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Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

SMA Bears place nine on all-district football teams

Nine San Marcos Academy Bears football players were selected for the All-District Team in Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Division II-District 3, Coach Les Davis announced this week.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

First SMCISD orchestra performance slated for Thursday

A SMCISD middle school student orchestra will have its debut performance on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Unemployment down to 5.5% in San Marcos

Unemployment in San Marcos decreased in October and was less than the state and national average, according to recently-released figures from the Texas Workforce Commission.

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Updated: Downtown post office closure at least 6 months away

Current plans call for the downtown post office in San Marcos to close no sooner than six months, a U.S. Postal Service spokesperson told the San Marcos Mercury today.

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Mayor wins funding for freight rail relocation study

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization last month approved almost $27 million in federal funds for projects that include new buses for Texas State University and a study on rerouting freight train traffic away from population centers...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Public input sought on more wild-rice regulation

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold initial scoping meetings and take public comment on the potential designation of a segment of the San Marcos River as a new State Scientific Area to protect federally...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

‘Tree Campus USA’ welcomes Texas State as newest member

Almost 200 people turned out Nov. 30 to help Texas State University become the Arbor Day Foundation’s newest “Tree Campus USA.”

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Accused coke dealer nabbed in San Marcos sting

An alleged San Marcos cocaine dealer was nabbed with a large amount of the drug following a sting operation by the Hays County Narcotics Task Force on Nov. 15, authorities say.

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Updated: Texas 21 bar shooting may be gang-related

A San Marcos man accused of a shooting death near Uhland last Friday was arrested this morning at a home more than 1,200 miles away in Milwaukee.

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Police: Baby severely abused by San Marcos man

A San Marcos man allegedly abused his infant son, causing him to suffer several broken bones and other injuries, police say.

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