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Sunday, April 14th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 04/14/13

Charles Hurt will direct the Texas State Trombone Ensemble at Evans Auditorium tonight...

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Photo Gallery: MLK Day 2011

About 100 people turned out on Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Day at the Hays County Courthouse with rousing speeches followed by a march that streamed down LBJ Drive and then turned on to MLK Drive....

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

County passes corner to city in King observance

Hays County formally passed a corner at Lyndon Baines Johnson Drive and Martin Luther King Drive to the City of San Marcos Monday during Martin Luther King Day ceremonies. The corner will be the site of a...

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

When Bowie Elementary School completed its Great Turkey Race for the Hays County Food Bank, the school's students had raised $628 to give Thanksgiving meals to families in Hays County. It is enough to feed 31 families...

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

Madam and The Teapot Atheists paint aural pictures

Madam and The Teapot Atheists blur the lines between traditional music shows and performance art.

Friday, July 31st, 2009

The Weekend: watermelon, Wimberley Players, whatever

Before National Watermelon Day creeps up on Monday, you've got a weekend offering live music and other delights, including the Wimberley Players performing "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off."

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Shipman writ denied, new trial to proceed

The convoluted case of Shawn Nathan Shipman took another turn last week, when District Judge James F. Clawson Jr. denied Shipman's Writ of Habeas Corpus. As a result, Shipman's retrial will take place later this month. Shipman...

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Child killer gets life

Richard Perez, Jr., a 22-year-old San Marcos man, was sentenced to life in prison after a Hays County jury found him guilty in the death of his girlfriend's six-month-old son.

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

No school until Tuesday for San Marcos CISD

Between a professional development day, a weekend and a national holiday, San Marcos CISD students are out of school for the next four days.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

There could have been more from Junior Griffey

Ken Griffey, Jr., hit his 600th home run Monday night and he's likely to finish his career with milestones reached by less than a handful of players in baseball history. But unlike the rest, consideration of Griffey...