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Ryan Perkins


Monday, January 2nd, 2012

Quaint B&B, happening bar fight for their lives

Owners of Crystal River Inn, a fixture of San Marcos tourism for more than a quarter century, say they are struggling to keep the bed and breakfast in business after a trendy open-air bar started up next door.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

United Way’s ‘Boot Scootin’ Foodie’ event this weekend

The 2nd Annual Taste of Hays County: Boot Scootin’ Foodie will feature food prepared by restaurants and businesses from all over the county and live music on Sept. 25.

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Again, San Marcos council rejects Hopkins Street zoning change

For the second time this month, the San Marcos City Council voted against a zoning change that would have allowed high-traffic businesses into a location in the Hopkins Street Historic District Tuesday night.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Friends of the San Marcos Cemetery have new president

The Friends of the San Marcos Cemetery elected Ryan Perkins as president at the organization's annual meeting on Jan. 27. Perkins replaces out-going president Dianne Pape.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Optimist ribbon-cutting serves as re-introduction

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) Ambassadors recently held a ribbon cutting for the San Marcos Optimist club at Ernie’s Paint and Body Shop. Ernesto Valdez of Ernie's is a founding member of the club.

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Leadership San Marcos celebrates new class

Recently, Leadership San Marcos held its annual kick-off celebration in honor of its new 2009-2010 class.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

United Way collecting books for local pre-schoolers

United Way of Hays County is conducting a book drive during the month of July with the goal of collecting 1,000 English- and Spanish-language books for children ages birth to six years old.

Friday, April 10th, 2009

SparkNet Creative wins indoor football fan poll

A Web site designed by San Marcos-based SparkNet Creative for the Southern Indoor Football league has been voted by professional indoor football fans as the No. 1 site in the sport.