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Martin Luther King

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 Dunbar Heritage Association founder and past "Spirit of San Marcos" award winner Harvey Miller.

Monday, February 16th, 2009

Water main breaks on Hopkins Street – again

A water main broke on Hopkins Street Monday, making it the second straight Monday holiday when a water main blew up on the main street through San Marcos.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

City, county leaders unveil marker where MLK, LBJ memorial will stand

On the national remembrance day for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., members of the San Marcos city council and the Hays county commissioners unveil a sign at the crossroads of LBJ and MLK drives in San Marcos...

Monday, January 19th, 2009

San Marcos, nation honor King

Public officials, community leaders and citizens joined in a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday Monday, marching from the Hays County Courthouse to the intersection of MLK and LBJ Drives to the Dunbar Community Center.

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

No school until Tuesday for San Marcos CISD

Between a professional development day, a weekend and a national holiday, San Marcos CISD students are out of school for the next four days.

Monday, December 1st, 2008

County to turn over corner for MLK-LBJ memorial

Hays County and the City of San Marcos are working on an arrangement whereby the county would turn over a corner it owns at the intersection of LBJ and MLK Streets for a memorial to Martin Luther...

Monday, October 20th, 2008

History maker Young speaks on campus tonight

Andrew Young, who is speaking Tuesday night at Texas State, not only saw a lot of history up close, but created a bit of it, too.

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