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Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Ricardo Perez Hernandez, 1942 to 2014

Services for Ricardo Perez Hernandez, 71, of San Marcos will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 at Thomason Funeral Home.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

John Lee Manchack Sr., 1943 to 2014

Services for John Lee Manchack Sr., 71, of San Marcos will be held Thursday, May 1 at Thomason Funeral Home followed by interment at the San Marcos Cemetery.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Behold: The beautiful, heartbreaking ruins of Aquarena Springs

On the surface, the park's attractions seemed almost random. Where else could you visit a replica Spanish mission, cruise the skies in a European-style gondola, play tic-tac-toe with a chicken, watch a pig swim and gaze upon...

Friday, May 31st, 2013

A Bobcat’s novel approach to helping prison inmates help themselves

Terri LeClercq, a Texas State University alumna who became consumed with advocating for prison reform after her arrest during a protest in 1998, has penned an illustrated graphic novel intended to teach inmates how to effectively lodge...

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.

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