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By JOE VOZZELLISports Editor   For the first time during its weekend series against Troy, Texas State put together all three phases.   Jonathan Hennigan and Pasquale Mazzoccoli scattered seven hits across nine innings, the Bobcats were aggressive at... more

Diane Wallis and Sue Cohen Beta Sigma Phi members congratulate Diana Wiley, center, on being named Woman of the Year. (photo by Beta Sigma Phi)

Diana Wiley was named Woman of The Year by the San Marcos chapters of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority on April 25 at the annual Founders Day dinner.  Diana is the founder of True Vineyard Ministries, which enables widows in Rwanda to support themselves and... more

The saxophone quartet TC4 is comprised of longtime friends Andrew Harrison, Walter Nichols, Ben Kessler and Andy Wilds. TC4 will be in San Marcos for a concert later this week. They play classical music as well as more contemporary tunes. (Photo by TC4)

 
Lori Steindorf Features Editor   The esteemed bandmates of saxophone quartet TC4 invite the community to join them this Thursday for an evening of exciting new works and timeless classics. From the incredible counterpoint of J.S. Bach to the sultry... more

 

Mary Hulett earned the 2015 Award of Merit for her photo titled Barns and Bluebonnets. (Photo Courtesy of The Hill Country Photography Club)

 
The Hill Country Photography Club and the Hays County Master Naturalists are pleased to announce the opening of the 2016 Naturescapes Photography Contest and Exhibition.  The contest is designed to showcase the beauty of Hays County and its... more
Today we will start with a couple of items from a recent Resource Recycling eNewsletter.  Although Earth Day for 2016 is now over, here’s a little info on it. We find that according to the Earth Day Network, “More than a billion people across the... more

Jeannie Lewis, League of Women Voters candidates debate coordinator, and Margaret Lindsey, membership chair, examine the book Overta Culp Hobby written by Debra L. Winegarten.  Winegarten will be the guest speaker at the League’s Annual Meeting on May 12. (photo by Jeannie Lewis/League of Women Voters)

 
League of Women Voters Annual Meeting to Feature Popular Author as Guest Speaker The League of Women Voters of Hays County will gather for their Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Price Center, 222 W. San Antonio Street in San... more

Diane Wallis and Sue Cohen Beta Sigma Phi members congratulate Diana Wiley, center, on being named Woman of the Year. (photo by Beta Sigma Phi)

The saxophone quartet TC4 is comprised of longtime friends Andrew Harrison, Walter Nichols, Ben Kessler and Andy Wilds. TC4 will be in San Marcos for a concert later this week. They play classical music as well as more contemporary tunes. (Photo by TC4)

 

 

Mary Hulett earned the 2015 Award of Merit for her photo titled Barns and Bluebonnets. (Photo Courtesy of The Hill Country Photography Club)

 

Jeannie Lewis, League of Women Voters candidates debate coordinator, and Margaret Lindsey, membership chair, examine the book Overta Culp Hobby written by Debra L. Winegarten.  Winegarten will be the guest speaker at the League’s Annual Meeting on May 12. (photo by Jeannie Lewis/League of Women Voters)

 

ASG passes legislation to end water fluoridation on campus

By CANDICE BRUSUELAS
Features Editor

Water fluoridation is banned in most of Europe, so why isn’t ours? San Marcos group Communities For Thriving Water is holding a press conference tonight discussing just that, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
 

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Block Grant presentations at tonight’s meeting

By DAVID SHORT
Executive Editor

There are no public hearings slated for tonight’s San Marcos City Council meeting, but the council will hear presentations on the potential projects to be funded with 2014 Community Development Block Grant money and provide direction to staff.
Council will also hear presentations on the Comprehensive Plan Oversight Committee and the quarterly report from the Main Street program.

The Texas National Guard Armory at City Park.

Texas National Guard facing large cuts

By DAVID SHORT
Executive Editor

News on Monday that the Texas Army National Guard is facing “potential reductions of up to 4,147 soldiers and 16 aircraft” had many wondering what effect it would have on those stationed in San Marcos, both at the unit in City Park and the BRAC enter on Clovis Barker.
According to headquarters at Camp Mabry, none of the units here are in this round of cuts.
 

Triathlete dies days after swimming in Spring Lake

By DAVID SHORT
Executive Editor

A triathlete who participated in last Sunday’s Texas State Triathlon has died.
George Parmerter, 52, was swimming in Spring Lake at 9 a.m. Sunday when lifeguards noticed he was struggling and in trouble, said Capt. Daniel Benitez of the University Police Department.
 

 

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School board election voter turnal abysmal

By DAVID SHORT
Executive Editor

The May 10 San Marcos CISD Board of Trustee race for District 1 may be headed towards one of the lowest voter turnouts ever.   
As such, the old saying, “every vote counts” will have special meaning as candidates Naomi Narvaiz and Danny Gonzales continue to knock on doors in the final week.
 

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