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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.

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Texas State expands college-bound initiative

A $55,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation will enable Texas State to expand its college bound program for students at San Marcos, Lehman and Seguin High Schools

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

County to kick in $225K for LBJ Museum work

Hays County commissioners agreed to provide $225,000 for renovations to the LBJ Museum in downtown San Marcos Tuesday, shortly after the City of San Marcos agreed to a contribution of $89,500.

Monday, December 21st, 2009

SMEF 'Surprize Patrol' awards grants

The San Marcos Education Foundation (SMEF) recently played "Math and Science" Santa to some grateful educators in San Marcos CISD.

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Induction service for GC glows with pride

Some Hernandez Elementary School and Mendez Elementary students were inducted into the Gentlemen's Club in November. The pride on their faces is one of the results of the program.

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Ropes get ribbon

The San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Aug. 13 at the San Marcos Baptist Academy (SMBA) for the school's new Ropes Training Area.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

LBJ Museum to hold '60s Night' fundraiser

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos will host a fundraiser program, "60s Night at the Museum," Aug. 7 as part of an effort to match a $25,000 grant.

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Hernandez Gentlemen's Club honored at banquet

The Gentlemen's Club of Hernandez Middle School was recently awarded the status of "Model GC School," by Larry M. Harvey, National Coordinator of the Gentlemen's Club and The Peters Group.

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Texas Pioneer Foundation renews support for Caminos Camp

Thanks to a grant by the Texas Pioneer Foundation, the Caminos Pre-College Leadership Camp at Texas State University will host students from two San Marcos junior high schools this summer for a sixth consecutive year.