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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Arts commission award honors keepers of San Marcos culture

The San Marcos Arts Commission is calling for nominations for an annual award honoring individuals or organizations that have substantially enriched the community’s cultural and artistic life.

Monday, July 15th, 2013

San Marcos Latino cemetery earns its place in history

Adjoining the San Marcos River, the Mexican-American burial site called Cementerio del Rio recently received designation as a landmark by the state’s historical commission.

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Photos: Southside School unveils historical marker

The Southside School, the campus where Latino children attended classes prior to integration, was dedicated as a a state historical landmark during a ceremony on April 20.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

‘Latin American School’ to be designated state historical landmark

The former Southside School that served Latino children in San Marcos before integration will be designated a state historical landmark.

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Cobb swears in new Hays County Historical Commission

New and incumbent members of the Hays County Historical Commission were recently sworn to two-year terms by Hays County Judge Bert Cobb.

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Hispanic culture center hosts Saturday celebration

A nonprofit Hispanic culture organization based in San Marcos will celebrate its first anniversary alongside Diez y Seis de Septiembre festivities.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Nonprofit offers tutoring to struggling San Marcos High School students

San Marcos High School and nonprofit organization Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos have partnered to offer math and science tutoring to students who are behind or need additional help.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as ‘Texas Treasure’

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as 'Texas Treasure'

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Smith gets award, crowd at video screening

Long-time Hays County resident Gwen Smith received the Spirit of San Marcos Award from San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz after the screening of her interview on "Voices of Hays County" recently at the Price Seniors Center.

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