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Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Bartee Haile: Fort Bliss was a frontier phoenix of West Texas

The seemingly ironic name of Fort Bliss hides a history of Texas tenacity and history.

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Cyclists gear up to push safe-passage laws

Bicycle advocates are gearing up for an uphill climb during the next state legislative session, and it's a hill they're all too familiar with.

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Trustees attend summer leadership institute

The San Marcos CISD trustees recently returned from the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Summer Leadership Institute held June 10-12 in San Antonio.

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

City nears adopting form-based downtown development codes

The San Marcos City Council will soon consider an ordinance to adopt form-based development codes for downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods. The city has released a draft form of the codes.

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Robyn Ochs to speak at Texas State

Texas State will host two lectures by activist and editor Robyn Ochs next Monday, Feb. 1. Her first presentation will be on the campus at the LBJ Student Center Room 3-15 at 3 p.m., and her second...

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Hip-Hop Heroes still hammering

Though seldom seen together as such recently, San Marcos Hip-Hop group Heroes' various members still actively appear at venues around town. Silas Parker and Anthony Berg, or Omniii and Tone of the Cosmos, along with their brethren,...

Friday, September 18th, 2009

LBJ Museum San Marcos exhibit celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

When the Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with a reception and public opening of the visiting exhibit “A Tejano Son of Texas” exhibit on Diez Y Seis, the connection will...

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Skanse to close Constantine’s

Richard Skanse, who has provided Buda with great hangouts during his retirement from the El Paso Police Department, is finalizing the sale of Constantine's on Main Street in Buda. A new restaurant will open in its place...