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Veterans Day

Friday, November 7th, 2014

The List: Veterans Day 2014 in Hays, Caldwell counties

A host of events are planned across Hays County in observance of Veterans Day, starting with San Marcos’ big parade Saturday morning.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Gallery: More images of the 2013 San Marcos Veterans Day parade

Scenes from the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown San Marcos on Nov. 9.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Gallery: San Marcos Veterans Day parade 2013

Scenes from the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown San Marcos on Nov. 9.

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Wallace Dockall to lead Veterans Day parade on Saturday

A World War II veteran will lead the San Marcos Veterans Day Parade with a theme of “Honoring All Who Served” on Saturday, Nov. 9, joined by an Honor Guard of two other distinguished veterans of the...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Wanted: Veterans Day parade grand marshal

The city of San Marcos is seeking San Marcos veterans who served during a time of military conflict to serve as grand marshal of the city’s annual Veterans Day parade. The nomination deadline has been extended to...

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

World War II veterans named parade grand marshals

A pair of World War II veterans will share grand marshal honors during the annual Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 in downtown San Marcos.

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Student’s Veterans Day essay wins first place, $500

Emily Gonzalez, a student at Miller Middle School, won first place in a Veterans Day essay contest and received a $500 savings bond.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Honor guard to lead city’s Veterans Day parade

Four local veterans, representing two branches of the U.S. military with service in three different war eras, will compose an honor guard that will lead the City of San Marcos’ 2011 Veterans Day Parade at 10 a.m....

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

San Marcos approves utility rate increases

The San Marcos City Council gave first nod to a FY 2012 budget and to water, wastewater,and drainage utility rate increases of about $3 per average residential customer.

Monday, November 8th, 2010

American Legion Hall opens on Veterans Day

The public is invited to the San Marcos American Legion Hall, 1705 Interstate 35 N., for snacks and games from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11.

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