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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Texas State to host literary symposium

The Wittliff Collections at Texas State will host the Rolando Hinojosa/Miguel Méndez Literary Symposium: Vida y Honor/Life and Honor on Feb. 4 from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Council honors MLK Day preparations

San Marcos City Councilmembers honored community leaders and Texas State planners who prepared this week's events to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King. Monday's events included a meeting on the steps of the Hays County Courthouse...

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Point/Counterpoint San Marcos: A new football coach

This week's edition of Point/Counterpoint: San Marcos includes a discussion about Texas State's hiring of Dennis Franchione as football coach, along with other topics of interest around San Marcos and Hays County.

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Texas State to host future cities project regional finals

Middle school students from across Central Texas schools will participate in the National Engineers Week Future City Regional Finals Saturday at Texas State's LBJ Student Center.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Texas State to hold hostage negotiation competition

Texas State will hold its annual hostage negotiation training and competition this week. Two dozen teams from across the United States (along with a team from Thailand) will compete. Among them will be teams from Hays, Comal,...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Buck Winn documentary to be screened in Kyle

The Hays County Historical Commission (HCHC) will present a screening of its documentary "Larger Than Life: The Story of Buck Winn" on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Old Kyle City Hall, 101 Burleson Street. The...

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Texas State to hold ag bio-security training

Texas State is holding a training session next week concerning agriculture bio-security. The instructors for the two-day session will be from New Mexico State, Ohio State and Clemson.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

NSF to hold funding workshop at Texas State

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will hold a workshop at Texas State to introduce local researchers to the ways of receiving NSF research funding.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Broadway Theatre Project to hold auditions at Texas State

Any Central Texas high school or college student thinking about a theatre career will have an opportunity later this month. The Broadway Theatre Project will be holding auditions at Texas State.

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Community Action to hold college prep sessions

Community Action of Hays, Caldwell and Blanco Counties is sponsoring a college prep academy this month to show prospective college students some of the ropes so they can get the most education for the money. Information sessions...

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