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Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Law targeting Texas State students ensnares Marine vets

An ordinance intended to keep Texas State University students and other young people from disturbing the peace of single-family neighborhoods has ensnared three former U.S. Marines who were twice deployed together in the Iraq the Afghanistan wars and want to live together as civilians.

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Nagy chosen as Veterans Day Parade grand marshal

Retired U.S. Navy Captain Bettye Nagy has been chosen to serve as grand marshal of the 2010 San Marcos Veterans Day Parade to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Novelist Tim O’Brien wins major literary prize

Novelist Tim O’Brien, holder of the Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State University, has received the 2010 Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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...

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Veteran's Day celebration includes screening of two films

The screening of two documentary films about the war in Vietnam will precede the Veteran's Day celebration in San Marcos. The city will have its annual parade and biscuits and gravy breakfast on Nov. 7