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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Sorority grants wish to sick child

The Texas State Chi Omega sorority recently granted a wish to a 13-year-old girl with a life-threatening medical condition.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Texas State professor honored for green project

Andrew Nance, architect and assistant professor at Texas State, was among a team recognized by the American Institute of Architects for their design of a 2,400-square-foot, single-family home to be built in Cedar Hill.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

San Marcos Academy’s middle school soccer team wins district

San Marcos Academy’s middle school soccer team took home the championship trophy Oct. 15 following the Christian Athletic League of San Antonio District Tournament in Universal City.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

San Marcos CISD trustees hire new school improvement coordinator

San Marcos CISD recently hired Gregory Rodriguez as the coordinator of accountability and school improvement. He'll be paid $78,000 annually, plus fringe.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

San Marcos Has Talent finalists announced

San Marcos Has Talent judges selected four local musical acts to perform at the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce 109th Annual Awards Gala on Nov. 3.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

August sales fuel sales tax revenue jump for San Marcos

San Marcos retail sales in July fueled another monthly increase in sales tax receipts over last year’s collections for the same period. Through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, sales tax revenues are up 7.81...

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Sheriff, Hays County sued by former jail employee

Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler has been sued by a former employee who claims he was demoted and pressured to resign in retaliation for political associations and free speech.

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Saturday benefit to raise money for paralyzed dachshund

A benefit concert to raise money for the spinal rehabilitation of Ziggy will occur Saturday at Tantra Coffeehouse in San Marcos, at 9 p.m. The concert will feature three musical acts and a live digital art performance.

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

The List: Central Texas city census comparison

The release last week of 2010 census data has regional tongues wagging. San Marcos's population came in at 44,894, much lower than the census bureau's own projections. New Braunfels grew 58 percent to 57,740.

Monday, January 10th, 2011

More kids go to court for classroom misbehavior

Misbehave in a Texas classroom and, chances are, you won’t find yourself scrawling rote across a blackboard after eighth period. Instead, the criminal justice system is increasingly the destination for mischief-makers — some as young as 6...

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