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Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Brad Rollins’ Blog: The post-apocalypse visits Caldwell County

Scenes for the Season 2 premiere of NBC’s “Revolution” were filmed July 12 in and around historic buildings in Martindale in Reedville.

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Spanish, Latin American scholars to headline conference

The Center for the Study of Latino Media and Markets in Texas State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host the fourth International Spanish-Language and Latino-Oriented Media Conference Feb. 21-23, in the LBJ Student Center...

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The Weekend: Bloodthirsty plants, photographs and music

There's something very Texas about wind. We've been getting it all week. We've been getting it forever. And we know which way the wind is blowing this weekend in and around San Marcos.

Friday, January 14th, 2011

The Weekend: Family game night time of year

It hasn't been much fun getting out and about lately, as cold as it has been. But warmer temperatures are supposed to arrive for the weekend, so what can be better than having alternatives around town? Maybe...

Friday, January 7th, 2011

The Weekend: After the holidays, before the semester, in between

The holidays are past us and the town isn't picking up yet for another university semester. It's an in-between weekend. Which isn't to say it's can't still be a fine weekend in San Marcos.

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Weekend: The first days of Christmas

The last weekend of holiday shopping is upon us. Everybody get in your cars, rev up your engines and ... sit in traffic. To take off some of the edge, or to put some on, there is...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

The Weekend: Holiday lights, holiday theater, more great music

Theater and music and lights, oh my! Only two weeks before Christmas, the holiday season is really heating up, in one manner of speaking. Wherever you are, there's some sort of holiday event near you.

Friday, November 5th, 2010

The Weekend: The dark end of daylight savings

The city's salute to Veterans Day will feature a parade and the traditional free biscuits and gravy breakfast on Saturday. There's also music, market days and a Dia De Los Muetos Festival. Ah, autumn!

Friday, November 5th, 2010

SMA retires number for Canales

At a halftime presentation last Friday night, San Marcos Academy (SMA) officially retired the number 9 football jersey worn by 2002 graduate Chris Canales in honor of his work with the Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation...

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!

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