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Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

CTMC names new top administrator

Sam Huenergardt has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Central Texas Medical Center, replacing Gary L. Jepson, who resigned in September after nine years on the job to pursue other opportunities.

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

As election nears, Cobb, Barton take questions

Hays County voters are closing in on a decision between the two candidates for Hays County judge, San Marcos Republican Bert Cobb and Kyle Democrat Jeff Barton. Each answered the same set of questions posed by San...

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Precinct 4 commissioner candidates discuss county issues

Hays County Precinct 4 Commissioner Karen Ford (D-Dripping Springs) is being challenged for re-election in November by Dripping Springs businessman Ray Whisenant (R-Dripping Springs). Each candidate answered identical questions posed by San Marcos Local News.

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

City sponsors children's art contest as part of reception

The City of San Marcos is sponsoring an art contest for children in kindergarten through fifth grade with the theme "My Favorite Place in San Marcos." The deadline for entering the contest is Oct. 29.

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Lions Clubs help with San Marcos CISD eye and hearing tests

Elementary school students in San Marcos CISD are having their vision and hearing tested, thanks to the help of the local Lions Clubs. The screenings are coming up for students at Bowie Elementary School, Crockett Elementary School...

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Free concert at San Marcos Library features the StandOuts

The San Marcos Public Library, 725 East Hopkins Street, will feature the popular local band the StandOuts playing an acoustic set Wednesday at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

SMHS homecoming week features traditional events and more

San Marcos High School is celebrating homecoming week with a block party at the school and a pep rally. The public is invited to attend. The homecoming football game against Austin Anderson will start at 7:30 p.m....

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Decision likely right after three city manager finalists meet public

The three city manager finalists in San Marcos will go before the public Wednesday night. Later that night, the San Marcos City Council will go into executive session, probably to make a decision. The city's timeline called...

Friday, September 17th, 2010

US Foodservice breaks ground near Buda

Following a long battle of lawsuits and lawmaking, U.S. Foodservice broke ground Thursday on its $50 million regional distribution center east of Buda. Representatives from U.S. Foodservice were joined by officials from Buda and Hays County for...

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Council names three city manager finalists

The San Marcos City Council has named three finalists for the city manager position. All three are presently city managers. They are Jim Nuse of Round Rock, Jeffrey Howell of Kilgore and Scott Moore of Peoria, IL.

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