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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.”

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Update: Post Road fire fully contained, chief says

High winds and waning humidity have extended the life of a fire that began yesterday within a half-mile west of Post Road near the San Marcos-Blanco Cemetery.

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Hill Country fire mostly contained

UPDATE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: The fire burned about 45 acres and was contained as of 11:30 a.m., said the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. There were no reports of injuries or property damage. STAFF REPORT A fire that...

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Green Showcase promises something for everyone

The San Marcos Chamber of Commerce's first ever Green Living Showcase will present earth-friendly alternatives for businesses and residents on March 20. And if you ever wanted to know the identity of Mr. Smartyplants, you'll have to...

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Wimberley brush fire burns 500 acres

About 500 acres west of Wimberley burned in a brush fire Monday, apparently after a young boy played with a cigarette lighter.