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Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Wounded soldiers to be honored at San Marcos fundraiser

San Marcos Ducks Unlimited will hold its 33rd annual Banquet and Fundraiser next Thursday to honor injured combat troops and raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

CNN’s O’Brien to deliver LBJ lecture on Wednesday

CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien will deliver a free public speech at Texas State University in San Marcos on Wednesday.

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Drought likely to increase cost of food, warns Farm Bureau

Most grocery items surveyed this quarter by the Texas Farm Bureau did not increase in cost, though the drought will hit consumers later, said the bureau.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Butler Manufacturing lays off 64 workers

The cutbacks total about 56 percent of the workforce at the north San Marcos facility. A company official said the move “align frame production capacity with the actual demands of the marketplace.”

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Texas State hosts hostage negotiation training, competition

The Department of Criminal Justice at Texas State will host more than 200 officers representing law enforcement agencies from across Texas, the United States and Thailand during the annual hostage negotiation training and competition Jan. 11-13.

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Trauth: Texas State grows to meet challenges

As other nations outpace the United States in higher education attainment, Texas State President Denise Trauth said in her "State of the University" speech Tuesday that the university is doing its part to fill the gap as...

Monday, August 9th, 2010

County to give free immunizations in August

The Hays County Personal Health Department is giving free immunizations to children up to age 18 in August, with extended hours at its clinics in San Marcos and Kyle next week.

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Texas State to hold Spanish language documentary festival

The Center for the Studies of Latino Media & Markets at Texas State is holding a festival Thursday with 16 Spanish language documentaries made by college and university students from all around the Americas.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Durham celebration to take place Friday

Trumpeter Joe Wilder, who played with such jazz greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie and Billie Holliday, will join noted jazz archivist Dan Morgenstern Friday at the Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration to be held at Texas State's...

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

County passes corner to city in King observance

Hays County formally passed a corner at Lyndon Baines Johnson Drive and Martin Luther King Drive to the City of San Marcos Monday during Martin Luther King Day ceremonies. The corner will be the site of a...

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