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Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

City plans $3M nature center at Purgatory Creek

The City of San Marcos is planning to build a new multi-million dollar nature center in the Purgatory Creek Natural Area, near the Wonder World Drive extension. City officials said the present nature center at Riverside Drive and Interstate-35 will remain open.

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

It's official: Texas State goes to the WAC in 2012

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) formally invited Texas State to join its ranks Thursday, meaning the Bobcats are on their way to playing top level college football in 2012. "In two years, we'll be playing FBS football...

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Johnson to be awarded at historic preservation conference

Hays County Historical Commission Chair Kate Johnson will receive the Ben Shepperd County Historical Commission Leadership Award at the upcoming annual Historic Preservation Conference in Houston.

Monday, February 1st, 2010

SMHS 'Stanford 16' head for debate tournament

At school they are called the "Stanford 16," those sixteen students from the San Marcos High School (SMHS) speech and debate team who are headed to Palo Alto, CA, to compete in the Stanford University Invitational Tournament...

Monday, January 25th, 2010

City to try multi-family recycling program

Nine months after implementing single-stream recycling for single-family residences, San Marcos city officials are kicking off a pilot program that could lead permanently to single-stream recycling for apartment renters.

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