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Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

San Marcos Academy holds remembrance service for Peña

San Marcos Academy (SMA) marked the one year anniversary of the death of academy alumnus Paul Peña with a school-side chapel service last week. Peña was killed in action one year ago in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Governor orders county flags at half-mast for Peña

Texas Governor Rick Perry has issued a directive that all flags in San Marcos and Hays County be flown at half mast Friday, in honor of the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña, who died in the...

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

San Marcos turns out to honor fallen Peña

Emotions were strong in San Marcos Tuesday as the body of the late U.S. Army Captain Paul Peña made its way through the streets of the city after landing earlier in the day at Randolph Air Force...

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Doggett nominates San Marcos seniors for West Point, Annapolis

Henry Finch is nominated to attend the U.S. Naval Academy while Aidan Dietz is nominated to attend the U.S. Military Academy. Both are San Marcos High School seniors.