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Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Plan to preserve San Marcos, Comal springs honored by the feds

A plan meant to balance the needs of the Edwards Aquifer's 2 million water users with those of threatened species will receive a national award Thursday, but the state's severe drought could hinder the proposal's success

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Photo Gallery: A barbecue showdown in San Marcos

Nearly 100 teams competed in the Hill Country State Championship BBQ & Chili Cookoff this weekend in San Marcos, a sanctioning event for bigger competitions in the universe of serious barbecue rivalries.

Friday, May 1st, 2009

The Weekend: Cheers for Cinco de Mayo

Comes now, the weekend of numerous Cinco de Mayo celebrations, along with Pete Seeger's birthday and the usual gamut of live music and entertainment in San Marcos.

Friday, March 13th, 2009

SMHS cheerleaders help clean up river

The San Marcos High School Striking Rattlers Cheerleaders put down their pom-poms, and picked up trash instead, for the annual San Marcos River Cleanup on March 7.

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Texas State students to honor Cesar Chavez

Texas State's Latino Student Association (LSA) will hold a dinner honoring civil rights leader Cesar Chavez on March 31. Civil rights leader Jamie P. Martinez will deliver the keynote address.