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Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Educators discuss SBOE curriculum proposals

The State Board of Education is considering controversial changes to the curriculum standards for teaching history and social studies in Texas public schools. Among those weighing in are Ken Mercer (R-San Antonio), who is running for re-election to represent his district that includes Hays County, and Rebecca Bell-Metereau (D-San Marcos), who is challenging Mercer in the November...

Monday, April 26th, 2010

County to break ground on government center

Hays County officials are inviting residents to attend the official groundbreaking of the Hays County Government Center Friday afternoon. It is expected that the center will be completed in December 2011.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos council sets maximum taxicab fares

A five-mile ride in a San Marcos taxicab will cost $15 under new legislation updating the city's cab ordinance. The San Marcos City Council gave the measure first reading approval last week.

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

SMBA announces corporate sports sponsorship

San Marcos Baptist Academy recently announced a corporate partnership with A+ Federal Credit Union (FCU) in its sports marketing program. The football, baseball and softball facilities will sport the A+FCU name and logo.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

San Marcos residents rise against EAA fees, fines

San Marcos residents, saying they are being unfairly imposed upon by the Edwards Aquifer Authority, have formed an opposition group after learning that they had to buy water rights to pump from wells they had owned for...

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Ride 2 Recovery to arrive in San Marcos Tuesday

War veterans suffering combat-induced maladies such as amputations and traumatic brain injury will arrive in San Marcos Tuesday as part of the 350-mile Ride 2 Recovery initiated by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The Weekend: We're in the chips, and the tunes

The weekend is filled with the sound of music, and the crack of the old bat, and the crunch of the old chip. And pie. Or pie. We've seen more loaded weekends around here, and they'll be...

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The Weekend: We’re in the chips, and the tunes

The weekend is filled with the sound of music, and the crack of the old bat, and the crunch of the old chip. And pie. Or pie. We've seen more loaded weekends around here, and they'll be...

Friday, March 12th, 2010

ACC Mobile Go Center slated at library

The ACC Mobile Go Center will be at the San Marcos Public Library to assist questions about college and to help future students with the often intimidating application process.

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Former Councilmember Earl Moseley dead at 48

Earl Moseley, well known at Texas State and around San Marcos, succumbed to pancreatic cancer early Thursday evening in San Antonio. Moseley served a term on the San Marcos City Council 10 years ago.

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