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Thursday, September 24th, 2015

New Braunfels man charged with firing pellet gun into high school marching band

Police have arrested a 67-year-old man they say shot two New Braunfels High School band members with a BB or pellet gun this week as they rehearsed marching formations on a campus practice field.

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Chisum seeks win No. 700

Starting her 31st season as the head volleyball coach at Texas State, Karen Chisum is going for her 700th career win when the Bobcats begin their home schedule Tuesday night. The Bobcats will play Prairie View A&M...

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

SMHS makes Newsweek list of best schools

For the sixth year in a row, San Marcos High School ranked in in the top six percent of all public high schools in the country in Newsweek's annual list of the best public schools, which is...

Friday, March 12th, 2010

City hosts statewide youth tennis tournament

This weekend's Texas Tennis Coaches Association state tournament is the first of many youth tennis events coming up this year in San Marcos.

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Presley’s influence wide and deep

Bob Presley, the Hays CISD's long-time deputy superintendent who has recruited dozens of principals and hundreds of teachers to the school district, is retiring after 43 years in the profession.