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Monday, January 3rd, 2011

LBJ Museum to hold annual meeting Wednesday

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos will hold its annual meeting Wednesday night, when museum leaders will show the public plans for extensive improvements to be made during the coming year.

Monday, December 27th, 2010

DRC report claims cost savings for Hays County

Officials for the Hays County Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) said in an annual report that they saved the county more than $105,000 for the year ending in September. The DRC said it covered its costs to the...

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Texas State student donates stem cells during holidays

Texas State sophomore Kelby Wegner scheduled her finals early this year so that she could donate stem cells to a cancer patient battling leukemia. Wegner registered with the National Marrow Donor Program on campus after hearing an...

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Turner to speak at MLK ceremony

Texas State Representative Sylvester Turner (D-Houston) will speak at the commemorative celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday next month at Texas State.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Portion of Aquarena Springs Drive to be restriped

A portion of eastbound Aquarena Springs Drive will be restriped Wednesday to create dual left turn lanes to access northbound Interstate-35 before this weekend's Texas State graduation ceremonies and next week's River Ridge entrance ramp project.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Blatchley to speak at Texas State commencement

Former Texas State University System (TSUS) Board of Regents Chair Ron Blatchley will be the keynote speaker at one of four commencement ceremonies to be held Friday and Saturday at Texas State.

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Texas State to host 2012 forensics tournament

Texas State will be the host school for the American Forensics Association individual events tournament in 2012. The first rounds will be held at the university, with the finals to be held at the Embassy Suites and...

Monday, December 13th, 2010

San Marcos chamber cuts ribbon for realtor

San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for James Walker-Keller Williams Realty at the chamber’s offices in October.

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Texas State sweeps top honors at Mariachi competition

Texas State's Mariachi Nueva Generacion was named the top college group at the 16th Annual Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza in San Antonio. It is the fourth time in the last five years that the group has taken first...

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

School district pregnancy rate falling since 2008

Since San Marcos CISD began keeping statistics in 2002, the school district has averaged 74 pregnancies per year. This year, which is nearly half done, the school district has 29 pregnancies so far.

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