed at City Hall

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz recently presented a proclamation this week declaring Jan. 18 as "Martin Luther King Day" in San Marcos, in remembrance of the visionary civil rights leader. On hand for the proceedings was...

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Run with Moe: More holiday running ahead

In this installment of "Run with Moe," Moe Johnson looks ahead to the Christmas Lights Fun Run next week, and looks back at the Sights and Sounds 5K Fun Run.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Run with Moe: 'Tis the season

In this week's, "Run with Moe," Moe Johnson notes that it could take ten months to lose all the weight gained between Thanksgiving and the Super Bowl.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Run with Moe: Thankful for races

In this installement of "Run with Moe," Moe Johnson of the San Marcos Runners Club says there are lots of races in town before the end of the year.

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Veterans' Day parade keys festivities

The Veterans' Day Parade in downtown San Marcos Saturday morning brought out a good crowd, all the way from the biscuits and gravy breakfast on the courthouse lawn through the morning parade down Hopkins Street.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

County to provide night parking for city

Hays County Commissioners will allow the City of San Marcos to use the parking inlets on the Hopkins Street side of the Hays County Courthouse during night hours, despite the objections of County Judge Liz Sumter, whose...

Monday, August 31st, 2009

County budgets more HTGCD funding

Following a contorted process in which a local groundwater district couldn't agree with local state legislators on a funding bill, Hays County Commissioners appear ready to increase the district's funding from the county.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

County says courthouse open for protest

Hays County issued a statement saying the County Courthouse grounds are open for demonstrations, after a rumor spread that a local group was not being allowed the use of the grounds for a tax day protest.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

‘Faces of Hospice’ photo gallery installed in courthouse rotunda

Through April 30, the Hays County Courthouse at 111 E. San Antonio Street in San Marcos will feature seven compelling photos of the remarkable courage and zest for life exhibited by persons in hospice care. Local photographers...

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