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Monday, February 27th, 2017

Wal-Mart reopens in San Marcos following bomb threat

The Wal-Mart store in San Marcos was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in to the store’s office.

Friday, February 11th, 2011

The Weekend: Something for everyone, including … football fans?

We're still waiting for real signs of spring around here, and Valentine's Day is a sign of spring everywhere. Waiting for spring, though, the weekend will have to be good enough, and this isn't going to be...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

True Vineyard Ministries will sell strawberries for Valentines

True Vineyard Ministries will hold their ninth annual Valentine's Chocolate-Covered Strawberry sale from Friday through Monday. Volunteers will be set up to sell them at several local locations from 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. each day.

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Back to School Luncheon garners school supplies

The "Back to School" luncheon hosted by the San Marcos Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Greater San Marcos Youth Council successfully garnered school supplies for project "Stuff the Bus" spearheaded by Broadway Bank.

Sunday, June 13th, 2010

Texas Supreme Court declines to hear case against US Foodservice

The Texas Supreme Court announced last week that it would refuse to hear a request filed by opponents of a US Foodservice distribution facility east of Buda, clearing the way for construction of the facility.

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Feed store fire cause still undetermined

Local fire authorities still haven't determined the cause of a January fire that brought down the Amkon General Store and The Critter Shop on LBJ Drive near Cheatham Street.

Monday, March 29th, 2010

City to hold flag retirement ceremony

The parks and recreation department for the City of San Marcos, along with the city's veterans affairs advisory committee, will hold a proper retirement for worn and unserviceable flags on April 18. Flags in need of proper...

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...

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Police investigate Job Corps student’s sexual assault claim

San Marcos police are investigating a woman's claim that she was sexually assaulted by a fellow Gary Job Corp student Friday evening in a wooded area behind Wal-Mart.

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Judge turns back Buda referendum bid

A state appeals court last week turned back Buda citizens who hoped to vote down a land use change, saying a city council decision clearing the way for US Foodservice to locate in the eastern extraterritorial jurisdiction...

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