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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

San Marcos to be featured on KLRU ‘Juneteenth’ program

Austin public television station KLRU will feature the African-American experience in San Marcos this week during the station's Juneteenth Jamboree.

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Hernandez Elementary “Fall into Reading” event celebrates literacy

More than 170 volunteers -- including the Chick-fil-A cow -- came to Hernandez Elementary classrooms on Oct. 28 to read with students and provide refreshments as part of the school’s annual “Fall into Reading” Day.

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The Weekend: America's Birthday, fireworks, music and more

It's America's birthday, so fireworks will explode like neon blossoms, broncs will be busted, calves will be roped, music will play and pics will be nicked as the barbecue sizzles. Happy Fourth of July!

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

The Weekend: Bunnies and brisket, or is it ham?

The Easter Bunny should drop by this weekend with some jellybeans, maybe, if you're good. There's also music and theater and market days to celebrate the coming of Spring.

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

Texas State professors featured on PBS

Three Texas State music professors and an alumnus, were featured on the PBS program, "A Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert." The program will be re-broadcast on March 15.

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Televisory: TPW presentation on Texas water resources

A presentation about Texas water resources by the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife is timely in this state of drought. "Texas: The State of Flowing Water," will show on public television Thursday evening.

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Televisory: Following the flight of the Monarch

The Monarch Butterfly, which makes an incredible journey over Hays County every year, is the subject of a study on KLRU Tuesday night.