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Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Environmentalists oppose Craddock Ave. extension

Two San Marcos environmental groups are arguing to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization that a proposed extension of Craddock Avenue would pollute Spring Lake, source of the San Marcos River.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as ‘Texas Treasure’

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

San Marcos celebrated as 'Texas Treasure'

The First Lady's Texas Treasure Award designates towns in Texas that strive to preserve the history and authentic Texas sense of place. San Marcos was recently selected as a "Texas Treasure" by Texas First Lady Anita Perry.

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Johnson to be awarded at historic preservation conference

Hays County Historical Commission Chair Kate Johnson will receive the Ben Shepperd County Historical Commission Leadership Award at the upcoming annual Historic Preservation Conference in Houston.

Friday, February 19th, 2010

HTC, Governor’s wife honor San Marcos

San Marcos was one of the three recipients of the First Lady's Texas Treasures Award this week. The award is sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and the Office of the First Lady. The other winners...

Friday, February 19th, 2010

HTC, Governor's wife honor San Marcos

San Marcos was one of the three recipients of the First Lady's Texas Treasures Award this week. The award is sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and the Office of the First Lady. The other winners...

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

One more step towards jail restoration

Having acquired additional funding, Hays County officials are poised to proceed with restorations to one of its old jails, a 19th century, two-story limestone structure nestled in the Historic Dunbar District a few blocks from the courthouse...

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

New LBJ exhibit is bittersweet parting

A very special exhibit opening is planned for Saturday at 1 p.m. at the LBJ Museum of San Marcos. It is somewhat of a bittersweet occasion as the remarkable photos of Norman Dietels signal the end of...

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Hays CISD, Kyle alums open Kimbro building

The Hays CISD celebrated the opening of the Ernest Kimbro Multipurpose Building at Kyle Elementary School last Friday, coinciding with the bi-annual Kyle High School reunion.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

THC honors Hays Historical Commission

Hays County was recognized by the Texas Historical Commission (THC) with it 2008 Distinguished Service Award.

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