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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Harrison to receive honorary doctorate from Texas State

Patti Strickel Harrison, who attended Texas State in 1947 and 1948 and has since contributed more than $11 million to the university, will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the university on May 11.

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Competing LBJ/MLK memorial designs slated for Feb. 16 unveiling

Next month, the Crossroads Committee will enter the next phase in its mission to establish a public memorial to Martin Luther King and Lyndon Baines Johnson in San Marcos.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Committee names artists competing for LBJ, MLK memorial

The LBJ/MLK Memorial Crossroads Project Committee on Thursday announced the artists who are under consideration to design and build a $100,000 memorial funded with City of San Marcos hotel/motel tax dollars.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead...

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Museum exhibit kicks off University Star centennial celebration

A reunion of former staff members of Texas State University student newspaper, the University Star, scheduled April 30 – May 1, 2010, will kick-off a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the university’s oldest continuously published student...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

County passes corner to city in King observance

Hays County formally passed a corner at Lyndon Baines Johnson Drive and Martin Luther King Drive to the City of San Marcos Monday during Martin Luther King Day ceremonies. The corner will be the site of a...

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...

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

LBJ Museum changes hours of operation

Starting Thursday, the Lyndon B. Johnson Museum of San Marcos is changing its hours of operation. The museum will now be open from 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10 a.m.-5 p.m on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Trauth says state of Texas State is strong

Texas State University President Denise Trauth told university faculty and staff Tuesday that Texas State is growing in enrollment, prestige and facilities. The university expects to welcome a record number of students when classes start Wednesday.

Monday, August 24th, 2009

LBJ museum to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Museum of San Marcos, 131 Guadalupe Street, is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage month with a reception at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 16.

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