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Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Billy Porterfield, 1932 to 2014

During a career that spanned more than a half-century, Porterfield told stories — the universal and the intimate — with a distinctive style and keen ear for both the spoken and written word.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

William “Moe” Mose Johnson, 1930 to 2014

Services for William “Moe” Johnson, 84, will be held Saturday, June 28 in Kyle followed by burial at Kyle City Cemetery.

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Committee names artists competing for LBJ, MLK memorial

The LBJ/MLK Memorial Crossroads Project Committee on Thursday announced the artists who are under consideration to design and build a $100,000 memorial funded with City of San Marcos hotel/motel tax dollars.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

LBJ Museum to hold '60s Night' fundraiser

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos will host a fundraiser program, "60s Night at the Museum," Aug. 7 as part of an effort to match a $25,000 grant.

Monday, February 9th, 2009

LBJ museum seeks ‘props’ for Cotulla school exhibit

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos is seeking school memorabilia from the late 1920s that might be used to augment an exhibit that will be opening there later this month.

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Nearing LBJ’s centennial, Texas State looks to its most famous alumnus to help shape identity

Standing a little bit taller, Lyndon Baines Johnson returned to the campus quad late last fall in time for the start of the year marking the centennial of his birth.