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Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Texas Music Theater wins statewide award

The Texas Music Theater of San Marcos won in the Best Adaptive Reuse category of the 2011 Texas Downtown Association Presidents Awards Program.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

City seeks public input on ‘bag ban’

The City of San Marcos wants input about a proposed law that would force some merchants to charge customers for thin bags.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Three citizens awarded with keys to the city

City Council Member Jude Prather, assisted by Council Member Shane Scott, presented keys to the city to three citizens in a special ceremony at City Hall this week.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

SMA students raise money for food bank

San Marcos Baptist Academy art students raised money for the Hays County Food Bank recently by participating for the fourth consecutive year in the Empty Bowls project.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

City moves forward with bag ban analysis

A majority of the San Marcos City Council seems opened to, if not enthusiastic about, a suggested ordinance prohibiting most merchants from providing disposable plastic and paper shopping bags to customers.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Honor guard to lead city’s Veterans Day parade

Four local veterans, representing two branches of the U.S. military with service in three different war eras, will compose an honor guard that will lead the City of San Marcos’ 2011 Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m....

Monday, October 31st, 2011

City council to consider plastic bag ban

The San Marcos City Council this week may take the first steps toward banning single-use plastic bags.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Poet Michael Dickman to give readings in San Marcos, Kyle

Michael Dickman, author of poetry collections The End of the West and Flies, will give a reading and book signing 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Texas State University and 7:30 p.m. Friday Nov. 11 at the...

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

SMA cross country team wraps-up season at state

All four members of the San Marcos Baptist Academy cross country team posted personal records at the State 3-A TAPPS meet at Baylor University in Waco Oct. 22.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Breaking news: Texas State withdraws golf course proposal

Under pressure from activists and others for the past few weeks, Texas State University has nixed plans to construct golf course improvements near the San Marcos Springs.

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