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Monday, August 8th, 2011

Texas State class helps hungry families

Students in the Writing for Public Relations course recently promoted a food drive and delivered 162 pounds of food to the Hays County Food Bank.

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

‘Cloud that carried Zeus’ mesmerizes San Marcos

An enormous white cloud roiled the sky above Hays County at sunset on Tuesday, swelling, rolling and transfixing the people who watched it from the ground below.

Friday, February 11th, 2011

The Weekend: Something for everyone, including … football fans?

We're still waiting for real signs of spring around here, and Valentine's Day is a sign of spring everywhere. Waiting for spring, though, the weekend will have to be good enough, and this isn't going to be...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

San Marcos YSB seeks help from Facebook users

Users of Facebook can justify playing Farmville or Nightclub City by pausing long enough to help out the San Marcos Youth Service Bureau (YSB) and voting for the bureau at the APX Alarm listing.

Friday, April 9th, 2010

City makes bid for Google experiment

San Marcos has submitted preliminary paperwork with Google to be a trial city for an ultra-high speed broadband network.

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Former Councilmember Earl Moseley dead at 48

Earl Moseley, well known at Texas State and around San Marcos, succumbed to pancreatic cancer early Thursday evening in San Antonio. Moseley served a term on the San Marcos City Council 10 years ago.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Thomaides, Coppoletta file for council race

Councilmember Pam Couch, left, has taken herself out of the running for another term on the San Marcos City Council. Lisa Marie Coppoletta filed to run for Couch's seat in the November election and is, to this...

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

New Feature: Text message alerts

Input your phone number in the box at left below the advertising and select your cell phone service carrier. We'll use this sparingly for breaking news only, probably 2-3 messages a week.