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Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Texas State math camp students compete nationally

Three high school students chipped away at the Graceful Tree Conjecture during a recent university math camp, earning a chance to compete for $10,000-$100,000 in D.C.

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Hamilton to read at Alkek Library, Katherine Anne Porter House

Saskia Hamilton, a writer and authority on poet Robert Lowell, will give readings later this month at the Alkek Library on the Texas State campus and at the Katherine Anne Porter House in Kyle.

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

San Marcos CISD takes steps to start orchestra

San Marcos CISD trustees could launch an orchestra program for middle school and high school students as soon as next year. As a start, trustees agreed last week to give the San Marcos Artist Retention and Training...

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Updated: Kyle police find missing girl

Kyle police have found 12-year-old Emily Nicole Cherkitz, who was missing from her home since early Tuesday morning.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Simon purchases Prime Outlets

Simon Property Group, Inc. (SPG), announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of Prime Outlets Acquisition Company's outlet shopping business, including the Prime Outlets in San Marcos.

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Medina speaks at Texas State

The Republican primary race for Governor of Texas made a quick stop, albeit a quiet stop, last Thursday at Texas State, where candidate Debra Medina (R-Wharton) spoke for state sovereignty, an end to property taxes and an...

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Hays County schools vary about Obama speech

Hays County public school districts took subtly different approaches to President Barack Obama's Tuesday speech to schoolchildren, which was broadcast nationally over the Internet and on C-SPAN and CNN at noon.