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Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

22-year-old man charged in weekend sexual assault

A woman was attacked in her home at the Villagio apartment complex last weekend and police say they may have the man responsible.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Texas State awards children’s book award to Florida author

Alex Sanchez’s young adult novel Bait has been named the Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award recipient. Sanchez will give a presentation on Oct. 20 in San Marcos and participate in a public celebration later that...

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

20 neighborhoods hold ‘Night Out’ block parties

Twenty neighborhood groups hosted block parties and mingled with city officials and first responders Oct. 4 to celebrate National Night Out.

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Violent incidents mar downtown revelry Friday night

A wreck and a fight occupied about half the on-duty city police force in downtown San Marcos as the bars closed Saturday.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Police locate student suspected of making threats

Police are attempting to contact Nathaniel Joseph Doyle, a 22-year-old Texas State student who has allegedly made death threats and may be armed in the area.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

City and county give $70,000 to food bank, kick-off Turkeys Tackling Hunger

Hays County commissioners and San Marcos council members recently allocated a combined $70,000 to the Hays County Food Bank and proclaimed October as “Turkeys Tackling Hunger” month.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

SMGA holding benefit Saturday with live music, food, astronomy

UPDATED 12 a.m. Oct. 9: SMGA’s Harvest Moon FUNdraiser has been postponed due to chance of rain, lightning, mud, and potential cloud cover obscuring stars and moon Saturday evening. The event will be rescheduled, probably for November.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

City council and school board holding joint workshop Monday

San Marcos CISD trustees will meet on Oct. 10 to discuss ways the city and school district can function more symbiotically.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Shelter holding vaccination clinic Saturday

The City of San Marcos Animal Shelter will offer low-cost rabies vaccinations, city pet licenses and microchipping for pets Saturday, Oct. 8 from 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Three chosen for San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame

Three local women with a combined total of more than 80 years of volunteer service will be honored at the annual San Marcos Women’s Hall of Fame recognition program on Nov. 2.

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