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Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Legislature honors WWII vets, including Perry’s father

Amid a tense week when end-of-session deadlines leave the fates of hundreds of bills hanging in the balance, the Texas House and Senate took time Wednesday to honor the state’s dwindling group of living World War II veterans.

Monday, September 10th, 2012

War widow Taryn Davis to speak at CTMC dinner

Taryn Davis, the former San Marcos resident who started a foundation to support military widows, will speak at the Central Texas Medical Center Foundation's third annual Women's Council Dinner later this month.

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Hays County establishes job search center for veterans

Hays County officially opened its new Veterans Resource Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week.

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

City council waives utility deposits for veterans

The San Marcos City Council has approved an ordinance waiving utility deposits for active duty military members and U.S. military veterans.

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Memorial Day observances across Hays County

Hays County will pay tribute to veterans this Memorial Day by hosting several ceremonies this weekend throughout the county, Hays County Veteran Services officer Jude Prather announced this week.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Veterans Day ’09: Cruz the ‘main man’ behind local memorial

The San Marcos native and SMHS graduate started the effort to fund the project and saw it through to reality.

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

On Independence Day, consider what San Marcos can do for veterans

JUDE PRATHER thinks the city should adopt a range of programs to encourage returning military veterans to relocate here including housing subsidies and a veterans court.

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Cinematic Salute to Veterans

The City of San Macos Parks and Recreation Department will host a cinematic salute to our Veterans at 7PM at San Marcos Plaza Park on November 6th, 7th and 8th.  Special landing of an authentic Huey Helicopter...

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