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Hays 4-H participates in horse show

The Texas 4-H State Horse Show was held at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene from July 19 through  July 25. Hays County 4-H was represented by an experienced delegation of ten young riders. They participated among more than 1,000 4-H exhibitors from across the state.
Dripping Springs 4-H Club member Ella Gohlke placed second in the Barrel Racing Contest. She also placed ninth in the Stakes Race.

SMPL to offer computer classes for job-seekers

The San Marcos Public Library now offers computer instruction specifically geared to job seekers.
The free, weekly classes are held at the library on Mondays from 1-2 p.m. No registration or library card is required to participate. These classes have been created to address the technology barriers that job seekers face as more employers require online job applications.
Online applications can be a major frustration for anybody, and an unnecessary obstacle for people who are developing computer skills.

Battle of Medina memorial ceremony set for Saturday Aug. 15

The public is invited to attend our 15th annual ceremony commemorating the Battle of Medina, this being the 202nd anniversary of the bloodiest battle in Texas history.  
The Battle of Medina occurred on August 18, 1813 between the Royal Spanish Army and the Republican Army of the North. Between 800 and 1,300 Americans, Tejanos, Indians and Spanish soldiers died in this all-but-forgotten battle which historians have named the Gutierrez-Magee Expedition.  

August Art Squared market features Larissa Reynosa

More than 30 artisan vendors are expected to be on site exhibiting their work for sale on at this months Art Squared Market, Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Arts Market takes place on the San Marcos courthouse lawn and includes live music performances by local talent starting at 1:15 p.m.  Singer and songwriters Missoula Slim, Austin Mayes and Ike Eichenberg are scheduled to perform on the downtown square.


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